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9/1/20: GODS, HEROES, AND REPRESENTATION
Aug 31st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Indigenous art meets Marvel; simple ‘social gatherings’ as COVID spreader events; city rejects Bayer’s PCB-pollution settlement offer; the trouble with ‘helpful’ white people.

8/31/20: RUNNING WITH IT
Aug 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Coach Pete Carroll makes an impassioned speech for racial justice; a Portland ‘Proud Boy’ right-wing protester is fatally shot; local COVID infection rates are down a little; so are Seattle rents.

8/28/20: I DON’T HEAR YOU SMILING!
Aug 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A new Amazon wrist band warns if you’re not ‘happy’ enough; comparing our age to a cheesy BDSM movie (NOT ‘50 Shades’!); the Storm joins the pro-sports strike; CHOP murder victim’s dad sues for $3 billion.

8/27/20: THE LAST FADE-OUT
Aug 26th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

SIFF cofounder Darryl McDonald dies; Mariners and Sounders postpone games to honor Jacob Blake protests; SPD escalates accusations against local protesters; why is BC faring so much better in the virus battle than Washington?

8/26/20: NOT-SO-EXOTIC GETAWAYS
Aug 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A vacation going only as far as SeaTac; more window-smashing and police retaliation on and off Capitol Hill; how city’s mediation process helps officers avoid discipline; Mill Creek mayor quits amid controversy.

8/24/20: GORILLA MY DREAMS
Aug 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

The real Ivan the Gorilla vs. a new streaming movie version; Durkan vetoes budget bill with 1-percent SPD cut; how hard it is to get a cop ‘decertified’ in WA; Chris Cornell statue is vandalized with white paint.

8/20/20: SLADE
Aug 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Senator (and fishstick-family scion) Gorton’s legacy as Seattle’s baseball savior and a sane Republican; Inslee declares a wildfire emergency; a lot of mail-sorting gear’s been removed in the region; the Mariners win a game for once.

8/19/20: THE WALLS HAVE EYES (AND FACES)
Aug 18th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More storefront murals (see ’em while you can); a harsh street life is now more visible; viral videos of threats against protesters; COVID antibodies found in the crew of a stricken fishing boat.

8/18/20: NOW YOU SEE IT
Aug 17th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Statements in the streets (visible only on your phone); protesters arrested outside police union office; Seattle schools will start two days late; still more Boeing layoffs to come.

8/17/20: A GIFT TO THE PEOPLE
Aug 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Handsome photos from an ugly recent time; more Carmen Best defenders; more peril for a historic Tacoma church; (virtual) school might not start on (real) time.

8/14/20: BY GEORGE
Aug 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Temporary ‘Black Lives Matter’ art/slogans adorn a UW statue’s base; a virtual community meeting about SPD gets testy; the same city councilmembers issue differing statements about police chief Best’s departure; a very hot weekend’s coming.

8/12/20: BEST, BYE
Aug 11th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Police chief Carmen Best retires, blames (minor) budget cuts by the City Council; there’ll be no Pac-12 football games this fall; the Seattle Storm as a model for political engagement; Kamala Harris’s VP pick shouldn’t be so novel.

8/11/20: GOAT FOR IT
Aug 10th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Garth Stein’s graphic novel about a goat-boy on Seattle’s streets; City Council passes minuscule SPD cuts, Chief Best might quit anyway; a touring evangelist and his audience defy mask guidelines; the first use of Amazon-hosted podcasts: ‘don’t diss Amazon’.

8/10/20: IS THE ‘M’ FOR ‘MIS-TIMED’?
Aug 9th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Boutique hotel opens at the wrong time; city council votes on modest police cuts and Navigation Team defunding today; ‘community radio’ founder/advocate dies; food banks stocking up for a ‘surge’ in demand.

CONTINUING ‘REACTIONS’
Aug 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Tri-Cities composer honors atomic bombings’ 75th anniversary; Cliff Mass goes anti-anti-fascist, loses radio gig; UW researchers’ ‘protein scaffolding’ could help make better vaccines; SPD responds to critics with a new web site.

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