Taking Action

Where to Protest in Seattle August 28–30

After three months, calls for change continue.

08/27/2020 By Stefan Milne

Morning Fizz

SPD Shooting in Jungle as Council Set to Take Up Revised Encampment Legislation

In face of potential Murray veto, Bagshaw says if she doesn't have council consensus, she won't call for a vote on encampment bill.

10/12/2016 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Neighborhood Council Freaked Out About Extra Poop that Comes with Density

SPD blast balls, neighborhood poop, new campaign ads, and neck to neck contributions.

06/14/2016 By Josh Feit


Hookah Blowback

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

08/06/2015 By Josh Kelety

Afternoon Jolt

City Paying Nearly $25,000 to Cover Murray Israel Trip

SPD security detail spikes the cost of the mayor's trip to Israel.

06/05/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Jean Godden's Simultaneous Likes and Dislikes

Caffeinated news featuring waffling, divesting, and policing

05/01/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

City Won't Back Seattle State Senator's Police Accountability Bill

Mayor won't push for police accountability bill sponsored by former ally

02/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Seattle State Senator, ACLU Call for Tougher Body Cam Guidelines than in SPD Pilot

Caffeinated news featuring competing body cam bills in Olympia.

02/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES: Light Rail as Dog Poop?

Caffeinated News featuring divestment fail; poop as light rail; and golf clubs equal jail.

01/30/2015 By Josh Feit


Ferguson Protests Hit Seattle

Hundreds march in mostly peaceful protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson.

11/25/2014 By Casey Jaywork

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "Why Is This Your Bailiwick?"

Caffeinated News featuring SPD staffing snafu, district elections, a new poll, workers' stories, and more.

10/07/2014 By Morning Fizz


The C Is For Crank Likes and Dislikes

The C Is for Crank piles on with her own Likes and Dislikes.

09/26/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: Who's Winning?

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring registering, polling, ranking, denouncing, and cheering.

08/27/2014 By Morning Fizz


O'Toole "Disappointed" by Apparent Comments from SPD Officers

Apparent comments from SPD officers will be subject of future discussion for the department.

08/26/2014 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz: "A Culture of Distrust and Brutality"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring classy cops.

08/26/2014 By Morning Fizz


Harrell Calls Westlake Scene "Very Disturbing"

City council member Bruce Harrell awaiting SPD investigation into Westlake pepper-spray incident.

08/14/2014 By Josh Feit and Casey Jaywork


PubliCalendar: CPC, SPD, and SPL

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/23/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: Support the Hungry, Advise the Police

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/22/2014 By Ezra Parter

City Hall

Murray: OPA Independence "Not a No-Brainer"

Mayor Ed Murray explains why he wants to take police oversight out of the police department, and the challenges that presents.

06/30/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

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