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8/12/22: 16 OUNCES, 40 YEARS
Aug 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Four decades of Seattle microbrews (some less micro- than others); COVID lockdowns were good for area birds; Harborview’s overcrowded and won’t take most new patients; West Seattle bridge reopens on 9/18.

8/11/22: ‘FRANK’-LY SPEAKING
Aug 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Graphic-novel creator Jim Woodring gets a ‘New Yorker’ paean; right-wing culture warriors get even more aggressive/stupid; monkeypox vax doses to get smaller; wine (including winery tourism) is now a bigger biz in WA than apples.

8/10/22: WHO WAS LOU?
Aug 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The (skimpy) truth about early Seattle madam Lou Graham; Dr. Fauci comes to town to get an award; City Council adds protections for abortion patients; US fascists take the gloves off and put the dog whistles down.

8/9/22: OH, YOU’RE SUCH A CARD
Aug 8th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A Northwest-themed ‘Cards Against Humanity’-clone game; pro-MAGA rival inches ahead of Rep. Herrera Beutler; regional ‘arts and culture sector’ still struggling; original Kidd Valley burger joint to close.

8/8/22: BACK IN THE WATER
Aug 7th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Gatherings old (the hydros) and new (‘KEXP 50’); Amazon wants to buy the maker of Roomba vacuums; an early Amazon investor/consultant dies at 82; metro areas across the NW have severe housing shortages.

8/5/22: FROM HERFY’S TO HIGH-RISE
Aug 4th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Former burger-joint site to become 25 stories of ‘student’ housing; Comic Con will require masks after all; Reagan Dunn concedes Congressional run; Linda Derschang shrinks her food-drink empire.

8/4/22: ART, MEET TECH. NOW PLAY NICE.
Aug 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A women-led exhibition tries to show how art and tech can coexist; updated primary totals don’t change much; how city-council districts might be redrawn; two Black Muslims sue Alaska Airlines after getting kicked off a flight.

8/3/22: I (DON’T) LOVE THAT DIRTY WATER
Aug 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Hope for a cleaner Duwamish; first primary ballot drop shows few signs of a ‘red wave;’ why today’s COVID strains are so threatening; City Council votes to end grocery workers’ hazard pay.

8/2/22: GAMES AT WORK (REDUX)
Aug 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

GameWorks arcade’s reopening; coach Pete Carroll has COVID (and councilmember Sara Nelson might); interim city neighborhoods chief becomes deputy mayor; crashed ferry’s captain resigns.

8/1/22: CARRYING THE TORCH
Jul 31st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seafair Torchlight Parade’s reassuring (if smaller) return; state AG Ferguson, Seattle Pacific U trade barbs; what Jon Talton gets wrong about Starbucks (and Seattle); Bill Russell RIP.

7/29/22: DOUBLE (TRAFFIC) TROUBLE
Jul 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Ferry crash and truck explosion (at separate places) snarl traffic; the heat wave now comes with a side order of air pollution; Amazon loses $2 billion (Wall St. loves it); Cranium creator dies of COVID.

7/28/22: WHAT A BEAUTIFUL GROUND ZERO
Jul 27th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Military-radio transmitter site with salmon and hiking trails; hot-osity just keeps on; a GOP Congressional candidate’s ties to the Proud Boys; an arrest warrant for the harasser at Rep. Jayapal’s home.

7/27/22: LOOKING AHEAD AND BACK
Jul 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Artist Romare Bearden’s conservative modernism; all the heat (and heat clichés) you can stand; City Council passes ‘abortion sanctuary’ bill; Beacon Hill to get a French language K-8 school.

7/26/22: THE NO-JAVA JIVE
Jul 25th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local startup’s fake coffee put to the test; how Amazon is and isn’t different under Andy Jassy; local Audubon Society wants a less slavery-connected name; a milestone of sorts for this li’l e-missive.

7/25/22: EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY (DONUT)
Jul 24th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Artful narratives at Seattle Art Fair and Forest for the Trees; Rainier Ave. Lowe’s won’t become an Amazon warehouse; big hole in front of City Hall to stay a big hole for now; we’re having a heat wave.

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