Power Lines

Mike O’Brien Rising

Mike O’Brien, the longtime ally of former mayor Mike McGinn, is poised to set his own course on the Seattle City Council.

02/24/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: One Specific That Was Missing

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring speeches, surveys, and friendships.

01/16/2013 By Morning Fizz


June Jolt: What We Missed, Losers Edition

The day's losers ... and losers.

07/09/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

Food News Roundup

Neighborhood Food News: Late-Night Eats in Fremont and Capitol Hill, Takeaway Tacos in Wallingford

Plus: a block party in the CD, Rover’s nixes lunch, and the plastic-bag ban looms.

06/27/2012 By Brandon L. Bye


Lack of Disclosure at Seattle Times

The Seattle Times fails to note that an anti-bag-ban letter writer is actually the marketing director for a plastic manufacturing company.

01/17/2012 By Afternoon Jolt

This Washington

Grover Norquist Loves Plastic Bags

A high-profile conservative opponent emerges in the effort to ban plastic bags.

01/12/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Fitzgibbon To Try Again for Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Burien state Rep. Joe Fitzgibbons tries again for a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Image via Santa Monica Mirror.

01/10/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

"Looks Like I Will Now Be in the New 1st Congressional District"

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip starring: Suzan DelBene, Brendan Williams, plastic bags, and Middle East awareness.

12/29/2011 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Thank You for Letting Me Know Your Views on This Issue

Tuesday Edition: Caffeinated news & gossip featuring abortion, Marxism, and singing monsters.

12/20/2011 By Morning Fizz