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5/18/22: A ‘BOOM’ YEAR
May 17th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Memories of Mount St. Helens and the future KEXP; suicides and unknowns at the King County Jail; was the China 737 crash deliberate?; local tech employees are still mostly ‘bros.’

5/3/22: IN THE CUT
May 2nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A local artist of Mexican Indigenous descent and her woodcut tributes to land and family; WA drug-decriminalization initiative drive begins; did Reps. Beutler and Newhouse try to stop the Jan. 6 coup attempt?; what if the ‘Roe’ repeal’s already been decided?

5/2/22: DEEPER SOUNDINGS
May 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

How KEXP pivoted to a wider range of music (and DJs); developers’ coalition opposes ‘social housing’ initiative; Amazon’s stock price plunges; last year’s heat wave turned some evergreen trees red.

4/27/22: A REBUILDING YEAR
Apr 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Author and musician/DJ create a new home after a ‘swatting’ attack and a fire; COVID’s affecting schools again; Amazon vows to run on all ‘clean electricity’ within three years; ‘microplastics’ are getting inside our bodies.

4/12/22: WHAT’S IN (A DORMANT) STORE
Apr 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

City gives temp residencies in storefronts to artists and small merchants; rich people don’t like to be taxed (duh); concrete drivers aren’t back on the job yet; developer proposes a ‘floating wind farm’ off the WA coast.

3/21/22: THE COLOR OF SOUND
Mar 20th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Heritage of a largely women-run Spanish radio station in eastern WA; a beloved local sportscaster dies; shootings at more pot stores and along I-5; the (upscaled version of the) Canterbury bar will close.

3/16/22: RADIO YOU CAN SEE
Mar 15th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

KNKX plans big new downtown digs; artists try to save Inscape studios; things that happened here in ’72; in an Idaho case of alleged child abuse, right-wingers claim the parents are the real victims.

2/22/22: YOU LOOK A LITTLE PALE—EAT SOMETHING
Feb 21st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Concept art shows new City Market building (with eerie fictional shoppers); encampment sweep near City Hall delayed but could happen today; suspected shooter of PDX protesters called ‘fixated;’ union vote scheduled at one Seattle Starbucks.

2/15/22: ‘CUBE’ ROOTS
Feb 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Burke Museum exhibit explores the bio-diversity of tiny spaces; Microsoft, Expedia to bring office workers back; Spokane co. makes fake face masks just for show; Sawant wants to keep the city’s eviction ban going.

2/10/22: SHE CAN’T GO HOME AGAIN
Feb 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Art installation recalls pre-gentrification Central District; outdoor mask mandate (only) ends next week; city didn’t allocate funds for new SPD hiring bonuses; Amazon’s US employment tops a cool million.

2/9/22: KEEPING THE BEAT
Feb 8th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Documentary on local bands surviving COVID shutdowns; some late-model cars are now stuck on one radio station; polls show big support for affordable-housing measures; Starbucks finds a justification to fire union organizers.

2/1/22: RAISING THE BATTLE STAKES
Jan 31st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sony’s buying local game maker Bungie; Breanna Stewart’s staying with the Storm; a pizza franchisee settles a back-wage dispute for $2 million; a 95-year Seattle radio tradition ends today.

12/29/21: SAME OLD, SAME COLD
Dec 28th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local deep freeze continues; WA COVID cases skyrocket, as King County buys 300,000 home tests; would-be customer lacerates bartender who asked for vax proof; Beacon Hill Garden House saved.

10/7/21: KATHY GOES ‘KAREN’
Oct 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

County Councilmember race-baits a (white) election rival; SPD prepares for firings of unvaxxed cops, while Inslee might impose a private-sector vax mandate; Melinda French Gates joins ‘Forbes 400’ on her own.

8/18/21: (DON’T) TOUCH ME I’M SICK
Aug 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Mudhoney bassist (and Harborview ER nurse) Guy Maddison tells COVID tales in a podcast; area health leaders blame public gatherings for COVID resurgence; Amazon now outsells Walmart (sort-of); Afghan refugees are headed our way.

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