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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.

8/2/22: GAMES AT WORK (REDUX)
Aug 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

GameWorks arcade’s reopening; coach Pete Carroll has COVID (and councilmember Sara Nelson might); interim city neighborhoods chief becomes deputy mayor; crashed ferry’s captain resigns.

7/6/22: TIME ‘TRACK’
Jul 5th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

What if the monorail expansion had been built?; more local officials share their own abortion stories; Charleena Lyles shooting inquest goes to jury; local ex-punk rocker’s White Center burger joint closing after 14 years.

6/22/22: SO GALLANTLY STREAMING
Jun 21st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Locally-made web series depicts a high school gay/straight alliance club; first little-kids’ COVID vaccines get injected; city’s JumpStart payroll tax survives in state court; Amazon’s top-exec ranks get even whiter. 

6/14/22: THE HOT SPOT
Jun 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Vito’s is closed indefinitely after a massive apt. fire upstairs; SPU grads give its prez Pride flags at commencement; more on the attempted Patriot Front violence in Idaho; timber baron George Weyerhaeuser RIP.

6/10/22: ALL THE WAY TO THE…
Jun 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘Banksyland’ touring exhibit and its discontents; West Seattle Bridge has a reopening date (maybe); state Supreme Court ruling ties police ‘seizures’ to race; PACCAR’s making, and King County’s buying, electric garbage trucks.

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.

5/16/22: ‘PATHETIC PLACE’ NO MORE?
May 15th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle’s once-popular downtown mall may become office space; thousands attend pro-Roe rally/march; why new COVID variants are so successful; drive for equity in school fundraisers.

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.

4/29/22: IT DIDN’T STOP
Apr 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

UW library exhibit shows political radicals still existed in the ‘70s; Amazon loses $3.8 billion; study shows more than half of 911 calls don’t need police response; Federal Way will get to eat bags of Dick’s.

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.

4/13/22: STILL NEEDLING
Apr 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

The Space Needle gets a little 60th-birthday makeover; a Chamber of Commerce poll is full of leading questions; a report cites continued ‘racial inequities’ in SPD’s use of force; statistics chart omicron’s ‘unequal toll’ across the state.

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.

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