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10/12/21: THE PUCK DROPS HERE
Oct 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Kraken’s real (away) debut at last; state, county, and hospital workers are almost all vaxxed; the Sawant recall drive has many national counterparts; a man at a convenience store buys Laffy Taffy with counterfeit money.

9/30/21: ‘BIRD’S EYES,’ UN-FROZEN
Sep 29th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Early maps of growing towns (with ’embellishments’); lots of unpaid utility bills are about to come due; SAM now has the first Black female board head at any major (non-ethnic) US museum; celebrating the Ms’ amazing season.

9/29/21: WAHOOVIAN
Sep 28th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Digital studio creates CGI still backdrops for drag and other performers; nonprofits’ troubles holding to diversity pledges; Real Change cofounder’s new ‘street paper’ venture; what it means when local candidates say they’re ‘abolitionist.’

7/21/21: WILL QUEENS & TECH-BROS COEXIST?
Jul 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New life (and maybe a new club) in R Place’s old building; Jeff Bezos had his costly li’l suborbital space trip; the Kraken’s about to have its Expansion Draft party/telecast; OR’s Bootleg Fire is so big, it ‘makes its own weather.’

7/9/21: WE’VE LEFT THE LIGHT ON FOR YOU
Jul 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Fifty years and change since the ‘turn out the lights’ billboard; 2 (of 6) SPD officers are cited for being part of the DC siege; heat-wave death counts are still rising; a tireless advocate for the homeless dies.

3/30/21: DRIVING IT HOME
Mar 29th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Metro employees’ art on ‘Black Lives Matter’ buses; City Council OKs legal aid to tenants facing eviction; are pro-Amazon Tweets by purported warehouse workers for real?; Oregon St.’s basketball tourney run and the ex-coach’s relative who didn’t think it’d happen.

3/18/21: SUCH SWEET SORROW
Mar 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Aplets & Cotlets factory’s set to shut down; a big online concert tonight will benefit WA’s live-music community; a year of the Canadian border closure; the potential ‘domino effect’ of the Alabama Amazon union vote.

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.

1/1/21: THE INS AND THE OUTS FOR A YEAR THAT’S GOTTA BE BETTER
Dec 31st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Our 35th (Yes!) annual list of trends that will soar and decline over the coming 365.

12/24/20: AIR, WORTHY
Dec 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Alaska Airlines’ suddenly popular ‘Safety Dance’ ad; Cal Anderson Park ‘reopens;’ an obscure part of the federal relief bill could threaten live-streaming; a holiday message for our time.

10/15/20: NOT A ‘MIXED’ MESSAGE
Oct 14th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More on the ‘Keep Music Live’ fund drive; Durkan’s hand-picked ‘Equitable Communities Initiative Task Force’ and its discontents; conflicting tales about the Portland protest shooting suspect’s killing in Lacey; the state’s COVID response boss gives her notice.

10/8/20: ‘WASHINGTON’S OWN’ NO MORE
Oct 7th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Bartell Drugs to be sold off; Elephant Car Wash on Denny to be razed; public school enrollment (especially kindergarten) is down statewide; city Human Rights Commission wants Mayor Durkan to resign or be removed.

10/6/20: AFTER THE DELAY OF DELAYS
Oct 5th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Museum of Museums finally nears opening; Inslee disses White House COVID ‘downplaying;’ Seattle may have the fewest COVID infections of any big US city; a venerable local charity’s slick/bland ‘rebranding.’

6/26/20: A SONG OF ICE AND WARMING
Jun 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Amazon pays to give new hockey arena a ‘climate’-theme name; Black drivers and mechanics allege racism at Metro; COVID cases soar in parts of the state; ‘Real Change’ vendors now have their own brand of hand sanitizer.

5/19/20: MILD IN THE STREETS
May 18th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Drone video of a quiet downtown; the intersection of face masks and racial profiling; Sound Transit light rail will charge fares again; is a longtime Seattle artist-activist a ‘faithless elector’ or a political resistor?

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