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6/17/22: THIS BIRD HAS FLOWN (OR WILL SOON)
Jun 16th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Storm superstar to retire after 19 seasons; Seattle will get some World Cup soccer matches; KEXP’s boss will become SIFF’s boss; using data to find biased comments in employee reviews. 

5/19/22: PICTURING THE ‘PATH’
May 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local lit-legend Charles Johnson joins the graphic-novelist ranks; SPD’s chief defends its consent-decree compliance; women in national-team soccer to get equal pay; WA’s job growth outpaces that of the nation.

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.

5/2/22: DEEPER SOUNDINGS
May 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

How KEXP pivoted to a wider range of music (and DJs); developers’ coalition opposes ‘social housing’ initiative; Amazon’s stock price plunges; last year’s heat wave turned some evergreen trees red.

4/28/22: ANOTHER ‘SAUCY’ SITE
Apr 27th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A new Seattle-based website celebrates entertainment works by ‘American Asians;’ Boeing loses $1.2 billion; Seattle Central may end its landmark culinary training program; at least a cold April means a longer skiing season.

4/19/22: NOT A PRETTY PICTURE\
Apr 18th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A new local documentary depicts the struggles of Aurora Ave. sex workers; a federal judge cancels the transportation mask mandate; a wild road-rage incident along Pike Place; a Walmart heir may buy all of Paul Allen’s vintage airplanes.

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.

3/14/22: WINNING THE BRONZE
Mar 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Statue of noted local artist appears near one of his own works; how mask-off day went (and where masks must stay on); what the Legislature did, didn’t do; new Bumbershoot festival producers may be looking for a year-round performance space.

2/16/22: BEYOND THE ‘DREAM HOUSE’
Feb 15th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A retired Bellevue arts docent’s own ‘Barbieville;’ zoning reform is among the bills dead in the Legislature; WA’s COVID ‘R number’ has gone way down; Harrell’s ‘State of the City’ speech repeats big, vague promises.

2/3/22: LEGION OF LOOM
Feb 2nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Russell Wilson and Ciara open a fashion boutique in U Village; COVID down big in western WA, still high in the east; Melinda French Gates to go her own philanthropic way; Rotterdam may dismantle a historic bridge so Bezos’ new megayacht can go through.

12/7/21: DREAMING OF A BLACK CHRISTMAS
Dec 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local artist’s handmade ethnic Xmas stockings; Sawant recall vote’s last day; Amazon’s ‘prison’-like worker surveillance; research study defends Seattle’s ‘fair work week’ law.

11/23/21: STILL “COOPED UP’ AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
Nov 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Fifty years since DB Cooper; two Seattle School Board members accused of staff bullying; what’s (still) in the city’s 2022 budget; ‘the truth behind the Great Resignation.”

11/19/21: MADAME OF MYSTERY
Nov 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-local author tries to tell the real story about early Seattle’s top madame (honored at the reopening Crocodile); Real Change founder’s new venture; City Council doesn’t cut ‘open’ SPD jobs; Vancouver’s ‘cut off’ from the rest of Canada.

11/15/21: HOW STUCK-UP CAN YOU GET!
Nov 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Major drawbridge fails for two days; UW football coach Jimmy Lake axed; region get more major rain, flooding, etc.; Phinney Ridge pizza joint, attacked by anti-vaxxers, strikes back.

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