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7/24/20: IT SHALL BE RELEASED
Jul 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

We’ve got a hockey team name (just not a team yet); federal agents land in Seattle, but Durkan says don’t worry; more lawsuits and investigations over Portland anti-protester violence; WA restaurant/bar reopening rules will be re-tightened.

7/9/20: MORE HAUNTING THAN HORROR
Jul 8th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local short film vividly depicts depression’s soul-struggle; City Council hears defunding-the-police scenarios; Puyallup Fair finally canceled for 2020; will big companies leave rather than pay Seattle’s new payroll tax?

6/26/20: A SONG OF ICE AND WARMING
Jun 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Amazon pays to give new hockey arena a ‘climate’-theme name; Black drivers and mechanics allege racism at Metro; COVID cases soar in parts of the state; ‘Real Change’ vendors now have their own brand of hand sanitizer.

6/24/20: CLOSING THE (PLAY)BOOK
Jun 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Seahawks and TV-news legend Steve Raible retires; so does P-I survivor Joel Connelly; Durkan’s initial police budget-cut proposal is a LOT less than activists want; King County could remain in ‘phase 2’ for ‘a while.’

6/9/20: SPEAKING THROUGH THE MASKS, AND THE TEARS
Jun 9th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Voices from the protests; Pine St. police barricades removed and East Precinct partly cleared out; should one of Seattle’s biggest shelters stay closed?; what does ‘Defund the Police’ really mean?

5/25/20: THE IN LOOK FOR SUMMER
May 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Portraits of mask-bearing women by a home-care worker; Memorial Day remembrances past and present; Sawant goes it alone at a ‘Tax Amazon’ hearing; a really big plan to preserve and expand Seattle’s arts scene.

5/20/20: ROUNDING TOWARD HOME(S)
May 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local coalition’s big plan to end homelessness in five years; when restaurants reopen, who’ll go?; a bad wildfire season’s predicted; how Kent’s really coping, beyond the Twitter ‘jokes’.

4/16/20: PUSHPINS IN COMMENCEMENT BAY
Apr 15th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A sawmill’s remains as seen from above; West Seattle Bridge may be a goner; Sen. Murray wants fed-backed mass testing; foes of the latest ‘Amazon Tax’ cite its potential effects on everybody except Amazon.

4/13/20: THEN WHAT HAPPENS?
Apr 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Speculation on the stay-home regime’s next stages and eventual end; Boeing’s small-scale restart; what it’ll take to revive live-music spaces; a local author’s tale of tattooed pigs gets the LeVar Burton treatment.

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.

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.

3/27/20: A PUGET SOUNDING
Mar 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Seattleites “make a joyful noise”; the Kingdome implosion’s remembered as another joyful blast; unemployment applications go way-way up; Gov. Inslee and Bill Gates both say we may have to shut down longer (maybe a lot longer).

3/19/20: LOSING A LION
Mar 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

COVID takes a major figure in local science and political thought; unearthing the crisis’s confusing early days at Life Care Center; a year without SIFF (sniff); a dance fest, imagining a better future for humanity, may or may not have a future itself.

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.

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