News & City Life

Morning Fizz

The Misconception that Undocumented Immigrants are to Blame

Friday Fizz: Transit funding; medical marijuana; misconceptions about the budget crisis; U.W. and the commercial parking tax; plus—a magnificent photo for your morning.

02/11/2011 By Morning Fizz

PubliCola Adds Life

On PubliCola Today

Cola for the Public. Take a sip. Links after the jump: 1) Your daily Morning Fizz. 2) Medical marijuana bill passes out of state senate health care committee. 3) Burke-Gilman trail passes legal hurdle. 4) Godden opponent makes it official. 5) The S

02/10/2011 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs

PI.com: SPD Offers Deal to Four South End Drug Dealers

PI.com: Seattle police offer a deal to four South End drug dealers: Stop dealing, and we'll drop the charges against you.

02/10/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

U.S. Rep. McMorris Rodgers Signs on to Radical Anti-Abortion Bill

US Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers co-sponsors an anti-abortion bill that would allow doctors to refuse life-saving care to pregnant women

02/10/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

Goldy: Seattle Times Ed Board Finally Finds a Tax It Likes

Slog: The Seattle Times finally finds a tax it agrees with---on electric cars.

02/10/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

The C is for Crank

Conservative Group Misrepresents Numbers on Bus Costs, Ridership

The conservative Washington Policy Center's blog claims Metro's ridership has stagnated while costs have soared, but they aren't comparing apples to apples.

02/10/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Edmonds High School Sophomore Suspended for Fiery Speech

A local student gets suspended for an election speech that railed against teachers.

02/10/2011 By Andrew Calkins

Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: Eyman Loses.

Just like last year, Eyman testifies against initiative reform. This year, though, he's lost a key ally. The ACLU.

02/10/2011 By Afternoon Jolt

This Washington

Enviros' New Transit Strategy: Get Ahead of the Game in Olympia

Transit supporters' new strategy: Get out ahead of anti-transit legislators instead of letting the legislature frame the debate.

02/10/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

PubliCola Adds Life

"U.S. Ambassador Cynthia Stroum's First Memo to Staff"

All the news that's not fit to print on PubliCola. The Seattle Salmon!

02/10/2011 By Josh Feit

City Hall

Another One (Officially) In Against Jean Godden

Maurice Classen, a deputy prosecutor at King County, makes it official: He's running against Jean Godden.

02/10/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

News

City: Burke-Gilman Missing Link Has "No Significant Environmental Impact"

The city, responding to a court order in a lawsuit aimed at stopping the completion of the Burke-Gilman Trail, finds that finishing the "Missing Link" will have no major impact on the environment.

02/10/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

The Capitol Record: "OK, We've Had It. We Don't Believe There Should Be Prohibition."

Pot legalization bill gets hearing. Medical marijuana bill gets nod.

02/10/2011 By Josh Feit