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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.

9/22/21: WHERE’S GEORGE?
Sep 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Recalling a scandalous 1935 kidnapping case; 30 years of a Seattle ‘alternative’ institution; the city eviction moratorium’s extended until mid-January; no more ‘764-HERO’ (the phone hotline, not the local band).

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.

9/8/21: TRANS MISSION
Sep 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New nonlinear film explores Billy Tipton’s life and secrets; hospitals overflow with COVID patients again, as local sports teams demand attendees be vaxed; Rep. Jayapal wants to declare Amazon an ‘illegal monopoly.’

8/25/21: A GIANT STEP?
Aug 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Locally-made, no-budget ‘Hunting Bigfoot’ film now showing; Boeing safety engineers speak out against management; philanthropist-arts promoter Kay Bullitt dies; when the delta variant (and the pandemic) just might finally end.

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.

8/3/21: THE DECONSTRUCTION ERA
Aug 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair returns; feds find ‘improprieties’ at Alabama Amazon union vote; city eviction moratorium extended two months; Seattle Rep to stage a musical named after the mechanical shark from ‘Jaws.’

7/21/21: WILL QUEENS & TECH-BROS COEXIST?
Jul 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New life (and maybe a new club) in R Place’s old building; Jeff Bezos had his costly li’l suborbital space trip; the Kraken’s about to have its Expansion Draft party/telecast; OR’s Bootleg Fire is so big, it ‘makes its own weather.’

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.

6/3/21: THEY WERE HERE. THEY WERE QUEER.
Jun 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

LGBT history noted in Pioneer Square on and Capitol Hill; the ‘tentacles’ of MacKenzie Scott’s charitable giving; a push to make corporate boards less white; 500 days since the first WA (and US) COVID case.

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.

5/17/21: POST-PANDEMIC PLAYHOUSE
May 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A ‘burlesque cabaret co-op’ takes over a Ballard theater space; more allegations about Bill Gates’ past (he denies ’em); a triple-win Seattle sports weekend; ‘the day the pandemic changed in Washington.’

5/11/21: SONG OF DEFIANCE
May 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A local Indigenous writer on Coast Salish songs and the CHOP protests; teens can get the jab now (and should); a proposal to help prevent future mayoral text-message disappearances; a classic, closed downtown hotel and dive bar may get boutique-ified.

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