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9/8/20: FANTASIZING FAMILY
Sep 7th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A local sci-fi author imagines transforming ‘oppressors’ into ‘kin;’ a techie dad parses the tech glitches facing remote schooling; a wildfire destroys a small eastern-WA town; a local sports broadcasting legend dies.

8/25/20: NOW MUSEUM…
Aug 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

SAM and (later) Frye Museum to reopen; more COVID cases among the unhoused; why the Seattle public-safety status quo isn’t working for many; authors and publishers complain to Congress about Amazon’s power.

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.

8/5/20: PRIMARY COLORS
Aug 4th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Early primary-election votes show several progressives leading, Tim Eyman losing; Durkan and Best don’t want any significant SPD cuts; is Microsoft getting too cozy with the White House?; were violent feds sent to Portland just to appear in campaign ads?; Pat O’Day RIP.

7/22/20: DISSED ‘INFORMATION’
Jul 21st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Video montage exposes SPD/Durkan spin tactics; county youth jail to close (eventually); ‘moms’ and leaf blowers on Portland’s front lines; high school football won’t resume in WA until March.

7/16/20: INSIDE FROM THE OUTSIDE
Jul 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More pix of quarantiners at home; KEXP’s widened spectrum of sounds (and voices); Durkan says she’s not responsible for SPD’s actions; COVID modelers say schools should only open if case counts go down.

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.’

5/21/20: NO-SEE-FAIR
May 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Seafair’s major events axed for this year; record-high state unemployment rate; Portland OKs ‘tax the rich’ measure; what Washington’s big counties need to show before further reopening (and could nursing-home infection rates hold them back?).

5/18/20: THE FINAL EDIT
May 17th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering filmmaker Lynn Shelton; remembering Mount St. Helens; Convention Center expansion needs a whole lot of money; is an international criminal plot after your unemployment benefits?

5/13/20: ‘A FINE PLACE, REASONABLY PRICED’
May 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

‘Twin Peaks’ diner’s new caretakers; a dance director says we should preserve artists, not just arts institutions; there’s a backlash to the state’s ‘contact tracing’ program before it starts.

5/7/20: THE WRITING/PAINTING ON THE WALL, PART 2
May 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More amazing storefront murals; could a new Works Progress Admin. help save the arts?; is Seattle’s grim budget estimate not grim enough?; recalling the war against not just the Nazis but the ‘Nazi idea’.

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.

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.

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