Proposed Pier 86 mural to brighten the Seattle waterfront
by Prince Wang
A complex of massive grain silos on the waterfront could become Seattle's signature piece of public art.
Feb 8, 2016
Why block the boat? Resistance from Ferguson to Palestine to the Philippines
by Jill Mangaliman
Northwest activists are attempting to block an Israeli shipping company from unloading at Puget Sound ports in order to put a dent in the dollars funding Israel's military actions in Gaza.
Aug 25, 2014
Tacoma center gives seafarers from distant lands a Northwest welcome
by Sarah Stuteville
Hundreds of international seafarers pass through our ports every month. Cooks and mechanics, engineers and officers — they're a quiet population of temporary visitors just looking for a little comfort and fun.
May 23, 2014
Visualizing global shipping’s environmental impacts
by Hillary Sanders
Why local artist Mary Iverson paints shipping containers in the middle of Yosemite National Park.
Jan 14, 2014
Is the Northwest a Coal Scrooge?
by Deric Gruen
When you go to sleep tonight, Seattle will be visited by three ghosts: the ghost of energy’s past, the ghost of energy’s present and the ghost of energy yet to come. The question is, will we wake up and shape our own destiny? Imagine a mountain of billowing, black coal taller than the Columbia tower […]
Dec 10, 2012