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Election 2014

Parks District Increases Numbers; Dems Don't

Parks District looks even better after second batch of votes counted; Democrats look worse.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/06/2014

Opinion

Isn't It Weird That... Pot and Parks

Some weird things we noticed about proportionality.

  • By Josh Feit and Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/06/2014

Afternoon Fizz

Afternoon Fizz: Murray Outtakes

A couple of outtakes from this morning's Murray press conference.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/05/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "This Day Was Inevitable"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring pot, cars, parks, and bikes.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 08/05/2014

PubliPola

PubliPola Results on Parks Measure

Parks wins. Among Cola readers, anyway.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 08/01/2014

Election 2014

Parks District Opponents Commandeer 911 Number

Proponents of a proposed Seattle parks district say opponents' claims are false, and that their alleged phone number, which starts with "911," isn't legal.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/01/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Antsy Friday Likes & Dislikes

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring a lot of angry people.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 08/01/2014

PubliPola

PubliPola: The Metropolitan Parks District

A poll on the August Metropolitan Parks District vote.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/31/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Another Campaign Season Claim

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring aspirational funding, inklings of reality, and blame.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 07/31/2014

City

Anti–Parks District Campaign Makes Dramatic Claims

Anti–Prop 1 group says taxes are going to sky-rocket, pro-parks campaign says foes are in "black helicopter territory"

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/29/2014

City Hall

Ethics Commission Rejects Anti-Parks District Complaint

The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission rejects a complaint alleging that city council members and the Seattle Channel advocated for parks in violation of city ethics law.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 07/24/2014

City

Mayor Holds Parks Press Conference, Shoving Ensues

Prop. 1 Supporter Dave Meinert says he was grabbed and shoved by anti-park district protester.

  • By Josh Feit and Casey Jaywork
  • Published 07/21/2014

Opinion

Isn't It Weird That: The Times "Loves" Parks, But...

A weird thing we noticed about the Seattle Times' opposition to this year's parks funding measure.

  • By Josh Feit
  • Published 07/10/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Inherent Tension

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring Mayor Murray's pick for SDOT; Ethics Commission's Sawant decision; and labor group's enemies list.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 07/02/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Latest Numbers

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring data, e-cigarettes, and parks.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 06/18/2014

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Monitoring and Tweaking

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring K-12 funding, parks funding, and Carrasco funding.

  • By Morning Fizz
  • Published 06/16/2014

Opinion

How Park District Opponents Channel Tim Eyman

A guest op/ed from one of the architects of the proposed Metropolitan Parks District: How parks district opponents channel Tim Eyman—and why they're wrong.

  • By Michael Maddux
  • Published 06/06/2014

City Hall

Parks District Opponents Win Parks Election Changes

Opponents of the proposed parks district ballot measure win changes to the ballot description voters will see in August.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 06/04/2014

Opinion

Why We Can't Let the Seattle Parks District Fail

City council member Sally Bagshaw explains what will happen if the August parks district funding measure fails.

  • By Sally Bagshaw
  • Published 05/12/2014

Opinion

Support Seattle Parks with Sustainable, Dedicated Funding

In a guest op/ed, two parks district supporters argue that a new metropolitan parks district will create a sustainable, long-term funding source for parks in Seattle.

  • By Mark Okazaki and Steve Dubiel
  • Published 04/16/2014
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