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3/11/21: IT’S DIFFERENT FOR GRRRLS
Mar 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A new Netflix movie depicts a second-generation Riot Grrrl; WA’s named the ‘best state in America’ again; Nikkita Oliver runs for the City Council; what is and isn’t still alive in the Legislature.

3/10/21: SURPLUSSED
Mar 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Belltown’s beloved surplus store to become an electric-truck showroom; who is and isn’t in a list of historic WA women; Seattle schools have another in-person start date; Gonzaga basketball has some drama before winning another title.

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.

3/3/21: LIGHT DISPLAY, HEAVY MEMORIES
Mar 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Tacoma puts up 500 lights to remember COVID deaths; WA teachers now vaccine-eligible; City Council candidate drops out after 2015 assault case goes public; the Seattle Storm’s got a quasi-militaristic new logo.

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.

2/25/21: A FINE VINTAGE
Feb 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A local vintage store’s pandemic survival story; pick for regional ‘homelessness czar’ turns down the job; court upholds city anti-eviction laws; we’re not an ‘Anarchist Jurisdiction’ anymore!

2/24/21: TALES OF BOOMTOWNS PAST
Feb 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Jess Walter’s new novel of labor struggles and crackdowns in 1909 Spokane; Seattle home prices keep on inflatin’; non-police ideas to enhance public safety; more fallout from the ex-Mariners exec’s online speech.

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.

2/16/21: LOVE AMONG THE LAB SAMPLES
Feb 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Bridgerton’ historical-romance author and her UW COVID-expert hubby; the Big Melt continues; a public-private partnership to make more ‘vaccine equity;’ Durkan gives a really short ‘State of the City’ speech.

2/12/21: YOU GOTTA HAVE HEART, OR SOMETHING
Feb 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Dina Martina’s V-Day greetings; waiting for the snow to get more serious; more of the state gets into a ‘phase 2’ reopening; could either or both of 2017’s temp-mayors run for the office this year?

2/11/12: MODERN LOVERS (NO JONATHAN RICHMAN)
Feb 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Rapinoe & Bird, Wilson & Ciara as lovebird role models; waiting for snow’s big promise/threat; Tim Eyman fined and banned from political fundraising; a local inventor’s crosswalks light up under your feet.

2/9/21: LOOK BACK IN DREAD
Feb 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Cartoonist watches old TV in a modern (COVID) context; one of Seattle’s last big record stores will close; NIMBY homeowners seek landmark protection for most of Wallingford; Black Brilliance Research Project cuts ties with King County Equity Now.

2/4/21: ART OF THE STATE
Feb 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Drive to replace Marcus Whitman’s DC Capitol statue with one of a Native-rights activist; claims of deliberate meddling in state unemployment system; City Council President Lorena Gonzalez runs for mayor; Amazon’s next CEO is a thorough ‘tech bro.’

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