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3/24/21: PICTURING SURVIVAL
Mar 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Art and artists in the age of COVID; City Council committee further cuts back on its initial, small SPD funding-cut plan, the local vaccine supply’s still far short of demand; there are good things to say about Bellevue (just not the things Jon Talton says about it).

3/24/21: FINAL APPROACH
Mar 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New two-tower project to incorporate a 747 fuselage; seven years since the Oso landslide; more reaction against anti-Asian hate crimes; first (very small) SPD ‘defunding’ proposal gets a City Council committee meeting.

3/22/21: THE LAST SHEET CAKE
Mar 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remo Borracchini’s Bakery closes after 99 years on Rainier Avenue; Bellevue Arts Museum head quits; rallies in Bellevue and Edmonds oppose anti-Asian hate crimes; WA’s homeless rate was rising before the pandemic’s start (we don’t know about after).

3/19/21: LOOKING AHEAD, A CENTURY BACK
Mar 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The 1918 pandemic’s continuing lessons for our time; a lot more people can get vaccines next month; Jessyn Farrell’s running for mayor again; the likely only real lesson from the Georgia killings.

3/18/21: SUCH SWEET SORROW
Mar 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Aplets & Cotlets factory’s set to shut down; a big online concert tonight will benefit WA’s live-music community; a year of the Canadian border closure; the potential ‘domino effect’ of the Alabama Amazon union vote.

3/17/21: ONLY A SPUD BOY
Mar 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Locally made film ‘Potato Dreams of America’ depicts a closeted gay kid in Vladivostok; ex-temp-mayor Bruce Harrell wants the job for real; racism allegations against Bellevue Arts Museum head; remembering the father of a President.

3/16/21: A TOKEN OF APPRECIATION
Mar 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A YouTube meme’s maker sells his original file as a ‘non-fungible token;’ many Microsoft online services go down; three Planned Parenthood clinics shutter in WA; state high court ends automatic life sentences for 18-20 year olds.

3/15/21: HARVESTING HISTORY
Mar 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Research into old photos reveals decades of farm workers’ struggles; Inslee wants all kids back in classrooms at least part-time; decrepit conditions found at a chain of ‘sober housing’ group homes; Tom Douglas’s original restaurant is closing for good.

3/12/21: THE OLD DAYS OF THE ‘NEW NORMAL’
Mar 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

More looking back at a year of COVID and its societal side effects, while Inslee announces a statewide ‘phase 3’ reopening (including sports fans in stands); King County gets a new ‘homelessness czar’ (maybe).

3/11/21: IT’S DIFFERENT FOR GRRRLS
Mar 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A new Netflix movie depicts a second-generation Riot Grrrl; WA’s named the ‘best state in America’ again; Nikkita Oliver runs for the City Council; what is and isn’t still alive in the Legislature.

3/10/21: SURPLUSSED
Mar 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Belltown’s beloved surplus store to become an electric-truck showroom; who is and isn’t in a list of historic WA women; Seattle schools have another in-person start date; Gonzaga basketball has some drama before winning another title.

3/9/21: TRANS MISSION
Mar 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local theater group’s Lego animation disses JK Rowling’s anti-trans Tweets; re-reading news stories from COVID’s beginning; WA reaches 2 million vaccine shots; Seattle schools might try to partly reopen even without a teachers’ contract.

3/8/21: FOR WHOM BELL TOLLS
Mar 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering local rock legend Tina Bell; state Senate OK’s big capital gains tax; Bezos’s ex Mackenzie Scott weds a private-school science teacher; Tacoma teacher resigns while denying alleged Proud Boys ties.

3/5/21: A ‘STRUGGLE’ RECOVERED
Mar 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Long-lost Jacob Lawrence painting found, joins its brethren at SAM’s reopening; Seattle teachers don’t wanna reopen classrooms yet; the next stages of vaccine eligibility; merchant booted off Amazon sues and sort-of wins.

3/3/21: LIGHT DISPLAY, HEAVY MEMORIES
Mar 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Tacoma puts up 500 lights to remember COVID deaths; WA teachers now vaccine-eligible; City Council candidate drops out after 2015 assault case goes public; the Seattle Storm’s got a quasi-militaristic new logo.

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