News

Last Night: Original Intent

Conservative Citizens United ruling is an affront to the conservative notion of original intent.

01/27/2011 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Mayor's Office Plans to Cut DV Division Despite Advocates' Concerns, Need for Council Approval

Mayor Mike McGinn's office says a proposed reorganization of the human services department that would eliminate that department's domestic violence and sexual assault prevention division won't impact those services, and should go forward without council a

01/27/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Sign of the Day (and Sign of the Times)

Community College students make case in Olympia. Loudly.

01/27/2011 By Josh Feit

Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: City Announces Parking Changes

Today's winner: Businesses and residents who complained about new, higher proposed parking rates throughout the center city and in Fremont. They got their way today, when the city announced revised new parking rates that are mostly lower than the initial

01/27/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

City Asks Court to Shut Down U District Strip Club

The city attorney's office says a strip club in the University District is operating illegally.

01/27/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

The NYT: Local Environmental Group Pushes Back Against Obama's SOTU Salmon Quip

President Obama may have gotten his facts wrong in his quip about salmon regulation in the Pacific Northwest, according to a national environmental group's Seattle-based attorney.

01/27/2011 By Andrew Calkins

News

On PubliCola Today

Today's lineup after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz: Council re-election funds and anti-immigrant bills. 2) A new poll confirms what many have already speculated: 53% of drivers will divert to I-90 when SR-520 tolling begins this spring. 3) Despi

01/27/2011 By Andrew Calkins

On Other Blogs

Grist: "Winning the Future" Has to Include Trains

Grist: We can't move forward without public support of high-speed rail. And that means public money.

01/27/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: Curt Woodward

Afternoon Jolt: A veteran AP reporter in Olympia leaves for an online-only news site.

01/27/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

Morning Fizz

Was That a Salmon Joke?

Wednesday Fizz: State of the Union pros and cons; Tim Ceis joins the fray; and the Seattle Salmon!

01/26/2011 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs

KING 5: Pot in Liquor Stores

State Rep. Mary Lou Dickerson wants to take the pot industry away from gangs and give it to the state.

01/26/2011 By Josh Feit