News roundup: homeless encampments

The ongoing debate over how to handle unsanctioned homeless encampments continues to elicit news coverage this morning.

Crosscut, KING5, Puget Sound Business Journal, the International Examiner, and Seattle Weekly all discuss how to deal with unsanctioned homeless encampments.

Northwest Asian Weekly reports on the confirmation of Mami Hara as the new head of Seattle Public Utilities.

Crosscut reports on a bill to create a monument to a highway that was never built.

The Urbanist covers the recently-approved update to the Rainier Beach Neighborhood Plan.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog looks at Council member Sawant’s different approach to representing her district, and how her constituents are reacting.