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Power Lines

John Roderick Takes the Political Stage

The Seattle musician and former Long Winters front man makes his bid for a seat in city council.

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Morning Fizz

Bagshaw Pushes Back on Sawant

Caffeinated news featuring city council fisticuffs

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Afternoon Jolt

Council Picks Okamoto, Sawant Calls the "Establishment" Choice "Scandalous"

Okamoto gets five votes and the council appointment.

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One Question

One Question: Rent Control?

What do the city council hopefuls think of this hot topic?

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Morning Fizz

City Council Interviews Vacancy Hopefuls

Caffeinated news featuring Friday's hearing and today's votes.

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Afternoon Jolt

Council Selects 8 Finalists for Appointed Seat

Low-income housing advocate Sharon Lee is among finalists.

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Opinion

Don't Let the Council Undermine the Affordable Housing Task Force with Election Year Pandering

Developer lobbyist Roger Valdez wary of council member Sally Clark's motives.

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Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: Veteran Progressive Licata Won't Seek Re-election

Licata reflects on what he's accomplished and what he hasn't.

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Morning Fizz

"Unfortunately Still Relevant"

Friday Fizz LIKES & DISLIKES

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Morning Fizz

City and County Priorities in Olympia

Caffeinated News featuring a pitch for "governance reform."

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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "No Way!"

Caffeinated News featuring council members' property values, Inslee's favorable rating, and Phillips' job.

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Extra Fizz

Extra Fizz: Voter Turnout So Far; RIP Rep. Freeman; Burgess Definitely In; and AG Ferguson Exposed?

A batch of afternoon news.

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City Hall

All 9 City Council Member Are Homeowners. Will Districts Change That?

Now that Sawant is a homeowner...

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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Council Skeptical of $1.07 Billion Waterfront Project (LIKE); Celis in Bike Gear (DISLIKE)

Caffeinated News featuring our weekly LIKES and DISLIKES

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Afternoon Jolt

Morning Jolt: Developers Lose Another Round

The day's winners and losers.

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Afternoon Jolt

City Stands by Closed Door Meeting

The day's winners and losers.

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City Hall

Council Passes aPodment Rules

After nearly two years of debate, the city council unanimously passes new regulations on microhousing, aka aPodments.

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Afternoon Jolt

Monday Jolt: SHA's Rent Hike

The day's winners and losers.

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Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Forget About 2014. The 2015 Elections are Already Underway.

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring mayoral sons, food innovation, fact-challenged ads, and more.

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City Hall

"Disruptive" Commenter Zimerman Still Barred From Council Chambers

"Disruptive" public commenter given to comparing council members to Hitler and Stalin remains barred from council chambers.

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