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5/13/22: BASED ON A TRUE STORY, SORT-OF
May 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Short fictions based on people’s digital data; big pro-Roe rallies coming up; possible property-tax hikes might force more homeowners to sell; Seahawks face ex-QB Russell Wilson in 2022 season’s first game.

5/2/22: DEEPER SOUNDINGS
May 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

How KEXP pivoted to a wider range of music (and DJs); developers’ coalition opposes ‘social housing’ initiative; Amazon’s stock price plunges; last year’s heat wave turned some evergreen trees red.

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.

4/8/22: SPIN THAT WOOD
Apr 7th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle artist handcrafts a wood turntable set; Democrats (again) warned against appearing too liberal; suit seeks protections for nominally ‘independent’ Amazon delivery contractors; downtown’s becoming less a commuter destination and more a residential neighborhood.

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.’

3/1/22: BLACK HISTORY DESERVES MORE THAN ONE MONTH
Feb 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Art exhibit asks folk to imagine Black futures; WA’s masks-off day will now be nine days sooner; union drive starts at another local coffee chain; Microsoft fights anti-Ukraine ‘cyberattacks,’ while keeping quiet about its own Russian business ties.

2/28/22: FARAWAY, SO CLOSE
Feb 27th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

More local protests, vigils, reactions to the Russian invasion of Ukraine; King Co. will end its mask mandate when the state does; another fatal shooting on Third Ave.; legislature’s gas-export tax proposal may be dropped.

11/9/21: TIE A WHITE RIBBON
Nov 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Temporary ‘COVID Remembrance Project’ now underway; UW football coach Jimmy Lake’s suspended for one game; 9 percent of Boeing’s US workers want a vax exemption; how has Amazon changed fiction?

10/22/21: STAYING ‘SAVED’ – *|URL|*
Oct 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Celebrating 50 years since the Pike Place Market preservation initiative; Climate Pledge Arena officially opens; a GOP state House member complains about vax requirement to get into his office; 51 past and present SPD officers are on a King County disciplinary list.

10/21/21: BRIDGING THE ‘CONTINENTAL’ DIVIDE
Oct 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New book recalls a beloved U District hangout; fired WSU football coach sues over vax mandate; Ferndale aluminum plant could reopen; a trans-woman politician in Cobain’s old hometown.

10/20/21: BUILDING A LEGACY
Oct 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New book chronicles a local architect’s life and work; more Mandate Monday #1 fallout; Edmonds school reverts to remote learning; state charges Pierce County Sheriff Ed Troyer with lying to officials.

10/19/21: GETTING (REALLY) INTO ART
Oct 18th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Non-Van Gogh ‘immersive’ art ‘experiences’ around town; Mandate Monday #1 finds few affected workers ousted (except WSU football coach Nick Rolovich); a rich white guy thinks racism’s dead and ‘the free market’ did it.

10/7/21: KATHY GOES ‘KAREN’
Oct 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

County Councilmember race-baits a (white) election rival; SPD prepares for firings of unvaxxed cops, while Inslee might impose a private-sector vax mandate; Melinda French Gates joins ‘Forbes 400’ on her own.

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.

9/29/21: WAHOOVIAN
Sep 28th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Digital studio creates CGI still backdrops for drag and other performers; nonprofits’ troubles holding to diversity pledges; Real Change cofounder’s new ‘street paper’ venture; what it means when local candidates say they’re ‘abolitionist.’

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