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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.

7/9/21: WE’VE LEFT THE LIGHT ON FOR YOU
Jul 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Fifty years and change since the ‘turn out the lights’ billboard; 2 (of 6) SPD officers are cited for being part of the DC siege; heat-wave death counts are still rising; a tireless advocate for the homeless dies.

6/17/21: FEATS OF CLAY
Jun 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local biopic on ‘Claymation’ maker Will Vinton; frustration at the ‘two-yard line’ for reopening WA; Durkan blames protesters for leading her to quit; Showbox won’t reopen this weekend after all.

615/21: NOT BIRDS, NOT ‘FRASIER’
Jun 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Really big container cranes show up; a mayoral candidate’s past DC lobbying work could haunt him; restaurant sexual-misconduct claims could widen to more places; what the city-charter amendment campaign won’t answer.

6/4/21: FROM VAX TO RICHES
Jun 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Yep, WA’s getting a lottery for the vaccinated; Jazz Alley reopens next week; Bitter Lake encampment residents speak out; Microsoft’s software revenue gets virtually funnelled through Ireland and Bermuda, ends up untaxed.

6/1/21: ‘CHOICE’ READING
May 31st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A children’s book explains abortion; democracy vouchers’ potential impact in this mayoral race; the state reopening countdown hits the 30-day mark; it’s the wrong time for so many state ferries to be broken.

5/28/21: THE SEATTLE SQUARES
May 27th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Art consortium builds a blocky Seattle cityscape in Minecraft; three Tacoma officers charged in Manny Ellis’ killing; racism charges against Seattle Office of Arts & Culture by an ex-administrator; MacKenzie Scott tries to give away big money.

5/26/21: HEARING COLOR
May 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle’s Black rock (and other music) explosion; local thoughts on a year since George Floyd’s killing; City Council moving to restrict some evictions; DC sues Amazon over ‘anticompetitive practices.’

5/25/21: DID YOU SAW WHAT I SAW?
May 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Tacoma park art has a giant saw and a ‘ghost log’; Alaska cruises coming back; ex-SPD Chief Best’s hints about who ordered the East Precinct emptied last June; Kshama Sawant and Jean Godden both disdain the ‘Compassion Seattle’ charter-amendment campaign.

5/21/21: HEY, WAIT! I’VE GOT AN OLD COMPLAINT
May 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle’s not what it used to be (and apparently never was); proposing property-tax breaks for the vaccinated; Display & Costume Supply and Pacific Galleries both vanishing; making paper from what waste.

5/18/21: ANYTHING CAN BECOME NOSTALGIA
May 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

CHOP anniversary ‘block party’ set for June; still more Gates divorce dirt; Nigerian man accused of 102 fake jobless claims in WA; national study puts SPD near the top for ‘deadly force per arrest.’

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