Councilmember Godden left office on January 1, 2016.
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Posts for 'Environment'

Volunteers (bless them) take the Fifth

July 6th, 2010

The morning after the Fourth a small army of volunteers ringed Lake Union. Their self-assigned task: Clean up trash left behind by Fourth of July celebrants. As I passed other kayakers, we exchanged stories about our strangest catches. One kayaker held up a can of Hamm’s beer – unopened. Said one of them, “We’re always picking up strange objects. Last time it was an athletic supporter.”


Van Jones Comes to City Hall

May 27th, 2010

Van Jones, author of “The Green Collar Economy,”came to City Hall Thursday and wowed a standing-room only audience with his inspiring answers on how to solve our nation’s economic and environmental problems through green jobs.