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4/2/20: SCENES OF PANDEMICS PAST
Apr 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A locally-made 2008 educational comic about the 1918 flu has lessons for today; Inslee wants the state’s factories to make COVID-response stuff; a revised ‘Tax Amazon’ bill’s introduced; T-Mobile finally absorbs Sprint.

3/31/20: STILLED, YET MOVING
Mar 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Ghostly beauty from a stalled Seattle Opera production; state and county COVID numbers show at least a little progress; Whole Foods workers stage a ‘sick out;’ democracy vouchers survive one last challenge.

3/30/20: DRAWING ROOMS
Mar 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Short Run cartoonists depict their social-distanced lives; government relief package isn’t enough to save some small businesses; local used-records king RIP; it’s been a month already and it feels like a decade.

3/28/20: A TIME OF THE SIGNS, COVID EDITION II
Mar 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More verbal/visual statements about our moment; the city rents a whole downtown hotel to house first responders; Eyman’s I-976 remains paused; Ken Jennings compares this crisis to ‘the trolley problem.’

3/27/20: A PUGET SOUNDING
Mar 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Seattleites “make a joyful noise”; the Kingdome implosion’s remembered as another joyful blast; unemployment applications go way-way up; Gov. Inslee and Bill Gates both say we may have to shut down longer (maybe a lot longer).

2/26/20: ON, AND ‘OFF,’ THE WALL
Mar 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Art-ifying boarded up storefronts; one news station balks at re-spreading official lies; the city’s spacing shelter beds further apart; you can now get food and (some) drinks to go from the same places.

3/25/20: HIS LAST TOUR
Mar 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local/global music legend Bill Rieflin passes; Seattle cruise-ship season put on hold; Microsoft imports 240,000 face masks from an unnamed country; Steve Ballmer won’t move basketball’s LA Clippers here.

3/24/20: THIS IS THE WAY WE…
Mar 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Ellen Forney’s hand-washing tutorial; Inslee’s ‘stay at home’ order and its exceptions; you can now apply to be tested (space permitting); the main West Seattle Bridge is fully closed while the ‘low bridge’ is restricted.

3/23/20: HAVE A HEART
Mar 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local kids stage a pop-up art walk; is the local COVID death rate slowing?; how faulty respirators sickened Hanford cleanup workers; it’s really not the time to visit the WA coast.

3/21/20: MORE NOT-SO-SWEET NOTHINGS
Mar 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Another special weekend edition full of virus-related (more or less) headlines, plus more pictures of a city forced to go on hold.

3/20/20: SCENES FROM A GHOST TOWN
Mar 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Pictures from a bustling place gone almost still; losing a beloved Leschi neighborhood fixture; unemployment-security requests boom; ‘Tax Amazon’ initiative filed.

3/19/20: LOSING A LION
Mar 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

COVID takes a major figure in local science and political thought; unearthing the crisis’s confusing early days at Life Care Center; a year without SIFF (sniff); a dance fest, imagining a better future for humanity, may or may not have a future itself.

3/18/20: ART AND ABSENCE
Mar 17th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

An art teacher/cartoonist ponders the immediate unknown; aid programs for workers and artists get underway; Boeing wants big federal bucks; it’s (not) a golden time for introverts.

3/17/20: A TIME OF THE SIGNS, COVID EDITION
Mar 17th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

One barmaid’s temp-closing words of reassurance; a year without St. Patrick’s Day; Sawant repurposes her ‘Amazon tax’ proposal; Joe Biden wins WA’s Presidential primary.

3/16/20: CAN’T TOUCH THIS (OR THIS, OR THIS)
Mar 15th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Gov. Inslee’s set to close all restaurants/bars, further limit public meetings; Tim Eyman makes a horse’s ass of himself again; Ride the Ducks gone is for good; the lighter side of not touching your face.

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