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5/14/24: SAFE CROSSING
May 13th, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle’s first ‘protected intersection’ installed; both ‘other’ Bob Fergusons quit governor’s race; Melinda French Gates quits the foundation she co-founded; former local comics publisher dies.

5/2/24: STILL KRINGIN’
May 1st, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

Checking in with a former cable-access legend; second Boeing (or rather Spirit) whistleblower dies; ex-Bothell official arrested for alleged murder; second UW protest encampment shows up.

4/24/24: YOU CAN ALMOST SMELL THE (GENDER-FLUID) SWEAT
Apr 23rd, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

3D tour of late, beloved Re-bar; students, others march for Gaza peace; ex-cop/suspected killer apparently kills self while on the run; Boeing engineers claim ‘retaliation’ by company.

4/19/24: A HERO’S TRIBUTE
Apr 19th, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

Beloved ‘Salish geek’ artist Jeffrey Veregge dies; City Council committee rejects affordable-housing scheme; Alaska Air officials optimistic after first-quarter losses; Seattle Storm opens its fancy new practice facility.

4/15/24: AROUND THE WORLD IN 175 DAYS
Apr 14th, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

100 years since the first round-the-world flight; why LA-made Rainier Beer’s missing from local bars; more background about the cop who killed Jaahnavi Kandula; data centers and electric cars straining the NW power grid.

4/11/24: THE LAST ROUNDHOUSE
Apr 10th, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

Kids’ TV host ‘Brakeman Bill’ dies; advocates decry city transportation plan and SPD contract proposal; Senate wants Boeing CEO to testify; ‘at least six’ suicide attempts reported at Tacoma ICE jail.

4/8/24: CANDLES ON A BENCH
Apr 7th, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

More Cobain remembrances 30 years later; more on Boeing’s longtime fealty to the Almighty Stock Price; proposed SPD contract offers little to no increased accountability; there’s an eclipse and we’ll get it just partly (again).

4/5/24: 50 YEARS AFTER
Apr 4th, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

Anniversary of Spokane’s Expo ’74 (and of Cobain’s death); Harrell announces a not-so-exciting transportation plan; John Oliver vs. food delivery app companies.

4/4/24: HOME SWEET SQUEEZEBOX
Apr 3rd, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

Accordion-esque apartment tower opens; refugees get a few more days in Kent hotel after one-night encampment; Manuel Ellis police killing co-defendant quits new job; Boise State prof ran an extremist website.

4/2/24: COURTING INFLUENCE
Apr 1st, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

Online ‘influencers’ are a growing target of restaurant marketing; Rainier View principal transferred out; more protests against Tacoma ICE jail; MAGAts will invoke racism on any flimsy excuse.

4/1/24: MARKET FUTURES
Mar 31st, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

Master plan to improve Pike Place Market for local shoppers; SPD union gets tentative contract deal with city; Seattle Schools closing ‘highly capable cohort’ program; a print-media tradition few people probably miss.

3/27/24: KELP! I NEED SOMEBODY!
Mar 26th, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

Trying to save Puget Sound’s endangered ‘kelp forests;’ Instacart settles sick-leave law violations; burnt-out site on Rainier to become 400 apartments; some past bridge disasters of our own.

3/5/24: BLACK, TO THE PAST
Mar 4th, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

A history of Black student movements at UW, WSU; Legislature OKs three conservative initiatives; King County launches new anti-fentanyl efforts; MAGA candidate in SW WA invokes racism to oppose a new I-5 bridge.

2/16/24: PICTURES YOU CAN HEAR
Feb 15th, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

Charles Peterson’s Nirvana pix in new book; charter school partly funded by Russell Wilson may have to close; man beaten by Lakewood cops says he hadn’t spit at them; remembering a ‘vivid’ abstract painter.

2/6/24: GOOD OLD DAYS OF DOING ‘BAD’
Feb 5th, 2024 by Clark Humphrey

Standing relics of Seattle’s vice-laden past; national site likes Seattle & Spokane’s downtown efforts; ex-owner of Tula’s Jazz Club dies; fighting back against the ‘racial justice backlash.’

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