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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.

9/13/21: TWENTY YEARS AND TWO DAYS LATER
Sep 12th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local 9/11 remembrances; autumnal weather’s welcome return; a passenger’s anti-mask tirade stalls a Fauntleroy ferry run; Wilson and Seahawks’ triumphal season debut.

9/9/21: BELL, RE-RUNG
Sep 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A network-TV tribute to Bam Bam singer Tina Bell; a ex-Amazon worker admits to “rigging” third-party sales platform; cops and crowds at a nighttime Pike/Pine arrest scene; an officially anti-vax-mandate county needs to rent a morgue van.

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.’

9/2/21: WHAT THEY LEFT BEHIND
Sep 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Panama Hotel’s preserved artifacts from WWII internment victims; Children’s Hospital promises to become anti-racist; Amazon’s on another hiring spree here and worldwide; what if COVID doesn’t really ‘go away’?

8/19/21: THIS SHIP WILL SAIL AGAIN
Aug 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Historic/kitschy Admiral Benbow Inn to reopen; Inslee mandates masking for all and vaccines for school/college workers; ICUs fill to capacity again with COVID patients; Pike Place Market turns 114.

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.

8/5/21: THE LAST BOTTLING
Aug 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Henry Weinhard’s beer to vanish; few real changes in latest the primary-vote update; why Amazon likely won’t demand its workers be vaxxed; local anti-ICE activist says she’s being targeted for retaliation.

8/4/21: THE PRELIMS OF THE PRELIMS
Aug 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

What we know (and don’t know) after the primary election’s first ‘ballot drop’; local COVID conditions return to ‘substantial transmission’ level; rain’s brief return may re-return; an old (but fake) totem pole is taken down at a Tacoma park.

8/2/21: PAINTED IN DARKER SHADES
Aug 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Big touring exhibit of African-American art and history comes to Tacoma; state, federal eviction moratoria end, while COVID cases and hospitalizations explode anew; huge Oregon wildfire now mostly contained.

7/27/21: TO BLOOM AGAIN
Jul 26th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Familiar Pike/Pine flower vendor recovering after being struck by a car; more responses to last weekend’s many shootings; more counties want everyone back in masks (at least while indoors); rural schools have more anti-LGBTQ bullying, and more faculty apathy toward it; Mariners go down 6-0 in first inning, go on to win.

7/26/21: WRITTEN ON THE SKIN
Jul 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering the pandemic with tattoos; everybody’s asked to mask up again (at least indoors); racism/sexism claims at Amazon Web Services and Seattle Park Dept.; differing responses about cruise ships’ return to Seattle.

7/12/21: VAT’S THE WAY IT IS
Jul 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ste. Michelle wines sold to a private-equity firm; Kshama Sawant would rather face a recall vote in November than in a primary; who gave the word to shut the East Precinct last year; Hoquiam police post ‘jokes’ about a troubled man who jumped from a bridge.

7/7/21: THE MAIL, AND OTHER ANCIENT TRADITIONS
Jul 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Tlingit art on a new postage stamp; how Amazon affected Seattle and vice versa; big Pentagon cloud contract rescinded; state of emergency declared over WA wildfire danger.

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