News roundup: SODO arena, Pronto still

Yesterday’s Council hearings on the SODO Arena have everyone’s attention this morning. Plus, more on the Pronto buyout.

Seattle Times, The Stranger,  KING5, Field of Schemes, SonicsRising, Topix, KIRO7, Q13, KUOW,  and MyNorthwest all report on yesterday’s Council hearing over the petition to vacate two blocks of Occidental Avenue to allow for the construction of the SODO Arena.

NextCity, the Spokesman-Review, Grist, and KOMO continue the reporting on Monday’s Council vote to buy out the Pronto bikeshare program.

Seattle Globalist reports on recent victories in the campaign against youth detention.

MyNorthwest and The C is for Crank both cover Monday’s committee hearing on affordable housing as part of deliberations on the 2016 Seattle Housing Levy.

Seattle Weekly published an op-ed from environmental group 350 Seattle criticizing their editorial related to the nomination of Larry Weis as CEO of Seattle City Light.

MyNorthwest has an editorial criticizing Council member Lorena Gonzalez’s support for publishing wage data online in order to inform efforts to narrow the gender wage gap.

The Stranger reports on a poll that shows support for “secure scheduling” protections for workers at larger companies.

 

 

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