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9/29/22: ROBO-BUZZ
Sep 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

New coffee chain uses ‘barista bots;’ Harrell wants controversial sonic tech to track down gunshots; Mackenzie Scott divorces hubby #2; GOP Legislative candidate admits his past anti-Jewish Facebook meme post.

9/28/22: BACK TO THE ‘BLOCK’
Sep 27th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

CHOP documentary premieres inside ex-CHOP zone; Harrell’s budget plan favors police spending (natch); could a Seattle port dispute derail a regional dockworkers’ labor deal?; housing prices here decline the most since 2009.

9/21/22: SPHERE OF CONTENTION
Sep 20th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Teamsters march en masse at Amazon HQ; acting SPD chief Diaz picked for permanent job; Boeing outsourcing corporate jobs to India; Nordstrom moves to stop a Mexican company from taking it over.

9/15/22: NEW SPARKS
Sep 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Africatown’s new community center opens in a gorgeous ex-fire station; a gruesome stabbing and house fire in Montlake; what we’re only now learning about COVID deaths in WA prisons; saying the unsayable about the Ms’ chances.

9/13/22: WRECKAGE (LITERAL AND OTHER)
Sep 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Amazon Prime Video documentary probes 737 MAX crashes’ aftermath; possible teachers’-strike breakthrough; Seahawks fans got their boos’ worth vs. Russell Wilson; dance club Neighbors to get new owners.

8/29/22: A LIFE WELL SEASONED
Aug 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sausage and hydro-racing mogul Art Oberto RIP; Seattle teachers’ union still negotiating a contract; ex-Garfield swim team member alleges ‘sexual hazing;’ Ms’ rookie superstar Julio Rodriguez signs a mega-deal.

8/26/22: ART ROCK(S)
Aug 25th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Fourteen artist-inscribed stone benches at Volunteer Park; Paul Allen’s $1 billion art collection up for auction; NLRB blasts another Starbucks anti-union ploy; could Seattle home prices plunge as much as 20 percent?

8/24/22: ALL THE BASES
Aug 23rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Mural about NW baseball history at the Ms’ new bar (where Pyramid used to be); King County has seven new e. coli cases; that supposed ‘Gorge shooter wannabe’ now apparently wasn’t; Starbucks finds a reason to close another unionized store.

8/23/22: BACK ON THE SKIDS
Aug 22nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘New Skid Road Theatre’ presents a Pioneer Square historical revue; how downtown is and isn’t recovering; salmon as a local Indigenous religion; UW prof’s new book shows red-state regimes as increasingly anti-democracy.

8/22/22: PICTURE THIS, ARTIFICIALLY
Aug 21st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Making an AI-assisted music video; LeBron James plays almost-half a basketball game in Seattle; stolen/dismantled Arboretum gates rebuilt; remembering a Seattle social-justice protesting legend.

8/18/22: YOU AND YOUR BIG MOTH
Aug 17th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

An LP-size moth shows up in a Bellevue garage; Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price quits to fight sexual-assault charges; Homegrown sandwich drivers go on a one-day strike; Seattle’s ‘lost the battle against air conditioning.’

8/17/22: SOUTH MEETS NORTH
Aug 16th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘African Streetwear’ in a pop-up storefront; City Council passes SPD hiring incentives; Bill Gates’s role in getting Inflation Reduction Act passed in US Senate; Calif. Amazon air-freight workers walk off.

8/12/22: 16 OUNCES, 40 YEARS
Aug 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Four decades of Seattle microbrews (some less micro- than others); COVID lockdowns were good for area birds; Harborview’s overcrowded and won’t take most new patients; West Seattle bridge reopens on 9/18.

8/11/22: ‘FRANK’-LY SPEAKING
Aug 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Graphic-novel creator Jim Woodring gets a ‘New Yorker’ paean; right-wing culture warriors get even more aggressive/stupid; monkeypox vax doses to get smaller; wine (including winery tourism) is now a bigger biz in WA than apples.

8/10/22: WHO WAS LOU?
Aug 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The (skimpy) truth about early Seattle madam Lou Graham; Dr. Fauci comes to town to get an award; City Council adds protections for abortion patients; US fascists take the gloves off and put the dog whistles down.

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