Harris: Robotic Delivery Vehicles

Harris: Robotic Delivery Vehicles

In a four-part series for TechCrunch, Mark Harris (@meharris) delves into Nuro, an autonomous, unoccupied delivery vehicle startup. Our journey with Harris’ in-depth reporting begins at Google, where its founders once worked. Then, we travel through the thicket of...
Braun: Mine Roadblock

Braun: Mine Roadblock

Plans for the controversial Pebble Mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region have hit a major roadblock, reports Ashley Braun (@ashleybraun) for Crosscut, with a deal recently negotiated by an area Alaska Native village corporation. The Pedro Bay Corporation plans to sell...
Dolan: Arsenic in Water

Dolan: Arsenic in Water

The latest in Ensia’s “Troubled Waters” series about the safety of the water supply, this story by Maria Dolan (@mariaidolan) reveals that many communities around the U.S., especially in the Southwest, are drinking water contaminated by unsafe levels of arsenic....
Fairley: Sharing Renewable Power

Fairley: Sharing Renewable Power

Peter Fairley’s (@pfairley) latest piece for InvestigateWest’s “Decarbonizing Cascadia” series discusses the movement for a stronger, coordinated electrical grid along the West Coast. A system built on centralized control centers with longer power lines, and boosted...
James: From Refugee to M.D.

James: From Refugee to M.D.

Sally James (@jamesian) profiles Dr. Anisa Ibrahim for the South Seattle Emerald, explaining how a Somali girl in a Kenyan refugee camp found her way to Seattle and then into a career in medicine — and what her history and experiences bring to the care she offers her...