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


A Social Justice Urbanism

Sierra Club leaders outline affordable housing platform

06/25/2015 By Bonnie Gail, Robert Cruickshank, and Jesse Piedfort

Afternoon Jolt

Overlapping Chamber, Sierra Club Endorsements Blow Up Trite Sound Bite Analysis of Council Races

There's plenty of overlap between conservative and liberal takes on candidates.

05/20/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Defending Shell Lease, Maritime Industry Sends Angry Letter to Mayor Murray

Caffeinated news featuring letters and endorsements

05/07/2015 By Josh Feit


PubliCalendar: LGBT Commission, Assemble!

Today's picks for civic nerds

12/18/2014 By Darren Davis


PubliCalendar: Do Your Part to Keep Seattle Green

Today's picks for civic nerds

08/15/2014 By Kristen Farnam


PubliCalendar: Deep in the Sea, Late in the Night.

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/02/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: From the Deep Blue Sea to Deep Green Buildings

Today's picks for civic nerds

06/30/2014 By Ezra Parter

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Stating the Obvious

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring affordable housing, Metro funding, affordable artist housing, and a no-brainer.

06/26/2014 By Morning Fizz


PubliCalendar: Higher Education, China, and Madeleine Freaking Albright

Today's picks for civic nerds.

02/21/2013 By Katie Vincent

Morning Fizz

Coming Down to Olympia and Getting Something Done

Monday Edition: Two longtime SDOT employees call it quits; asking McGinn about Burgess; asking state Sens. Brown and Murray about the tunnel; and Mad Homes.

07/18/2011 By Morning Fizz

That Washington

Reichert Votes with Democrats on Environment, Herrera Beutler Does Not.

The local Sierra Club singled out Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler in a statement this afternoon condemning the US House vote against the federal Clean Water Act.

07/14/2011 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Floating the Idea

Tuesday Edition: Sonntag out; Levinson in?; (Green) thumb up for Burgess; and more.

07/05/2011 By Morning Fizz


Sierra Club Donates More than $12,000 to Anti-Tunnel Campaign, but No Way for Public to Follow the Money

The Sierra Club has contributed nearly a third of the anti-tunnel referendum campaign's contributions. Unfortunately, there's no way to track that money back to the individuals it came from.

04/15/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

They Need to be Controlled

Wednesday Fizz: McGinn's surprise guest list; KUOW's one-sided guest list; the state's lacking environmental regulations; and a shipment of Coke.

08/25/2010 By Morning Fizz


Bike Advocates, Environmentalists File Legal Challenge to Region's 2040 Transportation Plan

Environmentalists go to court over region's transportation master plan, claiming it doesn't meet state requirements on lowering greenhouse gases.

06/23/2010 By Josh Cohen

Morning Fizz

A Crew of Corporate Lobbyists

06/03/2010 By Morning Fizz