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9/30/22: WHEN ‘HOME’ FEELS LESS HOMEY
Sep 29th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local author on how to mentally survive on a changing planet; 191 texts were ‘manually deleted’ from Durkan’s phone after 2020 protests; local crab populations ‘flourishing’ but still not salmon; Congressional candidate Joe Kent tries to distance himself (but not too far) from far-right extremists.

9/23/22: ‘R’ FOR ‘REMEMBER’
Sep 22nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Tacoma bar owners’ quest to restore the old, funny Rainier Beer ads; Seattle’s median income hits a new high (and why that’s bad); state official is ‘cautiously optimistic’ about the COVID fight in WA; we just had our driest summer ever.

9/16/22: RE-SPANNED
Sep 15th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

West Seattle Bridge to finally reopen; a lot of Seattle still works from home; Pierce County to dispense antidote drug Narcan from vending machines; Guild 45th theaters coming down.

9/14/22: (ALMOST) READY TO SERVE
Sep 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A Stranger writer’s history of queer comedy in TV sitcoms; school in Seattle starts at last; NYT essay lauds Seattle’s JustCare housing program; Starbucks to spend millions on store automation (while still union-busting).

9/2/22: SHE’S FREE AT LAST
Sep 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Gospel choir leader Rev. Patrinell Wright RIP; Central Cinema workers walk out in solidarity with a trans colleague; Starbucks has a new CEO; ‘NYT’ finds a Seattle in recovery mode.

8/31/22: CLIP SHOW
Aug 30th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The former digital assistant you loved to hate; Harrell tries to appeal to cops by hating on City Council; Seattle teachers set a strike vote; there’s been little progress against homelessness this year—except more sweeps.

8/11/22: ‘FRANK’-LY SPEAKING
Aug 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Graphic-novel creator Jim Woodring gets a ‘New Yorker’ paean; right-wing culture warriors get even more aggressive/stupid; monkeypox vax doses to get smaller; wine (including winery tourism) is now a bigger biz in WA than apples.

8/1/22: CARRYING THE TORCH
Jul 31st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seafair Torchlight Parade’s reassuring (if smaller) return; state AG Ferguson, Seattle Pacific U trade barbs; what Jon Talton gets wrong about Starbucks (and Seattle); Bill Russell RIP.

7/29/22: DOUBLE (TRAFFIC) TROUBLE
Jul 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Ferry crash and truck explosion (at separate places) snarl traffic; the heat wave now comes with a side order of air pollution; Amazon loses $2 billion (Wall St. loves it); Cranium creator dies of COVID.

7/28/22: WHAT A BEAUTIFUL GROUND ZERO
Jul 27th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Military-radio transmitter site with salmon and hiking trails; hot-osity just keeps on; a GOP Congressional candidate’s ties to the Proud Boys; an arrest warrant for the harasser at Rep. Jayapal’s home.

7/27/22: LOOKING AHEAD AND BACK
Jul 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Artist Romare Bearden’s conservative modernism; all the heat (and heat clichés) you can stand; City Council passes ‘abortion sanctuary’ bill; Beacon Hill to get a French language K-8 school.

7/21/22: DARKER ‘DUNGEONS’
Jul 20th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A BIPOC-oriented ‘D&D’ adventure book; UW hospitals have more COVID patients now than last winter; JumpStart payroll tax won’t be re-challenged; how some Boeing contractors have (or haven’t) survived the slump in new-aircraft orders.

7/20/22: THE FIGHT’S OFF
Jul 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘Amazon vs. Microsoft’ employee art show scrapped; feds investigating Amazon warehouse conditions; WA GOP’s misleading campaign ads and other schemes; the most dangerous place in town for walkers and bikers.

7/14/22: TO INFINITY AND KENT
Jul 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

City park to take ‘space age’ theme; major COVID outbreak at SeaTac federal detention center; state Supreme Court to rule on capital-gains tax; Harrell’s big cop-hiring plan.

7/13/22: A MASTER, BUT ALWAYS A STUDENT
Jul 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Exhibit shows a different aspect of Bruce Lee; revised high-rise plan saves El Corazon building; Amazon ‘Prime Day” and its (many) discontents; homelessness results when (duh) people can’t afford homes.

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