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5/17/22: ‘FUNKY’ NO MORE
May 16th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-Lava Lounge building nears its doom; thousands of gas-station sites need cleaning up; ex-cop who longed for the old days of lynchings gets his job back; more than 60 sexual-abuse claims at the ICE jail in Tacoma.

5/13/22: BASED ON A TRUE STORY, SORT-OF
May 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Short fictions based on people’s digital data; big pro-Roe rallies coming up; possible property-tax hikes might force more homeowners to sell; Seahawks face ex-QB Russell Wilson in 2022 season’s first game.

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.

5/10/22: WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN
May 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Rejected, more elaborate ’62 World’s Fair plans; another big encampment sweep’s pending; Ballard High student wins $3 million settlement in sexual-abuse case; Starbucks union drives seen as models for other workers.

5/4/22: ALL IN A ‘ROE’
May 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Rally-goers and others defend abortion rights as part of defending democracy; ‘religious’ harassers pepper-spray gay-bar goers; interim sheriff gets the permanent job; city buys ‘community cultural space’ in South Park.

5/3/22: IN THE CUT
May 2nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A local artist of Mexican Indigenous descent and her woodcut tributes to land and family; WA drug-decriminalization initiative drive begins; did Reps. Beutler and Newhouse try to stop the Jan. 6 coup attempt?; what if the ‘Roe’ repeal’s already been decided?

4/29/22: IT DIDN’T STOP
Apr 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

UW library exhibit shows political radicals still existed in the ‘70s; Amazon loses $3.8 billion; study shows more than half of 911 calls don’t need police response; Federal Way will get to eat bags of Dick’s.

4/27/22: A REBUILDING YEAR
Apr 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Author and musician/DJ create a new home after a ‘swatting’ attack and a fire; COVID’s affecting schools again; Amazon vows to run on all ‘clean electricity’ within three years; ‘microplastics’ are getting inside our bodies.

4/26/22: A SAUCY PLACE
Apr 25th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Martyr Sauce gallery’s current POC pop-art focus; COVID cases keep creeping back up; why the far right fears math books; latest threat to orcas: inbreeding.

4/25/22: OBSCURE NO MORE
Apr 24th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Once-quiet neighborhood booms with ‘transit-oriented development;’ Biden stumps here for lower Rx prices & old-growth forests; hundreds march for Starbucks union drives; ‘true’ bowling alleys keep disappearing.

4/20/22: A LITTLE OUTSIDE READING
Apr 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Storybook pages posted along park paths; more transit agencies no longer require masks; Amazon hires ex-AG Loretta Lynch to run an ‘equity audit;’ Neighbours will be sold to a Calif.-based gay-club chain.

4/18/22: NO DIET TIPS OR GUILT TRIPS
Apr 17th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Queer/trans/fat-friendly gym opens in White Center; insurance commissioner Kreidler accused of racist remarks; what a ‘biofiltration treatment swale’ is; did Amazon buy a good ‘workplace equity’ grade from an LGBTQ rights org?

4/15/22: ONE ‘SMART’ OPERATOR
Apr 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

More triumphs for Seattle’s own ‘designing woman;’ a Good Friday walk with urban-design lessons; more Starbucks union wins; a ‘gayborhood’-appropriate grocery brand opens on Capitol Hill today.

4/13/22: STILL NEEDLING
Apr 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The Space Needle gets a little 60th-birthday makeover; a Chamber of Commerce poll is full of leading questions; a report cites continued ‘racial inequities’ in SPD’s use of force; statistics chart omicron’s ‘unequal toll’ across the state.

4/12/22: WHAT’S IN (A DORMANT) STORE
Apr 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

City gives temp residencies in storefronts to artists and small merchants; rich people don’t like to be taxed (duh); concrete drivers aren’t back on the job yet; developer proposes a ‘floating wind farm’ off the WA coast.

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