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11/8/22: ‘RABBIT’ RUN
Nov 7th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

New performance venue at ex-Can Can site aims to ‘rekindle Seattle arts scene’; big midterm races go down to the wire; SPD’s ‘history of killing people with knives;’ Dungeness crab dying off due to lack of oxygen.

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.

10/13/22: HE’D BEEN WORKING ON THE RAILROAD
Oct 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local doc profiles railway tycoon James Hill; labor judge slams Starbucks’ union busting; Nazi-sympathetic blogger had short-lived job with state GOP; security guard reportedly assaults handcuffed woman.

9/28/22: BACK TO THE ‘BLOCK’
Sep 27th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

CHOP documentary premieres inside ex-CHOP zone; Harrell’s budget plan favors police spending (natch); could a Seattle port dispute derail a regional dockworkers’ labor deal?; housing prices here decline the most since 2009.

9/26/22: THE ‘PRICE’ WE’VE PAID
Sep 25th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Gates Foundation visitors tell their COVID stories on price tags; NYT reports on Providence’s aggressive collections tactics (even among patients who qualify for free care); report shows many 911 calls don’t require police; I-90 traffic gets backed up for hours on Mercer Island.

9/22/22: VIRTUAL CUBICLES
Sep 21st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local firm’s ‘metaverse platform’ of virtual offices; Seattle’s building lots of (costly) apartments; SAM’s reimagining its ‘American art’ collection; wildfire smoke comes back to Seattle bigtime.

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.

9/15/22: NEW SPARKS
Sep 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Africatown’s new community center opens in a gorgeous ex-fire station; a gruesome stabbing and house fire in Montlake; what we’re only now learning about COVID deaths in WA prisons; saying the unsayable about the Ms’ chances.

9/14/22: (ALMOST) READY TO SERVE
Sep 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A Stranger writer’s history of queer comedy in TV sitcoms; school in Seattle starts at last; NYT essay lauds Seattle’s JustCare housing program; Starbucks to spend millions on store automation (while still union-busting).

9/8/22: CAR-FREE, NOT ALWAYS CAREFREE
Sep 7th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

What it’s like to be carless (by necessity) in Seattle and its suburbs; teachers’ strike continues; the potential eco-threat from Canadian ‘tailings dams’; remembering an artist in non-narrative film.

9/2/22: SHE’S FREE AT LAST
Sep 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Gospel choir leader Rev. Patrinell Wright RIP; Central Cinema workers walk out in solidarity with a trans colleague; Starbucks has a new CEO; ‘NYT’ finds a Seattle in recovery mode.

8/30/22: MEMORIES OF AUGUST PAST
Aug 29th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Playwright August Wilson’s Seattle legacy; Kent teacher strike continues; does ‘suppressing’ wildfires just make the crisis worse?; while local media seem to care only about cops, the Seattle Fire Dept.’s also understaffed and spending millions in OT pay.

8/29/22: A LIFE WELL SEASONED
Aug 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Sausage and hydro-racing mogul Art Oberto RIP; Seattle teachers’ union still negotiating a contract; ex-Garfield swim team member alleges ‘sexual hazing;’ Ms’ rookie superstar Julio Rodriguez signs a mega-deal.

8/24/22: ALL THE BASES
Aug 23rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Mural about NW baseball history at the Ms’ new bar (where Pyramid used to be); King County has seven new e. coli cases; that supposed ‘Gorge shooter wannabe’ now apparently wasn’t; Starbucks finds a reason to close another unionized store.

8/18/22: YOU AND YOUR BIG MOTH
Aug 17th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

An LP-size moth shows up in a Bellevue garage; Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price quits to fight sexual-assault charges; Homegrown sandwich drivers go on a one-day strike; Seattle’s ‘lost the battle against air conditioning.’

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