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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.’

2/17/22: NUNS OF THE ABOVE
Feb 16th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Catholic order to sell big, undeveloped Laurelhurst land tract; King County indoor-spaces vax mandate to end; Sounders FC’s practice facility to take over some ex-Boeing land; Legislative workers stage a walkout over working conditions.

2/10/22: SHE CAN’T GO HOME AGAIN
Feb 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Art installation recalls pre-gentrification Central District; outdoor mask mandate (only) ends next week; city didn’t allocate funds for new SPD hiring bonuses; Amazon’s US employment tops a cool million.

2/2/22: HIS ‘LABORS’ DONE
Feb 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering artist Michael Spafford; state bill would let you walk up to drive-thrus; what’s behind King Co.’s rise in shootings; hospitals increasingly rely on costly temp ‘travel nurses.’

2/1/22: RAISING THE BATTLE STAKES
Jan 31st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sony’s buying local game maker Bungie; Breanna Stewart’s staying with the Storm; a pizza franchisee settles a back-wage dispute for $2 million; a 95-year Seattle radio tradition ends today.

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?

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