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CONTINUING ‘REACTIONS’
Aug 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Tri-Cities composer honors atomic bombings’ 75th anniversary; Cliff Mass goes anti-anti-fascist, loses radio gig; UW researchers’ ‘protein scaffolding’ could help make better vaccines; SPD responds to critics with a new web site.

8/6/20: TAKIN’ IT (SAFELY) OFF
Aug 5th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A woman with one of the pandemic’s most sensitive jobs; City Council advances more SPD cuts/changes, plus ending homeless-sweeps Navigation Team; Gov. candidate Loren Culp’s (mostly maskless) rally; report of ‘the death of the city’ are greatly exaggerated.

7/29/20: A TALE OF TWO JURISDICTIONS
Jul 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Howcum Vancouver has so many fewer COVID cases than Seattle?; Rep. Pramila Jayapal trounces AG Bill Barr; the ex-Mrs. Bezos announces big charitable commitments (unlike Mr. Bezos, still); someone who’ll never call the police explains why.

7/27/20: BACK ON THE STREETS
Jul 26th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Another brutal police riot breaks out on Capitol Hill, as police/feds escalate their riots in Portland; WA passes 1,500 COVID deaths; more folks are getting priced out of Seattle; a report finds systemic racism in local restaurant biz.

7/17/20: PICTURING A LESS-WHITE ART WORLD
Jul 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Portland art center gives its space to Native arts group; federal agents drag Portland protesters into unmarked vehicles; more Dems want Durkan to resign; NYT notes the state’s big COVID backslide.

7/14/20: GENTRIFICATION MARCHES ON
Jul 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Luxury residential tower would have a private ‘park’ halfway up; Durkan would transfer some current functions out of SPD; 1/5 of Seattle kids are in private schools; state revises total COVID death counts down.

7/7/20: A SIGN OF THE TIMES, BEFORE ITS TIME
Jul 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Prescient Shepard Fairey mural on a Seattle building; City Council passes big-employer payroll tax; WA has 2,000 new COVID cases in four days; KingCo sheriff’s deputy on leave after dead-protester ‘jokes’ appear online.

6/30/20: POST-PANDEMIC PRACTICES?
Jun 29th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Imagining future human behaviors as current COVID conditions drag on; not all of the rise in COVID diagnoses in the region can be attributed to more testing; another fatal near-CHOP shooting and the now-usual reactions; the state’s population’s still rising.

6/26/20: A SONG OF ICE AND WARMING
Jun 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Amazon pays to give new hockey arena a ‘climate’-theme name; Black drivers and mechanics allege racism at Metro; COVID cases soar in parts of the state; ‘Real Change’ vendors now have their own brand of hand sanitizer.

6/24/20: CLOSING THE (PLAY)BOOK
Jun 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Seahawks and TV-news legend Steve Raible retires; so does P-I survivor Joel Connelly; Durkan’s initial police budget-cut proposal is a LOT less than activists want; King County could remain in ‘phase 2’ for ‘a while.’

6/19/20: WHOSE PROTEST IS IT ANYWAY?
Jun 18th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Trying to keep the Capitol Hill protest ‘on topic’; City Council gets a third progressive tax plan; the first state prisoner dies of COVID; who might be ‘Seattle’s most indicative musician’?

6/12/20: ZONE DEFENSE
Jun 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Dumb/false rumors about the Capitol Hill ‘AutoZone’ debunked; Black Lives Matter’s first official local march is today; UW modelers predict a national ‘second wave’ of COVID cases; ‘Seattle’s early embrace of LGBTQ rights.’

5/22/20: PARK(ED) IN ABSTRACT
May 21st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More overhead civic still-lifes; more encampment sweeps; how undercounted are WA COVID deaths?; Amazon shareholders to press for worker safety.

5/14/20: ALL YESTERDAY’S TOMORROWS
May 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

‘Salish geek’ art to revive the spirit of the Century 21 world’s fair; crisis calls are way up; Lime won’t bring back bike rentals unless it can also offer scooters; Petco calls pet grooming an ‘essential service’.

5/13/20: ‘A FINE PLACE, REASONABLY PRICED’
May 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

‘Twin Peaks’ diner’s new caretakers; a dance director says we should preserve artists, not just arts institutions; there’s a backlash to the state’s ‘contact tracing’ program before it starts.

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