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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.

1/6/22: THE LAST (WALLINGFORD) PICTURE SHOW?
Jan 5th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Guild 45th theater sign comes down, but will the building also go?; Snohomish Co. exec has COVID (along with many others); SPD spread misinfo during CHOP; one year since you-know-what.

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.’

12/8/21: MANY (SOME) (UN)HAPPY RETURNS
Dec 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Recall Sawant’ early returns are as predicted (and as incomplete); Seattle’s population growth outpaced the ‘burbs in the 2010s; Amazon Web Services had a big outage; more homeless folk are ailing from a highly preventable condition.

12/6/21: FIFTY CHEESY YEARS
Dec 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Big John’s PFI is still slicing after half a century; ‘omicron’ COVID variant found in WA; state Supreme Court accepts Redistricting Commission’s ‘late homework;’ report on Durkan’s missing texts is itself missing.

11/2/21: DAY OF THE (LOCAL) DEAD
Nov 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Dead people you should know and where they are; an Election Day of unusual opportunity; COVID cases ‘plateau’ at a still-too-high level; a Snohomish high school’s Black, openly-trans homecoming queen.

11/1/21: OUT TO DRY(DOCK)
Oct 31st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Foss Shipyard suddenly closes; state eviction moratorium ends; cash incentives offered to new SPD officers; this year’s local elections have the same big-money interests backing the same business-as-usual candidates.

10/25/21: CONSIDER IT RELEASED
Oct 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Kraken’s home debut is a triumph (except for the game’s outcome and the lack of regular TV); Mandate Monday #2 is here; 40 overboard cargo containers added to the usual local windstorm damage; is it racist to note Bruce Harrell’s past defense of Ed Murray?

10/5/21: CRUDE BEHAVIOR
Oct 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The history and possible future of WA’s oil refineries; A Day Without Facebook; some state workers will get a vax-mandate extension; SPD overseers find no official wrongdoing from last summer’s East Precinct abandonment.

9/22/21: WHERE’S GEORGE?
Sep 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Recalling a scandalous 1935 kidnapping case; 30 years of a Seattle ‘alternative’ institution; the city eviction moratorium’s extended until mid-January; no more ‘764-HERO’ (the phone hotline, not the local band).

9/14/21: DID YOU SAW WHAT I SAW?
Sep 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A neighborhood tree that didn’t deserve to die; remembering the chaos that was Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ release party; city council diverts some SPD budget savings to other uses; WA hits another grim COVID milestone while ID’s gov fiddles.

9/10/21: THE EGG AND THEM
Sep 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A Tacoma park’s old storybook statues are up for auction; Cafe Racer’s ready for its re-re-reopening; Microsoft’s keeping office workers at home for ‘the foreseeable future’; and, yes, there’s that grim anniversary.

9/7/21: WILL THE 12 EGGS BE UNBROKEN?
Sep 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Beth’s Cafe, just reopened, is now re-closed; Proud Boys use anti-vax/anti-mask excuses for their hostile ‘rallies;’ a tentative union pact over state-worker vax mandate; ‘Compassion Seattle’ city-charter campaign dead (again).

8/9/21: A ‘ROAD’ MORE TRAVELED (ALAS)
Aug 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The new ‘Skid Road’ book’s parallels to the older one; more institutions impose vaccine requirements; controversial PCC president quits; city attorney Pete Holmes is out of the general-election race.

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