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8/6/20: TAKIN’ IT (SAFELY) OFF
Aug 5th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A woman with one of the pandemic’s most sensitive jobs; City Council advances more SPD cuts/changes, plus ending homeless-sweeps Navigation Team; Gov. candidate Loren Culp’s (mostly maskless) rally; report of ‘the death of the city’ are greatly exaggerated.

7/31/20: ‘DON’T TOUCH MY FUR’
Jul 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

TV puppets teaching local youth of color; COVID transmission rate eases a bit in WA; even a temporary end of extra unemployment aid could hurt thousands; Amazon just keeps growing.

7/23/20: WHO WAS THAT MASKED WOMAN?
Jul 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Designer face-masking past and present; the tactically serious ‘high quirk’ of Portland protesters; most local schools will still be online this fall; Constantine wants to close the downtown county jail (eventually).

7/21/20: ‘PAYING’ IT FORWARD
Jul 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

CD businesses and artists meet at the ‘Pay the Fee Gathering’; more reaction to increasing federal violence in Portland; state COVID cases keep rising; predicting a ‘Nike-swoosh’ economic recovery.

7/14/20: GENTRIFICATION MARCHES ON
Jul 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Luxury residential tower would have a private ‘park’ halfway up; Durkan would transfer some current functions out of SPD; 1/5 of Seattle kids are in private schools; state revises total COVID death counts down.

7/13/20: OFF, AND ON, THE WALL
Jul 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Is graffiti still graffiti if it’s installed in a gallery?; a sort-of City Council/’Star Trek’ crossover; differing opinions on SPD defunding; judge rules Durkan recall petition drive can proceed.

6/30/20: POST-PANDEMIC PRACTICES?
Jun 29th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Imagining future human behaviors as current COVID conditions drag on; not all of the rise in COVID diagnoses in the region can be attributed to more testing; another fatal near-CHOP shooting and the now-usual reactions; the state’s population’s still rising.

6/29/20: PRANKING THE CRANKS
Jun 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Sacha Baron Cohen takes over Olympia militia rally; CHOP stays but shrinks; how the 6/1 Capitol Hill march ‘went from peaceful to violent in 60 seconds;’ could an NBA team be available to ‘poach’ (but should we do so)?

6/26/20: A SONG OF ICE AND WARMING
Jun 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Amazon pays to give new hockey arena a ‘climate’-theme name; Black drivers and mechanics allege racism at Metro; COVID cases soar in parts of the state; ‘Real Change’ vendors now have their own brand of hand sanitizer.

6/25/20: THE LAST SLICE
Jun 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A venerable Capitol Hill pizza place won’t reopen; is or isn’t CHOP disbanding?; Seattle Schools end ties with police; COVID makes economic and racial inequality even more dangerous.

6/24/20: CLOSING THE (PLAY)BOOK
Jun 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Seahawks and TV-news legend Steve Raible retires; so does P-I survivor Joel Connelly; Durkan’s initial police budget-cut proposal is a LOT less than activists want; King County could remain in ‘phase 2’ for ‘a while.’

6/23/20: CHOPPED ‘CHOP’?
Jun 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Mayor Durkan really, really wants the Capitol Hill protest zone gone; hoax PR release claims Seattle Art Museum ‘dissolving’; major loitering laws repealed; Yakima’s biggest COVID-exposer now is ‘community spread.’

6/19/20: WHOSE PROTEST IS IT ANYWAY?
Jun 18th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Trying to keep the Capitol Hill protest ‘on topic’; City Council gets a third progressive tax plan; the first state prisoner dies of COVID; who might be ‘Seattle’s most indicative musician’?

6/18/20: UP THE PIKE
Jun 17th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A live-stream benefit gala for the Pike Place Market; King County Labor Council expels Seattle Police Officers Guild; the state reported more negative COVID tests than it got; the West Seattle Bridge ‘can be fixed,’ but should it?

6/16/20: SPELLING IT OUT
Jun 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

The CHOP street mural and its many makers; five Proud Boys gang up on one protester on video; King County applies for ‘phase 2’; T-Mobile and other cell-phone carriers go kablooey.

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