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2/24/21: TALES OF BOOMTOWNS PAST
Feb 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Jess Walter’s new novel of labor struggles and crackdowns in 1909 Spokane; Seattle home prices keep on inflatin’; non-police ideas to enhance public safety; more fallout from the ex-Mariners exec’s online speech.

2/23/21: THE PICTURE OF HEALTH (CARE WORKERS)
Feb 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Gallery portraits of front-line heroes; Mariners’ CEO quits after impolite remarks went public; how to bring downtown back from the pandemic doldrums?; more engine issues on Boeing planes.

2/22/21: HUGO? NO, YOU GO.
Feb 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Hugo House executive director resigns, amid calls for more inclusiveness at the writing center; a 777 drops parts during a flight; City Light’s own Skagit dams harm fish runs (and thus orcas); should schools take ‘summer vacation’ in the spring?

2/19/21: A BLOOMIN’ WONDER
Feb 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Flowers grow from crumbling towers’ in a new, mechanical art installation; bad weather in the east delays vaccine shipments; pioneering local gay-rights organizer dies; should Seattle grow to two million people?

2/18/21: TAKEN DOWN IN THE SHUTDOWN
Feb 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A major SAM exhibit you’ll only see on video; new upscale apartment building donated for affordable housing; Point Roberts no longer blockaded; ‘rock concert rules’ for ‘winning’ vaccine access.

2/17/21: VANISHING FEDERAL WAY?
Feb 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Will warehouses occupy ex-Weyerhaeuser HQ?; highly-profitable Kroger closes two QFC stores, blames Seattle ‘hazard pay’ law; state to ramp up COVID testing, hoping to reopen schools sooner; NY state sues Amazon over working conditions.

2/16/21: LOVE AMONG THE LAB SAMPLES
Feb 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Bridgerton’ historical-romance author and her UW COVID-expert hubby; the Big Melt continues; a public-private partnership to make more ‘vaccine equity;’ Durkan gives a really short ‘State of the City’ speech.

2/15/21: DREAMING OF A WHITE VALENTINE’S DAY
Feb 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

After the Big Snow, get ready for the Big Melt; the Lava Lounge building gets closer to demolition; Sen. Murray says she was ‘within inches’ of the Capitol mob; the state reports 1 million vaccine shots.

2/12/21: YOU GOTTA HAVE HEART, OR SOMETHING
Feb 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Dina Martina’s V-Day greetings; waiting for the snow to get more serious; more of the state gets into a ‘phase 2’ reopening; could either or both of 2017’s temp-mayors run for the office this year?

2/11/12: MODERN LOVERS (NO JONATHAN RICHMAN)
Feb 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Rapinoe & Bird, Wilson & Ciara as lovebird role models; waiting for snow’s big promise/threat; Tim Eyman fined and banned from political fundraising; a local inventor’s crosswalks light up under your feet.

2/10/21: A WEARABLE STATEMENT
Feb 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Health worker turns body bags into traditional Native dresses; women’s group wants a GOP pol off of the state Redistricting Commission; could QB Russell Wilson want to leave the Seahawks?; snow might show up, fear of snow is already here.

2/9/21: LOOK BACK IN DREAD
Feb 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Cartoonist watches old TV in a modern (COVID) context; one of Seattle’s last big record stores will close; NIMBY homeowners seek landmark protection for most of Wallingford; Black Brilliance Research Project cuts ties with King County Equity Now.

2/8/12: INFINITE SHADES OF BLACK
Feb 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A new multimedia exhibit explores the ‘Black Imagination;’ the real Amazon problem(s) its new boss is inheriting; local hospitals got counterfeit N95 masks; a GOP Congressman has a plan to breach the Snake River dams.

2/5/21: THE MOLE, THE MERRIER
Feb 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Retro civic-PR art from a ‘Department of Design;’ no cruise ships to Canada (or, likely, Seattle) this year; Lorena Gonzalez’s last rival wants the Council seat she’s leaving to run for mayor; judge overseeing SPD reform warns against major restructuring without his OK.

2/4/21: ART OF THE STATE
Feb 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Drive to replace Marcus Whitman’s DC Capitol statue with one of a Native-rights activist; claims of deliberate meddling in state unemployment system; City Council President Lorena Gonzalez runs for mayor; Amazon’s next CEO is a thorough ‘tech bro.’

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