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5/14/21: A CONFERENCE ROOM FOR ONE
May 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The ‘office of the future’ may have an alone-time tent; we can go maskless now (sometimes), while the whole state reopens on 6/30; more criticism about Durkan’s missing texts and Diaz’s non-disciplinary action.

5/13/21: HIGH RESOLUTIONS
May 12th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Oregon Trail’ computer game updated (and made more historically accurate); younger vaccinations about to start; SPD chief won’t discipline the officer who ordered tear gas and blast bombs on June protesters; a $1.5 million settlement for Che Taylor’s family.

A MOSTLY-SHAMELESS PLUG
May 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

My new book that’s (mostly) by other people; that big, brief, local movie shoot; King County’s buying hotels to house some of the homeless; Seattle’s newest mayoral candidate is an ex-mayor/governor’s grandkid.

5/11/21: SONG OF DEFIANCE
May 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A local Indigenous writer on Coast Salish songs and the CHOP protests; teens can get the jab now (and should); a proposal to help prevent future mayoral text-message disappearances; a classic, closed downtown hotel and dive bar may get boutique-ified.

5/10/21: PIECES OF RESISTANCE
May 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Graphic novel depicts three people who fought WWII internment; more Gates divorce news, and why it IS news; Sawant admits a fundraising violation; Boeing’s offshoring a major jet-conversion project to Costa Rica.

5/7/21: EPHEMERAL ART (SPACES)
May 6th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Pop-up galleries in the mostly empty Pacific Place; UW report says world COVID deaths are greatly undercounted; 10 months of Mayor Durkan’s text messages have gone missing; when will you believe the pandemic’s over?

5/6/21: THE NEXT ACT
May 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Annex Theatre’s double-miracle of survival; who gets the Gates mansion?; the ranch land of the ‘phantom cows’ is up for auction; a pitcher has a career milestone at an Ms’ game (alas, not our pitcher).

5/56/21: PIXELS FOR PROFIT
May 4th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local art-gallery vet takes on the ‘NFT’ craze; we don’t have to go back to ‘Phase 2’ restrictions (yet); more Gates divorce speculation; Durkan’s deputy mayor now wants her job.

5/4/21: WHEN THE MUSIC’S OVER
May 3rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A stationary, giant record player honors old Jackson St. jazz greats; the Gateses make Seattle’s second billionaire divorce; getting ready to move ‘back a phase;’ higher-capacity ‘vaccinated sections’ to be allowed at public events.

5/3/21: PANEL TALK
May 2nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ginormous solar-power farms ‘crop up’ in eastern WA; waiting for the ‘Phase 2’ relegation; very different May Day marches with different messages; Boeing wants its workforce to be more ‘pro-diversity’ if not actually more diverse.

4/30/21: ROAD, RACE
Apr 29th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Transportation and racial exclusion (a long local history); a ‘superspreader’ infects dozens at an eastern WA Eagles lodge; ‘more than a dozen counties poised to roll back phases;’ Amazon gets even richer.

4/29/21: MY ‘BONNIE’ LIES OVER THE MAGNOLIA BRIDGE
Apr 28th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle cartoonist Shary Flenniken’s finally got a ‘Trots and Bonnie’ comix compilation; first capital-gains tax lawsuit; sewage overflow closes Alki Beach; could local vaccine supply exceed demand?

4/28/21: DECEPTION FROM ABOVE
Apr 27th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

UW geographers combat ‘deepfake’ satellite imagery; county exec Constantine’s got a challenger ‘from the left;’ local vaccine slots go wide open; the incredible shrinking salmon (not just total runs but individual fish).

4/21/21: CLOSING THE MENU
Apr 26th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Loving art depicts shuttered eating/drinking spots; WA’s population boomed in the 2010s (but not enough for an extra US House member); Durkan has ‘herd immunity’ hopes; Native land-return movement gains ground.

4/26/21: ROCK KILLS STARS (STILL)
Apr 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Kill Rock Stars, still misunderstood after 30 years; legislature’s sprint to the finish line; Bumbershoot canceled again, buying more time for a reboot; KC sheriff offered to kill internal-watchdog office to placate deputies’ union.

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