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1/21/22: WHEN ‘CAFFEINE SAVES’ SHONE IN NEON
Jan 20th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Memories of the shop Coffee Messiah; original artist will help restore the CD’s defaced MLK mural; WA omicron infection rate’s still awfully big; PCC’s downtown opening isn’t THAT fiscally courageous.

1/19/22: DO FOLKS STILL SAY ‘LEVELING UP’?
Jan 18th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Microsoft buying game giant Activision Blizzard; new COVID cases are way down but the crisis is hardly over; 5G wireless could still bring airport ‘chaos’ despite a new agreement by telcos; Kate Starbird on how right-wing media ‘strategically amplifies’ conspiracy rumors.

1/17/22: WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN; WHAT WAS
Jan 16th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

WA could’ve had a Black governor a half century or so ago; local tsunami alerts follow Pacific volcano blast; student ‘sickout’ demands more COVID safety from schools; restaurant owner accessed of sexual misconduct plans to reopen.

1/14/22: A FISTFUL OF BALLARD
Jan 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle-raised filmmaker at old ‘spaghetti western’ filming locales; student ‘sickout’ planned at several schools; non-emergency surgeries put on hold due to COVID surge; WA’s Cascade mountain passes all finally reopened.

1/13/22: REOPENING THE UMBRELLA
Jan 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

New Bumbershoot promoters promise a return to the arts festival’s roots; a drive for racial equity in Snohomish after a 2020 far-right rally; Seattle’s eviction ban will last at least until Valentine’s Day; local cable/Internet company changes its name (again).

1/11/22: WHAT IF IT’S NOT THE END OF THE WORLD?
Jan 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Author Neal Stephenson defends utopian fiction; COVID-related staff shortages affect schools, bus service, and more; three more state senators test positive; two Cascade passes still closed.

1/10/22: THE WEATHER OUTSIDE WAS FRIGHTFUL
Jan 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Extreme weather closes passes, drowns drivers, collapses a house; explaining the SPD’s CHOP-era deceptions; 10,000 dead from COVID in WA as hospitals fill up again.

1/7/22: DON’THEY KNOW IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD
Jan 6th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Two UW profs praise ‘Don’t Look Up’ as climate-change metaphor; all major WA mountain passes closed; medical leaders say we’re near a hospital crisis point; ‘big rent hikes’ coming once they’re allowed.

1/5/212: GET BRUCE
Jan 4th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Harrell’s inauguration speech rejects arguments made by some of his own election supporters; AG Bob Ferguson recovering from COVID, as quarantine facility opens in Auburn; Kent mayor wants apparent neo-Nazi cop to resign.

1/4/22: O LITTLE SNOWBIRD…
Jan 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Back to regular (albeit wild) local winter weather and its side effects; school and other COVID test sites reach max capacity; UW researchers’ union drive proceeds; Duwamish Tribe gets a little more land in a community donation.

1/3/22: NEW YEAR, NEW THAW
Jan 2nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Holiday season, city snow both go away; Seattle schools to hold COVID testing day in lieu of classes; Bruce Harrell privately sworn in as mayor; it was a particularly deadly year on WA state roads.

1/1/22: THE INS-OUTS FOR TWO-TWO
Dec 31st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

What will become hotter and lukewarmer during the coming 365.

12/31/21: ‘SLOW BREWED;’ SLOW RETURN
Dec 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Heidelberg beer returns to Tacoma; WA hits another record in daily new COVID cases, as many New Year’s Eve events get canceled; our current cold snap may fade away at last.

1/28/21: BABY IT’S… YOU KNOW
Dec 27th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Deep freeze follows snow, with expected impacts; King County COVID cases double in a week; a local law firm may open its own coffee house as it downsizes its offices; WSU football gets a bowl game after all.

12/24/21: DRAWING ON SUPPORT
Dec 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Longtime local artist Carl Smool’s got a crowdfunding drive; Tim Eyman’s assets to be liquidated; serious cold (and maybe snow) on tap for holiday weekend; state AG Bob Ferguson isolating with COVID, as omicron variant takes hold in western WA.

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