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7/5/22: AT HOME SHE’S A TOURIST
Jul 4th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Pix of travelers returning to local attractions; Amazon workers want company to stop donating to abortion foes; Amtrak will go to Vancouver BC again; what does July 4 mean in a time of internal threats against freedom?

7/1/22: ERUPTED
Jun 30th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Lava Lounge building burns; Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic closing Yesler site; Pac-12 loses both LA schools; whether or not to celebrate this July 4.

6/27/22: GREEN WITH ANGER
Jun 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

SCOTUS ‘Roe’ decision sparks large protests here and elsewhere, affects the mood at the returning Pride parade, draws many responses from politicians and corporations; Mariners, Angels engage in an old-fashioned baseball brawl.

6/1/22: THE FABRIC OF HIS LIFE
May 31st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Artist Joey Veltkamp’s life-affirming quilts; Harrell’s homelessness plan is, unsurprisingly, big on data; city council passes minimum wage for app workers; local home prices rise 5.6% in just one month.

5/16/22: ‘PATHETIC PLACE’ NO MORE?
May 15th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle’s once-popular downtown mall may become office space; thousands attend pro-Roe rally/march; why new COVID variants are so successful; drive for equity in school fundraisers.

4/5/22: KEEPING UP WITH THE BURNERS
Apr 4th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-Congressional candidate wants to adapt print-on-demand software to help save US manufacturing; Alaska Airlines pilot walkout causes more nixed flights; local rents keep soaring; WA potato crop’s way down this year.

4/4/22: NO ‘SMALLS’ ACHIEVEMENT
Apr 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

NYC Amazon warehouse workers win a big union vote (for a small union); WA will try to phase out new gas cars by 2030; local rent prices rose ‘exponentially’ in 2021; Fred Hutch announces a big reorganization.

3/21/22: THE COLOR OF SOUND
Mar 20th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Heritage of a largely women-run Spanish radio station in eastern WA; a beloved local sportscaster dies; shootings at more pot stores and along I-5; the (upscaled version of the) Canterbury bar will close.

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.

3/9/22: CLAMOR-RUSS? DISASTER-RUSS?
Mar 8th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seahawks’ superstar QB reportedly traded; state redistricting committee chair quits; more local companies leave Russia; WA oil refineries have bought a lot of Russian crude.

3/8/22: ALL COLORS, IN COLOR (AND B/W)
Mar 7th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Making an old-photo archive more diverse; Amazon Books’ (now-doomed) first store had already moved away from books; state to honor soldiers who died from suicide after returning from battle; remembering the week COVID really hit around here.

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.

1/27/22: YEAR OF THE ‘DRAGON’
Jan 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sara Porkalob’s taking her one-woman musicals to NY; WA’s paid family leave fund could soon run out; Rudy Giuliani’s coming to (somewhere in) King County in March; a relative paucity of COVID-related local news items today.

1/20/22: ALL IN A ‘ROW’
Jan 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A new senior building’s mural tribute to ’36 UW crew team; it’s two years since COVID ‘officially’ arrived in WA and the US; QFC/Fred Meyer workers ‘struggle to make ends meet’ as parent co. rakes in big profits; Latino activists blast state redistricting plan.

12/23/21: NOT A PRETTY SONG
Dec 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-Seattle singer Mark Lanegan tells of his COVID nightmare; BC partly locks down again; two Tacoma officers exonerated over Manuel Ellis’ death; Seahawks clinch their first losing season in a decade.

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