Making a Difference

Sustainable Clothing: The Nube9 Story

Single-use plastic water bottles aren't just for drinking.

06/13/2016 By Kyle Kuhn

Best Chefs

Seattle's Next Hot Chefs 2016

These five men and women are the future of Seattle dining. A future full of locavore tacos, Edomae sushi, and swaggering vegetable dishes.

05/23/2016 By Kathryn Robinson and Allecia Vermillion


Meet Umami Kushi's Under-the-Radar Coffee Shop Curry Bun

A savory coffee companion that surfaces only on Fridays and Saturdays.

05/10/2016 By Allecia Vermillion

Morning Fizz

My Guerrilla Shared Parking Pilot Project

Let's take (shared) parking into our own hands.

04/29/2016 By Josh Feit

Camping 101

8 Perfect Northwest Camping Destinations

Step 1 in your camping journey: pick a spot. From Denny Creek to Pacific beaches, here are 8 ideas to get you started.

04/27/2016 By Allison Williams

Oeno Files

7 Tips and Tricks for Taste Washington

Plus, 43 standout wines to try.

03/29/2016 By Sean P. Sullivan

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: March 2016

Asian Art Museum explores the art of Silk Road caves, ‘Assassins’ slays at ACT, and Lisa Lampanelli gets mean.

02/29/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld


Bombing Syria Isn't Warranted, Won't Fix Congress's Partisan Stalemate

In a guest op/ed, former state representative and current deputy insurance commissioner Brendan Williams argues that military action in Syria isn't warranted.

09/06/2013 By Brendan Williams


Transportation Funding: It Gets Worse

Washington state's transportation funding picture has only become bleaker since 2005, says guest editorialist Brendan Williams.

06/07/2013 By Brendan Williams


The Incredible, Shrinking Environmental Movement

The transactional politics of faux environmentalism.

04/26/2013 By Brendan Williams


The Ball Is in the Legislature's Court

The Democrats have to make the case for raising taxes.

02/28/2013 By Brendan Williams


Be Careful What You Wish For

Editorial boards that leapt for joy when Republicans took over the state senate aren't getting exactly what they bargained for.

02/26/2013 By Brendan Williams


The Metaphysics of Rodney Tom

Tom was for taxes before he was against them.

02/20/2013 By Brendan Williams


The Myth of Democratic Resistance to K-12 Accountability

Guest columnist Brendan Williams, a former state representative from the 22nd District, argues that Democrats, not Republicans, are the real advocates for education reform.

02/12/2013 By Brendan Williams


The State Senate Is Waging a War On Workers. Is a War on Women Next?

Former state representative Brendan Williams asks: With the state senate already waging a war on workers, is the war on women next?

01/28/2013 By Brendan Williams


This Week in Rodney Tom's Olympia

A former Democratic state representative looks at Rodney Tom's "bipartisan" senate.

01/21/2013 By Brendan Williams


Don't Talk Like an Elephant

Democrats should stop affirming the GOP message.

01/08/2013 By Brendan Williams


Make Less Than $450,000? Surprise: You’re Middle Class!

Former state Rep. Brendan Williams on the "Fiscal Cliff"

01/02/2013 By Brendan Williams


The NRA and the McCleary Decision

McCleary's latest ally? Evidently, the NRA.

12/21/2012 By Brendan Williams


The Inevitable Republican Coup and Its Inevitable Silver Lining

In a guest PubliCola op/ed, former lefty state Rep. Brendan Williams says the GOP coup was inevitable, but notes that there's a silver lining.

12/12/2012 By Brendan Williams