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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.

4/13/21: ‘UNDERGROUND’ ROCK
Apr 12th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local music legends are now namesakes of a sewer-tunnel digging machine; Pierce County gets rolled back to ‘phase 2;’ county exec wants sheriff to resign; Seattle Go Center’s building will be gone.

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.

3/26/21: FORLORN FELINE
Mar 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Animated ennui from a ‘Quarantine Kat’; Vain hair salon leaves old Vogue nightclub space on 1st; questions about a doctor’s child-abuse testimony; Amazon says its workers won’t have to pee in bottles (many workers say yes, they do).

3/24/21: PICTURING SURVIVAL
Mar 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Art and artists in the age of COVID; City Council committee further cuts back on its initial, small SPD funding-cut plan, the local vaccine supply’s still far short of demand; there are good things to say about Bellevue (just not the things Jon Talton says about it).

3/24/21: FINAL APPROACH
Mar 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New two-tower project to incorporate a 747 fuselage; seven years since the Oso landslide; more reaction against anti-Asian hate crimes; first (very small) SPD ‘defunding’ proposal gets a City Council committee meeting.

3/22/21: THE LAST SHEET CAKE
Mar 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remo Borracchini’s Bakery closes after 99 years on Rainier Avenue; Bellevue Arts Museum head quits; rallies in Bellevue and Edmonds oppose anti-Asian hate crimes; WA’s homeless rate was rising before the pandemic’s start (we don’t know about after).

3/19/21: LOOKING AHEAD, A CENTURY BACK
Mar 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The 1918 pandemic’s continuing lessons for our time; a lot more people can get vaccines next month; Jessyn Farrell’s running for mayor again; the likely only real lesson from the Georgia killings.

3/18/21: SUCH SWEET SORROW
Mar 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Aplets & Cotlets factory’s set to shut down; a big online concert tonight will benefit WA’s live-music community; a year of the Canadian border closure; the potential ‘domino effect’ of the Alabama Amazon union vote.

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.

3/10/21: SURPLUSSED
Mar 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Belltown’s beloved surplus store to become an electric-truck showroom; who is and isn’t in a list of historic WA women; Seattle schools have another in-person start date; Gonzaga basketball has some drama before winning another title.

2/26/21: BUBBLE BAND
Feb 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Teen musicians practice in plastic isolation booths; SAM gets a big-name art donation; we’re the last state to end ‘simple possession’ drug laws; Bellevue will no longer be ‘Dickless.’

2/25/21: A FINE VINTAGE
Feb 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A local vintage store’s pandemic survival story; pick for regional ‘homelessness czar’ turns down the job; court upholds city anti-eviction laws; we’re not an ‘Anarchist Jurisdiction’ anymore!

2/19/21: A BLOOMIN’ WONDER
Feb 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Flowers grow from crumbling towers’ in a new, mechanical art installation; bad weather in the east delays vaccine shipments; pioneering local gay-rights organizer dies; should Seattle grow to two million people?

2/17/21: VANISHING FEDERAL WAY?
Feb 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Will warehouses occupy ex-Weyerhaeuser HQ?; highly-profitable Kroger closes two QFC stores, blames Seattle ‘hazard pay’ law; state to ramp up COVID testing, hoping to reopen schools sooner; NY state sues Amazon over working conditions.

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