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5/10/22: WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN
May 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Rejected, more elaborate ’62 World’s Fair plans; another big encampment sweep’s pending; Ballard High student wins $3 million settlement in sexual-abuse case; Starbucks union drives seen as models for other workers.

4/25/22: OBSCURE NO MORE
Apr 24th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Once-quiet neighborhood booms with ‘transit-oriented development;’ Biden stumps here for lower Rx prices & old-growth forests; hundreds march for Starbucks union drives; ‘true’ bowling alleys keep disappearing.

4/20/22: A LITTLE OUTSIDE READING
Apr 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Storybook pages posted along park paths; more transit agencies no longer require masks; Amazon hires ex-AG Loretta Lynch to run an ‘equity audit;’ Neighbours will be sold to a Calif.-based gay-club chain.

4/13/22: STILL NEEDLING
Apr 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The Space Needle gets a little 60th-birthday makeover; a Chamber of Commerce poll is full of leading questions; a report cites continued ‘racial inequities’ in SPD’s use of force; statistics chart omicron’s ‘unequal toll’ across the state.

4/4/22: NO ‘SMALLS’ ACHIEVEMENT
Apr 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

NYC Amazon warehouse workers win a big union vote (for a small union); WA will try to phase out new gas cars by 2030; local rent prices rose ‘exponentially’ in 2021; Fred Hutch announces a big reorganization.

3/2/22: FICTIONAL BOOK, REAL TRAGEDY
Mar 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

David Guterson novelizes a child’s ‘homicide by abuse;’ what ‘cleaning up’ 3rd Ave. will and won’t do; rural judge rules against WA capital gains tax; the ‘full Amazon-ification of Whole Foods.’

3/1/22: BLACK HISTORY DESERVES MORE THAN ONE MONTH
Feb 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Art exhibit asks folk to imagine Black futures; WA’s masks-off day will now be nine days sooner; union drive starts at another local coffee chain; Microsoft fights anti-Ukraine ‘cyberattacks,’ while keeping quiet about its own Russian business ties.

2/14/21: ‘SMART TECH,’ DUMB MOVIE?
Feb 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

HBO movie ‘Kimi’ exploits Seattle tech-biz hype; city eviction moratorium to end in 2 weeks; forensics team believes Durkan’s phone was deliberately set to delete texts; REI management releases anti-union podcast.

1/26/22: A DIFFERENT SECOND COMING
Jan 25th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

George Freeman resurrects ‘The Monastery’ as a colorful church/event space; COVID numbers coming down in western but not eastern WA; local grocery workers’ ‘hazard pay’ to continue; workers at two more local Starbucks want a union.

1/20/22: ALL IN A ‘ROW’
Jan 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A new senior building’s mural tribute to ’36 UW crew team; it’s two years since COVID ‘officially’ arrived in WA and the US; QFC/Fred Meyer workers ‘struggle to make ends meet’ as parent co. rakes in big profits; Latino activists blast state redistricting plan.

12/15/21: PRINT, CHARMING
Dec 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

There’s a new local-arts mag (on paper!); some retail storefronts are going delivery-only; one year of COVID vax shots in WA; Boeing sells two Renton office buildings cheap.

12/13/21: SELF-MADE TURBULENCE
Dec 12th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New book recounts Boeing’s decline-n’-fall; new city attorney’s already making waves; two white dudes caught pretending to be Indigenous artists; Newport High School responds to accusations of abuse by punishing the accuser.

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.

12/3/21: TODAY IN PREVIOUS PANDEMICS
Dec 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering the early years of the local AIDS fight; King County won’t renew hotel shelter contracts; local pro-choice forces prepare for a possible post-‘Roe’ situation; those ‘end of the Internet’ signs were really book ads.

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