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10/4/22: DE-CYCLING
Oct 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Comix on helping people out of homelessness and self-harm; Seattle’s still Sonics-less after an NBA exhibition game; unionizing Starbucks workers ‘fear retaliation;’ suit claims racism at a neighborhood nonprofit.

8/8/22: BACK IN THE WATER
Aug 7th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Gatherings old (the hydros) and new (‘KEXP 50’); Amazon wants to buy the maker of Roomba vacuums; an early Amazon investor/consultant dies at 82; metro areas across the NW have severe housing shortages.

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.

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.

4/13/22: 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.

3/30/22: ONE-TRACK MINDS
Mar 29th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sixty years of the Monorail; Kirsten Harris-Talley tells why she’s leaving the Legislature; 1,300 homes to go up on Seattle Catholic Archdiocese properties; King County’s population declined in 2021 (just a little).

1/13/22: REOPENING THE UMBRELLA
Jan 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

New Bumbershoot promoters promise a return to the arts festival’s roots; a drive for racial equity in Snohomish after a 2020 far-right rally; Seattle’s eviction ban will last at least until Valentine’s Day; local cable/Internet company changes its name (again).

10/25/21: CONSIDER IT RELEASED
Oct 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The Kraken’s home debut is a triumph (except for the game’s outcome and the lack of regular TV); Mandate Monday #2 is here; 40 overboard cargo containers added to the usual local windstorm damage; is it racist to note Bruce Harrell’s past defense of Ed Murray?

0/11/21: CLEANING UP
Oct 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The local origins of Netflix’s hit series ‘Maid;’ the welcome rise of Indigenous People’s Day; County Councilmember Kathy Lambert apologizes for racially-charged campaign flyer; the real reasons for WA’s ferry-crew shortages.

8/10/21: RE-DRESSED, WITH GRIEVANCES
Aug 9th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

A city puts its masks back on; state, county, and city workers will all have to get vaxxed; famous local chef to close his last Seattle restaurant; finally-released report details systemic racism at Seattle Children’s.

7/8/21: THE 12-EGG OMELET LIVES!
Jul 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Beth’s Cafe reopens; smaller-scale music fest to take Bumbershoot’s place this fall; King County councilmember tries to prevent huge light-rail project delays; yes, climate change had a role in the recent heat wave.

4/8/21: SAME OLD, SAME NEW
Apr 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Reopened MOHAI’s exhibit about local protests then and now; recent COVID reopenings could roll back; Eric Holder joins investigation into racism at Seattle Children’s Hospital; Seattle housing market’s now ‘on steroids.’

3/15/21: HARVESTING HISTORY
Mar 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Research into old photos reveals decades of farm workers’ struggles; Inslee wants all kids back in classrooms at least part-time; decrepit conditions found at a chain of ‘sober housing’ group homes; Tom Douglas’s original restaurant is closing for good.

12/3/20: THE TOWERING ILLUSION
Dec 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Space Needle New Year’s fireworks are canceled (again), to ‘go virtual’ this year; COVID outbreak at a WA Frito-Lay plant; police pepper-spray and topple an old man with PTSD at a Capitol Hill protest; can the unfinished Convention Center expansion plan be redirected?

7/24/20: IT SHALL BE RELEASED
Jul 23rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

We’ve got a hockey team name (just not a team yet); federal agents land in Seattle, but Durkan says don’t worry; more lawsuits and investigations over Portland anti-protester violence; WA restaurant/bar reopening rules will be re-tightened.

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