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8/4/22: ART, MEET TECH. NOW PLAY NICE.
Aug 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A women-led exhibition tries to show how art and tech can coexist; updated primary totals don’t change much; how city-council districts might be redrawn; two Black Muslims sue Alaska Airlines after getting kicked off a flight.

6/29/22: PARABLES FOR OUR TIME
Jun 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Charles Johnson co-creates an Afro-Futurist-Buddhist graphic novel; Teatro ZinZanni’s post-COVID, post-Woodinville comeback; wildfire forces evacuations near Soap Lake; a pro-choice state constitutional amendment isn’t likely.

LONG LIVE THE ‘KING’
Jun 22nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Locally-set novel about a tech mogul who uploads his consciousness; gruesome details at Charleena Lyles shooting inquest; WA pastor calls for LGBTQ mass murder; strike at 1st & Pike Starbucks. 

6/20/22: PANTS OFF, ‘FREAK’ ON
Jun 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Fremont Parade (both parts) back in full force; could Amazon run out of potential warehouse workers?; insurance commissioner Mike Kreidler’s pressured to resign; Watergate, at 50, compared to Jan. 6 coup attempt.

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.

5/10/22: WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN
May 9th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Rejected, more elaborate ’62 World’s Fair plans; another big encampment sweep’s pending; Ballard High student wins $3 million settlement in sexual-abuse case; Starbucks union drives seen as models for other workers.

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.

4/20/22: A LITTLE OUTSIDE READING
Apr 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Storybook pages posted along park paths; more transit agencies no longer require masks; Amazon hires ex-AG Loretta Lynch to run an ‘equity audit;’ Neighbours will be sold to a Calif.-based gay-club chain.

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.

4/4/22: NO ‘SMALLS’ ACHIEVEMENT
Apr 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

NYC Amazon warehouse workers win a big union vote (for a small union); WA will try to phase out new gas cars by 2030; local rent prices rose ‘exponentially’ in 2021; Fred Hutch announces a big reorganization.

3/2/22: FICTIONAL BOOK, REAL TRAGEDY
Mar 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

David Guterson novelizes a child’s ‘homicide by abuse;’ what ‘cleaning up’ 3rd Ave. will and won’t do; rural judge rules against WA capital gains tax; the ‘full Amazon-ification of Whole Foods.’

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.

2/14/21: ‘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.

1/26/22: A DIFFERENT SECOND COMING
Jan 25th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

George Freeman resurrects ‘The Monastery’ as a colorful church/event space; COVID numbers coming down in western but not eastern WA; local grocery workers’ ‘hazard pay’ to continue; workers at two more local Starbucks want a union.

1/20/22: ALL IN A ‘ROW’
Jan 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A new senior building’s mural tribute to ’36 UW crew team; it’s two years since COVID ‘officially’ arrived in WA and the US; QFC/Fred Meyer workers ‘struggle to make ends meet’ as parent co. rakes in big profits; Latino activists blast state redistricting plan.

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