Mayor's Race 2017

Cary Moon Is Running for Mayor

Moon is the civic activist most well-known for leading the fight against the SR 99 tunneling project.

04/19/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Digital Culture

Bertha's Journey Inspires Breakthrough GIFs

Seattle is fascinated by the SR 99 tunneling machine.

04/04/2017 By Hayat Norimine

Morning Fizz

Pronto Plans Jeopardized Again

Good news for car sharing, more bad news for bike sharing.

05/09/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Criminalizing Homelessness

Council hears from homeless advocates, angry neighbors, and Democrats sorta defend Lynn Peterson.

02/08/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

More Tolling Data, Another Bertha Fiasco, and a Bigger Polling Firm

Eastside Democrat Cyrus Habib signs on to GOP antitolling bill.

01/15/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Polling Shows Strong Support for Transportation Levy

Polling from early September looks good for transportation levy, contributing looks limp for districts, and things look stressed for Bertha.

10/23/2015 By Josh Feit

I'm New Here

A Crib Sheet for Seattle Politics

Some cocktail party conversation starters, if you will.

08/21/2015 By Seattle Met Staff

Morning Fizz

A Bipartisan Constitutional Amendment to Change the Initiative Process

Caffeinated news featuring constitutional amendments, Obamacare, and Bertha.


Morning Fizz

Former Burgess Aide Will Not Run for Council

Caffeinated news featuring council candidates, landmark settlements, and news of the year

12/30/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

WSDOT Map Shows Worst Damage

Caffeinated News featuring sinking, parking, and poverty.

12/11/2014 By Morning Fizz


Shameless in Seattle

This is why we can't have nice things.

12/01/2014 By Matthew Halverson


Isn't It Weird That: Waterfront Park Edition

Never mind the curmudgeonly critique. There's a more basic problem.

08/26/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Transportation Projects Don't Need to Take as Long as They Do

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring the union label, SDOT tweets, and increased ridership.

07/21/2014 By Morning Fizz


PubliCalendar: The Future of Health Care

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/18/2014 By Ezra Parter

What Lies Beneath

What Stopped the World’s Largest Tunnel-Boring Machine Just 1,000 Feet Into Its Journey?

And how does a city growing as fast as Seattle avoid erasing its past?

05/01/2014 By James Ross Gardner


Tunnel Plans Due Tomorrow. Maybe.

The state DOT says it hopes to hear an update from the tunnel construction firm on its plans to fix the stuck tunnel-boring machine tomorrow.

02/13/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


Latest Prognosis for Mystery Bertha "Obstruction": Early January

Seattle waterfront tunnel planners say it will be next year before they know what's blocking Bertha, the world's largest tunnel-boring machine.

12/20/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Tunnel Update

Tunnel boring machine hits mysterious object.

12/11/2013 By Josh Feit