Morning Fizz

Mike McGinn, Light Rail, and Eight Other Defining Stories of the Last Decade

The most important events of the last 10 years and the most important votes in Olympia on Friday.

03/07/2016 By Josh Feit

10 Years That Changed A City

2010: Seattle Veers Hard Left

Seattle has always been left of center, even an exemplar left coast city. But it wasn’t until recently that the fierce left was a legit force to be reckoned with.

03/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Soul Train

Capitol Hill is still hopping, voter turnout is slacking, McGinn holds Sawant fundraiser, and candidates call for divestment.

11/02/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Planning for Seattle. Tonight!

Council candidate releases McGinn redux transit plan

05/27/2015 By Josh Feit

Opinion

Why I’m Voting for Parks (Even Though the Opponents Have a Point!)

Former mayor Mike McGinn makes the case for Prop. 1, the August 5 Metropolitan Parks District measure.

07/24/2014 By Mike McGinn

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: The Name of the Current Mayor

Wednesday Fizz featuring a K-12 funding solution?, public campaign finance, Seward Park sewage, an unfortunately timed announcement, and a time warp.

06/04/2014 By Morning Fizz

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Morning Fizz: Our Friday Likes and Dislikes

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring how we really felt about this week's news.

05/09/2014 By Morning Fizz

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Morning Fizz: GiveBIG Day

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring non-profit donations and political donations.

05/06/2014 By Morning Fizz

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Morning Fizz: "I Will Have to Pass on Your Offer."

Caffeinated News and Gossip featuring I Told You Sos and No Thank Yous.

04/28/2014 By Morning Fizz

Power Lines

Mike O’Brien Rising

Mike O’Brien, the longtime ally of former mayor Mike McGinn, is poised to set his own course on the Seattle City Council.

02/24/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Environmentalists Are a Little Alarmed

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring: having fun in Olympia, denying climate change in Olympia, and checking in on Mike McGinn.

01/28/2014 By Morning Fizz

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Morning Fizz: The Worst Thing We Could Do

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring downzones, pot markets, bus cuts, and fundraisers.

01/23/2014

Seattle Election 2013

Former McGinn Backers Help Murray Cancel Campaign Debt

"Late-train" contributions from former Mike McGinn supporters help Murray cancel out campaign debt.

01/16/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Extra Fizz

Extra Fizz: City Hall Edition

Some extra fizz from Seattle City Hall.

01/07/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Gigabit Squared Plans "Bust" In Chicago

Gigabit Squared, the company former mayor Mike McGinn picked to provide fast Internet to Seattle, has reportedly failed to deliver in Chicago.

01/07/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ...

A weird thing we noticed about ex-mayor McGinn's seawall price tag.

01/02/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Election 2013

Extra Fizz: The Old Mayor, the New Mayor

Mayor Mike McGinn starts the new year owing more than $20,000; Vulcan contributors step in to help make up the balance. And new hires at mayor-elect Ed Murray's office.

12/30/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Messy Fallout

Caffeinated news and gossip featuring "wow," and "um", a going away party, a final interview (?), and ridesharing.

12/19/2013 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

On Other Blogs Today (Special Edition): Gigabit Squared Deal May Be Doomed

GeekWire reports that Gigabit Squared's plans to provide high-speed Internet to parts of Seattle may fail due to lack of funding.

12/10/2013 By Erica C. Barnett