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4/12/21: CROSSED WIRES
Apr 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A global art-and-text ‘game of Telephone;’ some WA counties could backtrack from ‘Phase 3;’ union could appeal lost Amazon warehouse election; remembering a piano master and a cartooning ace.

4/8/21: SAME OLD, SAME NEW
Apr 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Reopened MOHAI’s exhibit about local protests then and now; recent COVID reopenings could roll back; Eric Holder joins investigation into racism at Seattle Children’s Hospital; Seattle housing market’s now ‘on steroids.’

4/6/21: THE STORY OF WHO SHE IS
Apr 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Brandi Carlile’s new memoir; an AI-created ‘new Nirvana song;’ court rules against Amazon over firing activist workers; Gonzaga’s unbeaten streak ends at the worst moment.

3/24/21: FINAL APPROACH
Mar 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New two-tower project to incorporate a 747 fuselage; seven years since the Oso landslide; more reaction against anti-Asian hate crimes; first (very small) SPD ‘defunding’ proposal gets a City Council committee meeting.

3/22/21: THE LAST SHEET CAKE
Mar 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remo Borracchini’s Bakery closes after 99 years on Rainier Avenue; Bellevue Arts Museum head quits; rallies in Bellevue and Edmonds oppose anti-Asian hate crimes; WA’s homeless rate was rising before the pandemic’s start (we don’t know about after).

3/19/21: LOOKING AHEAD, A CENTURY BACK
Mar 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The 1918 pandemic’s continuing lessons for our time; a lot more people can get vaccines next month; Jessyn Farrell’s running for mayor again; the likely only real lesson from the Georgia killings.

3/18/21: SUCH SWEET SORROW
Mar 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Aplets & Cotlets factory’s set to shut down; a big online concert tonight will benefit WA’s live-music community; a year of the Canadian border closure; the potential ‘domino effect’ of the Alabama Amazon union vote.

3/17/21: ONLY A SPUD BOY
Mar 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Locally made film ‘Potato Dreams of America’ depicts a closeted gay kid in Vladivostok; ex-temp-mayor Bruce Harrell wants the job for real; racism allegations against Bellevue Arts Museum head; remembering the father of a President.

3/8/21: FOR WHOM BELL TOLLS
Mar 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering local rock legend Tina Bell; state Senate OK’s big capital gains tax; Bezos’s ex Mackenzie Scott weds a private-school science teacher; Tacoma teacher resigns while denying alleged Proud Boys ties.

3/2/21: HISTORY ON THE MARCH
Mar 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Recalling Black women’s activism of the past, as a Black female Amazon manager files a discrimination suit; a Seattle Proud Boy leader’s role in the DC Capitol siege; the New Yorker marks a year of Seattle under COVID.

3/1/21: PROTESTS PAST, PERMANENT
Feb 28th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Picket-sign art is installed at the AIDS Memorial Pathway; the first local (and US) COVID deaths are remembered one year after; Black workers describe Amazon’s ‘race problem;’ jazz-piano mainstay Deems Tsutakawa dies.

2/22/21: HUGO? NO, YOU GO.
Feb 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Hugo House executive director resigns, amid calls for more inclusiveness at the writing center; a 777 drops parts during a flight; City Light’s own Skagit dams harm fish runs (and thus orcas); should schools take ‘summer vacation’ in the spring?

2/19/21: A BLOOMIN’ WONDER
Feb 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Flowers grow from crumbling towers’ in a new, mechanical art installation; bad weather in the east delays vaccine shipments; pioneering local gay-rights organizer dies; should Seattle grow to two million people?

2/18/21: TAKEN DOWN IN THE SHUTDOWN
Feb 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A major SAM exhibit you’ll only see on video; new upscale apartment building donated for affordable housing; Point Roberts no longer blockaded; ‘rock concert rules’ for ‘winning’ vaccine access.

2/15/21: DREAMING OF A WHITE VALENTINE’S DAY
Feb 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

After the Big Snow, get ready for the Big Melt; the Lava Lounge building gets closer to demolition; Sen. Murray says she was ‘within inches’ of the Capitol mob; the state reports 1 million vaccine shots.

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