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7/14/20: GENTRIFICATION MARCHES ON
Jul 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Luxury residential tower would have a private ‘park’ halfway up; Durkan would transfer some current functions out of SPD; 1/5 of Seattle kids are in private schools; state revises total COVID death counts down.

6/22/20: NIGHT OF THE LONGEST DAY
Jun 21st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A sunset ‘Moon Dance’ marks an interrupted Solstice; Juneteenth perspectives; Yakima has more COVID cases than it can care for; emerging CHOP shooting details imply a personal, not a political, crime.

6/9/20: SPEAKING THROUGH THE MASKS, AND THE TEARS
Jun 9th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Voices from the protests; Pine St. police barricades removed and East Precinct partly cleared out; should one of Seattle’s biggest shelters stay closed?; what does ‘Defund the Police’ really mean?

6/2/20: THE LAST PANEL
Jun 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering comix creator Noel Franklin; more poignant demonstrators and more police (over) reaction; 85 COVID cases on one Seattle-based factory trawler; suburban ‘communities of color’ have lost the most jobs in the lockdown.6/2/20:

5/29/20: BACK ON THE STRAIGHTAWAY
May 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Reunited Alcohol Funnycar’s tribute to meeting people and going places; Snohomish County (and parts of King County) want into “phase 2′ already; the mask haters of 1918; could what happened in Minneapolis happen here?

5/28/20: VULCAN DEATH GRIP
May 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Cinerama, Living Computers Museum to stay closed as Vulcan drops ‘Arts + Entertainment’ division; City Council defers vote on sweep ban after 5-plus-hour meeting; 6,500 more Boeing layoffs; we still don’t know when we’ll get to ‘phase 2.’

5/26/20: QUIET (REALLY QUIET) ON THE SET
May 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

How local indie film could come back after the shutdown; we’re not even close to the state’s official “phase 2” target; more UW Medicine staff furloughs; motels help the homeless better than mass shelters.

5/25/20: THE IN LOOK FOR SUMMER
May 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Portraits of mask-bearing women by a home-care worker; Memorial Day remembrances past and present; Sawant goes it alone at a ‘Tax Amazon’ hearing; a really big plan to preserve and expand Seattle’s arts scene.

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?).

5/15/20: WAS THE ICU2 TV SET THE ORIGINAL ZOOM CONFERENCE?
May 14th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Official J.P. Patches (and Gertrude!) face masks are now available; a day without a King County COVID death; ‘National Geographic’ admires our handling of the crisis; could Bezos become the world’s first trillionaire?

4/24/20: QUADS IN BLOCKS
Apr 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Stuck-home UW students make a Minecraft replica campus; Gates has harsh words about a harsh time; Sea-Tac passenger traffic’s almost nil; where’s Bezos? (maybe in Texas).

4/13/20: THEN WHAT HAPPENS?
Apr 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Speculation on the stay-home regime’s next stages and eventual end; Boeing’s small-scale restart; what it’ll take to revive live-music spaces; a local author’s tale of tattooed pigs gets the LeVar Burton treatment.

4/10/20: YOUR SECULAR SALVATION
Apr 10th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

The Gods Themselves’ fashionable pop escapism brightens your weekend; Gov. Inslee ‘scolds’ Monroe prison protesters; new unemployment claims keep a-soarin’; no Capitol Hill Block Party this year.

4/9/20: WITH LOVE FROM (NOT SO) FAR AWAY
Apr 8th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A local artist’s social-distancing greeting cards; Monroe inmates stage an overnight disturbance; life on the streets gets even worse; this is no time to be ‘Sanders or screw it.’

4/6/20: THE CALM DURING THE STORM
Apr 5th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Slo-mo drone scenes of a depopulated downtown; Boeing plants won’t reopen yet; why the initial local COVID responses failed; Thunderpussy (finally) gets to trademark its name!

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