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5/11/22: ‘FLOATING’ THE CONCEPT
May 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Fake ‘Save Our Yachts’ campaign bashes rich people’s aversion to taxes; most area child care programs are understaffed; another big encampment’s swept; Amazon claims it has good reasons for firing union organizers.

4/19/22: NOT A PRETTY PICTURE\
Apr 18th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A new local documentary depicts the struggles of Aurora Ave. sex workers; a federal judge cancels the transportation mask mandate; a wild road-rage incident along Pike Place; a Walmart heir may buy all of Paul Allen’s vintage airplanes.

4/13/22: STILL NEEDLING
Apr 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The Space Needle gets a little 60th-birthday makeover; a Chamber of Commerce poll is full of leading questions; a report cites continued ‘racial inequities’ in SPD’s use of force; statistics chart omicron’s ‘unequal toll’ across the state.

3/4/22: MOVABLE ART ABOUT MOVING
Mar 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Migrating murals depict and honor migration; state insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler accused of mistreating staff; Blaine B&B charged with aiding cross-border smuggling; pioneering LGBTQ counseling agency closing.

2/24/22: GREAT VIEW FACTOR, POTENTIAL ‘EW’ FACTOR
Feb 23rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle mansion’s seller denies alleged indirect connection to an American horror story; UW resident physicians stage a brief walkout; some local bands don’t mind what used to be called ‘selling out;’ remembering an original Mariner.

2/3/22: LEGION OF LOOM
Feb 2nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Russell Wilson and Ciara open a fashion boutique in U Village; COVID down big in western WA, still high in the east; Melinda French Gates to go her own philanthropic way; Rotterdam may dismantle a historic bridge so Bezos’ new megayacht can go through.

1/27/22: YEAR OF THE ‘DRAGON’
Jan 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sara Porkalob’s taking her one-woman musicals to NY; WA’s paid family leave fund could soon run out; Rudy Giuliani’s coming to (somewhere in) King County in March; a relative paucity of COVID-related local news items today.

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.

1/13/22: REOPENING THE UMBRELLA
Jan 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

New Bumbershoot promoters promise a return to the arts festival’s roots; a drive for racial equity in Snohomish after a 2020 far-right rally; Seattle’s eviction ban will last at least until Valentine’s Day; local cable/Internet company changes its name (again).

1/3/22: NEW YEAR, NEW THAW
Jan 2nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Holiday season, city snow both go away; Seattle schools to hold COVID testing day in lieu of classes; Bruce Harrell privately sworn in as mayor; it was a particularly deadly year on WA state roads.

12/23/21: NOT A PRETTY SONG
Dec 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-Seattle singer Mark Lanegan tells of his COVID nightmare; BC partly locks down again; two Tacoma officers exonerated over Manuel Ellis’ death; Seahawks clinch their first losing season in a decade.

12/15/21: PRINT, CHARMING
Dec 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

There’s a new local-arts mag (on paper!); some retail storefronts are going delivery-only; one year of COVID vax shots in WA; Boeing sells two Renton office buildings cheap.

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.

12/2/21: IF YOU CAN READ THIS, IT DIDN’T HAPPEN
Dec 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Internet Ends’—or will it?; Comic Con returns (even with at least some stuff about comics!); Sawant recall backers spending big; COVID protocols cancel UW basketball game.

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