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9/24/21: A NEW ‘DAWN’?
Sep 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A concept for a ‘car-free Aurora Avenue;’ the state predicts our current bad COVID wave will continue; mayoral candidate Lorena Gonzalez reveals her big homelessness strategy; the Kraken is born.

9/23/21: GAME FAR FROM OVER
Sep 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle’s four decades as the ‘Hollywood of video games;’ how locals have long rebelled against public health directives; cultural leaders push back against Durkan’s latest Office of Arts & Culture appointment; Amazon’s workforce diversity’s still mostly at the bottom ranks.

9/14/21: DID YOU SAW WHAT I SAW?
Sep 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A neighborhood tree that didn’t deserve to die; remembering the chaos that was Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ release party; city council diverts some SPD budget savings to other uses; WA hits another grim COVID milestone while ID’s gov fiddles.

9/10/21: THE EGG AND THEM
Sep 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A Tacoma park’s old storybook statues are up for auction; Cafe Racer’s ready for its re-re-reopening; Microsoft’s keeping office workers at home for ‘the foreseeable future’; and, yes, there’s that grim anniversary.

9/8/21: TRANS MISSION
Sep 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New nonlinear film explores Billy Tipton’s life and secrets; hospitals overflow with COVID patients again, as local sports teams demand attendees be vaxed; Rep. Jayapal wants to declare Amazon an ‘illegal monopoly.’

8/26/21: ANYONE GOT AN ALTOID?
Aug 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The ex-Baltic Room’s got a new name; the ‘Nirvana Baby’ resurfaces; determining the ‘pandemic’s toll on kids’ brains;’ Microsoft AI software’s programmed to impersonate a local writer.

8/24/21: FIRST THERE IS A MOUNTAIN, THEN…
Aug 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Mt. Rainier’s a lot less snowy and icy these days; state auditor’s office sez city’s ‘Black Brilliance Project’ grants were barely within the law; Portland police allowed far-right rally members to mostly just do their thing; 15 writers in search of Utopia.

8/18/21: (DON’T) TOUCH ME I’M SICK
Aug 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Mudhoney bassist (and Harborview ER nurse) Guy Maddison tells COVID tales in a podcast; area health leaders blame public gatherings for COVID resurgence; Amazon now outsells Walmart (sort-of); Afghan refugees are headed our way.

8/17/21: PUTTING FOR GREEN
Aug 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Artistic mini-golf at Olympic Sculpture Park; City Council passes JumpStart payroll tax; why hasn’t county rent-relief money come through yet?; a summer of ‘frustration’ and ‘rage’.

8/12/21: MODERN, FOR THE FUTURE
Aug 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Pop-art posters honor Indigenous women preserving the planet; Edgar Martinez gets a statue; WA COVID cases surpass a half million; ACLU sues to stop the city charter-amendment drive.

8/11/21: DRAWING POWERS
Aug 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Another list of great works by Seattle comix artists; Heat Wave II approaches; GOP politicians bash state-worker-vaccine and school-masking requirements; City Hall Park encampment swept.

8/9/21: A ‘ROAD’ MORE TRAVELED (ALAS)
Aug 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The new ‘Skid Road’ book’s parallels to the older one; more institutions impose vaccine requirements; controversial PCC president quits; city attorney Pete Holmes is out of the general-election race.

8/6/21: I NEVER METAVERSE I DIDN’T…
Aug 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Tech tycoons hype a buzzword from a dystopian (local) novel; an unnamed live-music gig was a ‘superspreader event’; Sound Transit salvages its rail-building plan; incumbent city attorney Pete Holmes drops to #3 in the latest vote count.

8/3/21: THE DECONSTRUCTION ERA
Aug 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair returns; feds find ‘improprieties’ at Alabama Amazon union vote; city eviction moratorium extended two months; Seattle Rep to stage a musical named after the mechanical shark from ‘Jaws.’

7/28/21: HOW DO YOU CLIMB A JELLYFISH?
Aug 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Water-themed playground coming to new Waterfront Park; does Seattle’s ‘urban village’ zoning perpetuate inequality?; the heat wave sickened Columbia River salmon; nine bars are or were temporarily closed due to COVID exposures among staff.

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