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CONTINUING ‘REACTIONS’
Aug 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Tri-Cities composer honors atomic bombings’ 75th anniversary; Cliff Mass goes anti-anti-fascist, loses radio gig; UW researchers’ ‘protein scaffolding’ could help make better vaccines; SPD responds to critics with a new web site.

7/31/20: ‘DON’T TOUCH MY FUR’
Jul 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

TV puppets teaching local youth of color; COVID transmission rate eases a bit in WA; even a temporary end of extra unemployment aid could hurt thousands; Amazon just keeps growing.

7/27/20: BACK ON THE STREETS
Jul 26th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Another brutal police riot breaks out on Capitol Hill, as police/feds escalate their riots in Portland; WA passes 1,500 COVID deaths; more folks are getting priced out of Seattle; a report finds systemic racism in local restaurant biz.

7/24/20: IT SHALL BE RELEASED
Jul 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

We’ve got a hockey team name (just not a team yet); federal agents land in Seattle, but Durkan says don’t worry; more lawsuits and investigations over Portland anti-protester violence; WA restaurant/bar reopening rules will be re-tightened.

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).

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?

7/7/20: 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.

7/3/20: 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.

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