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CONTINUING ‘REACTIONS’
Aug 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Tri-Cities composer honors atomic bombings’ 75th anniversary; Cliff Mass goes anti-anti-fascist, loses radio gig; UW researchers’ ‘protein scaffolding’ could help make better vaccines; SPD responds to critics with a new web site.

8/6/20: TAKIN’ IT (SAFELY) OFF
Aug 5th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A woman with one of the pandemic’s most sensitive jobs; City Council advances more SPD cuts/changes, plus ending homeless-sweeps Navigation Team; Gov. candidate Loren Culp’s (mostly maskless) rally; report of ‘the death of the city’ are greatly exaggerated.

8/5/20: PRIMARY COLORS
Aug 4th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Early primary-election votes show several progressives leading, Tim Eyman losing; Durkan and Best don’t want any significant SPD cuts; is Microsoft getting too cozy with the White House?; were violent feds sent to Portland just to appear in campaign ads?; Pat O’Day RIP.

8/3/20: ‘THINGS ARE A BLUR’
Aug 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A Washington COVID survivor tells her grueling tale; Microsoft wants to buy TikTok’s US operations; it’s not all peaceful again in Portland; Pac-12 football players make safety and other demands before they’ll play in the fall.

7/31/20: ‘DON’T TOUCH MY FUR’
Jul 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

TV puppets teaching local youth of color; COVID transmission rate eases a bit in WA; even a temporary end of extra unemployment aid could hurt thousands; Amazon just keeps growing.

7/29/20: A TALE OF TWO JURISDICTIONS
Jul 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Howcum Vancouver has so many fewer COVID cases than Seattle?; Rep. Pramila Jayapal trounces AG Bill Barr; the ex-Mrs. Bezos announces big charitable commitments (unlike Mr. Bezos, still); someone who’ll never call the police explains why.

7/28/20: ONLINE TRACKING
Jul 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A virtual Sound-hugging ride on Sounder North; a slightly bigger (but still smaller than last year) transit tax passes the City Council; Sounders exit the MLS tourney; a plan to help save live-music venues needs your support.

7/27/20: BACK ON THE STREETS
Jul 26th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Another brutal police riot breaks out on Capitol Hill, as police/feds escalate their riots in Portland; WA passes 1,500 COVID deaths; more folks are getting priced out of Seattle; a report finds systemic racism in local restaurant biz.

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.

7/23/20: WHO WAS THAT MASKED WOMAN?
Jul 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Designer face-masking past and present; the tactically serious ‘high quirk’ of Portland protesters; most local schools will still be online this fall; Constantine wants to close the downtown county jail (eventually).

7/22/20: DISSED ‘INFORMATION’
Jul 21st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Video montage exposes SPD/Durkan spin tactics; county youth jail to close (eventually); ‘moms’ and leaf blowers on Portland’s front lines; high school football won’t resume in WA until March.

7/20/20: THE JUNTA IS HERE
Jul 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Anonymous, violent federal agents act like secret police in Portland; window-smashing protesting returns to Seattle; a path toward ‘runaway growth’ in WA’s COVID cases; Lt. Gov. race could mean something this time.

7/17/20: PICTURING A LESS-WHITE ART WORLD
Jul 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Portland art center gives its space to Native arts group; federal agents drag Portland protesters into unmarked vehicles; more Dems want Durkan to resign; NYT notes the state’s big COVID backslide.

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.

7/13/20: OFF, AND ON, THE WALL
Jul 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Is graffiti still graffiti if it’s installed in a gallery?; a sort-of City Council/’Star Trek’ crossover; differing opinions on SPD defunding; judge rules Durkan recall petition drive can proceed.

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