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1/22/21: PICTURING JUSTICE
Jan 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Painter Alfredo Arreguin at the state Supreme Court; fun with the Bernie-in-mittens picture meme; ‘Market entrance’ building gets historic status on third try; busting corporate windows doesn’t achieve anything.

1/13/21 THE BELLS’ FINAL TOLL
Jan 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Two Bells demolished three years after it closed; SPOG head Mike Solan refuses to quit; activists claim the FBI had a role in suppressing local summer protests; a post-COVID national recession could make homelessness a whole lot worse.

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.

12/22/20: YESTER-DREAD
Dec 21st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Timothy Egan on Lewis & Clark’s lessons for surviving a bleak winter; right-wing protesters try to break into Oregon’s capitol building; daytime flooded streets are followed by nighttime snow; some folks want a gondola to West Seattle instead of light rail.

12/10/20: BUBBLE BOY OF TOYS
Dec 9th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A live Santa greets kids from inside a plastic ‘snow globe;’ ‘several’ COVID positives among the UW football squad; a bomb scare at the Spokane County Democrats’ office; imaging ‘a future where Amazon rules the world.’

12/9/20: I’LL BE (STUCK) HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
Dec 8th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Inslee keeps restaurants, bars, etc. closed three more weeks (restaurant industry assn. doesn’t like it); Seattle School Supt. Denise Juneau won’t ask for another contract; big-biz group wants city’s big-biz payroll tax tossed out.

12/2/20: ‘WHITE,’ AS A GHOST
Dec 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local photog’s shots of national racial (and racist) historic sites; Amazon warehouse work is officially riskier than logging; pandemic economy hits nonprofits (and their clients) very hard; historically comparing COVID, AIDS, and the ‘eugenics movement.’

12/1/20: THE UPSIDE OF A PLAGUE
Nov 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

New kids’ book ‘Panda Demick’ looks on (and for) the bright side; state starts COVID tracking phone app; Tacoma ICE jail uses solitary confinement heavily; make your own ‘restoration of federal sanity advent calendar.’

11/27/20: GETTING LIT
Nov 26th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Woodland Park Zoo’s new walk-thru light show; where most new COVID infections occur in King County; Amazon Web Services has a big outage in the east; a street sign honors a late local Black theater producer.

11/16/20: BACK TO SQUARE, ER PHASE, ONE
Nov 15th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

New statewide closures and restrictions announced as COVID cases skyrocket; Inslee may be sticking around; Microsoft says Russian hackers seek vaccine-research data; lotsa little earthquakes on Vancouver Island.

11/11/20: WATERS ACROSS THE LAKE
Nov 10th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Artist Tariqa Waters’ colorful new Bellevue group show; state health officials would rather you not have a big Thanksgiving; Europe hits at Amazon’s trade practices; what to do to stop a coup.

11/9/20: HEY, JOE!
Nov 8th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Hundreds attend many Biden-Harris celebrations around town; the local COVID risk is now ‘higher than ever;’ the closed-since-March Local 360 restaurant may reopen after all; Ken Jennings remembers Alex Trebek.

AT THE (VIRTUAL) POLLS, THEN IN THE STREETS
Nov 5th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Mixed emotions (and arrests and a hospitalization) at post-election protests; activist’s soul-searching after a #MeToo callout; UW football debut canceled due to COVID; SIFF’s planning an online-only 2021 fest.

11/5/20: THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME
Nov 4th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local filmmaker fictionally stages her (real) dad’s death; parsing the local election results; ‘Every Vote Counts’ protests draw hundreds; a new one-day Washington record for new COVID cases.

11/3/20: THE DAY OF…
Nov 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Pre-election jitters and reassurances all around; UW researchers claim to have developed a better potential COVID vaccine; legal settlement in case of Alaska crab-boat sinking; NY Amazon warehouse workers’ safety lawsuit dismissed.

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