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5/12/22: TEARS THROUGH THE YEARS
May 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Tulalip historian/activist on tribal boarding schools’ somber legacy; former ‘pro-choice Republican’ Reagan Dunn votes against County Council’s ‘Roe’ resolution; a COVID-themed musical; what can pro-housing activists learn from Weird Al?

5/11/22: ‘FLOATING’ THE CONCEPT
May 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Fake ‘Save Our Yachts’ campaign bashes rich people’s aversion to taxes; most area child care programs are understaffed; another big encampment’s swept; Amazon claims it has good reasons for firing union organizers.

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.

4/26/22: A SAUCY PLACE
Apr 25th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Martyr Sauce gallery’s current POC pop-art focus; COVID cases keep creeping back up; why the far right fears math books; latest threat to orcas: inbreeding.

4/20/22: A LITTLE OUTSIDE READING
Apr 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Storybook pages posted along park paths; more transit agencies no longer require masks; Amazon hires ex-AG Loretta Lynch to run an ‘equity audit;’ Neighbours will be sold to a Calif.-based gay-club chain.

4/18/22: NO DIET TIPS OR GUILT TRIPS
Apr 17th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Queer/trans/fat-friendly gym opens in White Center; insurance commissioner Kreidler accused of racist remarks; what a ‘biofiltration treatment swale’ is; did Amazon buy a good ‘workplace equity’ grade from an LGBTQ rights org?

4/13/22: STILL NEEDLING
Apr 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The Space Needle gets a little 60th-birthday makeover; a Chamber of Commerce poll is full of leading questions; a report cites continued ‘racial inequities’ in SPD’s use of force; statistics chart omicron’s ‘unequal toll’ across the state.

4/11/22: ‘LOVE WILL PREVAIL’
Apr 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Pro-Ukraine mural in Gig Harbor vandalized, then remade; concrete drivers’ strike ends (without a new contract); Mariners’ season starts with a 2-1 record; Councilmember Andrew Lewis claims he didn’t always support encampment sweeps.

4/5/22: KEEPING UP WITH THE BURNERS
Apr 4th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-Congressional candidate wants to adapt print-on-demand software to help save US manufacturing; Alaska Airlines pilot walkout causes more nixed flights; local rents keep soaring; WA potato crop’s way down this year.

4/4/22: NO ‘SMALLS’ ACHIEVEMENT
Apr 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

NYC Amazon warehouse workers win a big union vote (for a small union); WA will try to phase out new gas cars by 2030; local rent prices rose ‘exponentially’ in 2021; Fred Hutch announces a big reorganization.

4/1/22: ‘MAGMA’ OPUS
Mar 31st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The Henry Art Gallery has a major new installation piece; the search is on for a permanent SPD chief; more Seattle neighborhoods get even more affluent; Open Books will open again.

3/31/22: POP GOES THE ALT-COUNTRY
Mar 30th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Brandi Carlile’s latest Grammy nods are outside the ‘Americana’ category; police could face discipline for past wrongdoing; King County COVID cases creep up again; Broadway clothing sellers vote pro-union.

3/30/22: ONE-TRACK MINDS
Mar 29th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sixty years of the Monorail; Kirsten Harris-Talley tells why she’s leaving the Legislature; 1,300 homes to go up on Seattle Catholic Archdiocese properties; King County’s population declined in 2021 (just a little).

3/29/22: PUTTING THE VIRTUE IN ‘VIRTUAL REALITY’
Mar 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local company says its VR glasses help vision-impaired people to see better; tourism’s on a slight uptick here; ‘social housing’ city initiative drive gets underway; (almost) nothing about the Oscars.

3/15/22: THE COLOR OF CONVENIENCE
Mar 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘SNL’ skit takes on race and Amazon Go; two years since the Night the Bars Closed; concrete drivers conditionally return to work; report says SPD must ‘regain trust with community’ after protest over-reactions.

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