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0/11/21: CLEANING UP
Oct 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The local origins of Netflix’s hit series ‘Maid;’ the welcome rise of Indigenous People’s Day; County Councilmember Kathy Lambert apologizes for racially-charged campaign flyer; the real reasons for WA’s ferry-crew shortages.

8/10/21: RE-DRESSED, WITH GRIEVANCES
Aug 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A city puts its masks back on; state, county, and city workers will all have to get vaxxed; famous local chef to close his last Seattle restaurant; finally-released report details systemic racism at Seattle Children’s.

7/8/21: THE 12-EGG OMELET LIVES!
Jul 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Beth’s Cafe reopens; smaller-scale music fest to take Bumbershoot’s place this fall; King County councilmember tries to prevent huge light-rail project delays; yes, climate change had a role in the recent heat wave.

4/8/21: SAME OLD, SAME NEW
Apr 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Reopened MOHAI’s exhibit about local protests then and now; recent COVID reopenings could roll back; Eric Holder joins investigation into racism at Seattle Children’s Hospital; Seattle housing market’s now ‘on steroids.’

3/15/21: HARVESTING HISTORY
Mar 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Research into old photos reveals decades of farm workers’ struggles; Inslee wants all kids back in classrooms at least part-time; decrepit conditions found at a chain of ‘sober housing’ group homes; Tom Douglas’s original restaurant is closing for good.

12/3/20: THE TOWERING ILLUSION
Dec 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Space Needle New Year’s fireworks are canceled (again), to ‘go virtual’ this year; COVID outbreak at a WA Frito-Lay plant; police pepper-spray and topple an old man with PTSD at a Capitol Hill protest; can the unfinished Convention Center expansion plan be redirected?

7/24/20: IT SHALL BE RELEASED
Jul 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

We’ve got a hockey team name (just not a team yet); federal agents land in Seattle, but Durkan says don’t worry; more lawsuits and investigations over Portland anti-protester violence; WA restaurant/bar reopening rules will be re-tightened.

6/26/20: A SONG OF ICE AND WARMING
Jun 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Amazon pays to give new hockey arena a ‘climate’-theme name; Black drivers and mechanics allege racism at Metro; COVID cases soar in parts of the state; ‘Real Change’ vendors now have their own brand of hand sanitizer.

2/26/20: ‘GO,’ BIG
Feb 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Amazon Go grocery’s biggest store yet opens on E. Pike; Kennedy High principal put on paid leave; two state House Dems will get primary challengers; 1 in 5 WA community college students are or have been homeless.

2/11/20: LIGHTING THE WAY
Feb 10th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Family ties and the new Seattle Asian Art Museum; free health clinic returns this weekend; a diluted winter-eviction ban passes the City Council; a longtime Madison Park bar is suddenly closed.

1/31/20: BEAMING THEM UP
Jan 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

The Pacific Science Center’s laser shows are run by real live artists (imagine!); the state ramps up its coronavirus response; a leaked memo sheds info on Blaine border detainments; Amazon’s now worth $1 trillion (in stock value) and has almost 800,000 global workers.

1/1/7/20: THE NEXT PAGE
Jan 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

University Book Store turns 120; Gov. Inslee’s carbon-cap law partly survives state Supreme Court; Microsoft vows to become ‘carbon negative’; Julia Sweeney defends her ‘Pat’ character as more ‘annoying’ than androgynous.

1/2/20: BOOMLESS IN SEATTLE
Jan 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

The year starts sans fireworks; an Olympia legal victory for Seattle’s MHA plan; Amazon delivery contractors’ high-pressure existence; how to make lower Third Avenue safer for all.

11/6/19: THE RESULTS ARE IN (SOME OF THEM ANYWAY)
Nov 6th, 2019 by Clark Humphrey

The Seattle City Council wasn’t “flipped” (not completely at least); the TV station you all thought was Fox-owned now is Fox-owned; Tom Douglas workers get a cash settlement (plus gift cards).

11/4/19: HOW SHOT WAS MY BUMBER?
Nov 3rd, 2019 by Clark Humphrey

AEG wants out of running Bumbershoot; outdoor-wear maven Gert Boyle dies; the Snoqualmie Tribe buys Salish Lodge and nearby lands; our long local political trudge is almost over.

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