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4/2/20: SCENES OF PANDEMICS PAST
Apr 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A locally-made 2008 educational comic about the 1918 flu has lessons for today; Inslee wants the state’s factories to make COVID-response stuff; a revised ‘Tax Amazon’ bill’s introduced; T-Mobile finally absorbs Sprint.

4/1/20: KEEPING CREATING
Mar 31st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

An artists’-support advocate on today’s fears and potentials; local COVID data collection efforts become ‘overwhelmed’; Idaho gets an earthquake; the rent crunch is now.

3/31/20: STILLED, YET MOVING
Mar 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Ghostly beauty from a stalled Seattle Opera production; state and county COVID numbers show at least a little progress; Whole Foods workers stage a ‘sick out;’ democracy vouchers survive one last challenge.

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.

2/26/20: ON, AND ‘OFF,’ THE WALL
Mar 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Art-ifying boarded up storefronts; one news station balks at re-spreading official lies; the city’s spacing shelter beds further apart; you can now get food and (some) drinks to go from the same places.

3/25/20: HIS LAST TOUR
Mar 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local/global music legend Bill Rieflin passes; Seattle cruise-ship season put on hold; Microsoft imports 240,000 face masks from an unnamed country; Steve Ballmer won’t move basketball’s LA Clippers here.

3/23/20: HAVE A HEART
Mar 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local kids stage a pop-up art walk; is the local COVID death rate slowing?; how faulty respirators sickened Hanford cleanup workers; it’s really not the time to visit the WA coast.

3/21/20: MORE NOT-SO-SWEET NOTHINGS
Mar 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Another special weekend edition full of virus-related (more or less) headlines, plus more pictures of a city forced to go on hold.

3/20/20: SCENES FROM A GHOST TOWN
Mar 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Pictures from a bustling place gone almost still; losing a beloved Leschi neighborhood fixture; unemployment-security requests boom; ‘Tax Amazon’ initiative filed.

3/17/20: A TIME OF THE SIGNS, COVID EDITION
Mar 17th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

One barmaid’s temp-closing words of reassurance; a year without St. Patrick’s Day; Sawant repurposes her ‘Amazon tax’ proposal; Joe Biden wins WA’s Presidential primary.

3/5/20: DAYS OF PANICS PAST
Mar 5th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

1918 ‘Spanish’ flu pandemic compared to now; many more COVID reactions and 1 more death; state may ask developers to promise ‘net environmental gain;’ MOHAI gets Seattle’s most famous accordion.

3/2/20: TIME TO PANIC? (STILL NO.)
Mar 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

The US’s first coronavirus deaths are right here (but don’t freak out or hoard stuff); feds say to keep the Snake River dams; Seattle cop fired for history of racist/sexist remarks; is drag bingo a felony offense?

2/25/20: BLACK LIGHT SHINING
Feb 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local photog’s shots of national & local black ‘luminaries’; city’s LEAD program renewed after all; Expedia lays off hundreds after just moving their offices; we’re the US’s 9th most liberal city.

2/21/20: FROM THE ‘TRAIL OF GHOSTS’ TO TODAY
Feb 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Connecting the WWII internments’ lessons to today’s anti-immigrant hysteria; the downtown ex-Bon Marché’s final days; Caffe Vita’s new owner tries to heal past discord; local researchers try to invent a coronavirus vaccine.

2/20/20: IN THE FOLDS
Feb 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A Dexter Ave. tower project indirectly honors a local TV legend; art collector/advocate Virginia Wright RIP; lessons from PBS’s Amazon exposé; payroll-tax bill dies in Legislature (but perhaps not fatally).

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