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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.

8/5/20: PRIMARY COLORS
Aug 4th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Early primary-election votes show several progressives leading, Tim Eyman losing; Durkan and Best don’t want any significant SPD cuts; is Microsoft getting too cozy with the White House?; were violent feds sent to Portland just to appear in campaign ads?; Pat O’Day RIP.

8/4/20: RICK, NOT ROLLING
Aug 3rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Rick Steves is ‘traveling from home’ these days; marchers turned away from Chief Best’s suburban home; City Council’s police restructuring plan gets a lot more modest; Argosy Cruises ends its summer season early.

8/3/20: ‘THINGS ARE A BLUR’
Aug 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A Washington COVID survivor tells her grueling tale; Microsoft wants to buy TikTok’s US operations; it’s not all peaceful again in Portland; Pac-12 football players make safety and other demands before they’ll play in the fall.

7/28/20: ONLINE TRACKING
Jul 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A virtual Sound-hugging ride on Sounder North; a slightly bigger (but still smaller than last year) transit tax passes the City Council; Sounders exit the MLS tourney; a plan to help save live-music venues needs your support.

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).

7/22/20: DISSED ‘INFORMATION’
Jul 21st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Video montage exposes SPD/Durkan spin tactics; county youth jail to close (eventually); ‘moms’ and leaf blowers on Portland’s front lines; high school football won’t resume in WA until March.

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.

7/1/20: ‘YOU GO.’ ‘NO, YOU GO.’
Jun 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Durkan wants Sawant out, Sawant feels the opposite; some barricade removals at CHOP; 38 UW fraternity members have COVID; Tacoma tries out ‘universal basic income.’

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.

6/25/20: 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.’

6/19/20: 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?

6/12/20: ZONE DEFENSE
Jun 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Dumb/false rumors about the Capitol Hill ‘AutoZone’ debunked; Black Lives Matter’s first official local march is today; UW modelers predict a national ‘second wave’ of COVID cases; ‘Seattle’s early embrace of LGBTQ rights.’

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