1. The Everett Herald truth-squads the claims being made by both sides in the debate over I-1107, the initiative that would repeal taxes on soda, candy, and bottled water.

2. How they do it in Portland: Bike Portland reports on a new grocery store that has more bike parking than spots for cars.

3. On her blog, City Council member Sally Clark says the mayor's budget doesn't offer a "plan for how the City will ensure meaningful public access [television]." And she runs an unscientific survey of her own.

4. Reichert and DelBene's latest ads are both misleading, the Tacoma News Tribune's Political Buzz blog concludes.

5. Orphan Road makes the depressing case that growth management isn't working to encourage Washington State residents to move into dense, urban areas.