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5/7/21: EPHEMERAL ART (SPACES)
May 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Pop-up galleries in the mostly empty Pacific Place; UW report says world COVID deaths are greatly undercounted; 10 months of Mayor Durkan’s text messages have gone missing; when will you believe the pandemic’s over?

5/6/21: THE NEXT ACT
May 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Annex Theatre’s double-miracle of survival; who gets the Gates mansion?; the ranch land of the ‘phantom cows’ is up for auction; a pitcher has a career milestone at an Ms’ game (alas, not our pitcher).

5/56/21: PIXELS FOR PROFIT
May 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local art-gallery vet takes on the ‘NFT’ craze; we don’t have to go back to ‘Phase 2’ restrictions (yet); more Gates divorce speculation; Durkan’s deputy mayor now wants her job.

5/4/21: WHEN THE MUSIC’S OVER
May 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A stationary, giant record player honors old Jackson St. jazz greats; the Gateses make Seattle’s second billionaire divorce; getting ready to move ‘back a phase;’ higher-capacity ‘vaccinated sections’ to be allowed at public events.

5/3/21: PANEL TALK
May 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ginormous solar-power farms ‘crop up’ in eastern WA; waiting for the ‘Phase 2’ relegation; very different May Day marches with different messages; Boeing wants its workforce to be more ‘pro-diversity’ if not actually more diverse.

4/30/21: ROAD, RACE
Apr 29th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Transportation and racial exclusion (a long local history); a ‘superspreader’ infects dozens at an eastern WA Eagles lodge; ‘more than a dozen counties poised to roll back phases;’ Amazon gets even richer.

4/29/21: MY ‘BONNIE’ LIES OVER THE MAGNOLIA BRIDGE
Apr 28th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle cartoonist Shary Flenniken’s finally got a ‘Trots and Bonnie’ comix compilation; first capital-gains tax lawsuit; sewage overflow closes Alki Beach; could local vaccine supply exceed demand?

4/28/21: DECEPTION FROM ABOVE
Apr 27th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

UW geographers combat ‘deepfake’ satellite imagery; county exec Constantine’s got a challenger ‘from the left;’ local vaccine slots go wide open; the incredible shrinking salmon (not just total runs but individual fish).

4/21/21: CLOSING THE MENU
Apr 26th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Loving art depicts shuttered eating/drinking spots; WA’s population boomed in the 2010s (but not enough for an extra US House member); Durkan has ‘herd immunity’ hopes; Native land-return movement gains ground.

4/26/21: ROCK KILLS STARS (STILL)
Apr 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Kill Rock Stars, still misunderstood after 30 years; legislature’s sprint to the finish line; Bumbershoot canceled again, buying more time for a reboot; KC sheriff offered to kill internal-watchdog office to placate deputies’ union.

4/23/21: DON’T RELEASE THIS ‘KRAKEN’
Apr 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Longtime U District bar doesn’t want new hockey team’s bar to use the same name; vaccine demand still outstrips supply; legislative session hits its hectic last days; DC should still be called DC.

4/22/21: THAT OTHER KIND OF ‘VIRAL’
Apr 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A local studio’s funny YouTube videos carry subtle messages; an Earth Day look into our potential near-future; Seafair goes virtual again this year; a post-Chauvin-case look at our state/local police reform efforts.

4/21/21: AFTER THE VERDICT
Apr 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local reactions to Derek Chauvin conviction; council candidate Nikkita Oliver’s plan for public safety; Amazon’s opening its own hair salon (full of its own products); what’s wrong with the name ‘Salish Sea.’

4/20/21: FAREWELL, THUNDERBIRD 2
Apr 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Boeing abandons part of its ex-787 facilities in Everett; Auburn re-criminalizes street tents; are democracy vouchers enough to ‘keep elections local’?; Walter Mondale’s ’84 presidential defeat as a tragic harbinger.

4/19/21: PRIVILEGE MADE VISIBLE
Apr 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Old Seattle ‘redlining’ map and neighborhood descriptions reveal housing racism’s continued legacy; 30 years of ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit;’ WA COVID cases keep surging; excessive-force complaints against SPD are up 170 percent.

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