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7/1/22: ERUPTED
Jun 30th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Lava Lounge building burns; Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic closing Yesler site; Pac-12 loses both LA schools; whether or not to celebrate this July 4.

6/29/22: PARABLES FOR OUR TIME
Jun 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Charles Johnson co-creates an Afro-Futurist-Buddhist graphic novel; Teatro ZinZanni’s post-COVID, post-Woodinville comeback; wildfire forces evacuations near Soap Lake; a pro-choice state constitutional amendment isn’t likely.

LONG LIVE THE ‘KING’
Jun 22nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Locally-set novel about a tech mogul who uploads his consciousness; gruesome details at Charleena Lyles shooting inquest; WA pastor calls for LGBTQ mass murder; strike at 1st & Pike Starbucks. 

6/9/22: IN OUR COLLECTIVE HER-ITAGE
Jun 8th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Book honors Black women in WA history; Supreme Court says Blaine bar owner can’t sue over abuse by Border Patrol agent; Microsoft AI leader leaves after sexual-misconduct claims; a semi topples on top of a pedestrian in the south end.

6/7/22: FOR THE LOVE OF IVY
Jun 6th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

G. Willow Wilson reinvents an oft-reinvented comics character; have folks stopped worying about COVID?; HS student arrested for holding a ‘realistic’ BB gun; the drive to save an apt. building with a Bruce Lee connection.

5/30/22: BORRACCHINI’S BURNS
May 29th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Beloved bakery’s ex-home destroyed; other tribes don’t want federal recognition for the Duwamish; King County Homeless Authority wants more funding (and more funding sources); Sue Bird and two other Storm players have COVID.

5/19/22: PICTURING THE ‘PATH’
May 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local lit-legend Charles Johnson joins the graphic-novelist ranks; SPD’s chief defends its consent-decree compliance; women in national-team soccer to get equal pay; WA’s job growth outpaces that of the nation.

5/10/22: WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN
May 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Rejected, more elaborate ’62 World’s Fair plans; another big encampment sweep’s pending; Ballard High student wins $3 million settlement in sexual-abuse case; Starbucks union drives seen as models for other workers.

4/25/22: OBSCURE NO MORE
Apr 24th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Once-quiet neighborhood booms with ‘transit-oriented development;’ Biden stumps here for lower Rx prices & old-growth forests; hundreds march for Starbucks union drives; ‘true’ bowling alleys keep disappearing.

4/13/22: STILL NEEDLING
Apr 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The Space Needle gets a little 60th-birthday makeover; a Chamber of Commerce poll is full of leading questions; a report cites continued ‘racial inequities’ in SPD’s use of force; statistics chart omicron’s ‘unequal toll’ across the state.

4/7/22: OF HOME AND ‘FATE’
Apr 6th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Ukrainian-American artist’s poignant new installation; WA had at least four COVID deaths prior to the first-recorded one; Biden seems to like the Amazon union drive; Mariners’ opening day postponed (again).

4/1/22: ‘MAGMA’ OPUS
Mar 31st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The Henry Art Gallery has a major new installation piece; the search is on for a permanent SPD chief; more Seattle neighborhoods get even more affluent; Open Books will open again.

3/28/22: OFF-AIR, ONLINE
Mar 27th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A longtime TV journalist’s online documentary archive; Seattle Times apologizes for past racist content; street rally remembers a killed tow-truck driver; can the old Bush Gardens building be saved?

3/15/22: THE COLOR OF CONVENIENCE
Mar 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘SNL’ skit takes on race and Amazon Go; two years since the Night the Bars Closed; concrete drivers conditionally return to work; report says SPD must ‘regain trust with community’ after protest over-reactions.

3/2/22: FICTIONAL BOOK, REAL TRAGEDY
Mar 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

David Guterson novelizes a child’s ‘homicide by abuse;’ what ‘cleaning up’ 3rd Ave. will and won’t do; rural judge rules against WA capital gains tax; the ‘full Amazon-ification of Whole Foods.’

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