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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.

1/17/22: 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.

1/3/22: 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.

12/8/21: 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.

1130/21: MOVING LIGHTS IN THE DARK
Nov 29th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

People rising from the streets are shown above the streets; town of Sumas is flooded again; an ‘invasive European green crab’ teems in local waters; Seahawks almost pull off a last-minute upset.

11/24/21: NEVER TOO YOUNG TO KNOW YOURSELF
Nov 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

An out trans woman becomes a high school homecoming queen; King County’s got its first POC (interim) sheriff; a 75-year-old Black woman (and police-accountability activist) is struck with a motor oil can in a racist street attack; what’s so negative about being told to be ‘positive’?

11/22/21: SHADES OF BLACK-AND-TAN
Nov 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The hidden history of a local jazz hall as it’s about to be commemorated; Seahawks, coach Pete Carroll hit a new nadir; SPD keeps full funding for unfilled jobs; Amazon, MS can bid again for a redrawn Pentagon cloud contract.

11/19/21: MADAME OF MYSTERY
Nov 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-local author tries to tell the real story about early Seattle’s top madame (honored at the reopening Crocodile); Real Change founder’s new venture; City Council doesn’t cut ‘open’ SPD jobs; Vancouver’s ‘cut off’ from the rest of Canada.

11/2/21: DAY OF THE (LOCAL) DEAD
Nov 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Dead people you should know and where they are; an Election Day of unusual opportunity; COVID cases ‘plateau’ at a still-too-high level; a Snohomish high school’s Black, openly-trans homecoming queen.

10/18/21: NOT THE ‘FIRST’ TIME
Oct 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New doc covers an anti-racist protest (and pro-racist counterprotest); many Pike Place Market and South Lake Union businesses still struggle; Portland cops won’t stop vandals unless they can bust heads; it’s Vax Deadline Monday #1!

10/12/21: THE PUCK DROPS HERE
Oct 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Kraken’s real (away) debut at last; state, county, and hospital workers are almost all vaxxed; the Sawant recall drive has many national counterparts; a man at a convenience store buys Laffy Taffy with counterfeit money.

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.

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