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11/24/21: NEVER TOO YOUNG TO KNOW YOURSELF
Nov 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

An out trans woman becomes a high school homecoming queen; King County’s got its first POC (interim) sheriff; a 75-year-old Black woman (and police-accountability activist) is struck with a motor oil can in a racist street attack; what’s so negative about being told to be ‘positive’?

11/17/21: HOW HIGH’S THE WATER, MAMA?
Nov 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Flooding and its impacts aren’t over in WA and BC: state Redistricting Commission fails to finish its job in time; Bruce Harrell’s big transition team; the connection between Bill Gates, nuclear power, and JCPenney.

11/15/21: HOW STUCK-UP CAN YOU GET!
Nov 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Major drawbridge fails for two days; UW football coach Jimmy Lake axed; region get more major rain, flooding, etc.; Phinney Ridge pizza joint, attacked by anti-vaxxers, strikes back.

7/29/21: ONE MORE TIME
Jul 28th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local band Prom Date’s new Britney Spears tribute EP; new COVID case counts are close to last summer’s; Boeing ‘ekes out’ its first profits since ’19; southern resident orcas are finally back in WA waters.

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.

6/30/21: WE’RE (STILL) HAVIN’ A HEAT WAVE
Jun 29th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Continuing impacts of the scorching weather abound, as the state finally reaches The Big Reopening; the state bails out Point Roberts’ only grocery; a brutalist UW dorm tower won’t get razed for now.

6/21/21: SERIOUS JOY… AND SERIOUSNESS
Jun 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The meaning(s) of Juneteenth; Portland wants our tourist $ (and a more positive image); Durkan extends eviction moratorium; has the Gates Foundation’s money/influence hurt global vaccination drives?

6/18/21: FISH STICKS
Jun 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ballard’s new marine-themed fence mural; a UW psychology prof predicts post-pandemic hookups; Portland’s protest-response cops resign en masse; Megan Rapinoe will help Victoria’s Secret ‘rebrand’ itself.

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.’

5/11/21: 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.

3/31/21: UN-GROUNDED
Mar 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Black Tones’ Museum of Flight concert; 50 years since the (real) first Starbucks opened; campus COVID cases are on the rise around the state; the legislature passes a bill to close Tacoma’s for-profit ICE jail.

3/26/21: FORLORN FELINE
Mar 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Animated ennui from a ‘Quarantine Kat’; Vain hair salon leaves old Vogue nightclub space on 1st; questions about a doctor’s child-abuse testimony; Amazon says its workers won’t have to pee in bottles (many workers say yes, they do).

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.

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!

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