John Stang

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Death Watch For Killer Whales?

Grieving mother orca shines a spotlight on a serious ecological issue.

 

The Washington State Capitol. Photo by Taylor McAvoy

The Electoral Races That Will Determine Washington State’s Legislature

A primer to the upcoming ballot box battles that will determine Democratic or Republican control of the House and Senate.

 

Rodney Tom. Photo by John Stang

Rodney Tom’s Centrist Dance

After party-hopping from Republican to Democrat and back again (and again), can the fiscal conservative woo voters in the 48th?

 

As the DOJ Shifts on Marijuana, Washington Leaders Consider a Counter-Measure

A bipartisan contingent of state officials say they are open to meeting with Jeff Sessions in the future.

What’s Ahead for Washington’s New-Look Legislature

Now in full control, Democrats hope to take care of business, but moderates might muck things up.

Greenhouses like this use less energy than indoor-only operations, but still contribute to the industry’s 100-megawatt load.

As Legal Weed Sucks Up Energy, an Industry Searches for Solutions

With the weed market in full bloom, increased demand on the energy grid is causing concern.

Greenhouses like this use less energy than indoor-only operations, but still contribute to the industry’s 100-megawatt load.

Climate Science Skeptic Testifies for 40 Minutes Before State Senate Environment Committee

He was invited by Sen. Doug Ericksen, who is now part of President Trump’s EPA transition team.

Trump Appointments Could Grind Washington State Senate to a Halt

Sen. Doug Ericksen will be splitting time between Olympia and D.C., raising questions of both propriety and procedure.

Republicans Don’t Like Inslee’s Tax Plan. But That Doesn’t Mean They Have an Alternative.

The 2017 legislative session is shaping up like a Tom Cruise sci-fi flick.

The Estimated Cost of the Hanford Cleanup Just Went Up By Four *Billion* Dollars

But will the Trump administration go for the plan?