Morning Fizz

Leaving Town, Changing Jobs, and Leading the Fight

Longtime pro-pot advocate leaving Seattle, longtime pro-choice advocate takes new job, and Washington's U.S. senators take the lead.

12/20/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Patty Murray Set to Challenge Trump on Russian Hack and Cabinet Nominees

Murray versus Trump, Sawant versus landlords, and the King County Council for...?

12/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Southeast Seattle Democrats Withhold Early Endorsement from Incumbent Inslee

Ornery Democrats not kind to Governor Inslee nor Patty Murray.

04/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

After Caucus Results, Patty Murray, Jay Inslee Stand by Clinton

U.S. senator wants to "break this glass ceiling" and SDOT chief of staff goes on sabbatical.

03/29/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Council Candidates Spar and Council Members Spar

Caffeinated news featuring lightning rounds, kickoffs, and federal legislation

04/30/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Housing, Bonding, Biking, Marrying, and Vaping

Caffeinated news featuring a call for $500 million in affordable housing bonds

03/17/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: Mr. Tutta Bella Goes to DC and Transit Voters aren't Just in Seattle Anymore

A closer look at Sound Transit polling and a closer listen to Tutta Bella owner Joe Fugere

01/23/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

A Bipartisan Constitutional Amendment to Change the Initiative Process

Caffeinated news featuring constitutional amendments, Obamacare, and Bertha.


Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Friday Likes and Dislikes

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring war money, housing money, and pot money.

09/19/2014 By Morning Fizz

Afternoon Jolt

Monday Jolt: Three Losers and One Winner

Mayor Murray, Sen. Murray, Clint Didier, and Coal.

09/15/2014 By Afternoon Jolt


Homeless advocates say they should get former Fed building

Homeless groups call foul on fast-track rejection of proposed service center

07/09/2014 By Casey Jaywork

Afternoon Jolt

Afternoon Jolt: The Day After Equal Pay Day

The day's winners and losers.

04/09/2014 By Afternoon Jolt

This Washington

Banking on Sen. Murray to Secure $38 Million Waiver Looks Risky

Murray spokesman says there are no assurances.

02/20/2014 By Josh Feit

Isn't It Weird That

Isn't It Weird That ...

Some weird things we noticed about the Democratic cheering for the farm bill.

01/29/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


Isn't It Weird That...

Some weird things we noticed about bipartisanship and partisanship.

01/15/2014 By Josh Feit


Perfect Party

Here’s who we’d invite if we could entertain this month’s most interesting visitors, locals, and newsmakers.


Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Congress Has Put Me on Hold

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring the business lobby's take on the legislative session, a film critic's take on our mayoral film series, and Patty Murray's take on the budget impasse.

07/03/2013 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Except for Coal

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

03/21/2013 By Morning Fizz

On Other Blogs Today

On Other Blogs Today: Partisan Gridlock and Backyard Cottages

Our daily roundup.

03/07/2013 By Erica C. Barnett