News roundup: musings

No big stories today, but lots of musings on the past year and the one to come.  Seattle Weekly has an article looking at gunfire incidents in 2015 — 348 shots-fired incidents through November 23rd, significantly higher than last year.

Crosscut highlights a “best of 2015” story about SDOT’s use of wi-fi detection equipment to monitor traffic in Seattle.

CNN names Kshama Sawant as a “politician to watch” in 2016. The Stranger agrees with their choice but not their reasons.