News roundup: water quality

Concerns about Seattle’s water quality (after recent revelations about Tacoma’s water) top the news this morning.

The Seattle P-I, MyNorthwest, West Seattle Blog, and the Spokesman-Review all report on Seattle’s water quality.

Seattle Times reports that the NHL is not likely to take up an expansion franchise for Seattle, regardless of whether the City Council approves the street vacation for the SODO Arena.

Crosscut covers the changes the City Council has made to the Mayor’s proposed $290 million housing levy.

Seattle Times discusses the long timeframe for Sound Transit 3 and what factors are driving the wait for light rail to Ballard and West Seattle.

West Seattle Blog reports on the Council’s look at changing district councils in light of the new City Council districts.

Seattle Times has an editorial discussing the roots of Seattle’s growing pains.

NextCity discusses the idea of “bicycle equity.”

C is for Crank discusses the City Council’s change, being voted on today, to increase the staff size for each City Council member due to the switch to district-based positions.