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9/2/22: SHE’S FREE AT LAST
Sep 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Gospel choir leader Rev. Patrinell Wright RIP; Central Cinema workers walk out in solidarity with a trans colleague; Starbucks has a new CEO; ‘NYT’ finds a Seattle in recovery mode.

9/1/22: LITTLE BIG PEOPLE
Aug 31st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Found objects used to make figures of ‘more than human’ subjects; youth jail confining more kids; LGBTQ-centric theater co. reopens after COVID shutdowns but can’t stay open; a reminder that there’s no Bumbershoot again this year.

8/31/22: CLIP SHOW
Aug 30th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The former digital assistant you loved to hate; Harrell tries to appeal to cops by hating on City Council; Seattle teachers set a strike vote; there’s been little progress against homelessness this year—except more sweeps.

8/30/22: MEMORIES OF AUGUST PAST
Aug 29th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Playwright August Wilson’s Seattle legacy; Kent teacher strike continues; does ‘suppressing’ wildfires just make the crisis worse?; while local media seem to care only about cops, the Seattle Fire Dept.’s also understaffed and spending millions in OT pay.

8/29/22: A LIFE WELL SEASONED
Aug 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sausage and hydro-racing mogul Art Oberto RIP; Seattle teachers’ union still negotiating a contract; ex-Garfield swim team member alleges ‘sexual hazing;’ Ms’ rookie superstar Julio Rodriguez signs a mega-deal.

8/25/22: EVENT OF THE CENTURY (PLUS TWO)
Aug 24th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Garfield High’s COVID-delayed centennial; overdoses up, here and around the NW; female Nintendo game testers allege sexual harassment by male staff; Danny Westneat’s mistaken again.

8/24/22: ALL THE BASES
Aug 23rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Mural about NW baseball history at the Ms’ new bar (where Pyramid used to be); King County has seven new e. coli cases; that supposed ‘Gorge shooter wannabe’ now apparently wasn’t; Starbucks finds a reason to close another unionized store.

8/23/22: BACK ON THE SKIDS
Aug 22nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘New Skid Road Theatre’ presents a Pioneer Square historical revue; how downtown is and isn’t recovering; salmon as a local Indigenous religion; UW prof’s new book shows red-state regimes as increasingly anti-democracy.

8/22/22: PICTURE THIS, ARTIFICIALLY
Aug 21st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Making an AI-assisted music video; LeBron James plays almost-half a basketball game in Seattle; stolen/dismantled Arboretum gates rebuilt; remembering a Seattle social-justice protesting legend.

8/19/22: JUST BEGUN TO GAME
Aug 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

12-year-old game developer featured at Emerald City Comic Con; an ‘NYT’ profile depicts Gravity Payments’ Dan Price as both a PR genius and an abuser of several women; more light-rail construction delays on all three projects; the preseason Seahawks look not-very-good.

8/18/22: YOU AND YOUR BIG MOTH
Aug 17th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

An LP-size moth shows up in a Bellevue garage; Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price quits to fight sexual-assault charges; Homegrown sandwich drivers go on a one-day strike; Seattle’s ‘lost the battle against air conditioning.’

8/17/22: SOUTH MEETS NORTH
Aug 16th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘African Streetwear’ in a pop-up storefront; City Council passes SPD hiring incentives; Bill Gates’s role in getting Inflation Reduction Act passed in US Senate; Calif. Amazon air-freight workers walk off.

8/16/22: THE (MANUFACTURED) JAZZ SINGER
Aug 15th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

AI engineer creates a jazz band with a robot vocalist; selling Seattle rain to LA tourists; Starbucks wants feds to stop unionization votes; religious ‘crisis pregnancy’ centers offer medically questionable ‘abortion pill reversals.’

8/15/22: MODEST HOME, SACRED SPACE
Aug 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Saving the 1887 Tacoma house of a Black community builder; rents still skyrocket here and nationally; several weekend shootings plus a dreadful light-rail-platform death; a single Amazon Go deli-mart’s temporary closure doesn’t mean Seattle’s dying.

8/11/22: ‘FRANK’-LY SPEAKING
Aug 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Graphic-novel creator Jim Woodring gets a ‘New Yorker’ paean; right-wing culture warriors get even more aggressive/stupid; monkeypox vax doses to get smaller; wine (including winery tourism) is now a bigger biz in WA than apples.

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