Morning Fizz

After Making Big Donations, Costco's Agenda Moves Forward in Olympia

Caffeinated news featuring booze money, U.S. House guests, U.S. House committees, car sharing, and walking out.

01/20/2015 By Josh Feit

Opinion

Isn't It Weird That: Costco Version

Traditionally a major Democratic funder, Costco board member now contributing big to local GOP

07/31/2014 By Josh Feit

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: The Low Cost of Jobs and Survival

Today's picks for civic nerds

06/13/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Good Work and Good Jobs

Today's picks for civic nerds.

06/12/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Awards and Accolades

Today's picks for civic nerds.

06/11/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: A Listener-Powered Party and a Rally to #BringBackOurGirls

Today's picks for civic nerds.

05/30/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Grace Period

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring aPodments, double standards, and booze.

04/02/2013 By Josh Feit

Opinion

Isn't It Weird That...

Some weird things we noticed about state revenues and city revenues.

03/27/2013 By Josh Feit and Erica C. Barnett

Food News

Neighborhood Food News

Capitol Hill's 'rogue' farmers market, national love for Fran's Chocolates, and a shocking change to Costco's famed hot dog and soda combo.

02/06/2013 By Katie Vincent

Visual Art

Would You Buy Fine Art from Costco?

The wholesaler is back in the affordable art business with Warhol screen prints and Matisse lithographs.

10/05/2012 By Laura Dannen

Article

Liquor Privatization: The Fallout

The unintended (and intended) consequences of privatizing Washington state liquor sales.

08/21/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Presidential Meal Deals

President Obama Likes Costco Hot Dogs, Too

During his recent visit to Seattle, POTUS sang the praises of the store's $1.50 dog-and-soda combo.

07/26/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Jolt

June Jolt: What We Missed, Losers Edition

The day's losers ... and losers.

07/09/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

Jolt

Thursday Jolt: Sore Loser

The day's winners & losers.

01/12/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

News

Extra Fizz: Unions Sue to Block Liquor Law

Unions sue to overturn 1183, arguing that it violates the "single-subject rule" in the state constitution.

12/06/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Costco Conference Call with Grocers Fails to End Dispute Over Liquor Privatization

Independent grocers not persuaded to back off demands for changes to liquor law.

11/15/2011 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

Washington State Wire: Small Grocers Want In On Liquor Sales

Washington State Wire: Now that voters have privatized liquor sales for Costco, small grocers want in on the action.

11/11/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Jolt

Wednesday Morning Jolt: State Rejects Both Liquor Distribution Bids

The morning's winners and losers.

11/02/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

News

Costco Is the 99 Percent

Costco drops another $2.3 million on its campaign to privatize liquor sales.

10/18/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

Costco Drops Another $2.8 Million; Times Loves Mini-Marts

Your one-stop shop for today's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

10/12/2011 By Erica C. Barnett