News roundup: the SODO arena roars back

Chris Hansen’s surprise announcement yesterday dominates the news this morning.

Seattle Times, Crosscut, SeattleMet, Curbed, USA Today, ESPN, MyNorthwest, Q13, KING5,  Arena Digest,  SB Nation, the Hockey Writers, and the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce all report on Chris Hansen’s letter to the Mayor and King County Executive yesterday with a new plan for the SODO Arena.

Seattle Times and the Queen Anne News have op-eds on the ongoing debate over homeless encampments in the city.

Q13 and KOMO report on Council member Kshama Sawant’s ongoing push to fund 1000 units of new affordable housing.

KUOW covers the new “democracy voucher” program in Seattle.

Erica Barnett posted part 2 of her visit to the InSite safe consumption site in Vancouver, with a Q&A with Mark Miloscia.

Seattle Globalist ponders whether municipal broadband is a social justice issue.