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1/18/22: A JOB NEVER DONE
Jan 17th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A recently-restored Central District MLK mural appears on local TV, is defaced soon after; could ‘peak COVID’ be now?; locals wait to hear from loved ones in Tonga; Kraken end a nine-game skid in a shootout.

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).

1/7/22: DON’THEY KNOW IT’S THE END OF THE WORLD
Jan 6th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Two UW profs praise ‘Don’t Look Up’ as climate-change metaphor; all major WA mountain passes closed; medical leaders say we’re near a hospital crisis point; ‘big rent hikes’ coming once they’re allowed.

1/6/22: THE LAST (WALLINGFORD) PICTURE SHOW?
Jan 5th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Guild 45th theater sign comes down, but will the building also go?; Snohomish Co. exec has COVID (along with many others); SPD spread misinfo during CHOP; one year since you-know-what.

1/5/212: GET BRUCE
Jan 4th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Harrell’s inauguration speech rejects arguments made by some of his own election supporters; AG Bob Ferguson recovering from COVID, as quarantine facility opens in Auburn; Kent mayor wants apparent neo-Nazi cop to resign.

12/14/21: A ‘G’ THANG
Dec 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The ‘revered and reviled saxophonist’ gets an HBO doc; Space Needle fireworks will be back (sort-of); full hospitals can’t send folks to full nursing homes; Bruce Harrell’s niece will be his chief aide.

11/26/21: FRANK-LY SWEET
Nov 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Another ‘only from Archie McPhee’ product at Xmas; Christian schools with ‘lax protocols’ lead in student COVID cases; Pacific Place ‘goes indie’ amid ‘ghost malls’ tide; remembering WA’s first Black (and non-Indigenous) settler.

11/9/21: TIE A WHITE RIBBON
Nov 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Temporary ‘COVID Remembrance Project’ now underway; UW football coach Jimmy Lake’s suspended for one game; 9 percent of Boeing’s US workers want a vax exemption; how has Amazon changed fiction?

11/8/21: THE ‘WUNDA’ YEARS
Nov 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A local kids’-TV legend dies at 101; Canadians can finally come here again; should hotel-based shelters stay open?; UW football coach caught shoving a player on the sidelines.

10/29/21: DELIVERING THE SCARES
Oct 28th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Ghost kitchen’ and other costume ideas; state eviction moratorium’s end nears again; last-minute big bucks pour into local elections; Amazon’s quarterly profits fall by almost half.

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?

0/11/21: CLEANING UP
Oct 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The local origins of Netflix’s hit series ‘Maid;’ the welcome rise of Indigenous People’s Day; County Councilmember Kathy Lambert apologizes for racially-charged campaign flyer; the real reasons for WA’s ferry-crew shortages.

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.

9/3/21: ‘CUT SOME WOOD, MADE SOME LUMBER’
Sep 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-‘Twin Peaks’ sawmill site’s way-polluted, still could get way-redeveloped; Children’s Hospital ‘anti-racism’ plan called merely a cynical PR move; Texas abortion ban’s possible local effects; masks to be required at big outdoor events in King County.

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