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1/20/22: ALL IN A ‘ROW’
Jan 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A new senior building’s mural tribute to ’36 UW crew team; it’s two years since COVID ‘officially’ arrived in WA and the US; QFC/Fred Meyer workers ‘struggle to make ends meet’ as parent co. rakes in big profits; Latino activists blast state redistricting plan.

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.

1/17/22: WHAT MIGHT HAVE BEEN; WHAT WAS
Jan 16th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

WA could’ve had a Black governor a half century or so ago; local tsunami alerts follow Pacific volcano blast; student ‘sickout’ demands more COVID safety from schools; restaurant owner accessed of sexual misconduct plans to reopen.

1/14/22: A FISTFUL OF BALLARD
Jan 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle-raised filmmaker at old ‘spaghetti western’ filming locales; student ‘sickout’ planned at several schools; non-emergency surgeries put on hold due to COVID surge; WA’s Cascade mountain passes all finally reopened.

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).

1/12/22: A COMPLICATED CODA
Jan 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Conductor Thomas Dausgaard disses ex-bosses at Seattle Symphony; Canadian prof worries about US’ future; omicron could peak next week and then plunge fast; some folks knew about SPD’s lies before everybody did.

1/11/22: WHAT IF IT’S NOT THE END OF THE WORLD?
Jan 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Author Neal Stephenson defends utopian fiction; COVID-related staff shortages affect schools, bus service, and more; three more state senators test positive; two Cascade passes still closed.

1/10/22: THE WEATHER OUTSIDE WAS FRIGHTFUL
Jan 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Extreme weather closes passes, drowns drivers, collapses a house; explaining the SPD’s CHOP-era deceptions; 10,000 dead from COVID in WA as hospitals fill up 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.

1/4/22: O LITTLE SNOWBIRD…
Jan 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Back to regular (albeit wild) local winter weather and its side effects; school and other COVID test sites reach max capacity; UW researchers’ union drive proceeds; Duwamish Tribe gets a little more land in a community donation.

12/30/21: THE WHOLE ‘BORING’ TALE
Dec 29th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Photo book recounts the Bertha tunnel project and its many complications; climate change’s role in our current cold snap; “Hoarders” reality-TV creator will work for Bruce Harrell; more proof that music streaming sucks for artists.

12/23/21: A ‘BUILT’ REPUTATION
Dec 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A new book pays tribute to Seattle architect Paul Hayden Kirk; we’ll get very cold temps (and maybe also snow); Seattle grocery workers’ ‘hazard pay’ won’t end after all; UW modelers predict a massive COVID wave by February.

12/23/21: NOT A PRETTY SONG
Dec 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-Seattle singer Mark Lanegan tells of his COVID nightmare; BC partly locks down again; two Tacoma officers exonerated over Manuel Ellis’ death; Seahawks clinch their first losing season in a decade.

12/21/12: A SOON-TO-BE-DORMANT VOLCANO
Dec 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Lava Lounge, and its historic building, going away; what state Sen. Doug Ericksen did besides opposing vaccines; man living under sanctuary in St. Mark’s won’t face deportation now; a sex-workers’ activist remembers the Green River Killer’s victims.

12/20/21: FORGOTTEN NO MORE?
Dec 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A local Japanese American painter’s posthumous comeback; anti-vax state Senator dies of COVID; Seahawks, Kraken games postponed; Boeing sells its Longacres office complex for ‘transit oriented development.’

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