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1/7/21: DARE CALL IT TREASON
Jan 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local reactions to the DC coup attempt (plus a smaller break-in at the Governor’s Mansion in Oly); UW expert on predicting the pandemic’s decline; Teresa Mosqueda won’t run for mayor; one of the last 747s is being sold as parts on eBay.

12/31/20: PIER OF THE REALM
Dec 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Mukilteo’s new longhouse-inspired ferry terminal opens; the state’s COVID restrictions are re-renewed; homeless advocates kicked out of Fife motel; how to move forward from an awful year (not just ‘back to normal’).

12/28/20: UNHAPPY ENDING
Dec 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Seven Gables Theater movie memories; the local COVID curve’s still ‘flattening’ for now; Seahawks clinch division title; ‘excessive force’ lawsuit against the SPD could cost the city $600,000 or more.

12/23/20: OF ODES AND CODES
Dec 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Where poetry, programming, and Amazon intersect; train cars with crude oil catch fire; homeless-services group refutes KOMO’s depiction of it; a few of the big COVID relief bill’s various pieces and their various effects.

12/21/20: HAIL AND FAREWELL, MISS CITY DUMP
Dec 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Cal Anderson Park encampment swept, 21 protesters arrested; ‘J.P. Patches’ costar Bob Newman dies; some restaurant workers say they don’t necessarily want to go back to indoor-dining work yet; the ‘Twin Peaks’ connection to tonight’s planetary conjunction.

12/16/20: MOVING PICTURES
Dec 15th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A still-closed Henry Art Gallery puts its art on buses; the first local vaccine shots get taken; more post-ethnic sports team names are on the way; Tim Eyman hates face masks (duh).

12/7/20: DRAWN (VIRTUALLY) TOGETHER
Dec 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Getting young adults to take masking/distancing seriously; end to federal aid could imperil local COVID response; Seahawks’ and Huskies’ late-game comebacks fail; Olympia MAGA rally member shoots at counter-protesters.

12/4/20: GOING NORSE
Dec 3rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

An old idea about why Seattle attracted Scandinavians; a ‘Nation’ article disses the UW’s ‘modeling team’ org. and the Gates Foundation; King County to partly bail out Convention Center expansion project; ‘rapid response teams’ going to understaffed nursing homes.

12/3/20: THE TOWERING ILLUSION
Dec 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Space Needle New Year’s fireworks are canceled (again), to ‘go virtual’ this year; COVID outbreak at a WA Frito-Lay plant; police pepper-spray and topple an old man with PTSD at a Capitol Hill protest; can the unfinished Convention Center expansion plan be redirected?

12/1/20: THE UPSIDE OF A PLAGUE
Nov 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

New kids’ book ‘Panda Demick’ looks on (and for) the bright side; state starts COVID tracking phone app; Tacoma ICE jail uses solitary confinement heavily; make your own ‘restoration of federal sanity advent calendar.’

11/27/20: GETTING LIT
Nov 26th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Woodland Park Zoo’s new walk-thru light show; where most new COVID infections occur in King County; Amazon Web Services has a big outage in the east; a street sign honors a late local Black theater producer.

11/24/20: BIG GROWTH WITHOUT BIG SPRAWL?
Nov 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

‘Cascadia’ group wants four big, all-new cities; City Council passes budget with some SPD cuts; a massive (but multi-day) state COVID case count; an appropriate Christmas carol for this ‘bleak” year.

11/20/20: HEAVY MUSIC, WEIGHTY TOME
Nov 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Big new book captures old local metal bands; Seahawks’ stadium has its fourth name (but only one ‘name sponsor’); SPD budget to be cut but not ‘defunded;’ West Seattle Bridge to be fixed (but it won’t be quick).

11/17/20: WHAT A CROC
Nov 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

The Crocodile’s hosted its last live show at 2nd Ave but will eventually reopen on 1st; (potentially big) restaurant layoffs follow new state restrictions; Tim Eyman goes on trial; you don’t have to hoard toilet paper (again).

11/16/20: BACK TO SQUARE, ER PHASE, ONE
Nov 15th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

New statewide closures and restrictions announced as COVID cases skyrocket; Inslee may be sticking around; Microsoft says Russian hackers seek vaccine-research data; lotsa little earthquakes on Vancouver Island.

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