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9/23/21: GAME FAR FROM OVER
Sep 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle’s four decades as the ‘Hollywood of video games;’ how locals have long rebelled against public health directives; cultural leaders push back against Durkan’s latest Office of Arts & Culture appointment; Amazon’s workforce diversity’s still mostly at the bottom ranks.

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.

9/16/21: NO ROOM FOR CARS
Sep 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle’s ‘biggest band’ (by number of members) has never all met in person; COVID hospitalizations ‘level off’ at a still-too-high mark; big construction-workers’ strike starts; Macklemore’s golf-themed apparel brand has a pop-up store.

9/14/21: DID YOU SAW WHAT I SAW?
Sep 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A neighborhood tree that didn’t deserve to die; remembering the chaos that was Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ release party; city council diverts some SPD budget savings to other uses; WA hits another grim COVID milestone while ID’s gov fiddles.

9/8/21: TRANS MISSION
Sep 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New nonlinear film explores Billy Tipton’s life and secrets; hospitals overflow with COVID patients again, as local sports teams demand attendees be vaxed; Rep. Jayapal wants to declare Amazon an ‘illegal monopoly.’

9/7/21: WILL THE 12 EGGS BE UNBROKEN?
Sep 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Beth’s Cafe, just reopened, is now re-closed; Proud Boys use anti-vax/anti-mask excuses for their hostile ‘rallies;’ a tentative union pact over state-worker vax mandate; ‘Compassion Seattle’ city-charter campaign dead (again).

9/3/21: ‘CUT SOME WOOD, MADE SOME LUMBER’
Sep 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-‘Twin Peaks’ sawmill site’s way-polluted, still could get way-redeveloped; Children’s Hospital ‘anti-racism’ plan called merely a cynical PR move; Texas abortion ban’s possible local effects; masks to be required at big outdoor events in King County.

8/25/21: A GIANT STEP?
Aug 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Locally-made, no-budget ‘Hunting Bigfoot’ film now showing; Boeing safety engineers speak out against management; philanthropist-arts promoter Kay Bullitt dies; when the delta variant (and the pandemic) just might finally end.

8/16/21: LOOKING AT LOOKS
Aug 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Wing Luke group exhibit ponders Asian American beauty standards; music fest at the Gorge linked to 160+ COVID cases; wildfire smoke makes COVID worse; more on the trends seen in the new census data.

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.

7/20/21: ROLLING AGAIN
Jul 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Performers and others re-gather in Chinatown-International District; Canadian border reopens Aug. 9; some of Durkan’s ‘missing text’ recipients identified; Bezos will go into space today (and, yes, come back).

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.

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