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3/19/20: LOSING A LION
Mar 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

COVID takes a major figure in local science and political thought; unearthing the crisis’s confusing early days at Life Care Center; a year without SIFF (sniff); a dance fest, imagining a better future for humanity, may or may not have a future itself.

3/17/20: A TIME OF THE SIGNS, COVID EDITION
Mar 17th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

One barmaid’s temp-closing words of reassurance; a year without St. Patrick’s Day; Sawant repurposes her ‘Amazon tax’ proposal; Joe Biden wins WA’s Presidential primary.

3/13/20: ‘DISTANCE’ RUNNING
Mar 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Owner of a now-shut eatery wants more from local officials than just ‘social distancing’ mandates; lots more closures & cancellations; Legislature’s last moves to shore up transportation budget; what to do instead of shaking hands.

2/26/20: ‘GO,’ BIG
Feb 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Amazon Go grocery’s biggest store yet opens on E. Pike; Kennedy High principal put on paid leave; two state House Dems will get primary challengers; 1 in 5 WA community college students are or have been homeless.

2/24/20: ‘TIMES’ OF THE SIGNS
Feb 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

How Seattle’s bygone Queen of Neon was rediscovered; Re-bar at 30; Bumbershoot Lives! (in some form); another big ruling against Tim Eyman (whom Republicans still (heart symbol)).

2/21/20: FROM THE ‘TRAIL OF GHOSTS’ TO TODAY
Feb 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Connecting the WWII internments’ lessons to today’s anti-immigrant hysteria; the downtown ex-Bon Marché’s final days; Caffe Vita’s new owner tries to heal past discord; local researchers try to invent a coronavirus vaccine.

2/19/20: FAITH OF OUR (TWO) FATHERS (OR TWO MOTHERS)
Feb 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Protests want gay Catholic teachers rehired; more praise for Pike Place’s Oriental Mart; Durkan says she’s more of a true progressive than (without naming) Sawant; keeping eagles from dining at the landfill.

2/3/20: A SPECTACLE OF YOURSELF(IE)
Feb 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A for-profit “selfie museum” lets you show yourself in various artsy settings; a Super Bowl ad salutes Police Chief Best; lotsa floods & mudslides in the region; Ballard P-Patch ‘saved’ for $1.95 million.

1/28/20: Rx FOR UNREST
Jan 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Swedish nurses’ strike begins; more toxic chemicals found in local waters; what hasn’t already worked on Third Avenue (more police); one more reason to dislike Amazon techies (giant umbrellas).

1/23/20: THE WRITING ON THE PROVERBIAL WALL
Jan 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Anti-Marxist spray paint at St. Mark’s; another stupid shooting, this time in the heart of downtown at the evening commute; coronavirus-fueled face-mask buying frenzy; Tacoma doesn’t like Sea-Tac promoted as SEA.

1/16/20: SNOWPOCALYPSE FOR SOME
Jan 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Places near here that got big snow still have problems from it; a bill in Olympia would complicate changes to local schools’ gifted programs; big grants to three local radical artists; the threat of a ‘tech Cold War.’

1/13/20: A WHITER SHADE
Jan 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Some places get a little snow, others a lot; Seahawks’ last comeback try falls short; Boeing accused of deliberately hiding MAX system revisions just to save on pilot training; (most) crime in Seattle’s way down.

1/3/20: MODEL BEHAVIOR
Jan 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

MOHAI’s got a miniature Mont-Saint-Michel plus an AI virtual tour; Amazon threatens to fire workers who question its climate response; Swedish nurses are closer to a strike; Bill Gates sez folks like him should pay more taxes.

1/2/20: BOOMLESS IN SEATTLE
Jan 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

The year starts sans fireworks; an Olympia legal victory for Seattle’s MHA plan; Amazon delivery contractors’ high-pressure existence; how to make lower Third Avenue safer for all.

12/31/19: FAREWELL TO THE TROUBLESOME TEENS
Dec 30th, 2019 by Clark Humphrey

The local decade in review, for better and for worse; Microsoft blames a data breach on N. Koreans; more robots just make life worse for Amazon warehouse workers; high winds could cancel our NYE fireworks.

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