News Roundup

Top Stories: Washington's Pot, ICE at Motel 6, and a "Ban the Box" Bill

Your weekly dose of top political stories.

01/05/2018 By Araz Hachadourian

Rural America

Is the End of Coal in the Northwest Near?

For environmentalists, the settlement signals a turning point for Washington’s dependence on coal.

12/11/2017 By Manola Secaira


The Northwest Is Now "The Thin Green Line" of Blocking Coal Exports

Our local policies in Washington have global environmental impact.

01/19/2017 By Allison Williams


PubliCalendar: Feminists Stand Up and Speak Out!

Today's picks for civic nerds

04/02/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES and DISLIKES: Wild Hearing in Olympia

Caffeinated News featuring loopy senate hearing, bike lanes, and coal.

02/06/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Monday Jolt: No Permit

The day's winners and losers.

08/18/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

City Hall

Murray Hires Top Staffer Who Worked for Cantwell, Kilmer—and Pro-Coal PR Firm

Mayor Ed Murray hires a new chief of staff who's worked for Maria Cantwell, Derek Kilmer, and Nyhus Communications, a PR firm that recently promoted a controversial coal terminal.

03/03/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Smart Tactic

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: debating, towing, and embarrassing.

10/10/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: To Great Fanfare

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring coalitions, contributions, and audits.

08/06/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Poison Pill

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring crime stats, coal legislation, and little known aspects.

04/24/2013 By Morning Fizz


Isn't It Weird That ...

Some weird things we noticed about: budget votes, coal votes, and lawsuits.

04/23/2013 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: A Good Sign

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: meaningful acronyms, meaningful coalitions, meaningful numbers, and more.

04/23/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Except for Coal

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring guns, coal, and austerity.

03/21/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Undeterred

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring misconceptions, double crosses, and canny observations.

03/15/2013 By Morning Fizz


Isn't It Weird That ...

Three weird things we noticed in Olympia.

03/12/2013 By Josh Feit

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Cracks, Coal, and Cheap Parking

Our daily roundup.

02/27/2013 By Erica C. Barnett


Isn't It Weird That ...

A couple of weird things we noticed about the arena, the Republicans, and Steinbrueck supporters. And a cool thing too.

01/24/2013 By Josh Feit and Erica C. Barnett

On Other Blogs

On Other Blogs Today: Traffic, the Arena, Coal, and More

Today in our daily roundup: Sightline, Q13, Crosscut, Art Thiel,, and Politics Northwest.

07/12/2012 By Erica C. Barnett