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9/17/21: ‘THE MOUNTAIN,’ NAKED
Sep 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Heatwave-decimated snowpacks on Mt. Rainier; King County to require vax proof for many indoor and outdoor public spaces; waiting for the big rain/wind storm to show up; Inscape art studios endangered.

8/31/21: HALE IN THE FORECAST
Aug 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering a local icon of cartooning and TV; why one Black activist won’t back Bruce Harrell for mayor; court upholds state ban on forced ‘conversion therapy’ against gays; Pacific Galleries antique mall might be saved.

8/9/21: A ‘ROAD’ MORE TRAVELED (ALAS)
Aug 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The new ‘Skid Road’ book’s parallels to the older one; more institutions impose vaccine requirements; controversial PCC president quits; city attorney Pete Holmes is out of the general-election race.

8/3/21: THE DECONSTRUCTION ERA
Aug 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair returns; feds find ‘improprieties’ at Alabama Amazon union vote; city eviction moratorium extended two months; Seattle Rep to stage a musical named after the mechanical shark from ‘Jaws.’

7/27/21: TO BLOOM AGAIN
Jul 26th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Familiar Pike/Pine flower vendor recovering after being struck by a car; more responses to last weekend’s many shootings; more counties want everyone back in masks (at least while indoors); rural schools have more anti-LGBTQ bullying, and more faculty apathy toward it; Mariners go down 6-0 in first inning, go on to win.

7/21/21: WILL QUEENS & TECH-BROS COEXIST?
Jul 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New life (and maybe a new club) in R Place’s old building; Jeff Bezos had his costly li’l suborbital space trip; the Kraken’s about to have its Expansion Draft party/telecast; OR’s Bootleg Fire is so big, it ‘makes its own weather.’

7/13/21: NOT SKIRTING THE ISSUE
Jul 12th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Julia’s on Broadway drag cast goes on strike; WA reaches another grim COVID milestone; attorneys claim Children’s Hospital operating-room mold has had 100 victims; a suspect’s arrested in the 2020 slaying near the CHOP protest zone.

7/7/21: THE MAIL, AND OTHER ANCIENT TRADITIONS
Jul 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Tlingit art on a new postage stamp; how Amazon affected Seattle and vice versa; big Pentagon cloud contract rescinded; state of emergency declared over WA wildfire danger.

7/6/21: BURNT ‘LUMBER’
Jul 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

White Center gay bar destroyed by fire; new Amazon CEO enters as worker-organizing drives continue; activists sort out how to make Aurora Ave. less pedestrian-hostile; still waiting for the border to reopen.

6/28/21: HOT-OSITY
Jun 28th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

It’s beyond swelter-y out there, just in time to keep folks home who’d been aching to get out and about at last; other things also happened.

6/25/21: GOTTA RUN FOR SHELTER…
Jun 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

An ‘excessive heat watch’ is here; the state eviction moratorium’s renewed with changes; Uber to pay $3.4 million in unpaid sick leave and back pay; an uptick in air travel means an uptick in pollution at Sea-Tac.

6/24/21: REMEMBERING WHAT YOU’D RATHER FORGET
Jun 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A big picture book of local storefront murals; a major heat wave’s still on the way; an early state reopening’s unlikely; a longtime social worker’s past and present battles.

6/22/21: FUN WITH A (DEEPER) PURPOSE
Jun 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Online educational TV show for kids of color wins national awards; Black UW Police officers claim racist abuse; a major city landmark reopens at last; Microsoft hits $2 trillion in total stock valuation.

6/7/21: KOMO COUNTRY SPLIT-UP
Jun 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Longtime TV-radio combo divorcing; 40 years since AIDS pandemic’s start; Neptune Theatre’s reopening date; Seattle nears 70 percent fully vaxxed.

6/2/21: ON THE ROCKS
Jun 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Walker Rock Garden site is partly sold, being redeveloped; a Pike Place Market legend passes; Aplets & Cotlets maker possibly saved; OSHA data confirms high injury rates among Amazon warehouse workers.

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