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3/31/21: UN-GROUNDED
Mar 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Black Tones’ Museum of Flight concert; 50 years since the (real) first Starbucks opened; campus COVID cases are on the rise around the state; the legislature passes a bill to close Tacoma’s for-profit ICE jail.

2/26/21: BUBBLE BAND
Feb 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Teen musicians practice in plastic isolation booths; SAM gets a big-name art donation; we’re the last state to end ‘simple possession’ drug laws; Bellevue will no longer be ‘Dickless.’

2/17/21: VANISHING FEDERAL WAY?
Feb 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Will warehouses occupy ex-Weyerhaeuser HQ?; highly-profitable Kroger closes two QFC stores, blames Seattle ‘hazard pay’ law; state to ramp up COVID testing, hoping to reopen schools sooner; NY state sues Amazon over working conditions.

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.

2/5/21: 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.

1/12/21: ABOUT US, WITHOUT US
Jan 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Canadian artists depict Seattle’s CHOP protests; still more local fallout from the DC coup attempt; a quiet but ‘weird’ opening to WA’s legislative session; how the Storm’s Sue Bird helped get Raphael Warnock into the US Senate.

12/17/20: WITHOUT A PADDLE
Dec 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local home sports ‘Schitt’s Creek’ tribute Xmas decor; WA’s COVID curve may be ‘flattening’ again; Cal Anderson Park encampment hasn’t been swept (yet); Inslee issues new school-reopening guidelines.

12/11/20: IT’S (SORTA) CHRISTMAS TIME IN THE CITY
Dec 10th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A quiet, (very) socially distanced holiday time; COVID cases cancel a UW football game (and maybe the rest of the season); 45 percent of state’s restaurants could fold within a year; new push for NW light rail.

12/2/20: ‘WHITE,’ AS A GHOST
Dec 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local photog’s shots of national racial (and racist) historic sites; Amazon warehouse work is officially riskier than logging; pandemic economy hits nonprofits (and their clients) very hard; historically comparing COVID, AIDS, and the ‘eugenics movement.’

11/19/20: TOWER OF SCRAMBLE
Nov 18th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A bizarre concept for an imagined futuristic high-rise; 737 MAX is approved to fly again; state budget forecast improves; state officials really want you to stay home for Thanksgiving.

11/3/20: THE DAY OF…
Nov 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Pre-election jitters and reassurances all around; UW researchers claim to have developed a better potential COVID vaccine; legal settlement in case of Alaska crab-boat sinking; NY Amazon warehouse workers’ safety lawsuit dismissed.

10/20/20: SPIRIT(S) OF THE TIMES
Oct 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Allegedly true Seattle ghost stories; Alaska tsunami threat likely won’t reach us; ex-Gov. Dan Evans turns 95 as the WA GOP steadily collapses; ballot drop boxes filling up quickly.

10/14/20: MORE (VOCAL) VOLUME
Oct 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Major fund campaign aims to keep live music spaces alive; Kshama Sawant fund campaign aims to fight recall drive; COVID cases still rising in King County and at UW; another month with no new Boeing plane orders.

9/16/20: MUCH MORE THAN ‘MS-DAD’
Sep 15th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Bill Gates the Elder passes; Inslee bashes climate denial from the White House; Durkan-friendly ‘activist leader’ gets high-paying city job; Ms game called on account of smoke.

9/11/20: ‘TABLE’ MANNERS
Sep 11th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Posed photos depict a Black Everywoman front and center; wildfires are still as bad while toxic smoke gets worse; who’s backing the ‘Recall Sawant’ drive?; 19 years ago today wasn’t the worst thing to happen in America in our lifetimes.

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