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7/21/22: DARKER ‘DUNGEONS’
Jul 20th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A BIPOC-oriented ‘D&D’ adventure book; UW hospitals have more COVID patients now than last winter; JumpStart payroll tax won’t be re-challenged; how some Boeing contractors have (or haven’t) survived the slump in new-aircraft orders.

7/15/22: ALL’S NOT ‘FAIR’
Jul 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Seattle Art Fair (and big ‘alternative’ exhibits) return; competing voting-reform measures on city Nov. ballot; COVID subvariant case counts keep growing; are Starbucks’ ‘safety’ closures really anti-union moves?

7/13/22: A MASTER, BUT ALWAYS A STUDENT
Jul 12th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Exhibit shows a different aspect of Bruce Lee; revised high-rise plan saves El Corazon building; Amazon ‘Prime Day” and its (many) discontents; homelessness results when (duh) people can’t afford homes.

7/11/22: TURNING A NEW PAGE
Jul 10th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

U Book Store emphasizes online sales to survive; wages here rise, but rent rises more; City Council might put ‘ranked choice’ voting referendum on Nov. ballot; the big local company that hasn’t increased workers’ abortion benefits.

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. 

6/21/22: WIGGING OUT
Jun 20th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local artist’s kids’ book about a magical drag-queen wig and the predictable backlash; ‘life science tower’ proposed at El Corazon site; ‘social housing’ initiative drive gets close to a spot on the ballot; summer’s finally showing up (both on the calendar and for real).

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.

5/19/22: PICTURING THE ‘PATH’
May 19th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Local lit-legend Charles Johnson joins the graphic-novelist ranks; SPD’s chief defends its consent-decree compliance; women in national-team soccer to get equal pay; WA’s job growth outpaces that of the nation.

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.

5/12/22: TEARS THROUGH THE YEARS
May 11th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Tulalip historian/activist on tribal boarding schools’ somber legacy; former ‘pro-choice Republican’ Reagan Dunn votes against County Council’s ‘Roe’ resolution; a COVID-themed musical; what can pro-housing activists learn from Weird Al?

5/6/22: AND THIS OFFICE WILL FLY AWAY!
May 5th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Boeing’s moving its HQ from Chicago to Virginia; hundreds of UW students stage a pro-choice protest; Amazon union leader speaks in DC; Seattle Central’s culinary program lives on (for now).

5/4/22: ALL IN A ‘ROE’
May 3rd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Rally-goers and others defend abortion rights as part of defending democracy; ‘religious’ harassers pepper-spray gay-bar goers; interim sheriff gets the permanent job; city buys ‘community cultural space’ in South Park.

4/27/22: A REBUILDING YEAR
Apr 26th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Author and musician/DJ create a new home after a ‘swatting’ attack and a fire; COVID’s affecting schools again; Amazon vows to run on all ‘clean electricity’ within three years; ‘microplastics’ are getting inside our bodies.

4/15/22: ONE ‘SMART’ OPERATOR
Apr 14th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

More triumphs for Seattle’s own ‘designing woman;’ a Good Friday walk with urban-design lessons; more Starbucks union wins; a ‘gayborhood’-appropriate grocery brand opens on Capitol Hill today.

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