Blog Archive


Sightline Sues Obama Administration over Crude Oil Exports and Illegal Secrecy

Moving forward on our unanswered FOIA request from February.

Hate Gridlocked Legislatures?

Don’t blame politicians. Blame our voting system.

Events: Oil Trains in Spokane, WA, and Sandpoint, ID

What the onslaught of coal and oil trains means for area residents.

An Explainer: Coal Mine Cleanup and “Self-Bonds”

Why cleanup liabilities are pummeling coal stocks.

The Surprising Reason You Don’t Feel Like Voting

It’s the voting system, stupid.

Sightline on Shell’s Presence in Seattle

Listen to a conversation on the Northwest's role in Arctic drilling.

Hate Negative Campaigns?

Don’t blame politicians. Blame our voting system.

New Fund Will Help More Seattle Residents Build Rain Gardens

The city's RainWise stormwater program gets even better with new dollars to cover upfront costs.

Event: Lawrence Lessig at Town Hall Seattle

The democracy reform guru heads to the Northwest.

Event: Coastal Washington, the Oil Industry’s Sacrifice Zone

I'll join Grays Harbor area leaders for a free community forum on oil trains.