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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.

9/15/21: PUT A LID ON IT (BUT NOT YET)
Sep 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Montlake highway ‘lid’ project to get bigger in nine years; WA hits another cruel COVID mark with over 7,000 deaths; is Rep. Jayapal a cruel boss or a victim of sexist double standards?; how ‘hesitancy’ can be manipulated, exploited.

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.

9/7/21: WILL THE 12 EGGS BE UNBROKEN?
Sep 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Beth’s Cafe, just reopened, is now re-closed; Proud Boys use anti-vax/anti-mask excuses for their hostile ‘rallies;’ a tentative union pact over state-worker vax mandate; ‘Compassion Seattle’ city-charter campaign dead (again).

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.

8/4/21: 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.

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.

7/2/21: OLDER, NOT NECESSARILY ‘WISE’-R
Jul 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Thoughts on the re-released ‘Streetwise’; the regional heat-wave death toll climbs; a heat-stricken BC town succumbs to wildfire; Microsoft rebrands itself as ‘the anti-Apple.’

7/1/21: CULTURE AGAINST CRIMES AGAINST NATURE
Jun 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Banksy ‘repurposes’ an old Mt. Rainier painting as a climate protest; day one of WA’s ‘reopening’; a Seattle cop shoots a suspect in a Puyallup home; a GOP politician compares vaccine guidelines to the Holocaust.

6/22/21: FUN WITH A (DEEPER) PURPOSE
Jun 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Online educational TV show for kids of color wins national awards; Black UW Police officers claim racist abuse; a major city landmark reopens at last; Microsoft hits $2 trillion in total stock valuation.

6/22/21: TEMPLE, DOOMED
Jun 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Another big historic U District church is razed; ‘critical race theory’ isn’t what the far right says it is; south King County’s vax rate still lags; online petitions ask Jeff Bezos to go into space and stay there.

615/21: NOT BIRDS, NOT ‘FRASIER’
Jun 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Really big container cranes show up; a mayoral candidate’s past DC lobbying work could haunt him; restaurant sexual-misconduct claims could widen to more places; what the city-charter amendment campaign won’t answer.

6/11/21: EVERYBODY LOVES OUR TOWN
Jun 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A big new online encyclopedia of NW hiphop; the Puyallup Fair’s on for this year; several building unions back the Sawant recall drive; (faint) praise for (some) street chaos.

6/1/21: ‘CHOICE’ READING
May 31st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A children’s book explains abortion; democracy vouchers’ potential impact in this mayoral race; the state reopening countdown hits the 30-day mark; it’s the wrong time for so many state ferries to be broken.

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