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11/17/22: HERE’S THE ‘PITCH’
Nov 15th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘Ted Lasso’ cheers on US soccer stars; alleged Ingraham shooter, 14, could be tried as an adult; City Council to debate a shrunken budget proposal; how Marie Gluesenkamp Perez won against all odds.

11/9/22: NO RED WAVE HERE
Nov 8th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sen. Patty Murray heads a slate of winning (or currently leading) WA Dems; Ingraham High shooting kills one student; ex-mayor Nickels defends the honor of ‘wealthy, older white people’; a Jackson Street jazz legend (and interracial-marriage groundbreaker) dies at 96.

11/2/22: I RE-COVER THE WATERFRONT
Nov 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Aquarium expansion, Market-to-waterfront walkway now under construction; city sues opioid makers’ PR firm; Tacoma’s guaranteed-income program’s a temporary success; can progressives learn to at least talk persuasively to each other?

10/26/22: SEASON’S CREEPINGS, PART 2
Oct 25th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

More Halloween-esque spectacles; even-scarier GOP campaign ads; Rep. Jayapal pulls back from asking Biden to negotiate with Putin over Ukraine; prosecutor candidate Ferrell’s just-for-show ‘tough on drugs’ policy.

10/7/22: THE ULTIMATE ‘READ-ME FILE’
Oct 6th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A conversation confab with human ‘books;’ the entire ‘aPodments’ chain’s for sale; Facebook found guilty of 822 campaign-finance violations; the Mariners’ postseason return stars today at last.

10/6/22: THEY’RE HERE, THEY’RE QUEER, THEY’RE JOYOUS
Oct 5th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local artist depicts ‘self expression/identity;’ Sen. Murray goes where Tiffany Smiley fears to tread (Capitol Hill); what Amazon may want in the health-care biz; ‘Seattle Times’ shrinkage watch.

10/3/22: LONG DROUGHT DONE
Oct 2nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The Mariners finally make the playoffs (but the Sounders don’t); new report calls for razing Snake River dams to save salmon; Tiffany Smiley cries for, then disses, Starbucks; remembering a prolific fiction writer and alt-wellness advocate.

9/23/22: ‘R’ FOR ‘REMEMBER’
Sep 22nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Tacoma bar owners’ quest to restore the old, funny Rainier Beer ads; Seattle’s median income hits a new high (and why that’s bad); state official is ‘cautiously optimistic’ about the COVID fight in WA; we just had our driest summer ever.

7/20/22: THE FIGHT’S OFF
Jul 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘Amazon vs. Microsoft’ employee art show scrapped; feds investigating Amazon warehouse conditions; WA GOP’s misleading campaign ads and other schemes; the most dangerous place in town for walkers and bikers.

5/11/22: ‘FLOATING’ THE CONCEPT
May 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Fake ‘Save Our Yachts’ campaign bashes rich people’s aversion to taxes; most area child care programs are understaffed; another big encampment’s swept; Amazon claims it has good reasons for firing union organizers.

1/1/22: THE INS-OUTS FOR TWO-TWO
Dec 31st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

What will become hotter and lukewarmer during the coming 365.

12/3/21: TODAY IN PREVIOUS PANDEMICS
Dec 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering the early years of the local AIDS fight; King County won’t renew hotel shelter contracts; local pro-choice forces prepare for a possible post-‘Roe’ situation; those ‘end of the Internet’ signs were really book ads.

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.’

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