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9/24/21: A NEW ‘DAWN’?
Sep 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A concept for a ‘car-free Aurora Avenue;’ the state predicts our current bad COVID wave will continue; mayoral candidate Lorena Gonzalez reveals her big homelessness strategy; the Kraken is born.

9/23/21: GAME FAR FROM OVER
Sep 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle’s four decades as the ‘Hollywood of video games;’ how locals have long rebelled against public health directives; cultural leaders push back against Durkan’s latest Office of Arts & Culture appointment; Amazon’s workforce diversity’s still mostly at the bottom ranks.

9/15/21: PUT A LID ON IT (BUT NOT YET)
Sep 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Montlake highway ‘lid’ project to get bigger in nine years; WA hits another cruel COVID mark with over 7,000 deaths; is Rep. Jayapal a cruel boss or a victim of sexist double standards?; how ‘hesitancy’ can be manipulated, exploited.

9/14/21: DID YOU SAW WHAT I SAW?
Sep 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A neighborhood tree that didn’t deserve to die; remembering the chaos that was Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ release party; city council diverts some SPD budget savings to other uses; WA hits another grim COVID milestone while ID’s gov fiddles.

9/13/21: TWENTY YEARS AND TWO DAYS LATER
Sep 12th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local 9/11 remembrances; autumnal weather’s welcome return; a passenger’s anti-mask tirade stalls a Fauntleroy ferry run; Wilson and Seahawks’ triumphal season debut.

9/10/21: THE EGG AND THEM
Sep 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A Tacoma park’s old storybook statues are up for auction; Cafe Racer’s ready for its re-re-reopening; Microsoft’s keeping office workers at home for ‘the foreseeable future’; and, yes, there’s that grim anniversary.

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.

8/30/21: SWEPT, FROM THE BALLOT
Aug 29th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Judge tosses shelters-and-sweeps charter amendment initiative; Seahawk-turned-doctor hospitalized with COVID, as cases exceed region’s hospital capacity again; Oly protest derides mask/vaccine mandates.

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.

8/11/21: DRAWING POWERS
Aug 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Another list of great works by Seattle comix artists; Heat Wave II approaches; GOP politicians bash state-worker-vaccine and school-masking requirements; City Hall Park encampment swept.

8/9/21: A ‘ROAD’ MORE TRAVELED (ALAS)
Aug 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The new ‘Skid Road’ book’s parallels to the older one; more institutions impose vaccine requirements; controversial PCC president quits; city attorney Pete Holmes is out of the general-election race.

7/28/21: HOW DO YOU CLIMB A JELLYFISH?
Aug 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Water-themed playground coming to new Waterfront Park; does Seattle’s ‘urban village’ zoning perpetuate inequality?; the heat wave sickened Columbia River salmon; nine bars are or were temporarily closed due to COVID exposures among staff.

8/2/21: PAINTED IN DARKER SHADES
Aug 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Big touring exhibit of African-American art and history comes to Tacoma; state, federal eviction moratoria end, while COVID cases and hospitalizations explode anew; huge Oregon wildfire now mostly contained.

7/27/21: TO BLOOM AGAIN
Jul 26th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Familiar Pike/Pine flower vendor recovering after being struck by a car; more responses to last weekend’s many shootings; more counties want everyone back in masks (at least while indoors); rural schools have more anti-LGBTQ bullying, and more faculty apathy toward it; Mariners go down 6-0 in first inning, go on to win.

7/13/21: NOT SKIRTING THE ISSUE
Jul 12th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Julia’s on Broadway drag cast goes on strike; WA reaches another grim COVID milestone; attorneys claim Children’s Hospital operating-room mold has had 100 victims; a suspect’s arrested in the 2020 slaying near the CHOP protest zone.

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