The best of the best, the cream of the crop. Our (and your) all-time favorite articles—collected together in one series, so you don't have to hunt them down.
Northwest farmers are getting on in age. The search is on for the next generation of food-growers, as the demographics of farm ownership may be starting to change.
Which Cascadian cities are doing best at developing bike networks? And how they can do better?
Giving away millions to the state’s oil industry every year is hard to understand.
How Washington's 2010 initiative 1053 was not only undemocratic and unconstitutional, but downright unfair.
Better contraceptive options for men are long overdue.
How well-designed carbon pricing systems defy would-be market manipulators.
How and why Oregon and Washington should follow British Columbia's lead and start cashing in on carbon pollution.
Analysis of the US Department of Energy's national and regional quarterly coal export data.
Why the Northwest coal export proposals are proving an increasingly shaky investment for their backers.
How ride-for-hire (or so-called "rideshare") and taxi regulations may change how you get around.
Throughout the Northwest, transportation planners predict traffic volumes will grow and grow. But over the past decade, actual traffic trends have bucked predictions.
If kids are the "indicator species" of healthy cities, then planning our towns with families in mind—from housing to street safety and more—would serve all urban residents well.
How a citizens' initiative in Seattle could lead the way for taking back our democracy from Big Money interests.
Layoffs, pay reductions, and significant cutbacks to important services left us all feeling the pinch of the recession. Tim Eyman's 2009 Initiative 1033 in Washington sought to set these financial hardships in stone.
Sightline set the record straight on a 2010 Washington ballot measure that sought to levy an income tax on the very wealthy to fund schools and health care, as well as reduce taxes for property owners and small businesses.
Whats good, bad, and missing from the Western Climate Initiative's 2008 draft proposal?
How updating a few musty housing laws can promote the smart, affordable housing options we need across fast-growing Northwest towns and cities.
Outing purported "green" professionals for their contradictory work pushing Northwest coal and oil exports.
How a tax mechanism from the 1800s could help Seattle take back the future of its urban core.
A look at a 2008 Oregon ballot measure that sought to change key land use laws.
Why King County must invest in its transit system.
Follow Anna Fahey's New Year's resolution to buy nothing new in 2012—saving cash and cutting carbon at the same time.
How obscure parking rules have misshaped our communities and opportunities for better options.
EHB 2561, a bill to retrofit school buildings and put energy savings toward education, passed the legislature and is now on its way to the people for a vote.
Sightline celebrates its 20th anniversary.
Anna Fahey looks at pregnancy and motherhood through the lens of sustainability policy.
In this blog series, Communications Strategist Anna Fahey examines how scientists, public figures, and journalists are linking weather and climate.
How to continue the decrease in US teen birth rates.
A comprehensive look at the nearly one dozen plans that have emerged since 2012 to ship crude oil by train to Northwest refineries and port terminals.
Imagine an electric bike. Zipping through the city. Surging up hills without gasping for breath. Appealing! So, why haven't they caught on?
Follow Eric Hess's first rides, initial thoughts on commuting, and an introduction to bike culture in this Sightline series.
What an oil spill from the region's ballooning oil shipping industry would mean for Northwest waterways.
How coal and oil trains will disrupt traffic across Northwest communities.
After the demise of their family Volvo, Sightline director Alan Durning and his family decided to try living car-free for one year.
The latest news and analysis on Oregon's "bad-neighbor" law, plus a look at Measure 49, an effort to rewrite Measure 37 to make it more true to what Oregonians want.
Contraceptive options and affordability are key to addressing a number of public health and economic concerns.
Each Friday, Sightline staff compile their top reading picks from the week.
Mapping a path to political reform and reclaiming our institutions of governance.