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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!

2/10/21: A WEARABLE STATEMENT
Feb 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Health worker turns body bags into traditional Native dresses; women’s group wants a GOP pol off of the state Redistricting Commission; could QB Russell Wilson want to leave the Seahawks?; snow might show up, fear of snow is already here.

2/5/21: THE MOLE, THE MERRIER
Feb 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Retro civic-PR art from a ‘Department of Design;’ no cruise ships to Canada (or, likely, Seattle) this year; Lorena Gonzalez’s last rival wants the Council seat she’s leaving to run for mayor; judge overseeing SPD reform warns against major restructuring without his OK.

1/26/21: THE VINYL FRONTIER
Jan 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Sub Pop retail shop opens beneath a mostly-empty Amazon tower; WA records its lowest new-COVID-case count of the year; a Native-homeless advocate runs for mayor; no, Bill Gates doesn’t want to kill you on behalf of any lizard men from outer space.

2/29/20: THAT WAS THE YEAR THAT WASN’T (MOSTLY)
Dec 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Year-in-review punditry galore; dumped logs temporarily disable a ferry dock; a third COVID vaccine’s in local testing; a right-wing militia plans to ‘occupy’ the state capitol when the next legislature opens.

12/25/20: THE FINAL CURTAIN?
Dec 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

On the day after the Seven Gables Theater burned, we look back on some recent local arts and culture stories, trends, and tales of survival.

10/30/20: OK, OK, ONE COSTUME IDEA
Oct 29th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A singularly 2020-appropriate Halloween suggestion; Amazon surges while Starbucks struggles; Redfin’s accused of redlining; West Seattle’s got another broken bridge.

8/25/20: NOW MUSEUM…
Aug 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

SAM and (later) Frye Museum to reopen; more COVID cases among the unhoused; why the Seattle public-safety status quo isn’t working for many; authors and publishers complain to Congress about Amazon’s power.

7/29/20: A TALE OF TWO JURISDICTIONS
Jul 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Howcum Vancouver has so many fewer COVID cases than Seattle?; Rep. Pramila Jayapal trounces AG Bill Barr; the ex-Mrs. Bezos announces big charitable commitments (unlike Mr. Bezos, still); someone who’ll never call the police explains why.

7/23/20: WHO WAS THAT MASKED WOMAN?
Jul 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Designer face-masking past and present; the tactically serious ‘high quirk’ of Portland protesters; most local schools will still be online this fall; Constantine wants to close the downtown county jail (eventually).

6/5/20: BUMBERSHOOT 2020
Jun 4th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Umbrellas as the next big activism icon; protests continue without (much) over-reaction; Staten Island warehouse workers sue Amazon; the Seattle ‘progressive’ mindset as ‘American exceptionalism squared.’

5/27/20: CAUTIONARY TALES
May 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A local collage artist brings the present to the past; WA’s ‘patient zero’ probably wasn’t; Amazon holds its first virtual shareholder meeting; a maker of high-tech home-brew kits goes flat.

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