Thursday news roundup

The big news of the day, of course, is that the skies are clear and the sun is shining. Who knows, Spring might actually show up soon…

KUOW reports on the lawsuit by a group of landlords challenging the city’s “first in time” tenant protection lawsuit.

Curbed looks at the proposed Seattle Renters Commission.

KING covers Seattle City Light’s review of the safety of its dams in response to the issues in Oroville, CA.

MyNorthwest discusses the proposed soda tax with the Mayor.

Seattle Bike Blog reports that almost 900 ideas were submitted for the “Parks and Streets” improvement fund.

The Urbanist reports on feedback from the Roosevelt community on proposed MHA-related upzones in that neighborhood.

Erica C. Barnett has a fantastic interview with homelessness expert and consultant to the city Barb Poppe.