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5/17/22: ‘FUNKY’ NO MORE
May 16th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-Lava Lounge building nears its doom; thousands of gas-station sites need cleaning up; ex-cop who longed for the old days of lynchings gets his job back; more than 60 sexual-abuse claims at the ICE jail in Tacoma.

5/12/22: TEARS THROUGH THE YEARS
May 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Tulalip historian/activist on tribal boarding schools’ somber legacy; former ‘pro-choice Republican’ Reagan Dunn votes against County Council’s ‘Roe’ resolution; a COVID-themed musical; what can pro-housing activists learn from Weird Al?

5/11/22: ‘FLOATING’ THE CONCEPT
May 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Fake ‘Save Our Yachts’ campaign bashes rich people’s aversion to taxes; most area child care programs are understaffed; another big encampment’s swept; Amazon claims it has good reasons for firing union organizers.

4/29/22: IT DIDN’T STOP
Apr 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

UW library exhibit shows political radicals still existed in the ‘70s; Amazon loses $3.8 billion; study shows more than half of 911 calls don’t need police response; Federal Way will get to eat bags of Dick’s.

4/25/22: OBSCURE NO MORE
Apr 24th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Once-quiet neighborhood booms with ‘transit-oriented development;’ Biden stumps here for lower Rx prices & old-growth forests; hundreds march for Starbucks union drives; ‘true’ bowling alleys keep disappearing.

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.

4/14/22: SIFFING THROUGH THE YEARS
Apr 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle Intl. Film Fest returns in shrunken form; Amazon warehouse injuries are up 20 percent this year; Sounders FC’s going to the CONCACAF Champions Cup final; no, an online comedian’s ‘Spokane style pizza’ isn’t real.

4/13/22: STILL NEEDLING
Apr 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The Space Needle gets a little 60th-birthday makeover; a Chamber of Commerce poll is full of leading questions; a report cites continued ‘racial inequities’ in SPD’s use of force; statistics chart omicron’s ‘unequal toll’ across the state.

4/12/22: WHAT’S IN (A DORMANT) STORE
Apr 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

City gives temp residencies in storefronts to artists and small merchants; rich people don’t like to be taxed (duh); concrete drivers aren’t back on the job yet; developer proposes a ‘floating wind farm’ off the WA coast.

4/11/22: ‘LOVE WILL PREVAIL’
Apr 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Pro-Ukraine mural in Gig Harbor vandalized, then remade; concrete drivers’ strike ends (without a new contract); Mariners’ season starts with a 2-1 record; Councilmember Andrew Lewis claims he didn’t always support encampment sweeps.

4/8/22: SPIN THAT WOOD
Apr 7th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle artist handcrafts a wood turntable set; Democrats (again) warned against appearing too liberal; suit seeks protections for nominally ‘independent’ Amazon delivery contractors; downtown’s becoming less a commuter destination and more a residential neighborhood.

4/6/22: POLE, POSITIONED
Apr 5th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘Soul Pole’ returns to Douglass-Truth Library; King County COVID cases still creeping up; West Seattle Bridge repair project gets concrete again; Amazon’s said to be launching an employee chat app with auto-censoring.

4/1/22: ‘MAGMA’ OPUS
Mar 31st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The Henry Art Gallery has a major new installation piece; the search is on for a permanent SPD chief; more Seattle neighborhoods get even more affluent; Open Books will open again.

3/30/22: ONE-TRACK MINDS
Mar 29th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sixty years of the Monorail; Kirsten Harris-Talley tells why she’s leaving the Legislature; 1,300 homes to go up on Seattle Catholic Archdiocese properties; King County’s population declined in 2021 (just a little).

3/21/22: THE COLOR OF SOUND
Mar 20th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Heritage of a largely women-run Spanish radio station in eastern WA; a beloved local sportscaster dies; shootings at more pot stores and along I-5; the (upscaled version of the) Canterbury bar will close.

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