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7/20/20: THE JUNTA IS HERE
Jul 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Anonymous, violent federal agents act like secret police in Portland; window-smashing protesting returns to Seattle; a path toward ‘runaway growth’ in WA’s COVID cases; Lt. Gov. race could mean something this time.

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.

7/13/20: OFF, AND ON, THE WALL
Jul 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Is graffiti still graffiti if it’s installed in a gallery?; a sort-of City Council/’Star Trek’ crossover; differing opinions on SPD defunding; judge rules Durkan recall petition drive can proceed.

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.’

7/9/20: MORE HAUNTING THAN HORROR
Jul 8th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local short film vividly depicts depression’s soul-struggle; City Council hears defunding-the-police scenarios; Puyallup Fair finally canceled for 2020; will big companies leave rather than pay Seattle’s new payroll tax?

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.

7/6/20: SAY THEIR NAME
Jul 5th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Driver rams into marchers, killing a nonbinary Black Lives Matter supporter; Lake View Cemetery’s Confederate memorial toppled; 121 COVID cases now at UW fraternities; two recall-Durkan petitions go before a county judge.

7/3/20: A BELL, SILENCED TOO SOON
Jul 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering the late local rocker Tina Bell; Seattle Police are STILL using pepper spray and flash bangs; WA’s highest one-day record of new COVID cases; a brief thought on dealing with the nation you’ve got.

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.’

6/29/20: PRANKING THE CRANKS
Jun 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Sacha Baron Cohen takes over Olympia militia rally; CHOP stays but shrinks; how the 6/1 Capitol Hill march ‘went from peaceful to violent in 60 seconds;’ could an NBA team be available to ‘poach’ (but should we do so)?

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