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8/5/20: PRIMARY COLORS
Aug 4th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Early primary-election votes show several progressives leading, Tim Eyman losing; Durkan and Best don’t want any significant SPD cuts; is Microsoft getting too cozy with the White House?; were violent feds sent to Portland just to appear in campaign ads?; Pat O’Day RIP.

7/29/20: A TALE OF TWO JURISDICTIONS
Jul 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Howcum Vancouver has so many fewer COVID cases than Seattle?; Rep. Pramila Jayapal trounces AG Bill Barr; the ex-Mrs. Bezos announces big charitable commitments (unlike Mr. Bezos, still); someone who’ll never call the police explains why.

7/17/20: PICTURING A LESS-WHITE ART WORLD
Jul 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Portland art center gives its space to Native arts group; federal agents drag Portland protesters into unmarked vehicles; more Dems want Durkan to resign; NYT notes the state’s big COVID backslide.

7/16/20: INSIDE FROM THE OUTSIDE
Jul 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More pix of quarantiners at home; KEXP’s widened spectrum of sounds (and voices); Durkan says she’s not responsible for SPD’s actions; COVID modelers say schools should only open if case counts go down.

7/15/20: TRYING, AND DRYING, TIMES
Jul 14th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Erica C. Barnett’s unflinching addiction/recovery story; Cafe Racer’s third closing; what police defunding advocates want isn’t what Durkan says they want; Rudyard Kipling views the Great Seattle Fire’s aftermath.

7/14/20: GENTRIFICATION MARCHES ON
Jul 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Luxury residential tower would have a private ‘park’ halfway up; Durkan would transfer some current functions out of SPD; 1/5 of Seattle kids are in private schools; state revises total COVID death counts down.

7/10/20: A TIME ALREADY PAST, SORT OF, MAYBE
Jul 9th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Photos of when Seattle’s streets were even emptier than now; a City Council majority backs major police changes; Inslee won’t be bullied about reopening schools; viewing local art in ‘augmented reality.’

7/8/20: IT’S A GAS!
Jul 7th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Former ‘MAD’ cartoonist draws Jenny Durkan as a Garbage Pail Kid; Mary Kay Letourneau RIP; south King County is a rising COVID hot spot; Inslee warns: wear masks or go back to the March restrictions.

7/7/20: A SIGN OF THE TIMES, BEFORE ITS TIME
Jul 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Prescient Shepard Fairey mural on a Seattle building; City Council passes big-employer payroll tax; WA has 2,000 new COVID cases in four days; KingCo sheriff’s deputy on leave after dead-protester ‘jokes’ appear online.

7/2/20: ‘CHOP’-PED
Jul 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Police expel Capitol Hill protest site at dawn; Durkan promises ‘reimagined policing’; final vote set on one fo the city payroll-tax plans; local homeless counts rose in the pre-COVID months.

7/1/20: ‘YOU GO.’ ‘NO, YOU GO.’
Jun 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Durkan wants Sawant out, Sawant feels the opposite; some barricade removals at CHOP; 38 UW fraternity members have COVID; Tacoma tries out ‘universal basic income.’

6/30/20: POST-PANDEMIC PRACTICES?
Jun 29th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Imagining future human behaviors as current COVID conditions drag on; not all of the rise in COVID diagnoses in the region can be attributed to more testing; another fatal near-CHOP shooting and the now-usual reactions; the state’s population’s still rising.

6/25/20: THE LAST SLICE
Jun 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A venerable Capitol Hill pizza place won’t reopen; is or isn’t CHOP disbanding?; Seattle Schools end ties with police; COVID makes economic and racial inequality even more dangerous.

6/22/20: NIGHT OF THE LONGEST DAY
Jun 21st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A sunset ‘Moon Dance’ marks an interrupted Solstice; Juneteenth perspectives; Yakima has more COVID cases than it can care for; emerging CHOP shooting details imply a personal, not a political, crime.

6/15/20: SILENCE SCREAMS
Jun 14th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Over 60,000 join Black Lives Matter’s Silent March; Capitol Hill protest gets new acronym, attracts ridiculous Fox ‘News’ lies; artist Charles Krafft’s bizarre journey (from ‘alternative’ artist to alt-right supporter) ends.

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