Friday news roundup: everyone left for the holidays

Not surprisingly, the new is pretty thin on this Friday before the big holiday weekend.

Seattle Times, The Stranger (here and here), and the Capitol Hill Times report on yesterday’s permit approval for the new King County Youth Services Center.

Northwest Asian Weekly posts its year in review, including a discussion of homeless encampments.

NextCity looks at Seattle’s new Democracy Voucher program.

The Urbanist writes its Christmas wish list for the city.

Happy Holidays!