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8/3/22: I (DON’T) LOVE THAT DIRTY WATER
Aug 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Hope for a cleaner Duwamish; first primary ballot drop shows few signs of a ‘red wave;’ why today’s COVID strains are so threatening; City Council votes to end grocery workers’ hazard pay.

8/1/22: CARRYING THE TORCH
Jul 31st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seafair Torchlight Parade’s reassuring (if smaller) return; state AG Ferguson, Seattle Pacific U trade barbs; what Jon Talton gets wrong about Starbucks (and Seattle); Bill Russell RIP.

7/29/22: DOUBLE (TRAFFIC) TROUBLE
Jul 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Ferry crash and truck explosion (at separate places) snarl traffic; the heat wave now comes with a side order of air pollution; Amazon loses $2 billion (Wall St. loves it); Cranium creator dies of COVID.

7/28/22: WHAT A BEAUTIFUL GROUND ZERO
Jul 27th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Military-radio transmitter site with salmon and hiking trails; hot-osity just keeps on; a GOP Congressional candidate’s ties to the Proud Boys; an arrest warrant for the harasser at Rep. Jayapal’s home.

7/27/22: LOOKING AHEAD AND BACK
Jul 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Artist Romare Bearden’s conservative modernism; all the heat (and heat clichés) you can stand; City Council passes ‘abortion sanctuary’ bill; Beacon Hill to get a French language K-8 school.

7/20/22: THE FIGHT’S OFF
Jul 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

‘Amazon vs. Microsoft’ employee art show scrapped; feds investigating Amazon warehouse conditions; WA GOP’s misleading campaign ads and other schemes; the most dangerous place in town for walkers and bikers.

6/27/22: GREEN WITH ANGER
Jun 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

SCOTUS ‘Roe’ decision sparks large protests here and elsewhere, affects the mood at the returning Pride parade, draws many responses from politicians and corporations; Mariners, Angels engage in an old-fashioned baseball brawl.

6/8/22: THE SEVEN-YEAR HITCH
Jun 7th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Noting seven years of these e-missives (and many more years of yrs. truly); hospital leaders say to put your masks back on; Nooksack ‘disenrollment’ case goes to state Supreme Court; Snohomish Co. sheriff guts life-saving outreach teams.

6/2/22: EVERYTHING THAT RISES MUST…
Jun 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Omari Salisbury retires his local streaming morning show; SPD gives up on new sexual-assault investigations; city must refund over 200,000 parking tickets after a bureaucratic snafu; trans Amazon workers stage a “die-in” protest at an employee Pride celebration.

5/13/22: BASED ON A TRUE STORY, SORT-OF
May 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Short fictions based on people’s digital data; big pro-Roe rallies coming up; possible property-tax hikes might force more homeowners to sell; Seahawks face ex-QB Russell Wilson in 2022 season’s first game.

5/2/22: DEEPER SOUNDINGS
May 1st, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

How KEXP pivoted to a wider range of music (and DJs); developers’ coalition opposes ‘social housing’ initiative; Amazon’s stock price plunges; last year’s heat wave turned some evergreen trees red.

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.

4/8/22: SPIN THAT WOOD
Apr 7th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle artist handcrafts a wood turntable set; Democrats (again) warned against appearing too liberal; suit seeks protections for nominally ‘independent’ Amazon delivery contractors; downtown’s becoming less a commuter destination and more a residential neighborhood.

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.

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