Morning Fizz

Poll: Inslee Tops 50 for First Time, Minimum Wage Edging Toward Magical 60 Percent

Latest Elway polling shows promising year for Democrats. Duh.

9:23am By Josh Feit


Stay Put, Young Hipster

Progressives shouldn't flock to the Midwest, nor should they bail on it.

10/24/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Weyerhaeuser's Mixed Message

Weyerhaeuser moves into the city, debates over urban space, and Obama joins the local debate.

10/24/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Opinion

A Carbon Tax Should Confront Environmental Inequity Not Affirm It

I-732 squanders the power of a carbon tax.

10/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Picking Up More Council Support, Murray Set to Offer Homeless Encampment Guidelines of His Own

O'Brien ally Johnson tells constituents he's shifting away from O'Brien bill and toward Murray.

10/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Snap Judgment

Are Safe Use Heroin Sites a Good Idea?

King County’s Heroin and Prescription Opiate Addiction Task Force has recommended testing two medically supervised sites where people can safely inject and smoke drugs. Validation of hard drug use or necessary step to combat an epidemic?

10/21/2016 By Stefan Milne

How I Got Here

“Companies Told People to Wear Oil on Their Bodies While Doing Yoga”

How would you like to only need to wash your gym clothes once a month? Ably apparel (and its impressive Kickstarter campaign) mean that could soon become a reality.

10/21/2016 By Darren Davis

Questions Answered

Kiersten Grove Is Steering Seattle’s Transportation Future

Over the next 25 years, 116 miles of rapid transit could transform our transportation system and our city.

10/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

The Real Difference Between the Competing Homeless Encampment Proposals

Is the city making a credible offer of shelter and services to the homeless?

10/20/2016 By Josh Feit

Open Letter

An Open Letter to Hope Solo

Keep doing you, girl.


Trust Exercise

The Psychological Effects of Online Hoaxes Might Actually Be Beneficial

The truth is out there…maybe?

10/20/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Morning Fizz

Murray Kicks Off Reelection Bid with Westin Luncheon Fundraiser

Murray raises $150,000 at first fundraiser.

10/19/2016 By Josh Feit


The Other Sister

As many as 700,000 adults in the U.S. with a disability like autism live with parents or another family member who is 60 or older. What happens when those caregivers are gone? One sibling confronts her past and likely future.

10/19/2016 By Ciara O'Rourke

Morning Fizz

With 7 Council Members on His Side, Murray Reaches New Bargain on Original Developer Grand Bargain

Murray saves HALA, council delays Sawant legislation, and O'Brien caught in housing irony.

10/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Dense and Sensibility

Queen Anne Residents Are Defiantly Challenging the City's Plan to Make Seattle Denser

Is this the single-family neighborhood movement’s last stand?

10/18/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

O'Brien Stands Up to Angry Crowd at Council Meeting

O'Brien defends rights of homeless as public anger over unsanctioned camping hits city hall.

10/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Quote Unquote

“I’m a Workaholic and Obsessive, Which I’m Sure Will Shorten My Life”

Joel McHale, author of Thanks for the Money, doesn’t know when to stop.

10/17/2016 By Matthew Halverson

Back Fence

Married, But Sleeping in Separate Beds

Can sleeping apart do anything but ruin a marriage?

10/17/2016 By Kathryn Robinson