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8/31/21: HALE IN THE FORECAST
Aug 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering a local icon of cartooning and TV; why one Black activist won’t back Bruce Harrell for mayor; court upholds state ban on forced ‘conversion therapy’ against gays; Pacific Galleries antique mall might be saved.

8/23/21: EXTINGUISHING MARKS
Aug 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Firefighters’ determination is visually captured; there was another far-right rally (and counter-rally) in Portland; hospital workers endure the current COVID explosion; remembering the good news behind much of the bad news.

8/9/21: A ‘ROAD’ MORE TRAVELED (ALAS)
Aug 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The new ‘Skid Road’ book’s parallels to the older one; more institutions impose vaccine requirements; controversial PCC president quits; city attorney Pete Holmes is out of the general-election race.

8/3/21: THE DECONSTRUCTION ERA
Aug 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair returns; feds find ‘improprieties’ at Alabama Amazon union vote; city eviction moratorium extended two months; Seattle Rep to stage a musical named after the mechanical shark from ‘Jaws.’

7/6/21: BURNT ‘LUMBER’
Jul 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

White Center gay bar destroyed by fire; new Amazon CEO enters as worker-organizing drives continue; activists sort out how to make Aurora Ave. less pedestrian-hostile; still waiting for the border to reopen.

5/31/21: USE YOUR NOODLE(S)
May 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Fun, food-esque street art in Maynard Alley; massive Alki Beach party broken up; officers charged in Manny Ellis’ death plead not guilty; mass grave found at a former BC boarding school for Indigenous children.

5/4/21: WHEN THE MUSIC’S OVER
May 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A stationary, giant record player honors old Jackson St. jazz greats; the Gateses make Seattle’s second billionaire divorce; getting ready to move ‘back a phase;’ higher-capacity ‘vaccinated sections’ to be allowed at public events.

4/5/21: A FLOURING ACHIEVEMENT
Apr 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The former Fisher Mill now houses film/TV studio space; King County’s reopening could re-close if COVID cases keep rising; Gonzaga makes a stunning entry to the NCAA title game; an NCAA women’s-champ team member is from Bellevue and has a somewhat-famous brother.

3/19/21: LOOKING AHEAD, A CENTURY BACK
Mar 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The 1918 pandemic’s continuing lessons for our time; a lot more people can get vaccines next month; Jessyn Farrell’s running for mayor again; the likely only real lesson from the Georgia killings.

11/16/20: BACK TO SQUARE, ER PHASE, ONE
Nov 15th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

New statewide closures and restrictions announced as COVID cases skyrocket; Inslee may be sticking around; Microsoft says Russian hackers seek vaccine-research data; lotsa little earthquakes on Vancouver Island.

11/5/20: THE TRIP OF A LIFETIME
Nov 4th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local filmmaker fictionally stages her (real) dad’s death; parsing the local election results; ‘Every Vote Counts’ protests draw hundreds; a new one-day Washington record for new COVID cases.

10/23/20: STREAM-ING MEDIA
Oct 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

After a lot of work, the Duwamish River’s a lot less toxic these days; Washington’s COVID cases surpass 100,000; the city’s LGBTQ Commission wants Durkan out; Seattle U’s getting its first non-priest president ever.

9/28/20: NO PLACE LIKE DOMES
Sep 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A neighborhood church’s hidden simplicity; no, downtown’s not dead (and poor people didn’t kill it); escalating actions against police violence (and police violence in response); a big Storm win (oh, and Seahawks also won).

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.

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.

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