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7/8/20: IT’S A GAS!
Jul 7th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Former ‘MAD’ cartoonist draws Jenny Durkan as a Garbage Pail Kid; Mary Kay Letourneau RIP; south King County is a rising COVID hot spot; Inslee warns: wear masks or go back to the March restrictions.

7/7/20: A SIGN OF THE TIMES, BEFORE ITS TIME
Jul 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Prescient Shepard Fairey mural on a Seattle building; City Council passes big-employer payroll tax; WA has 2,000 new COVID cases in four days; KingCo sheriff’s deputy on leave after dead-protester ‘jokes’ appear online.

6/17/20: BRINGING DARKNESS INTO LIGHT
Jun 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Meet one of the Black photographers of Black Lives Matter; Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda proposes a ‘payroll tax lite’; CHOP protest site gets a little more official; there’s no Comic-Con or PAX this year.

6/9/20: SPEAKING THROUGH THE MASKS, AND THE TEARS
Jun 9th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Voices from the protests; Pine St. police barricades removed and East Precinct partly cleared out; should one of Seattle’s biggest shelters stay closed?; what does ‘Defund the Police’ really mean?

5/20/20: ROUNDING TOWARD HOME(S)
May 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local coalition’s big plan to end homelessness in five years; when restaurants reopen, who’ll go?; a bad wildfire season’s predicted; how Kent’s really coping, beyond the Twitter ‘jokes’.

5/4/20: LIKE CLOCKWORK
May 3rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A local artisan repairs tiny intricate devices; getting ‘phased’ by Inslee’s new state guidelines; some of the angriest anti-quarantine trolls come from some of the worst-stricken counties; the lessons of the ‘Vietnam era’ as seen by Vietnamese people.

5/1/20: DRAWN, APART
May 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Comix artist depicts local folks’ current fears/hopes; economic grimness continues; Amazon’s sales shoot up (as do its expenses; what will talk radio ranters do without a May Day march to rail against?

10/14/20: LISTEN TO YOUR MAMAS
Apr 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

An anonymous street artist’s words from role-model women; a three-state pact (we’re by far the hardest-hit) will coordinate COVID responses; Inslee’s early releases may not make prisoners safer; a legal settlement ends the ‘Uber union’ push for now.

4/13/20: THEN WHAT HAPPENS?
Apr 12th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Speculation on the stay-home regime’s next stages and eventual end; Boeing’s small-scale restart; what it’ll take to revive live-music spaces; a local author’s tale of tattooed pigs gets the LeVar Burton treatment.

3/31/20: STILLED, YET MOVING
Mar 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Ghostly beauty from a stalled Seattle Opera production; state and county COVID numbers show at least a little progress; Whole Foods workers stage a ‘sick out;’ democracy vouchers survive one last challenge.

3/23/20: HAVE A HEART
Mar 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local kids stage a pop-up art walk; is the local COVID death rate slowing?; how faulty respirators sickened Hanford cleanup workers; it’s really not the time to visit the WA coast.

2/25/20: BLACK LIGHT SHINING
Feb 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local photog’s shots of national & local black ‘luminaries’; city’s LEAD program renewed after all; Expedia lays off hundreds after just moving their offices; we’re the US’s 9th most liberal city.

2/20/20: IN THE FOLDS
Feb 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A Dexter Ave. tower project indirectly honors a local TV legend; art collector/advocate Virginia Wright RIP; lessons from PBS’s Amazon exposé; payroll-tax bill dies in Legislature (but perhaps not fatally).

2/19/20: FAITH OF OUR (TWO) FATHERS (OR TWO MOTHERS)
Feb 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Protests want gay Catholic teachers rehired; more praise for Pike Place’s Oriental Mart; Durkan says she’s more of a true progressive than (without naming) Sawant; keeping eagles from dining at the landfill.

2/17/20: DECLARATION OF INDIPINOS
Feb 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Descendants of indigenous and Filipino berry pickers remember; Catholic high school claims two gay teachers ‘voluntarily’ quit (supporters say otherwise); virus panic hurts local businesses; more copper-wire thefts.

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