Jennifer Langston

Jennifer Langston is a news editor for Sightline Institute a nonprofit research and communications center for the Pacific Northwest. She co-edits Sightline's daily news service and is a former reporter for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

  • Playing house: Making tiny-home living work with kids

    Living in a tiny house with kids sounds like a nightmare. But those living the dream say the biggest challenges can turn out to be unexpected blessings.

  • Immigrant farmers grow against the odds

    As the majority of American farmers near retirement age, immigrant and minority farmers are stepping up in the face of adversity to take their places.

  • Better Eating Through Engineering

    I’ve been interested in efforts to improve school lunches ever since my days as a reporter at the Seattle P-I, and here’s one of the coolest ideas I’ve run across: the “smart cafeteria.” Despite our best efforts to get kids …

  • Statistics help a mom cut the car seat tether

    I rode the Seattle streetcar today with my nearly two-year-old daughter. It was her first “school” field trip, and her classmates had been excited about it for weeks. There were lively debates in the Rainforest Room about whether the streetcar …

  • Cashed Coal Plants

    As the US struggles to agree on an energy policy, Canada is telling energy providers that they’ll have to gradually close their coal plants when they reach the end of their commercial life, which in most cases is 5 to …