Columns

Column: Keep Safe Injection Sites out of King County

Last week we launched Initiative 27, an effort to ban Dow Constantine’s proposed heroin injection sites in King County and demand proven, compassionate solutions to...Read More

Column: Politics Needs New Blood – And Youth Is No Barrier

Last week, I was honored to address the YMCA Youth Legislature at their opening night session in the Washington State House of Representatives chamber. Now...Read More

Schipper: A conversation with Carbon Washington Exec Director Kyle Murphy

Columnist Keith Schipper reviews last year's carbon tax initiative, this session's carbon tax bill from Sen. Palumbo, and the path forward for a carbon tax....Read More

Wyble: Why “Keep Seattle.”

For so many people that moved to Seattle, they can vividly remember the first time they came across the floating bridge or landed at Sea-Tac....Read More

Bringing the Sonics Back to Seattle

More than five years ago, our Seattle-based partnership began the long and thorough process of developing the SODO Arena.  Our sole focus is to bring...Read More

Column: Doctors Depend on Public Health to Protect Kids

Mumps, norovirus, and other disease outbreaks around our state have caused students to miss an unprecedented number of school days this year. Doctors’ offices, walk-in...Read More

Schipper: The 45th likely to get ugly

As Legislature slows to a halt while lawmakers focus on budget negotiations, attention has shifted to what will be the biggest battle for control of...Read More

Letter to the Editor: Jonathan Spalter, USTelecom

Individual state efforts that deviate from a strong, consistent federal privacy framework do not fit with how consumers traverse the global internet and are more...Read More

Wyble: Unpacking the car tab debate

“Something must be done to address the outrageous cab-tab increases we’re seeing,” said Rep. Mark Harmsworth, R-Mill Creek and assistant ranking minority member of the...Read More

Column: Washington State should end off-year elections

OK, bear with me here. I know Washington State has a long history of holding municipal and special elections in odd years. This could be...Read More