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3/2/23: THE LURE OF MOISTURE
Mar 1st, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Hyping rain as a reason to visit Seattle; Starbucks white-collar staffers diss its labor policies; Seattle’s lost many trees (many of them on city land) in recent years; the death of an infamous woman who lived pseudonymously around here.

2/24/23: DOLL PARTS
Feb 23rd, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

American Girl’s two new ‘1999 Seattle’ dolls; Mudede on what (really) makes a vibrant city (hint: it’s not upscale retail); one neighborhood that wants a light-rail station; serious snow could appear in Seattle this weekend.

2/16/23: THE TRAGEDY, THEN THE TRAUMA
Feb 15th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Marking 40 years since the Wah Mee killings (and the sensationalistic, sometimes racist media circus that followed); minor COVID outbreak at a local high school; Medic One’s co-creator dies; is the big homelessness plan really needed?

2/9/23: LOG OFF
Feb 8th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

A prominent public art installation’s now half-disappeared; Colorado judge disses Starbucks’ labor policies; bill in Olympia would let strip clubs sell booze; report claims Russell Wilson’s charity gives out less than half its income.

2/7/23: DOUBLY BITTER SCENES
Feb 6th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Traumatic local-theater moments on and off stage; Catholic hospitals grow while Catholic churches shrink; awaiting Microsoft’s next big AI announcement and wondering where this newest tech-hype will really lead.

2/2/23: IN THE ‘TIME’ ZONE
Feb 1st, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Love expressed for Taco Time NW, while Beth’s Cafe reopens at last; Tammy Morales wants to stay on the City Council (unlike four colleagues); is Amazon trying to de-emphasize direct online sales?

2/1/23: STRUCTURED THINKING
Jan 31st, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Pictures and stories of notable Seattle buildings; local lawyer sues Instagram over users’ drug dealing; judge says Amazon violated labor laws in NYC warehouse elections; federal COVID ‘emergency’ ending.

1/26/23: CARING ABOUT THE CAREGIVERS
Jan 25th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

New play tells COVID responders’ tales in their own words; another County Councilmember won’t run again; city sues Hyundai/Kia for making their cars too steal-able; Boeing CEO would like to privatize the FAA.

1/23/23: ‘5-OVER-1’: A NEGATIVE NUMBER?
Jan 22nd, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Modern urban mid-rise buildings & their discontents; judge sanctions city over Durkan’s missing texts; some Sounders FC fans don’t want Providence as the team’s new jersey sponsor; did Amazon lie to financial lenders about warehouse safety?

1/19/23: HE CHART-ED HIS OWN COURSE
Jan 18th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Mourning ‘outsider artist’ Gregory Blackstock, Screaming Trees cofounder Van Conner, and author Jonathan Raban; Grand Illusion Cinema could be razed in two years; Microsoft confirms 10,000 worldwide layoffs.

1/17/23: MARCH IN JANUARY
Jan 16th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

March, rally, museum re-opening, and other MLK Day observances; pot-biz exec to challenge Councilmember Sawant; Seattle Schools ban students from using ChatGPT; homeless deaths in Seattle area reach a grim record.

1/12/23: X-ACTO-MUNDO
Jan 11th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Papercut artist Nikki McClure’s ‘slices’ of real life; Seattle Center picked to run new waterfront park; more area tech layoffs; Starbucks orders office workers back.

1/10/23: LARGE & IN CHARGE
Jan 9th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

‘Fatlesque’ celebrates diverse bodies ‘in a big way’; we’ve got lots of ‘house rich/cash poor’ folk; new Public Health boss warns about COVID funding cuts’ repercussions; what some folks want from the now-underway Legislature.

1/5/23: ALL THE RIGHT MOVES
Jan 4th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Chess Club as the new midweek bar craze; Amazon’s projected layoffs climb to 18,000 globally; Tina Podlodowski quits as state Democratic chair; Harrell’s vow to have 2,000 fewer unhoused people in a year falls short.

1/2/23: SKIDOO-ING INTO ’23
Jan 1st, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

The innies and outies for a prime-number year.

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