Morning Fizz

A "Big Announcement" After Thanksgiving

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Tim Burgess; South Lake Union; and "control of our living environments."

11/15/2012 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Council May Reconsider Funding for Rainier Valley Youth-Violence Prevention Group

After emotional public testimony, the city council could reconsider its proposal to eliminate funding for a youth-violence prevention group in the Rainier Valley.

11/09/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

Budget Office Warns City Could Lose $2.5 Million Next Year on MOHAI Deal

The city's budget office warns that the city could stand to lose $2.5 million next year on a land deal with the Museum of History and Industry.

10/26/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

One Question

One Question for City Council Member Tim Burgess

One question on public safety for city council member Tim Burgess.

10/25/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

One Question for Tim Burgess

City council member Tim Burgess responds to the mayor's plan to hire 10 new cops over the next two years. Image via Downtown Seattle Association.

09/27/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

Beware the Live Mike (and Video Camera)

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring John Koster on video, Tim Burgess off mike, Dow Constantine's budget, Noel Frame's latest lefty endorsement.

09/25/2012 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Council Approves Sonics Arena; Licata and Conlin Vote No, Port Raises Concerns

The city council passes arena legislation; the Port (and two council members) dissent.

09/24/2012 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

"Do We Have the Right Security in Place?"

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring the arena shortfall, quotes from the candidates debate, Democrats for Republicans, Democrats against gay rights, and more.

07/10/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

The Chart Tim Burgess Didn't Want You to See

Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: The chart Tim Burgess didn't want you to see; McGinn's faltering fundraising; SEIU endorses a Republican; Patty Murray's take on Reagan; Sahar Fathi goes all in; and Muni League ratings.

07/09/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Endorsement Edition

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

04/18/2012 By Morning Fizz

City Hall

Effort to Limit City's Support for Tent Cities to Churches Fails

A proposed amendment that would say the city supports tent cities only at religious institutions fails to pass. Image via

03/28/2012 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

A Huge Uproar

Thursday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip.

02/09/2012 By Morning Fizz

Morning Fizz

Testing Their Rhetoric

Wednesday Edition. Caffeinated News & Gossip featuring: Reining in Microsoft tax breaks; making fun of Tim Burgess; supporting credit unions; and plastic bags.

01/17/2012 By Morning Fizz


Tim Burgess Fires Off Parting Shot At SPD

Tim Burgess, leaving public safety committee, fires off parting shot at SPD.

01/10/2012 By Jonah Spangenthal-Lee

On Other Blogs

Burgess: 65 Feet in Roosevelt "Honors Core Values of the Neighborhood"4

Tim Burgess: Why I support rezoning the blocks adjacent to Roosevelt High School to 65 feet.

12/14/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

City Hall

City Plans to Re-Hire Public Defense Firm, May Take Over Indigent Legal Services

A council committee will vote this week to re-hire The Defender Association, a nonprofit that represents indigent defendants, but could soon move public defense services inside the city itself, rather than contracting those services out.

12/06/2011 By Erica C. Barnett


PubliCola Candidate Ratings: Seattle City Council Position 7

PubliCola's take on the city council candidates.

11/08/2011 By PublicolaPicks


Straight Out of "the Rand Paul Playbook"

Your one-stop shop for today's local campaign news, gossip, and analysis.

11/08/2011 By Erica C. Barnett

Morning Fizz

The City is Asking State Legislators to...

Tuesday Edition. Caffeinated news & gossip featuring: Seattle's agenda in Olympia; Richard Conlin gets all 99 Percent; improper expenses; and an $800 abortion.

11/01/2011 By Morning Fizz