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1/21/21: LEFTER THAN BIDEN
Jan 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The dawn of a new DC administration draws reactions from friends and foes (who aren’t all on the right); vaccine progress remains slow; UW men’s basketball finally wins a conference game; is Olympia Beer going away?

1/13/21 THE BELLS’ FINAL TOLL
Jan 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Two Bells demolished three years after it closed; SPOG head Mike Solan refuses to quit; activists claim the FBI had a role in suppressing local summer protests; a post-COVID national recession could make homelessness a whole lot worse.

1/11/21: PHONE CALL OF DUTY?
Jan 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Should ex T-Mobile boss John Legere run for President?; 2 SPD cops were at the DC riot (about which SPOG’s prez Mike Solan spread lies); King County to start mass vaccination spots; UW women’s basketball program put on hold.

1/6/21: A CAN OF BEANS, A CAN OF WORMS
Jan 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Could John Roderick’s deleted Twitter thread affect Ken Jennings’ TV career?; Inslee announces new ‘reopening’ plan, restaurant trade org. hates it; Virginia Mason/CHI Franciscan merger moves ahead; pioneering local Black judge dies.

1/4/20: THE DOCTOR IS OUT
Jan 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic leader quits, claims systemic racism at parent organization; a local singer becomes a social-media meme as ‘Bean Dad’; local Catholics want archbishop to speak up about abusive priests; some computer-animated New Year’s weirdness fictionally set at the Space Needle.

12/31/20: PIER OF THE REALM
Dec 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Mukilteo’s new longhouse-inspired ferry terminal opens; the state’s COVID restrictions are re-renewed; homeless advocates kicked out of Fife motel; how to move forward from an awful year (not just ‘back to normal’).

12/11/20: IT’S (SORTA) CHRISTMAS TIME IN THE CITY
Dec 10th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A quiet, (very) socially distanced holiday time; COVID cases cancel a UW football game (and maybe the rest of the season); 45 percent of state’s restaurants could fold within a year; new push for NW light rail.

12/9/20: I’LL BE (STUCK) HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
Dec 8th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Inslee keeps restaurants, bars, etc. closed three more weeks (restaurant industry assn. doesn’t like it); Seattle School Supt. Denise Juneau won’t ask for another contract; big-biz group wants city’s big-biz payroll tax tossed out.

12/7/20: DRAWN (VIRTUALLY) TOGETHER
Dec 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Getting young adults to take masking/distancing seriously; end to federal aid could imperil local COVID response; Seahawks’ and Huskies’ late-game comebacks fail; Olympia MAGA rally member shoots at counter-protesters.

12/1/20: THE UPSIDE OF A PLAGUE
Nov 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

New kids’ book ‘Panda Demick’ looks on (and for) the bright side; state starts COVID tracking phone app; Tacoma ICE jail uses solitary confinement heavily; make your own ‘restoration of federal sanity advent calendar.’

11/24/20: BIG GROWTH WITHOUT BIG SPRAWL?
Nov 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

‘Cascadia’ group wants four big, all-new cities; City Council passes budget with some SPD cuts; a massive (but multi-day) state COVID case count; an appropriate Christmas carol for this ‘bleak” year.

11/23/20: SHOUTING IT FROM THE WALLS
Nov 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Art posters remember ICE detainees; COVID cancels college football’s Apple Cup; homeless advocates try to squat empty Tacoma school building; Seattle seafood co. accused of horrid working conditions and wage theft.

11/13/20: BLUBBER GO BOOM
Nov 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

The 50th anniversary of the ‘exploding whale’ film; Inslee wishes you’d spend T-Day at home; where I want new arts spaces to go when we can have them again; UW football season starts (finally) (maybe).

11/12/20: RAPPED ATTENTION
Nov 11th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A new local hip-hop history book remembers the people who started it all; no more City Hall overnight shelter; a trans woman Lewis-McChord soldier sues to keep her job; where new city-funded arts spaces could go (part 1).

11/4/20: IT’S FAR FROM BEING ALL OVER
Nov 3rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

What we do know about the election (i.e. the local parts, which went mostly as predicted); average Seattle rents are way down since pre-COVID; Boeing sells its corporate yacht with a borderline-unfortunate name; a local indie biz donates something big to Amazon (why?).

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