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12/6/22: THAT SINKING FEELING, 147 YEARS LATER
Dec 5th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

1875 shipwreck remains found off WA coast; gun background-check law may finally get enforced; magic-mushroom therapy begins in Oregon; faulty Xmas-tree lights cause major house fire.

11/17/22: HERE’S THE ‘PITCH’
Nov 15th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘Ted Lasso’ cheers on US soccer stars; alleged Ingraham shooter, 14, could be tried as an adult; City Council to debate a shrunken budget proposal; how Marie Gluesenkamp Perez won against all odds.

11/15/22: NOT ‘THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS’ BUT ACTION
Nov 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Students march on City Hall after Ingraham shooting; fired antivax WSU football coach sues; Amazon laying off 10,000 US corporate workers; how to save Seattle music and nightlife?

11/4/22: REEL-ING IN THE YEARS
Nov 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Memories of the Bumbershoot arts festival’s One Reel-produced era; investigating a 2021 protest-site clash between an undercover cop and undercover deputies; should Union Station have trains again?; could Gonzaga basketball move to a major conference?

11/3/22: ROCKET WOMAN
Nov 2nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Gillian G. Gaar on Elton John (and much else); Inslee wants more housing, shelters, and sweeps; city issues a ‘dire’ revenue forecast; Amazon’s ‘Treasure Trucks’ grounded for good.

10/31/22: SEASON’S CREEPINGS, PART 3
Oct 30th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Still more local Halloween hijinx; Dems pour big $ into Murray re-election drive; Inslee plans more pro-choice proposals for the next Legislature; federal agents spied on 2020 Portland protesters.

10/24/22: SEASON’S CREEPINGS, PART 1
Oct 23rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local Halloween-related sights and costume concepts; Seattle Colleges’ budget deficit much lower than previously estimated; Portland mayor wants to ban encampments; the weather (at last, at least) is back to normal.

10/17/22: I DON’T KNOW’S ON THIRD
Oct 16th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Another concept for ‘reviving’ Third Ave.; Mariners drag it out to the bitter (elongated) end; grocery clerks’ union opposes Kroger/Albertsons merger; King County scraps expanded-shelter plan in SoDo.

10/12/22: THE REAL FAULT IN OUR STARS
Oct 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

William Shatner on the sadness of space as seen from Jeff Bezos’ rocket; Seattle’s COVID ‘state of emergency’ to end; another post-CHOP report instructs SPD to ‘repair public trust;’ city of SeaTac to get the nation’s highest minimum wage (at least for some occupations).

10/7/22: THE ULTIMATE ‘READ-ME FILE’
Oct 6th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A conversation confab with human ‘books;’ the entire ‘aPodments’ chain’s for sale; Facebook found guilty of 822 campaign-finance violations; the Mariners’ postseason return stars today at last.

9/16/22: RE-SPANNED
Sep 15th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

West Seattle Bridge to finally reopen; a lot of Seattle still works from home; Pierce County to dispense antidote drug Narcan from vending machines; Guild 45th theaters coming down.

8/26/22: ART ROCK(S)
Aug 25th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Fourteen artist-inscribed stone benches at Volunteer Park; Paul Allen’s $1 billion art collection up for auction; NLRB blasts another Starbucks anti-union ploy; could Seattle home prices plunge as much as 20 percent?

8/25/22: EVENT OF THE CENTURY (PLUS TWO)
Aug 24th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Garfield High’s COVID-delayed centennial; overdoses up, here and around the NW; female Nintendo game testers allege sexual harassment by male staff; Danny Westneat’s mistaken again.

8/23/22: BACK ON THE SKIDS
Aug 22nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘New Skid Road Theatre’ presents a Pioneer Square historical revue; how downtown is and isn’t recovering; salmon as a local Indigenous religion; UW prof’s new book shows red-state regimes as increasingly anti-democracy.

8/15/22: MODEST HOME, SACRED SPACE
Aug 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Saving the 1887 Tacoma house of a Black community builder; rents still skyrocket here and nationally; several weekend shootings plus a dreadful light-rail-platform death; a single Amazon Go deli-mart’s temporary closure doesn’t mean Seattle’s dying.

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