"KOMO radio weekend anchor Val Stouffer has resigned to take a full-time gig at KIRO FM. For Val, it's a homecoming, of sorts. She formerly anchored the KIRO Afternoon News with Tony Miner, but was fired when the station jettisoned the 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. news-block in Jan. 2005. In the ensuing years, Val did fill-in at KPLU and KZOK before moving to KOMO.
KOMO has also cut Gary Burleigh's weekend sportscasts, opting for canned sports from Total Traffic (formerly Metro Traffic). Gary brought a seasoned broadcaster's personality, energy and style to the weekend programming, (and notwithstanding the fact that he's an old friend, it seems a shortsighted, cheap decision) .