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4/16/22: HISTORY ON A HOOK (OR IN A NET)
Apr 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New book on local people/land/water interactions and inter-relations over the years; Bezos vows to improve Amazon working conditions; state Senate revives and amends drug-possession ban; it’s getting hot in here.

4/12/21: CROSSED WIRES
Apr 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A global art-and-text ‘game of Telephone;’ some WA counties could backtrack from ‘Phase 3;’ union could appeal lost Amazon warehouse election; remembering a piano master and a cartooning ace.

4/8/21: SAME OLD, SAME NEW
Apr 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Reopened MOHAI’s exhibit about local protests then and now; recent COVID reopenings could roll back; Eric Holder joins investigation into racism at Seattle Children’s Hospital; Seattle housing market’s now ‘on steroids.’

4/6/21: THE STORY OF WHO SHE IS
Apr 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Brandi Carlile’s new memoir; an AI-created ‘new Nirvana song;’ court rules against Amazon over firing activist workers; Gonzaga’s unbeaten streak ends at the worst moment.

WHERE TRADITION MEETS ‘THE TROLL’
Apr 1st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

State high court says Sawant recall drive can go on; a Native artist’s respectful, ironic traditional/modern takes; anti-encampment petition campaign launches; the meaning of a second pandemic Easter/Pasover season.

3/24/21: FINAL APPROACH
Mar 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

New two-tower project to incorporate a 747 fuselage; seven years since the Oso landslide; more reaction against anti-Asian hate crimes; first (very small) SPD ‘defunding’ proposal gets a City Council committee meeting.

3/9/21: TRANS MISSION
Mar 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local theater group’s Lego animation disses JK Rowling’s anti-trans Tweets; re-reading news stories from COVID’s beginning; WA reaches 2 million vaccine shots; Seattle schools might try to partly reopen even without a teachers’ contract.

2/24/21: TALES OF BOOMTOWNS PAST
Feb 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Jess Walter’s new novel of labor struggles and crackdowns in 1909 Spokane; Seattle home prices keep on inflatin’; non-police ideas to enhance public safety; more fallout from the ex-Mariners exec’s online speech.

2/16/21: LOVE AMONG THE LAB SAMPLES
Feb 15th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Bridgerton’ historical-romance author and her UW COVID-expert hubby; the Big Melt continues; a public-private partnership to make more ‘vaccine equity;’ Durkan gives a really short ‘State of the City’ speech.

2/12/21: YOU GOTTA HAVE HEART, OR SOMETHING
Feb 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Dina Martina’s V-Day greetings; waiting for the snow to get more serious; more of the state gets into a ‘phase 2’ reopening; could either or both of 2017’s temp-mayors run for the office this year?

2/11/12: MODERN LOVERS (NO JONATHAN RICHMAN)
Feb 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Rapinoe & Bird, Wilson & Ciara as lovebird role models; waiting for snow’s big promise/threat; Tim Eyman fined and banned from political fundraising; a local inventor’s crosswalks light up under your feet.

2/4/21: ART OF THE STATE
Feb 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Drive to replace Marcus Whitman’s DC Capitol statue with one of a Native-rights activist; claims of deliberate meddling in state unemployment system; City Council President Lorena Gonzalez runs for mayor; Amazon’s next CEO is a thorough ‘tech bro.’

1/29/21: CASTLING
Jan 28th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering the Spanish Castle roadhouse; local bars, restaurants, and gyms can re-reopen Monday; protests try to stop encampment sweep outside Bellingham city hall; WA’s history of strife, battle, and survival.

1/26/21: THE VINYL FRONTIER
Jan 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Sub Pop retail shop opens beneath a mostly-empty Amazon tower; WA records its lowest new-COVID-case count of the year; a Native-homeless advocate runs for mayor; no, Bill Gates doesn’t want to kill you on behalf of any lizard men from outer space.

1/25/21: PRESIDENTIAL FUNK
Jan 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Inaugural poem set to a local funk-rock track; waiting lists for vaccine-clinic helpers are getting as long as those for the vaccines themselves; Tacoma police SUV runs over street-race spectators; Microsoft’s developing chatbots based on dead people.

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