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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?

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.

3/28/22: OFF-AIR, ONLINE
Mar 27th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A longtime TV journalist’s online documentary archive; Seattle Times apologizes for past racist content; street rally remembers a killed tow-truck driver; can the old Bush Gardens building be saved?

3/24/22: STAGING A BETTER LIFE
Mar 23rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A local autistic actor’s life lessons; marking two years since the West Seattle Bridge closed; ‘safe lots’ for folks living in vehicles could return; tulip farm workers go on strike in Skagit County.

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.

3/11/22: CLOSING TIME IN FRELARD
Mar 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Hale’s Brewpub and Palladium to close; Legislative session ends with some big stuff done, some undone; there will be a baseball season after all; state mask mandate ends as Daylight Saving Time begins.

2/1/22: RAISING THE BATTLE STAKES
Jan 31st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sony’s buying local game maker Bungie; Breanna Stewart’s staying with the Storm; a pizza franchisee settles a back-wage dispute for $2 million; a 95-year Seattle radio tradition ends today.

1/27/22: YEAR OF THE ‘DRAGON’
Jan 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sara Porkalob’s taking her one-woman musicals to NY; WA’s paid family leave fund could soon run out; Rudy Giuliani’s coming to (somewhere in) King County in March; a relative paucity of COVID-related local news items today.

1/21/22: WHEN ‘CAFFEINE SAVES’ SHONE IN NEON
Jan 20th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Memories of the shop Coffee Messiah; original artist will help restore the CD’s defaced MLK mural; WA omicron infection rate’s still awfully big; PCC’s downtown opening isn’t THAT fiscally courageous.

1/13/22: REOPENING THE UMBRELLA
Jan 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

New Bumbershoot promoters promise a return to the arts festival’s roots; a drive for racial equity in Snohomish after a 2020 far-right rally; Seattle’s eviction ban will last at least until Valentine’s Day; local cable/Internet company changes its name (again).

1/11/22: WHAT IF IT’S NOT THE END OF THE WORLD?
Jan 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Author Neal Stephenson defends utopian fiction; COVID-related staff shortages affect schools, bus service, and more; three more state senators test positive; two Cascade passes still closed.

12/10/21: IT’S CALLED (BUT NOT RECALLED)
Dec 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Sawant apparently survives another ouster attempt; one NY state Starbucks store votes pro-union; new owners save a theater and a music club; UW men’s basketball loses another game to COVID issues.

10/25/21: CONSIDER IT RELEASED
Oct 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Kraken’s home debut is a triumph (except for the game’s outcome and the lack of regular TV); Mandate Monday #2 is here; 40 overboard cargo containers added to the usual local windstorm damage; is it racist to note Bruce Harrell’s past defense of Ed Murray?

10/6/21: DRINK ME
Oct 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Alice in Wonderland’ themed cocktail ‘experience’ coming to Seattle; Amazon’s openly playing Seattle against the suburbs; a major labor union may cut back on Sawant support; many police and sheriff’s employees are still un-vaxxed at the mandate deadline.

8/23/21: EXTINGUISHING MARKS
Aug 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Firefighters’ determination is visually captured; there was another far-right rally (and counter-rally) in Portland; hospital workers endure the current COVID explosion; remembering the good news behind much of the bad news.

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