News roundup: the Jungle, nuclear power, and more

Yesterday’s Council resolution on the Jungle headlines the news this morning.

Seattle Times, KUOW, Crosscut, Seattle Weekly, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, Seattlish, and MyNorthwest all report on yesterday’s Council resolution to establish principles for the cleanup of the unsanctioned homeless encampment known as the “Jungle.”

Seattle Times reports on the other resolution approved by the Council yesterday, on moving away from nuclear power.

Seattle Weekly covers the expansion of the Utility Discount Program by the Council yesterday.

Governing discusses the ongoing status of the employment status of Uber’s drivers, with commentary by Council member Mike O’Brien.

Capitol Hill Times reports on Capitol Hill’s annual “Gearshift” community forum.

Seattle Times reports that Council member Tim Burgess and Mayor Ed Murray have released a draft plan for regulating AirBnB rentals in Seattle in order to prevent the short-term rental business from sapping away the long-term rental market.