Sara Bernard

Sara posted 111 stories to Seattle Weekly.
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Next Up For Anti-Pipeline Activists: JP Morgan Chase

“I know it makes people uncomfortable. But that’s the only way they’re listening.”

  • Apr 27th, 2017 2:30pm

Carbon Tax Now, or Carbon Tax Later? Some Say It’s Just a Matter of Time

A new carbon tax bill just landed in the state legislature – the fourth one this session.

  • Apr 20th, 2017 7:00am

Skagit County Jury Refuses to Convict Six of Those Arrested During ‘Break Free’ Climate Protests

So far, all the criminal-trespass trials have resulted in convictions. On Friday, the jury hung.

  • Apr 17th, 2017 4:30pm

Murray Gets Behind Effort to Divest City Pension Fund From Fossil Fuels

“It’s pretty strong—we’re very pleased with the letter and the Mayor’s stance.”

  • Apr 12th, 2017 1:00pm

Hotels Challenge ‘Blacklist’ Provision of New Hotel Workers’ Law

A provision of I-124 requires hotels to keep lists of guests accused of sexually harassing or assaulting staff. Is it ‘McCarthy-esque,’ or just good practice?

  • Apr 12th, 2017 5:30am

Detainees Launch New Hunger Strike at Northwest Detention Center

At least 275 detained immigrants are refusing to eat to protest conditions at the ICE facility.

  • Apr 10th, 2017 4:30pm

Your Best Chance to See Bald Eagles Near Seattle? Try the Landfill

Little did I know that a dump tour would start to feel like a wildlife safari.

  • Apr 6th, 2017 7:00am

The Passionate Fight Over Trash in King County

What will we do with our garbage when our landfill fills? Kathy Lambert says, “Burn it!”

  • Apr 5th, 2017 1:30am

Free College for All? Jayapal and Sanders Announce Bill to Make it Happen

“This is not a radical idea.”

  • Apr 3rd, 2017 3:30pm

For a Different Kind of Candidate, a Different Kind of Campaign Kickoff Party

Nikkita Oliver’s campaign launch on Sunday displayed a passionate base.

  • Apr 3rd, 2017 9:30am

Trump to Repeal Federal Climate Regs, Washington State Undaunted

Clean Power Plan or no, Washington is ahead on climate.

  • Mar 28th, 2017 5:30pm

King County Makes ICE’s Hall of Shame — And Is Not Ashamed

DHS released a list of places that won’t cooperate with ICE requests. King County couldn’t be prouder.

  • Mar 21st, 2017 3:30pm