Liquor Privatization: The Fallout

The unintended (and intended) consequences of privatizing Washington state liquor sales.

08/21/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Repeal Revelry

Where to Drink on Washington Repeal Day Eve

It’s a holiday in the making: Fifteen local distillers and a fleet of bars bid farewell to state-run liquor sales.

05/31/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Booze News

On Friday: A New Way of Buying Booze

Stores big and small are getting ready for the great unknown of liquor privatization.

05/31/2012 By Brandon L. Bye

Liquor Laws

The First 1183 Milestone Happens Thursday

March 1 brings big changes, but it’s too soon to say what this means for your bar tab.

02/27/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

Liquor Laws

I-1183 Narrowly Ahead in Washington Poll

Half of the respondents are likely to support the liquor privatization measure.

11/02/2011 By Christopher Werner

Liquor Laws

Do Local Distilleries Support I-1183?

A sampling of answers from spirit makers around Washington.


Liquor Laws

Dollars Adding Up Fast on Both Sides of the New Booze Initiative

Publicola has the numbers.


Liquor Laws

Spirits and Washington State: Here Come the Ads Again

Get ready for familiar arguments for and against liquor privatization.

09/08/2011 By Jessica Voelker