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7/12/22: A ‘RIOT’ OF THEIR OWN
Jul 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

MoPOP exhibit shows the more diverse aspects of feminist punk; man threatens to shoot Rep. Pramila Jayapal; Starbucks closing five Seattle stores over ‘safety’ claims; is Amazon getting into cancer vaccines?

7/11/22: TURNING A NEW PAGE
Jul 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

U Book Store emphasizes online sales to survive; wages here rise, but rent rises more; City Council might put ‘ranked choice’ voting referendum on Nov. ballot; the big local company that hasn’t increased workers’ abortion benefits.

6/6/22: LIKE A GROUP OF LIONS
Jun 5th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Pride returns live and in person; ex-SPD Chief Best may have known about East Precinct evacuation; did Starbucks close a store because it unionized?; mere ‘awareness’ of gun violence isn’t all we need.

3/1/22: BLACK HISTORY DESERVES MORE THAN ONE MONTH
Feb 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Art exhibit asks folk to imagine Black futures; WA’s masks-off day will now be nine days sooner; union drive starts at another local coffee chain; Microsoft fights anti-Ukraine ‘cyberattacks,’ while keeping quiet about its own Russian business ties.

2/28/22: FARAWAY, SO CLOSE
Feb 27th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

More local protests, vigils, reactions to the Russian invasion of Ukraine; King Co. will end its mask mandate when the state does; another fatal shooting on Third Ave.; legislature’s gas-export tax proposal may be dropped.

2/22/22: YOU LOOK A LITTLE PALE—EAT SOMETHING
Feb 21st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Concept art shows new City Market building (with eerie fictional shoppers); encampment sweep near City Hall delayed but could happen today; suspected shooter of PDX protesters called ‘fixated;’ union vote scheduled at one Seattle Starbucks.

2/18/22: PAPER ANNIVERSARY
Feb 17th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Artist’s elaborate cutouts remember the 80th anniversary of the WWII internments; Washington (but not necessarily King Co.) to end indoor mask mandate on the equinox; can $10 million in corporate cash solve homelessness (at least downtown)?; Amazon union-busters threaten to slash wages.

2/15/22: ‘CUBE’ ROOTS
Feb 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Burke Museum exhibit explores the bio-diversity of tiny spaces; Microsoft, Expedia to bring office workers back; Spokane co. makes fake face masks just for show; Sawant wants to keep the city’s eviction ban going.

2/14/21: ‘SMART TECH,’ DUMB MOVIE?
Feb 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

HBO movie ‘Kimi’ exploits Seattle tech-biz hype; city eviction moratorium to end in 2 weeks; forensics team believes Durkan’s phone was deliberately set to delete texts; REI management releases anti-union podcast.

2/7/22: THEIR ‘TOWN’
Feb 6th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

At the Africatown Plaza groundbreaking; why an ‘endemic’ COVID will still be dangerous; Harrell reiterates tough-on-crime rhetoric and revives old tactics; activists claim Amazon algorithms recommend chemicals for use in suicide attempts.

2/3/22: LEGION OF LOOM
Feb 2nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Russell Wilson and Ciara open a fashion boutique in U Village; COVID down big in western WA, still high in the east; Melinda French Gates to go her own philanthropic way; Rotterdam may dismantle a historic bridge so Bezos’ new megayacht can go through.

1/18/22: A JOB NEVER DONE
Jan 17th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A recently-restored Central District MLK mural appears on local TV, is defaced soon after; could ‘peak COVID’ be now?; locals wait to hear from loved ones in Tonga; Kraken end a nine-game skid in a shootout.

1/6/22: THE LAST (WALLINGFORD) PICTURE SHOW?
Jan 5th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Guild 45th theater sign comes down, but will the building also go?; Snohomish Co. exec has COVID (along with many others); SPD spread misinfo during CHOP; one year since you-know-what.

12/23/21: A ‘BUILT’ REPUTATION
Dec 22nd, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A new book pays tribute to Seattle architect Paul Hayden Kirk; we’ll get very cold temps (and maybe also snow); Seattle grocery workers’ ‘hazard pay’ won’t end after all; UW modelers predict a massive COVID wave by February.

11/12/21: IN THE FUTURE WAS THE WORD
Nov 11th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Art installation combines AI technology with religion; Councilmember Mosqueda decries ‘misinformation” about proposed SPD budget cuts; is WA approaching COVID ‘herd immunity’?; Broadway will be temporarily DIckless.

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