Sue Romero

Can Seattle design the Ultimate Urban Utility Bike? (Vote)


Picture courtesy of The Bike Design Project by non-profit Oregon Manifest looks to make the concept of the ‘next -wave urban bike’ a reality. Five teams from five bike-loving cities - Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Chicago and New York – must develop the best urban bike for the everyday rider. Some of the criteria: aesthetics (of course – does it look cool?), storage (where will ... Read More »

Help our Pacific Little League All-Stars get to the World Series!


Picture and information courtesy of The Pacific Little League All-Star baseball team from Edmonds/Lynnwood left this morning from Sea-Tac, on their way to San Bernardino, California. They’ll compete in a regional tournament and could get a spot in the Little League World Series. This is after winning the state championship – for the first time in 22 years! The team launched ... Read More »

Seafair Torchlight FanFest!


Listeners joined Warm 106.9 for all the fun at the Seafair Torchlight FanFest at Seattle Center! The Warm 106.9 Teddy Bear Patrol Drill Team performed at 2pm, and everyone stopped by our tent for the chance to win fabulous prizes and to take home a FREE souvenir photo in our Photo Booth! Check out your photos below! Then, later on ... Read More »

Help the 12′s “Build the Tip”

Seattle Seahawks team uniform with Super Bowl XLVIII logo presen

  Two diehard Seahawks fans want to forever remember Richard Sherman’s tip to Malcolm Smith that gave them the win in the NFC Championship game over the 49er’s — and sent the Seahawks to the Superbowl. The two Microsoft guys are hoping to raise $250,000 to build a bronze statue of the entire play, now known to all 12′s as ... Read More »

Are 4th of July fireworks legal in my city? (info)


When it comes to fireworks and the 4th of July, nearly every city and county has a different variation on what’s legal and what’s not. Below are the rules from the Washington State Patrol. But you’ll also want to check your local laws! See the WA State Patrol rules right HERE. Be safe and have a fun 4th of July! Read More »

Super Bowl Championship Ring for the 12′s! (fundraiser)

Our Seattle Seahawks received their Super Bowl XLVIII championship rings in Seattle last month. Several months before that, CJ Johnson -  who just knew the Seahawks would win the Super Bowl – thought the ’12th Man’ should get a ring too. So he spent months designing one and working with manufacturers to make a prototype. In his own words, he ... Read More »

Reading Rainbow: $1 million dollars in less than 24 hours!


LeVar Burton hosted the beloved TV show “Reading Rainbow” when it aired on PBS from 1983 to 2009.  Now he wants to bring it back – in an ONLINE version. So Burton started a fundraising campaign on Kickstarter on Wednesday, March 28th, and within HOURS, he raised more than his goal , which was 1-MILLION dollars! Here’s the campaign video: ... Read More »

YOU could be in the new Star Wars movie! (enter to win)


It’s true! Who wouldn’t want to be whisked away to the set of Episode VII (currently filming in Dubai), transformed into a real Star Wars character by movie make up artists, and show up in a scene of the new Star Wars movie? It can’t just be me! Any of us could be in the new film, thanks to director ... Read More »

Can you REALLY swim? [info]


With our warm weather in full swing, there will be a lot of us in the water. So we need to make sure we’re all safe. Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. According to a new survey by the American Red Cross, about 80% of adults SAY they can swim, but only 56% of them can actually perform 5 basic ... Read More »

It couldn’t hurt to be a little more like this man (story)


A man gives to charity. Happens every day, right? Well, how often have you heard of a HOMELESS man giving to charity? A homeless man WORKING to make sure he CAN give to charity, every year? I read this incredibly, heart-warming story from Michael Fox at KIRO TV and just had to share. *** James French is homeless in Seattle, ... Read More »