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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.

12/30/21: THE WHOLE ‘BORING’ TALE
Dec 29th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Photo book recounts the Bertha tunnel project and its many complications; climate change’s role in our current cold snap; “Hoarders” reality-TV creator will work for Bruce Harrell; more proof that music streaming sucks for artists.

12/10/21: IT’S CALLED (BUT NOT RECALLED)
Dec 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Sawant apparently survives another ouster attempt; one NY state Starbucks store votes pro-union; new owners save a theater and a music club; UW men’s basketball loses another game to COVID issues.

12/8/21: MANY (SOME) (UN)HAPPY RETURNS
Dec 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Recall Sawant’ early returns are as predicted (and as incomplete); Seattle’s population growth outpaced the ‘burbs in the 2010s; Amazon Web Services had a big outage; more homeless folk are ailing from a highly preventable condition.

12/6/21: FIFTY CHEESY YEARS
Dec 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Big John’s PFI is still slicing after half a century; ‘omicron’ COVID variant found in WA; state Supreme Court accepts Redistricting Commission’s ‘late homework;’ report on Durkan’s missing texts is itself missing.

12/2/21: IF YOU CAN READ THIS, IT DIDN’T HAPPEN
Dec 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Internet Ends’—or will it?; Comic Con returns (even with at least some stuff about comics!); Sawant recall backers spending big; COVID protocols cancel UW basketball game.

11/23/21: STILL “COOPED UP’ AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
Nov 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Fifty years since DB Cooper; two Seattle School Board members accused of staff bullying; what’s (still) in the city’s 2022 budget; ‘the truth behind the Great Resignation.”

11/22/21: SHADES OF BLACK-AND-TAN
Nov 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The hidden history of a local jazz hall as it’s about to be commemorated; Seahawks, coach Pete Carroll hit a new nadir; SPD keeps full funding for unfilled jobs; Amazon, MS can bid again for a redrawn Pentagon cloud contract.

11/17/21: HOW HIGH’S THE WATER, MAMA?
Nov 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Flooding and its impacts aren’t over in WA and BC: state Redistricting Commission fails to finish its job in time; Bruce Harrell’s big transition team; the connection between Bill Gates, nuclear power, and JCPenney.

10/6/21: DRINK ME
Oct 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Alice in Wonderland’ themed cocktail ‘experience’ coming to Seattle; Amazon’s openly playing Seattle against the suburbs; a major labor union may cut back on Sawant support; many police and sheriff’s employees are still un-vaxxed at the mandate deadline.

9/24/21: A NEW ‘DAWN’?
Sep 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A concept for a ‘car-free Aurora Avenue;’ the state predicts our current bad COVID wave will continue; mayoral candidate Lorena Gonzalez reveals her big homelessness strategy; the Kraken is born.

9/22/21: WHERE’S GEORGE?
Sep 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Recalling a scandalous 1935 kidnapping case; 30 years of a Seattle ‘alternative’ institution; the city eviction moratorium’s extended until mid-January; no more ‘764-HERO’ (the phone hotline, not the local band).

9/16/21: NO ROOM FOR CARS
Sep 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle’s ‘biggest band’ (by number of members) has never all met in person; COVID hospitalizations ‘level off’ at a still-too-high mark; big construction-workers’ strike starts; Macklemore’s golf-themed apparel brand has a pop-up store.

9/15/21: PUT A LID ON IT (BUT NOT YET)
Sep 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Montlake highway ‘lid’ project to get bigger in nine years; WA hits another cruel COVID mark with over 7,000 deaths; is Rep. Jayapal a cruel boss or a victim of sexist double standards?; how ‘hesitancy’ can be manipulated, exploited.

8/16/21: LOOKING AT LOOKS
Aug 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Wing Luke group exhibit ponders Asian American beauty standards; music fest at the Gorge linked to 160+ COVID cases; wildfire smoke makes COVID worse; more on the trends seen in the new census data.

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