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6/29/22: PARABLES FOR OUR TIME
Jun 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Charles Johnson co-creates an Afro-Futurist-Buddhist graphic novel; Teatro ZinZanni’s post-COVID, post-Woodinville comeback; wildfire forces evacuations near Soap Lake; a pro-choice state constitutional amendment isn’t likely.

6/21/22: WIGGING OUT
Jun 20th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local artist’s kids’ book about a magical drag-queen wig and the predictable backlash; ‘life science tower’ proposed at El Corazon site; ‘social housing’ initiative drive gets close to a spot on the ballot; summer’s finally showing up (both on the calendar and for real).

6/20/22: PANTS OFF, ‘FREAK’ ON
Jun 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Fremont Parade (both parts) back in full force; could Amazon run out of potential warehouse workers?; insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler’s pressured to resign; Watergate, at 50, compared to Jan. 6 coup attempt.

6/15/22: REAL VIRTUE
Jun 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Library/UW VR project shows how sea-level rise will affect the Duwamish; what the city/county ‘child care bonus’ will really pay workers; race-bias stats among King Co. deputies; Langley’s got an official Conan O’Brien trash can.

6/10/22: ALL THE WAY TO THE…
Jun 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘Banksyland’ touring exhibit and its discontents; West Seattle Bridge has a reopening date (maybe); state Supreme Court ruling ties police ‘seizures’ to race; PACCAR’s making, and King County’s buying, electric garbage trucks.

6/7/22: FOR THE LOVE OF IVY
Jun 6th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

G. Willow Wilson reinvents an oft-reinvented comics character; have folks stopped worying about COVID?; HS student arrested for holding a ‘realistic’ BB gun; the drive to save an apt. building with a Bruce Lee connection.

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.

4/20/22: A LITTLE OUTSIDE READING
Apr 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Storybook pages posted along park paths; more transit agencies no longer require masks; Amazon hires ex-AG Loretta Lynch to run an ‘equity audit;’ Neighbours will be sold to a Calif.-based gay-club chain.

3/25/22: WHAT SOME MIGHT NOT WISH TO SEE
Mar 24th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Photographer depicts urban struggles and tragedies; BBC TV takes a quick peek at Seattle arts; seeking a less-offensive name for the ‘Asian murder hornet’; could the state Legislature turn red?

12/24/21: DRAWING ON SUPPORT
Dec 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Longtime local artist Carl Smool’s got a crowdfunding drive; Tim Eyman’s assets to be liquidated; serious cold (and maybe snow) on tap for holiday weekend; state AG Bob Ferguson isolating with COVID, as omicron variant takes hold in western WA.

12/2/21: IF YOU CAN READ THIS, IT DIDN’T HAPPEN
Dec 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Internet Ends’—or will it?; Comic Con returns (even with at least some stuff about comics!); Sawant recall backers spending big; COVID protocols cancel UW basketball game.

11/5/21: ZINE AND HEARD
Nov 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Short Run’s got a print catalog in lieu of an in-person comix/art fest; Lorena González concedes mayoral race to Bruce Harrell; Hanford workers urged to quit instead of getting vaxxed; Standard Time’s substandard status.

10/14/21: THE HARDER THEY FALLOUT
Oct 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A literary mag has a ‘scary’ Hanford essay; a classic-cartoon producer dies in Gig Harbor; leaked emails support claims of sexism at Microsoft; the city settles a major police-killing lawsuit for half a million.

8/31/21: HALE IN THE FORECAST
Aug 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering a local icon of cartooning and TV; why one Black activist won’t back Bruce Harrell for mayor; court upholds state ban on forced ‘conversion therapy’ against gays; Pacific Galleries antique mall might be saved.

8/24/21: FIRST THERE IS A MOUNTAIN, THEN…
Aug 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Mt. Rainier’s a lot less snowy and icy these days; state auditor’s office sez city’s ‘Black Brilliance Project’ grants were barely within the law; Portland police allowed far-right rally members to mostly just do their thing; 15 writers in search of Utopia.

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