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1/22/21: PICTURING JUSTICE
Jan 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Painter Alfredo Arreguin at the state Supreme Court; fun with the Bernie-in-mittens picture meme; ‘Market entrance’ building gets historic status on third try; busting corporate windows doesn’t achieve anything.

1/15/21: PLUMBING THE DEPTHS
Jan 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Mario’ games you’ve probably never seen; state tries to speed up vaccination pace; ‘Twin Peaks’ Roadhouse might close for good; Nikkita Oliver to teach Seattle U law students about ‘abolition.’

1/13/21 THE BELLS’ FINAL TOLL
Jan 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Two Bells demolished three years after it closed; SPOG head Mike Solan refuses to quit; activists claim the FBI had a role in suppressing local summer protests; a post-COVID national recession could make homelessness a whole lot worse.

1/4/20: THE DOCTOR IS OUT
Jan 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic leader quits, claims systemic racism at parent organization; a local singer becomes a social-media meme as ‘Bean Dad’; local Catholics want archbishop to speak up about abusive priests; some computer-animated New Year’s weirdness fictionally set at the Space Needle.

12/31/20: PIER OF THE REALM
Dec 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Mukilteo’s new longhouse-inspired ferry terminal opens; the state’s COVID restrictions are re-renewed; homeless advocates kicked out of Fife motel; how to move forward from an awful year (not just ‘back to normal’).

BUT CAN WE STILL SAY ‘GOODBYE CRUEL YEAR’?
Dec 29th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Alternative (and distanced) New Year’s ideas; homeless advocates stage an occupation at a Fife motel; probable arson totals a Lake City strip mall; Seattle home prices just keep rising.

2/29/20: THAT WAS THE YEAR THAT WASN’T (MOSTLY)
Dec 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Year-in-review punditry galore; dumped logs temporarily disable a ferry dock; a third COVID vaccine’s in local testing; a right-wing militia plans to ‘occupy’ the state capitol when the next legislature opens.

12/28/20: UNHAPPY ENDING
Dec 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Seven Gables Theater movie memories; the local COVID curve’s still ‘flattening’ for now; Seahawks clinch division title; ‘excessive force’ lawsuit against the SPD could cost the city $600,000 or more.

12/25/20: THE FINAL CURTAIN?
Dec 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

On the day after the Seven Gables Theater burned, we look back on some recent local arts and culture stories, trends, and tales of survival.

12/24/20: AIR, WORTHY
Dec 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Alaska Airlines’ suddenly popular ‘Safety Dance’ ad; Cal Anderson Park ‘reopens;’ an obscure part of the federal relief bill could threaten live-streaming; a holiday message for our time.

12/22/20: YESTER-DREAD
Dec 21st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Timothy Egan on Lewis & Clark’s lessons for surviving a bleak winter; right-wing protesters try to break into Oregon’s capitol building; daytime flooded streets are followed by nighttime snow; some folks want a gondola to West Seattle instead of light rail.

12/21/20: HAIL AND FAREWELL, MISS CITY DUMP
Dec 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Cal Anderson Park encampment swept, 21 protesters arrested; ‘J.P. Patches’ costar Bob Newman dies; some restaurant workers say they don’t necessarily want to go back to indoor-dining work yet; the ‘Twin Peaks’ connection to tonight’s planetary conjunction.

12/10/20: BUBBLE BOY OF TOYS
Dec 9th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A live Santa greets kids from inside a plastic ‘snow globe;’ ‘several’ COVID positives among the UW football squad; a bomb scare at the Spokane County Democrats’ office; imaging ‘a future where Amazon rules the world.’

12/9/20: I’LL BE (STUCK) HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
Dec 8th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Inslee keeps restaurants, bars, etc. closed three more weeks (restaurant industry assn. doesn’t like it); Seattle School Supt. Denise Juneau won’t ask for another contract; big-biz group wants city’s big-biz payroll tax tossed out.

11/27/20: GETTING LIT
Nov 26th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Woodland Park Zoo’s new walk-thru light show; where most new COVID infections occur in King County; Amazon Web Services has a big outage in the east; a street sign honors a late local Black theater producer.

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