Laurie Hardie

Laurie is a rare Seattle-born Native. She has raised her children, but as a working mom knows how important it is to look and feel your best. She currently volunteers with Queen It’s a New Day, a non-profit organization in Everett, giving women a hand up to feel great inside and out. As a published author and life coach, Laurie is WARM’s Afternoon Traffic host with the philosophy of…” traffic is a lot like life, sometimes you have a speed –limit drive and sometimes you hit a slow-down or detour, but with the right guidance and information, we can all get through it together”.

SHOULD COMEDIANS HANG OUT AT THE ZOO?

Comedian Jeff Wysaski, who goes by the stage name “Obvious Plant”   made the Los Angeles Zoo the scene of a hilarious prank.

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UNUSUAL ROAD SIGNS

Elephant crossing!!! No cursing!!   But this one is serious.  Many people don’t realize they have to look three ways not just two!!!

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THIRD TIME A CHARM?

Police officer rescues an injured owl from the road not once but twice. And speaking of owls (cute attack)

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DOGGIE TOUR BUS?

New tour bus in London,  Catering to canines!! London’s rich canine history, includes the ministerial dogs of Downing Street, the many corgis that have shared Buckingham Palace with the Queen. A couple of years ago the news did a story about a bus riding dog, Eclipse.

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HEADING OVER THE CASCADES OR TO PORTLAND?

If you are planning a trip across the Cascades or down to Portland in the next 24 hours plan for hazardous and even treacherous driving conditions.   Warning comes from DOT and The National Weather Service.   “Hazardous winter driving conditions are expected through Wednesday.

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DO YOU WARM YOUR CAR UP BEFORE GETTING IN?

    It’s illegal who knew?  In Texas it is illegal.  Even if it isn’t cold and you just leave your car running while sitting in it, it’s illegal.  So even though it is cold think twice before leaving you car running in your drive way while you down that last bit of warm coffee before braving the elements. If …

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STAY BACK FROM THE TRACKS

Stay Back from the Tracks: Train testing coming to Tacoma to DuPont route this month. Residents living along the Point Defiance Bypass train tracks between Tacoma and DuPont will soon see more – and faster – trains passing as testing of new tracks and signals begins this week. If you live near tracks remind your neighbors and friends to be …

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JETSONS?

It has happened, we have vehicles flying low in our city skies.  Drones are delivering and crashing, maybe this will expand my job a little, the local drone report?  Here is a drone crashing into the Space Needle.  You might want to fast forward close to the end for the “BIG CRASH.”   Keep looking up!!!

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A DRIVER–LESS BUS PULLS UP…DO YOU GET IN?

IF this bus pulled up with out a driver would you get on?  In Las Vegas self driving buses are shuttling folks around town. Imagine a bus pulling up with no driver, no tracks, no overhead electric wires…. would you get in?

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