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9/23/22: ‘R’ FOR ‘REMEMBER’
Sep 22nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Tacoma bar owners’ quest to restore the old, funny Rainier Beer ads; Seattle’s median income hits a new high (and why that’s bad); state official is ‘cautiously optimistic’ about the COVID fight in WA; we just had our driest summer ever.

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.

8/12/22: 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.

8/5/22: FROM HERFY’S TO HIGH-RISE
Aug 4th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Former burger-joint site to become 25 stories of ‘student’ housing; Comic Con will require masks after all; Reagan Dunn concedes Congressional run; Linda Derschang shrinks her food-drink empire.

7/29/22: DOUBLE (TRAFFIC) TROUBLE
Jul 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Ferry crash and truck explosion (at separate places) snarl traffic; the heat wave now comes with a side order of air pollution; Amazon loses $2 billion (Wall St. loves it); Cranium creator dies of COVID.

7/1/22: ERUPTED
Jun 30th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Lava Lounge building burns; Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic closing Yesler site; Pac-12 loses both LA schools; whether or not to celebrate this July 4.

6/3/22: HAVE WE ‘ARRIVED’?
Jun 2nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sea-Tac’s new terminal for an ‘information age’ city; Elliott Bay Books sold; students in Seattle, Oly walk out for safety; Microsoft sez its workers ‘don’t need’ unions.

5/3/22: IN THE CUT
May 2nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A local artist of Mexican Indigenous descent and her woodcut tributes to land and family; WA drug-decriminalization initiative drive begins; did Reps. Beutler and Newhouse try to stop the Jan. 6 coup attempt?; what if the ‘Roe’ repeal’s already been decided?

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.

4/28/22: ANOTHER ‘SAUCY’ SITE
Apr 27th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A new Seattle-based website celebrates entertainment works by ‘American Asians;’ Boeing loses $1.2 billion; Seattle Central may end its landmark culinary training program; at least a cold April means a longer skiing season.

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.

4/12/22: WHAT’S IN (A DORMANT) STORE
Apr 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

City gives temp residencies in storefronts to artists and small merchants; rich people don’t like to be taxed (duh); concrete drivers aren’t back on the job yet; developer proposes a ‘floating wind farm’ off the WA coast.

3/15/22: THE COLOR OF CONVENIENCE
Mar 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘SNL’ skit takes on race and Amazon Go; two years since the Night the Bars Closed; concrete drivers conditionally return to work; report says SPD must ‘regain trust with community’ after protest over-reactions.

3/11/22: CLOSING TIME IN FRELARD
Mar 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Hale’s Brewpub and Palladium to close; Legislative session ends with some big stuff done, some undone; there will be a baseball season after all; state mask mandate ends as Daylight Saving Time begins.

1/26/22: A DIFFERENT SECOND COMING
Jan 25th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

George Freeman resurrects ‘The Monastery’ as a colorful church/event space; COVID numbers coming down in western but not eastern WA; local grocery workers’ ‘hazard pay’ to continue; workers at two more local Starbucks want a union.

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