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Seattle's Morning News with Dave Ross

Dave Ross breaks down the day's most important stories weekdays 6 to 9am on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM. Along with anchor Colleen O'Brien, Chris Sullivan on traffic, and KIRO7 meteorologist Nick Allard, nobody looks at the news quite like Dave.

Friday, October 12, 2018

King County Medical Society focusing on gun control, climate change

The state Medical Association is meeting in Spokane, and King County's delegation is focusing on a handful of social issues, including gun control, climate change, and more. 

New push for backyard cottages pits city council against neighborhood groups

The city has loosened regulations on backyard cottages, and argues in their new environmental report that they will not negatively impact neighborhoods. But neighborhood opposition is expected.

October 12, 2018

Dr. Teresa Girolami from the King County Medical Society on discussing social issues with patients // Hanna Scott with the sister of Jayme Biendl, whose killer won't have to worry about the death penalty // Anthony Salvanto on whether we should even trust political polling anymore // Michael Medved's review of First Man // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil previews Sunday's American football match at Wembley Stadium // Dave Ross and Steven Portnoy on the apparent execution of Jamal Khashoggi, and the complicated U.S. response

Thursday, October 11, 2018

October 11, 2018

Hanna Scott on King County taking steps to curb gun violence // Marshawn Memories/ Sports InsiderDanny O'Neil's Beverly Hillbillies parody song about Oregon // Dan Bertolet from the Sightline Institute on backyard cottage laws // UW Prof Kristie Ebi, one of the authors of this week's climate change study // Bill Harwood live on this morning's rocket failure and emergency landing // Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- closures for the construction of a new light rail station

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Breaching Snake River dams could be "a deadly distraction for orcas"

Todd Myers with the Puget Sound Salmon Recovery Council sets the record straight on the idea that breaching Snake River dams could help the local orca population rebound. 

End of the line for Seattle's Salmon Bay Railroad Bridge?

The Salmon Bay Railroad Bridge near the Ballard Locks has been an iconic scene in Seattle. But that century-old scene could soon be gone as BNSF replaces the aging structure.Historian Feliks Banel tells this history of the bridge and why officials seeks to replace it.

October 10, 2018

Feliks Banel laments the impending doom of a Seattle railroad bridge // Todd Myers from the Salmon Recovery Council on saving the orcas // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil answers the question, "why London?" // Larry Magid live on reports of Chinese manufacturers secretly installing extra chips in electronics // Hanna Scott with the state Superintendent's priorities for 2019

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

October 9, 2018

Jeff Gilbert from WWJ on changing fuel standards // Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- 60-hour closure to finish work on a new I-5 overpass // Hanna Scott on one woman's false accusations against Bellevue Police officers // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil and Chris Sullivan argue about the Huskies vs Ducks rivalry // David Fahrenthold live on the Haley resignation/ the midterm elections/ Trump family businesses // Hanna Scott on the 600-Million-dollar education levy

Monday, October 08, 2018

October 8, 2018

Jason Colby, environmental historian, on how we reached this point with orca population // Paging Dr. Cohen -- explaining the 2018 Nobel Prize for medicine // Hanna Scott with a King County gang update // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on the Seahawks' loss/ the UFC riot // Jill Schlesinger on the historically low jobless rate // Michelle LeClair, author of Perfectly Clear

Friday, October 05, 2018

October 5, 2018

Maj Mike Lyons on our increasingly tense relationship with China // Nancy Cordes on the impending Kavanaugh vote // Tom Tangney's review of A Star is Born // Chris Sullivan on weekend I-5 emergency repairs // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil sizes up the Seahawks-Rams matchup // Hanna Scott on the City Council calling for accountability in homeless spending // Kathleen Hall Jamieson on simple Russian cyber tactics

October 5, 2018

Maj Mike Lyons on our increasingly tense relationship with China // Nancy Cordes on the impending Kavanaugh vote // Tom Tangney's review of A Star is Born // Chris Sullivan on weekend I-5 emergency repairs // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil sizes up the Seahawks-Rams matchup // Hanna Scott on the City Council calling for accountability in homeless spending // Kathleen Hall Jamieson on simple Russian cyber tactics

Thursday, October 04, 2018

October 4, 2018

Hanna Scott on mental health reforms in the next WA legislative sessions // Heather Bosch on the increase in illegal dumping in Seattle // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil helps us learn hockey lingo/ the NBA returns to Key Arena // Hanna Scott on changes to King County police inquests // David Cay Johnston on the NYT investigation into Trump family wealth // Chokepoint -- the WA Driver Guide in filmstrip form

October 4, 2018

Hanna Scott on mental health reforms in the next WA legislative sessions // Heather Bosch on the increase in illegal dumping in Seattle // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil helps us learn hockey lingo/ the NBA returns to Key Arena // Hanna Scott on changes to King County police inquests // David Cay Johnston on the NYT investigation into Trump family wealth // Chokepoint -- the WA Driver Guide in filmstrip form

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

October 3, 2018

Feliks Banel recalls the infamous Kitsap Ferry Riot, 31 years ago today // Major Garrett on the Kavanaugh investigation/ Rod Rosenstein/ the president's wealth // Marshall Allen from ProPublica explains how employers can fight for lower healthcare costs // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- Captain Walmart // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on future Seattle hockey/ the end of the Mariners' season/ the AL Wild Card // Jason Mercier from the WA Policy Center, calling for a sales tax cut // Dr. Garen Wintemute on putting an end to mass shootings

October 3, 2018

Feliks Banel recalls the infamous Kitsap Ferry Riot, 31 years ago today // Major Garrett on the Kavanaugh investigation/ Rod Rosenstein/ the president's wealth // Marshall Allen from ProPublica explains how employers can fight for lower healthcare costs // Colleen O'Brien's dose of kindness -- Captain Walmart // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on future Seattle hockey/ the end of the Mariners' season/ the AL Wild Card // Jason Mercier from the WA Policy Center, calling for a sales tax cut // Dr. Garen Wintemute on putting an end to mass shootings

Remembering the Infamous Kitsap Ferry Riot of 1987

The Infamous Kitsap Ferry Riot pitted punks against police on the last run to Seattle from Bremerton in 1987. The story has become a legendary tale in the Northwest the underground music scene.

Remembering the Infamous Kitsap Ferry Riot of 1987

The Infamous Kitsap Ferry Riot pitted punks against police on the last run to Seattle from Bremerton in 1987. The story has become a legendary tale in the Northwest the underground music scene.

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

October 2, 2018

Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- clearing a daily clog on 520 // Hanna Scott with an update on the fundraising efforts for a permanent Oso memorial // Shane Braun reporting on his time as a guard in a for-profit prison // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on NHL expansion/ pro wrestling as theater // David Fahrenthold live on the Kavanaugh nomination/ ongoing emoluments cases

October 2, 2018

Chris Sullivan's Chokepoint -- clearing a daily clog on 520 // Hanna Scott with an update on the fundraising efforts for a permanent Oso memorial // Shane Braun reporting on his time as a guard in a for-profit prison // Sports Insider Danny O'Neil on NHL expansion/ pro wrestling as theater // David Fahrenthold live on the Kavanaugh nomination/ ongoing emoluments cases

Whales linger under family's boat in Puget Sound

KIRO Radio's Heather Bosch tells the story of a family who encountered humpback whales under their boat in Puget Sound, in a rare Northwest encounter.