Morning Fizz

Murray Finds Mitigation Money for Beleaguered Central Area Businesses

Questions about the $650,000 for 23rd Avenue and questions about the $305,000 for Pronto.

02/23/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Good News and Bad News for Mayor Murray

Council grills Murray staff about treatment of minority businesses on 23rd Avenue, state senate passes Murray's affordable housing bill.

02/17/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Doubling Last Levy, Mayor Rolls Out $290 Million Affordable Housing Proposal

Murray on affordable housing, Republicans on minimum wage.

02/04/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Mayor Faces Off with Critics of Neighborhood Upzones at Packed City Hall Meeting

Murray's housing affordability recommendations take center stage at city hall.

01/27/2016 By Josh Feit


Extra Fizz: Murray's Grand Bargain Gets Reality Check in Wallingford and Another Democrat for Charters in Olympia

Upzone faces stiff resistance at neighborhood meeting and charter fix passes in Olympia.

01/21/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sawant: Maybe Next Year on Rent Control?

Sawant gets the bad news on rent control, city pushes pot delivery, bipartisan bill would preserve affordable housing.

01/20/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Murray Says Using Rainy Day Fund for "Short-Term Budget Pressures" Would "Set a Poor Precedent"

Homeless services taking center stage in city budget talks.

11/13/2015 By Josh Kelety

Morning Fizz

In Budget Fight with Mayor Murray, Homeless Advocates Want $2.3 Million from Rainy Day Fund: "It's Raining Now!" They Say

Nick Licata in last-minute budget battle to secure emergency money for the homeless.

11/12/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Seattle Voters Give Green Light to Transportation Levy

A game changing night in Seattle as cranky voters fail to materialize.

11/04/2015 By Josh Feit

Nyhus Communications

Slide Show: Alaska Airlines & Hainan Airlines

On October 20, Alaska Airlines and Hainan Airlines ( celebrated their new mileage partnership at the Wing Luke Museum.


Afternoon Jolt

O'Brien, Council Quietly Put Changes to Single-Family Zones Back on the Agenda

O’Brien amendment seeks to allow more density in single-family neighborhoods.

09/25/2015 By Josh Kelety

Morning Fizz

Teachers Support Agreement, 43rd District Endorsements, Q&A with Council Candidate Lisa Herbold, City Passes on Affordable Housing Dollars

City council candidate Lisa Herbold on affordable housing, parking, and Mayor Murray.

09/16/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday Likes & Dislikes: Hookah Edition

Hookah lounge owners unsatisfied after high-level talks with mayor's office.

08/28/2015 By Russell Knight

Morning Fizz

Brain Drain at City Hall

Departures and existential fretting at city hall.

08/19/2015 By Josh Feit


Facing Pro–Hookah Lounge Backlash, Murray Strikes Back

Opposing sides of the hookah lounge ban clash at city hall.

08/18/2015 By Josh Kelety

Afternoon Jolt

Our Mayor Murray Week in Review: Latino and East African Businesses Didn't Fare Well

Fact-checking Mayor Murray's cheery weekly report

08/14/2015 By Josh Feit


Hookah Blowback

Murray's crackdown on hookah lounges draws criticism from the East African community.

08/06/2015 By Josh Kelety


HALA's Grand Bargain Is Key to an Equitable and Sustainable Seattle

Social Justice, environmental, affordable housing, transportation, and labor groups come together to support HALA.

08/03/2015 By Guest Opinion

Afternoon Jolt

Suprise! Support for Zoning Changes Now Running Even with Anticipated Negative Backlash

Judging from emails to the mayor, support for zoning changes is trending

07/10/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

DPD Picks Alternative Four, Passes on Alternative in Roosevelt

City reportedly favors park over affordable housing plan

07/09/2015 By Josh Feit