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1/26/21: THE VINYL FRONTIER
Jan 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Sub Pop retail shop opens beneath a mostly-empty Amazon tower; WA records its lowest new-COVID-case count of the year; a Native-homeless advocate runs for mayor; no, Bill Gates doesn’t want to kill you on behalf of any lizard men from outer space.

1/25/21: PRESIDENTIAL FUNK
Jan 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Inaugural poem set to a local funk-rock track; waiting lists for vaccine-clinic helpers are getting as long as those for the vaccines themselves; Tacoma police SUV runs over street-race spectators; Microsoft’s developing chatbots based on dead people.

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.

1/21/21: LEFTER THAN BIDEN
Jan 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The dawn of a new DC administration draws reactions from friends and foes (who aren’t all on the right); vaccine progress remains slow; UW men’s basketball finally wins a conference game; is Olympia Beer going away?

1/20/21: NEW DAY DAWNING
Jan 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Sanity (or something like it) comes to America; past inauguration memories; vaccines still in short supply; state GOP cracks down on its own ‘moderates.’

1/19/21: IMAGINATION LAND
Jan 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

City asks artists and others to ponder their communities’ future; remembering one year of COVID in WA (and in the US); state makes a new vaccine distribution plan; man arrested at DC riot had tried to join Seattle protest groups, but was suspected of being a right-wing infiltrator.

1/18/21: STREAMING FOR SANITY
Jan 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local indie-movie site’s now got original mental-health docs for young adults; SPD cop refuses to wear mask in hospital; promised federal COVID vaccine reserves don’t exist; what MLK Day means this year.

1/15/21: PLUMBING THE DEPTHS
Jan 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Mario’ games you’ve probably never seen; state tries to speed up vaccination pace; ‘Twin Peaks’ Roadhouse might close for good; Nikkita Oliver to teach Seattle U law students about ‘abolition.’

1/14/21: YAK-KING AWAY
Jan 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Yakima’s local caste system as an example of the ‘American Gentry;’ Tuesday storm’s lingering damage; state starts next vaccination phase as COVID cases still increase; Hope Solo describes USWNT soccer as a ‘mean girls’ club.’

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.

1/12/21: ABOUT US, WITHOUT US
Jan 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Canadian artists depict Seattle’s CHOP protests; still more local fallout from the DC coup attempt; a quiet but ‘weird’ opening to WA’s legislative session; how the Storm’s Sue Bird helped get Raphael Warnock into the US Senate.

1/11/21: PHONE CALL OF DUTY?
Jan 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Should ex T-Mobile boss John Legere run for President?; 2 SPD cops were at the DC riot (about which SPOG’s prez Mike Solan spread lies); King County to start mass vaccination spots; UW women’s basketball program put on hold.

1/8/21: AFTER THE CLOWN CAR COUP ATTEMPT
Jan 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

More calls by local pols for an early White House removal; should Seattle divorce King County?; new light-rail construction could cost lots more; Tim Eyman court case nears its end after several years.

1/7/21: DARE CALL IT TREASON
Jan 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local reactions to the DC coup attempt (plus a smaller break-in at the Governor’s Mansion in Oly); UW expert on predicting the pandemic’s decline; Teresa Mosqueda won’t run for mayor; one of the last 747s is being sold as parts on eBay.

1/6/21: A CAN OF BEANS, A CAN OF WORMS
Jan 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Could John Roderick’s deleted Twitter thread affect Ken Jennings’ TV career?; Inslee announces new ‘reopening’ plan, restaurant trade org. hates it; Virginia Mason/CHI Franciscan merger moves ahead; pioneering local Black judge dies.

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