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8/5/20: PRIMARY COLORS
Aug 4th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Early primary-election votes show several progressives leading, Tim Eyman losing; Durkan and Best don’t want any significant SPD cuts; is Microsoft getting too cozy with the White House?; were violent feds sent to Portland just to appear in campaign ads?; Pat O’Day RIP.

8/4/20: RICK, NOT ROLLING
Aug 3rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Rick Steves is ‘traveling from home’ these days; marchers turned away from Chief Best’s suburban home; City Council’s police restructuring plan gets a lot more modest; Argosy Cruises ends its summer season early.

8/3/20: ‘THINGS ARE A BLUR’
Aug 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A Washington COVID survivor tells her grueling tale; Microsoft wants to buy TikTok’s US operations; it’s not all peaceful again in Portland; Pac-12 football players make safety and other demands before they’ll play in the fall.

7/31/20: ‘DON’T TOUCH MY FUR’
Jul 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

TV puppets teaching local youth of color; COVID transmission rate eases a bit in WA; even a temporary end of extra unemployment aid could hurt thousands; Amazon just keeps growing.

7/30/20: SCREAMING (STREAMING) LIFE
Jul 29th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Chris Cornell’s daughter opens up about anxiety and depression; Pramila Jayapal opens up on Jeff Bezos; federal ‘agents’ slated to leave Portland (in stages); Olympia militia dude wanted to overtake CHOP by force.

7/29/20: A TALE OF TWO JURISDICTIONS
Jul 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Howcum Vancouver has so many fewer COVID cases than Seattle?; Rep. Pramila Jayapal trounces AG Bill Barr; the ex-Mrs. Bezos announces big charitable commitments (unlike Mr. Bezos, still); someone who’ll never call the police explains why.

7/28/20: ONLINE TRACKING
Jul 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A virtual Sound-hugging ride on Sounder North; a slightly bigger (but still smaller than last year) transit tax passes the City Council; Sounders exit the MLS tourney; a plan to help save live-music venues needs your support.

7/27/20: BACK ON THE STREETS
Jul 26th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Another brutal police riot breaks out on Capitol Hill, as police/feds escalate their riots in Portland; WA passes 1,500 COVID deaths; more folks are getting priced out of Seattle; a report finds systemic racism in local restaurant biz.

7/23/20: WHO WAS THAT MASKED WOMAN?
Jul 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Designer face-masking past and present; the tactically serious ‘high quirk’ of Portland protesters; most local schools will still be online this fall; Constantine wants to close the downtown county jail (eventually).

7/22/20: DISSED ‘INFORMATION’
Jul 21st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Video montage exposes SPD/Durkan spin tactics; county youth jail to close (eventually); ‘moms’ and leaf blowers on Portland’s front lines; high school football won’t resume in WA until March.

7/21/20: ‘PAYING’ IT FORWARD
Jul 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

CD businesses and artists meet at the ‘Pay the Fee Gathering’; more reaction to increasing federal violence in Portland; state COVID cases keep rising; predicting a ‘Nike-swoosh’ economic recovery.

7/20/20: THE JUNTA IS HERE
Jul 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Anonymous, violent federal agents act like secret police in Portland; window-smashing protesting returns to Seattle; a path toward ‘runaway growth’ in WA’s COVID cases; Lt. Gov. race could mean something this time.

7/16/20: INSIDE FROM THE OUTSIDE
Jul 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More pix of quarantiners at home; KEXP’s widened spectrum of sounds (and voices); Durkan says she’s not responsible for SPD’s actions; COVID modelers say schools should only open if case counts go down.

7/15/20: TRYING, AND DRYING, TIMES
Jul 14th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Erica C. Barnett’s unflinching addiction/recovery story; Cafe Racer’s third closing; what police defunding advocates want isn’t what Durkan says they want; Rudyard Kipling views the Great Seattle Fire’s aftermath.

7/13/20: OFF, AND ON, THE WALL
Jul 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Is graffiti still graffiti if it’s installed in a gallery?; a sort-of City Council/’Star Trek’ crossover; differing opinions on SPD defunding; judge rules Durkan recall petition drive can proceed.

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