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4/4/22: NO ‘SMALLS’ ACHIEVEMENT
Apr 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

NYC Amazon warehouse workers win a big union vote (for a small union); WA will try to phase out new gas cars by 2030; local rent prices rose ‘exponentially’ in 2021; Fred Hutch announces a big reorganization.

3/21/22: THE COLOR OF SOUND
Mar 20th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Heritage of a largely women-run Spanish radio station in eastern WA; a beloved local sportscaster dies; shootings at more pot stores and along I-5; the (upscaled version of the) Canterbury bar will close.

3/14/22: WINNING THE BRONZE
Mar 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Statue of noted local artist appears near one of his own works; how mask-off day went (and where masks must stay on); what the Legislature did, didn’t do; new Bumbershoot festival producers may be looking for a year-round performance space.

3/9/22: CLAMOR-RUSS? DISASTER-RUSS?
Mar 8th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seahawks’ superstar QB reportedly traded; state redistricting committee chair quits; more local companies leave Russia; WA oil refineries have bought a lot of Russian crude.

3/8/22: ALL COLORS, IN COLOR (AND B/W)
Mar 7th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Making an old-photo archive more diverse; Amazon Books’ (now-doomed) first store had already moved away from books; state to honor soldiers who died from suicide after returning from battle; remembering the week COVID really hit around here.

2/16/22: BEYOND THE ‘DREAM HOUSE’
Feb 15th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A retired Bellevue arts docent’s own ‘Barbieville;’ zoning reform is among the bills dead in the Legislature; WA’s COVID ‘R number’ has gone way down; Harrell’s ‘State of the City’ speech repeats big, vague promises.

1/27/22: YEAR OF THE ‘DRAGON’
Jan 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sara Porkalob’s taking her one-woman musicals to NY; WA’s paid family leave fund could soon run out; Rudy Giuliani’s coming to (somewhere in) King County in March; a relative paucity of COVID-related local news items today.

1/20/22: ALL IN A ‘ROW’
Jan 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A new senior building’s mural tribute to ’36 UW crew team; it’s two years since COVID ‘officially’ arrived in WA and the US; QFC/Fred Meyer workers ‘struggle to make ends meet’ as parent co. rakes in big profits; Latino activists blast state redistricting plan.

12/23/21: NOT A PRETTY SONG
Dec 21st, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-Seattle singer Mark Lanegan tells of his COVID nightmare; BC partly locks down again; two Tacoma officers exonerated over Manuel Ellis’ death; Seahawks clinch their first losing season in a decade.

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.

12/20/21: FORGOTTEN NO MORE?
Dec 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A local Japanese American painter’s posthumous comeback; anti-vax state Senator dies of COVID; Seahawks, Kraken games postponed; Boeing sells its Longacres office complex for ‘transit oriented development.’

12/1/21: THE TRUE NORTH, STRONG AND INUNDATED
Nov 30th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

More floods attack the hard-hit BC interior; the Crocodile has its third grand opening; a labor group claims Amazon under-reports worker COVID cases; the city settles with Charleena Lyles’ family for $3.5 million.

11/23/21: STILL “COOPED UP’ AFTER ALL THESE YEARS
Nov 23rd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Fifty years since DB Cooper; two Seattle School Board members accused of staff bullying; what’s (still) in the city’s 2022 budget; ‘the truth behind the Great Resignation.”

11/19/21: MADAME OF MYSTERY
Nov 19th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Ex-local author tries to tell the real story about early Seattle’s top madame (honored at the reopening Crocodile); Real Change founder’s new venture; City Council doesn’t cut ‘open’ SPD jobs; Vancouver’s ‘cut off’ from the rest of Canada.

11/18/21: IMAGINE IMOGEN IMAGERY
Nov 17th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Big show at SAM about a major photog from here (who did most of her work elsewhere); flooding cleanup’s underway in WA, while the (bigger) disaster continues in BC; is the ‘Recall Sawant’ campaign sexist, or just some of its loudest supporters?

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