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4/7/21: METROPOLE-ITAN LIFE
Apr 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A Pioneer Square building’s colorful past and new future; the shelter charter-amendment drive’s discontents; audit finds ‘racial disparities’ at King County jails; Rep. Jayapal wants to ‘end corporate personhood.’

3/16/21: A TOKEN OF APPRECIATION
Mar 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A YouTube meme’s maker sells his original file as a ‘non-fungible token;’ many Microsoft online services go down; three Planned Parenthood clinics shutter in WA; state high court ends automatic life sentences for 18-20 year olds.

3/15/21: HARVESTING HISTORY
Mar 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Research into old photos reveals decades of farm workers’ struggles; Inslee wants all kids back in classrooms at least part-time; decrepit conditions found at a chain of ‘sober housing’ group homes; Tom Douglas’s original restaurant is closing for good.

3/11/21: IT’S DIFFERENT FOR GRRRLS
Mar 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A new Netflix movie depicts a second-generation Riot Grrrl; WA’s named the ‘best state in America’ again; Nikkita Oliver runs for the City Council; what is and isn’t still alive in the Legislature.

3/10/21: SURPLUSSED
Mar 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Belltown’s beloved surplus store to become an electric-truck showroom; who is and isn’t in a list of historic WA women; Seattle schools have another in-person start date; Gonzaga basketball has some drama before winning another title.

3/8/21: FOR WHOM BELL TOLLS
Mar 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering local rock legend Tina Bell; state Senate OK’s big capital gains tax; Bezos’s ex Mackenzie Scott weds a private-school science teacher; Tacoma teacher resigns while denying alleged Proud Boys ties.

2/24/21: TALES OF BOOMTOWNS PAST
Feb 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Jess Walter’s new novel of labor struggles and crackdowns in 1909 Spokane; Seattle home prices keep on inflatin’; non-police ideas to enhance public safety; more fallout from the ex-Mariners exec’s online speech.

2/11/12: MODERN LOVERS (NO JONATHAN RICHMAN)
Feb 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Rapinoe & Bird, Wilson & Ciara as lovebird role models; waiting for snow’s big promise/threat; Tim Eyman fined and banned from political fundraising; a local inventor’s crosswalks light up under your feet.

2/10/21: A WEARABLE STATEMENT
Feb 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Health worker turns body bags into traditional Native dresses; women’s group wants a GOP pol off of the state Redistricting Commission; could QB Russell Wilson want to leave the Seahawks?; snow might show up, fear of snow is already here.

2/9/21: LOOK BACK IN DREAD
Feb 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Cartoonist watches old TV in a modern (COVID) context; one of Seattle’s last big record stores will close; NIMBY homeowners seek landmark protection for most of Wallingford; Black Brilliance Research Project cuts ties with King County Equity Now.

2/8/12: INFINITE SHADES OF BLACK
Feb 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A new multimedia exhibit explores the ‘Black Imagination;’ the real Amazon problem(s) its new boss is inheriting; local hospitals got counterfeit N95 masks; a GOP Congressman has a plan to breach the Snake River dams.

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.

2/4/21: ART OF THE STATE
Feb 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Drive to replace Marcus Whitman’s DC Capitol statue with one of a Native-rights activist; claims of deliberate meddling in state unemployment system; City Council President Lorena Gonzalez runs for mayor; Amazon’s next CEO is a thorough ‘tech bro.’

2/3/21: JEFFY WE HARDLY KNEW YE
Feb 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Bezos to leave Amazon’s helm as company’s HQ2 gets a strange ‘Helix’ structure; SAM fires its beloved film guru; another local clinic hit by systemic-racism claims against its management; Durkan won’t veto grocery ‘hazard pay.’

1/5/21: SUFFRAGIST CITY
Jan 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering past women’s-rights leaders; WA’s got the nation’s 3rd lowest COVID rate (though WA GOP apparently wants to make it worse); regional cooperation on homelessness goes awry; can Seattle get real police oversight?

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