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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.

9/16/22: RE-SPANNED
Sep 15th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

West Seattle Bridge to finally reopen; a lot of Seattle still works from home; Pierce County to dispense antidote drug Narcan from vending machines; Guild 45th theaters coming down.

8/31/22: CLIP SHOW
Aug 30th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The former digital assistant you loved to hate; Harrell tries to appeal to cops by hating on City Council; Seattle teachers set a strike vote; there’s been little progress against homelessness this year—except more sweeps.

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.’

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.

5/19/22: PICTURING THE ‘PATH’
May 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local lit-legend Charles Johnson joins the graphic-novelist ranks; SPD’s chief defends its consent-decree compliance; women in national-team soccer to get equal pay; WA’s job growth outpaces that of the nation.

5/17/22: ‘FUNKY’ NO MORE
May 16th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-Lava Lounge building nears its doom; thousands of gas-station sites need cleaning up; ex-cop who longed for the old days of lynchings gets his job back; more than 60 sexual-abuse claims at the ICE jail in Tacoma.

5/10/22: WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN
May 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Rejected, more elaborate ’62 World’s Fair plans; another big encampment sweep’s pending; Ballard High student wins $3 million settlement in sexual-abuse case; Starbucks union drives seen as models for other workers.

3/24/22: AFTER THE SLIDE
Mar 22nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering the 2014 Oso landslide and its victims; more questions, but not more answers in the China 737 crash; the Broadway and Denny Starbucks will unionize; Seattle Pride declines Amazon’s money.

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.

12/21/12: A SOON-TO-BE-DORMANT VOLCANO
Dec 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Lava Lounge, and its historic building, going away; what state Sen. Doug Ericksen did besides opposing vaccines; man living under sanctuary in St. Mark’s won’t face deportation now; a sex-workers’ activist remembers the Green River Killer’s victims.

10/26/21: NOT A LOVE SONG
Oct 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local music vet Ken Stringfellow denies several women’s sexual-misconduct claims; more windstorm fallout; another judge upholds state vax mandate; Amazon’s employee-leave policies said to have many major flaws.

9/22/21: WHERE’S GEORGE?
Sep 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Recalling a scandalous 1935 kidnapping case; 30 years of a Seattle ‘alternative’ institution; the city eviction moratorium’s extended until mid-January; no more ‘764-HERO’ (the phone hotline, not the local band).

6/28/21: HOT-OSITY
Jun 28th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

It’s beyond swelter-y out there, just in time to keep folks home who’d been aching to get out and about at last; other things also happened.

6/11/21: EVERYBODY LOVES OUR TOWN
Jun 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A big new online encyclopedia of NW hiphop; the Puyallup Fair’s on for this year; several building unions back the Sawant recall drive; (faint) praise for (some) street chaos.

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