Why school portables may not be cheaper in the long run

Our series with EarthFix on portable classrooms called Inside the Box is featured on CBC’s Early’s Edition. Take a listen as Executive Director Robert McClure chats with host Rick Cluff and tells about the major health concerns associated with aging portables like air quality and the impact it has on learning outcomes.  


Photography show coming to Capitol Hill

Seattle — Photography by three award-winning photojournalists will be on display this September in an exhibit organized by InvestigateWest at Joe Bar Cafe on Capitol Hill. RSVP for Opening Night on Facebook
The show, “InvestigateWest: Stories of Here,” features the work of Seattle photographers Paul Joseph Brown and Mike Kane and Portland photographer Leah Nash. The public is invited to a special opening night reception on September 10, 2015, at 7 p.m. Wine, beer, and tasty crepes will be available for purchase. Our wonderful sponsors deserve a special thanks for making this show possible. A HUGE thank you to Panda Lab for printing Stories of Here.


June 25: Sixth Anniversary Celebration in Seattle

Mark your calendars now! Please join us as our guest from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on June 25 for great conversation, wine, beer, hors d’oeuvres and a provocative and timely program: Money, politics and journalism. Get Your Free Ticket

Money, Politics and Journalism
Moderated by Robert McClure, executive director of InvestigateWest

Edwin Bender
Executive Director, FollowTheMoney.org
National Institute on Money in State Politics
2015 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

Commissioner Amit Ranade
Public Disclosure Commission
Partner, Hillis Clark Martin & Peterson P.S.
Appointed by Gov. Christine Gregoire in 2011

Event Details
Thursday, June 25, 2015
5:30 PM TO 8 PM

KING 5 Building
333 Dexter Ave N, Seattle

Wine, Beer and Hors D’Oeuvres
Live Music
Silent Auction Benefit

Get Your Free Ticket

LIVE: Forests and the Economy Symposium 2015

We’re excited that the 2015 Forests & Economy Symposium in Portland is today! Walk-ins are welcome at 70 NW Couch St. Doors open at 9:15 a.m.

See the final program here. Want to participate in the discussions? Bring your laptop or tablet and join us here, where we’ll be hosting a live blog during the event. Tell us what you think about the issues raised on stage, or submit questions for us to ask the panelists in a special “web-extra” segment to be filmed after the show.