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4/16/22: HISTORY ON A HOOK (OR IN A NET)
Apr 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New book on local people/land/water interactions and inter-relations over the years; Bezos vows to improve Amazon working conditions; state Senate revives and amends drug-possession ban; it’s getting hot in here.

4/13/21: ‘UNDERGROUND’ ROCK
Apr 12th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local music legends are now namesakes of a sewer-tunnel digging machine; Pierce County gets rolled back to ‘phase 2;’ county exec wants sheriff to resign; Seattle Go Center’s building will be gone.

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.’

4/7/21: METROPOLE-ITAN LIFE
Apr 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A Pioneer Square building’s colorful past and new future; the shelter charter-amendment drive’s discontents; audit finds ‘racial disparities’ at King County jails; Rep. Jayapal wants to ‘end corporate personhood.’

4/6/21: THE STORY OF WHO SHE IS
Apr 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Brandi Carlile’s new memoir; an AI-created ‘new Nirvana song;’ court rules against Amazon over firing activist workers; Gonzaga’s unbeaten streak ends at the worst moment.

4/5/21: A FLOURING ACHIEVEMENT
Apr 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The former Fisher Mill now houses film/TV studio space; King County’s reopening could re-close if COVID cases keep rising; Gonzaga makes a stunning entry to the NCAA title game; an NCAA women’s-champ team member is from Bellevue and has a somewhat-famous brother.

WHERE TRADITION MEETS ‘THE TROLL’
Apr 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

State high court says Sawant recall drive can go on; a Native artist’s respectful, ironic traditional/modern takes; anti-encampment petition campaign launches; the meaning of a second pandemic Easter/Pasover season.

3/26/21: FORLORN FELINE
Mar 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Animated ennui from a ‘Quarantine Kat’; Vain hair salon leaves old Vogue nightclub space on 1st; questions about a doctor’s child-abuse testimony; Amazon says its workers won’t have to pee in bottles (many workers say yes, they do).

3/22/21: THE LAST SHEET CAKE
Mar 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remo Borracchini’s Bakery closes after 99 years on Rainier Avenue; Bellevue Arts Museum head quits; rallies in Bellevue and Edmonds oppose anti-Asian hate crimes; WA’s homeless rate was rising before the pandemic’s start (we don’t know about after).

3/18/21: SUCH SWEET SORROW
Mar 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Aplets & Cotlets factory’s set to shut down; a big online concert tonight will benefit WA’s live-music community; a year of the Canadian border closure; the potential ‘domino effect’ of the Alabama Amazon union vote.

3/17/21: ONLY A SPUD BOY
Mar 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Locally made film ‘Potato Dreams of America’ depicts a closeted gay kid in Vladivostok; ex-temp-mayor Bruce Harrell wants the job for real; racism allegations against Bellevue Arts Museum head; remembering the father of a President.

3/16/21: A TOKEN OF APPRECIATION
Mar 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A YouTube meme’s maker sells his original file as a ‘non-fungible token;’ many Microsoft online services go down; three Planned Parenthood clinics shutter in WA; state high court ends automatic life sentences for 18-20 year olds.

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.

3/12/21: THE OLD DAYS OF THE ‘NEW NORMAL’
Mar 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

More looking back at a year of COVID and its societal side effects, while Inslee announces a statewide ‘phase 3’ reopening (including sports fans in stands); King County gets a new ‘homelessness czar’ (maybe).

3/11/21: IT’S DIFFERENT FOR GRRRLS
Mar 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A new Netflix movie depicts a second-generation Riot Grrrl; WA’s named the ‘best state in America’ again; Nikkita Oliver runs for the City Council; what is and isn’t still alive in the Legislature.

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