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1/21/22: WHEN ‘CAFFEINE SAVES’ SHONE IN NEON
Jan 20th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Memories of the shop Coffee Messiah; original artist will help restore the CD’s defaced MLK mural; WA omicron infection rate’s still awfully big; PCC’s downtown opening isn’t THAT fiscally courageous.

1/20/22: ALL IN A ‘ROW’
Jan 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A new senior building’s mural tribute to ’36 UW crew team; it’s two years since COVID ‘officially’ arrived in WA and the US; QFC/Fred Meyer workers ‘struggle to make ends meet’ as parent co. rakes in big profits; Latino activists blast state redistricting plan.

1/18/22: A JOB NEVER DONE
Jan 17th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A recently-restored Central District MLK mural appears on local TV, is defaced soon after; could ‘peak COVID’ be now?; locals wait to hear from loved ones in Tonga; Kraken end a nine-game skid in a shootout.

1/17/22: WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN; WHAT WAS
Jan 16th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

WA could’ve had a Black governor a half century or so ago; local tsunami alerts follow Pacific volcano blast; student ‘sickout’ demands more COVID safety from schools; restaurant owner accessed of sexual misconduct plans to reopen.

1/14/22: A FISTFUL OF BALLARD
Jan 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle-raised filmmaker at old ‘spaghetti western’ filming locales; student ‘sickout’ planned at several schools; non-emergency surgeries put on hold due to COVID surge; WA’s Cascade mountain passes all finally reopened.

1/6/22: THE LAST (WALLINGFORD) PICTURE SHOW?
Jan 5th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Guild 45th theater sign comes down, but will the building also go?; Snohomish Co. exec has COVID (along with many others); SPD spread misinfo during CHOP; one year since you-know-what.

1/5/212: GET BRUCE
Jan 4th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Harrell’s inauguration speech rejects arguments made by some of his own election supporters; AG Bob Ferguson recovering from COVID, as quarantine facility opens in Auburn; Kent mayor wants apparent neo-Nazi cop to resign.

12/31/21: ‘SLOW BREWED;’ SLOW RETURN
Dec 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Heidelberg beer returns to Tacoma; WA hits another record in daily new COVID cases, as many New Year’s Eve events get canceled; our current cold snap may fade away at last.

12/21/12: A SOON-TO-BE-DORMANT VOLCANO
Dec 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Lava Lounge, and its historic building, going away; what state Sen. Doug Ericksen did besides opposing vaccines; man living under sanctuary in St. Mark’s won’t face deportation now; a sex-workers’ activist remembers the Green River Killer’s victims.

12/20/21: FORGOTTEN NO MORE?
Dec 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A local Japanese American painter’s posthumous comeback; anti-vax state Senator dies of COVID; Seahawks, Kraken games postponed; Boeing sells its Longacres office complex for ‘transit oriented development.’

12/16/21: LIPSTICK SMEARS ON THE MIC
Dec 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Dina Martina signs with Sub Pop; OL Reign women’s soccer moves back to Seattle; Inslee wants $812 million for state housing programs; Blake Island dinner tours suspended for all of 2022.

12/14/21: A ‘G’ THANG
Dec 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The ‘revered and reviled saxophonist’ gets an HBO doc; Space Needle fireworks will be back (sort-of); full hospitals can’t send folks to full nursing homes; Bruce Harrell’s niece will be his chief aide.

12/8/21: MANY (SOME) (UN)HAPPY RETURNS
Dec 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Recall Sawant’ early returns are as predicted (and as incomplete); Seattle’s population growth outpaced the ‘burbs in the 2010s; Amazon Web Services had a big outage; more homeless folk are ailing from a highly preventable condition.

12/3/21: TODAY IN PREVIOUS PANDEMICS
Dec 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering the early years of the local AIDS fight; King County won’t renew hotel shelter contracts; local pro-choice forces prepare for a possible post-‘Roe’ situation; those ‘end of the Internet’ signs were really book ads.

12/1/21: THE TRUE NORTH, STRONG AND INUNDATED
Nov 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

More floods attack the hard-hit BC interior; the Crocodile has its third grand opening; a labor group claims Amazon under-reports worker COVID cases; the city settles with Charleena Lyles’ family for $3.5 million.

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