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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.’

9/2/20: RETURNING THE MEMORIES
Sep 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Sending WWII-era Japanese souvenirs back to Japan; Cal Anderson Park ‘swept’ again; police-oversight cases skyrocket; making a ‘City of Literature’ that tells more people’s stories.

8/31/20: RUNNING WITH IT
Aug 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Coach Pete Carroll makes an impassioned speech for racial justice; a Portland ‘Proud Boy’ right-wing protester is fatally shot; local COVID infection rates are down a little; so are Seattle rents.

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.

7/24/20: IT SHALL BE RELEASED
Jul 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

We’ve got a hockey team name (just not a team yet); federal agents land in Seattle, but Durkan says don’t worry; more lawsuits and investigations over Portland anti-protester violence; WA restaurant/bar reopening rules will be re-tightened.

5/20/20: ROUNDING TOWARD HOME(S)
May 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local coalition’s big plan to end homelessness in five years; when restaurants reopen, who’ll go?; a bad wildfire season’s predicted; how Kent’s really coping, beyond the Twitter ‘jokes’.

3/30/20: DRAWING ROOMS
Mar 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Short Run cartoonists depict their social-distanced lives; government relief package isn’t enough to save some small businesses; local used-records king RIP; it’s been a month already and it feels like a decade.

2/7/20: HOW HIGH’S THE WATER MAMA?
Feb 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More floods and rescues (of people and animals); the first 737 MAX recertification flight may be near; local restaurant to pay almost a half-mil to past & present workers in a city settlement; local poster artists revive the scrapped Harriet Tubman $20 bill.

1/3/20: MODEL BEHAVIOR
Jan 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

MOHAI’s got a miniature Mont-Saint-Michel plus an AI virtual tour; Amazon threatens to fire workers who question its climate response; Swedish nurses are closer to a strike; Bill Gates sez folks like him should pay more taxes.

1/2/20: BOOMLESS IN SEATTLE
Jan 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

The year starts sans fireworks; an Olympia legal victory for Seattle’s MHA plan; Amazon delivery contractors’ high-pressure existence; how to make lower Third Avenue safer for all.

12/24/19: FINAL APPROACH
Dec 23rd, 2019 by Clark Humphrey

Dennis Muilenburg isn’t Boeing’s CEO anymore; Marshawn Lynch is a Seahawk again; ghosts of Christian punk rockers past; reclaiming Christmas (and Jesus) from authoritarian forces.

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