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1/4/22: O LITTLE SNOWBIRD…
Jan 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Back to regular (albeit wild) local winter weather and its side effects; school and other COVID test sites reach max capacity; UW researchers’ union drive proceeds; Duwamish Tribe gets a little more land in a community donation.

11/25/21: THE (REAL) REASON FOR THE SEASON
Nov 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Indigenous contemporary art to view this T-Day weekend, highlighting a list of mostly cultural items left over from recent newsletter issues.

10/14/21: THE HARDER THEY FALLOUT
Oct 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A literary mag has a ‘scary’ Hanford essay; a classic-cartoon producer dies in Gig Harbor; leaked emails support claims of sexism at Microsoft; the city settles a major police-killing lawsuit for half a million.

8/31/21: HALE IN THE FORECAST
Aug 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering a local icon of cartooning and TV; why one Black activist won’t back Bruce Harrell for mayor; court upholds state ban on forced ‘conversion therapy’ against gays; Pacific Galleries antique mall might be saved.

8/30/21: SWEPT, FROM THE BALLOT
Aug 29th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Judge tosses shelters-and-sweeps charter amendment initiative; Seahawk-turned-doctor hospitalized with COVID, as cases exceed region’s hospital capacity again; Oly protest derides mask/vaccine mandates.

8/20/21: A CLOSE(D) STORY
Aug 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Art-world celeb and UW grad Chuck Close dies; frustration among doctors, nurses as delta variant rages on; why encampment residents don’t want to move into shelters; Redhook (and the Seattle microbrew scene) turn 40.

7/28/21: HOW DO YOU CLIMB A JELLYFISH?
Aug 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Water-themed playground coming to new Waterfront Park; does Seattle’s ‘urban village’ zoning perpetuate inequality?; the heat wave sickened Columbia River salmon; nine bars are or were temporarily closed due to COVID exposures among staff.

7/21/21: WILL QUEENS & TECH-BROS COEXIST?
Jul 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New life (and maybe a new club) in R Place’s old building; Jeff Bezos had his costly li’l suborbital space trip; the Kraken’s about to have its Expansion Draft party/telecast; OR’s Bootleg Fire is so big, it ‘makes its own weather.’

6/28/21: HOT-OSITY
Jun 28th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

It’s beyond swelter-y out there, just in time to keep folks home who’d been aching to get out and about at last; other things also happened.

6/9/21: NO POLE POSITION
Jun 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Will Central Disrict’s library ‘Soul Pole’ come back?; 100,000 drivers’ licenses to be restored; Idaho’s battle between the far-right and the farther-right; KingCo’s small-business contracts ‘overwhelmingly’ go to white-owned companies.

1/4/20: THE DOCTOR IS OUT
Jan 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic leader quits, claims systemic racism at parent organization; a local singer becomes a social-media meme as ‘Bean Dad’; local Catholics want archbishop to speak up about abusive priests; some computer-animated New Year’s weirdness fictionally set at the Space Needle.

9/30/20: OUR ROBOT OVERLORDS (FOR REAL)
Sep 29th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Robotized Amazon warehouses have more human injuries; Durkan’s budget keeps libraries closed but offers only minor SPD cuts; Boeing said to be pulling 787 work out of Everett; why WA can’t have more college slots; local housing prices still rising.

9/16/20: MUCH MORE THAN ‘MS-DAD’
Sep 15th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Bill Gates the Elder passes; Inslee bashes climate denial from the White House; Durkan-friendly ‘activist leader’ gets high-paying city job; Ms game called on account of smoke.

9/14/20: THE SMOKING SECTION
Sep 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Waiting for our worst-in-the-world air to clear as wildfires slow down; Pier 58 couldn’t wait to be dismantled; the case for state deficit spending in a crisis; Seahawks win season opener while Storm drops to #2 playoff seed; steady COVID progress continues (so ‘why does it feel like we’re stuck?’).

9/9/20: WHERE THERE’S SMOKE
Sep 8th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A horrible couple of days for fires, smoke, winds, evacuations, and power outages throughout WA; more remote-schooling glitches; City Council approves scooter rental pilot program; SPD reform efforts get a new court-appointed ‘monitor.’

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