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4/8/20: THE SCENT OF SILENCE
Apr 7th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Locally made candles are made to stay home with; the state announces more small-biz aid; local Congresspeople beg Boeing to accept federal help; “thoughts on the coronavirus and cities.”

4/3/20: LEAVING A LIGHT ON FOR YOU
Apr 3rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A hotel’s message to the caregivers; the state will be shut down for another month; Boeing wants to buy out workers’ contracts; Amazon’s plan to bad-mouth a labor advocate.

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.

3/28/20: A TIME OF THE SIGNS, COVID EDITION II
Mar 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More verbal/visual statements about our moment; the city rents a whole downtown hotel to house first responders; Eyman’s I-976 remains paused; Ken Jennings compares this crisis to ‘the trolley problem.’

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).

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.

3/20/20: 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.

3/19/20: 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.

3/18/20: ART AND ABSENCE
Mar 17th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

An art teacher/cartoonist ponders the immediate unknown; aid programs for workers and artists get underway; Boeing wants big federal bucks; it’s (not) a golden time for introverts.

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.

3/12/20: MOVE ALONG, NOTHING TO SEE HERE
Mar 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

All public events in a three-county area are either banned or heavily restricted, depending on size; lots more school districts are closing; Joe Biden takes the presidential-primary lead; Boeing’s year-to-date orders are in minus figures.

3/10/20: SCRUBBING THE SEATS
Mar 10th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Restaurants, other businesses do all they can to reassure the public; was there a ‘patient zero’ for the local outbreak?; part of Aurora Ave.’s got a new name and design; the worst virus-related invention to date.

3/3/20: TODAY IN VIRALITY
Mar 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A lot more coronavirus updates and reactions; a strange rare creature that’s even more endangered by virus-panic; two more Bellevue College leaders fired after art-statement alteration; Seattle magazine’s got a new local owner.

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