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4/16/22: HISTORY ON A HOOK (OR IN A NET)
Apr 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New book on local people/land/water interactions and inter-relations over the years; Bezos vows to improve Amazon working conditions; state Senate revives and amends drug-possession ban; it’s getting hot in here.

4/15/21: ‘FULFILLMENT’ AND DESPAIR
Apr 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

More Amazon workplace horror tales; why the city-charter-amendment campaign was conceived the way it was; all adults can get vaccines starting today (ideally); Tacoma ICE jail to close (in four years).

4/12/21: CROSSED WIRES
Apr 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A global art-and-text ‘game of Telephone;’ some WA counties could backtrack from ‘Phase 3;’ union could appeal lost Amazon warehouse election; remembering a piano master and a cartooning ace.

4/9/21: BLACK + ‘MAGIC’ – PAIN
Apr 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Praising Black characters in ‘Magic: The Gathering;’ Amazon ahead in Alabama union vote; local National Archives branch saved from the wrecking ball; will parts of Washington revert to ‘Phase 2’ next week?

4/8/21: SAME OLD, SAME NEW
Apr 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Reopened MOHAI’s exhibit about local protests then and now; recent COVID reopenings could roll back; Eric Holder joins investigation into racism at Seattle Children’s Hospital; Seattle housing market’s now ‘on steroids.’

4/7/21: METROPOLE-ITAN LIFE
Apr 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A Pioneer Square building’s colorful past and new future; the shelter charter-amendment drive’s discontents; audit finds ‘racial disparities’ at King County jails; Rep. Jayapal wants to ‘end corporate personhood.’

4/6/21: THE STORY OF WHO SHE IS
Apr 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Brandi Carlile’s new memoir; an AI-created ‘new Nirvana song;’ court rules against Amazon over firing activist workers; Gonzaga’s unbeaten streak ends at the worst moment.

WHERE TRADITION MEETS ‘THE TROLL’
Apr 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

State high court says Sawant recall drive can go on; a Native artist’s respectful, ironic traditional/modern takes; anti-encampment petition campaign launches; the meaning of a second pandemic Easter/Pasover season.

3/31/21: UN-GROUNDED
Mar 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Black Tones’ Museum of Flight concert; 50 years since the (real) first Starbucks opened; campus COVID cases are on the rise around the state; the legislature passes a bill to close Tacoma’s for-profit ICE jail.

3/30/21: DRIVING IT HOME
Mar 29th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Metro employees’ art on ‘Black Lives Matter’ buses; City Council OKs legal aid to tenants facing eviction; are pro-Amazon Tweets by purported warehouse workers for real?; Oregon St.’s basketball tourney run and the ex-coach’s relative who didn’t think it’d happen.

3/25/21: UN-DITCHED
Mar 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Rare historic local photos found at an estate sale; all WA adults can get vaccines as of May; soccer star Megan Rapinoe testifies in DC for equal pay; King Co. sheriff says $5 million settlement in Tommy Le shooting doesn’t signify ‘culpability.’

3/17/21: ONLY A SPUD BOY
Mar 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Locally made film ‘Potato Dreams of America’ depicts a closeted gay kid in Vladivostok; ex-temp-mayor Bruce Harrell wants the job for real; racism allegations against Bellevue Arts Museum head; remembering the father of a President.

3/16/21: A TOKEN OF APPRECIATION
Mar 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A YouTube meme’s maker sells his original file as a ‘non-fungible token;’ many Microsoft online services go down; three Planned Parenthood clinics shutter in WA; state high court ends automatic life sentences for 18-20 year olds.

3/15/21: HARVESTING HISTORY
Mar 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Research into old photos reveals decades of farm workers’ struggles; Inslee wants all kids back in classrooms at least part-time; decrepit conditions found at a chain of ‘sober housing’ group homes; Tom Douglas’s original restaurant is closing for good.

3/12/21: THE OLD DAYS OF THE ‘NEW NORMAL’
Mar 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

More looking back at a year of COVID and its societal side effects, while Inslee announces a statewide ‘phase 3’ reopening (including sports fans in stands); King County gets a new ‘homelessness czar’ (maybe).

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