Wednesday news roundup

DACA, election coverage, and more…

Seattle Times reports on the Council’s passage of a resolution yesterday fixing their omission of reference to Filipino Town in an earlier resolution.

The Urbanist covers the Council’s votes yesterday to approve a property rezone and new standards for demolition of vacant properties.

SB Nation reminds us that Chris Hansen’s petition for a street vacation for his proposed SODO Arena is still waiting for City Council approval, and that city officials have de-prioritized it in favor of the Key Arena proposal –essentially running out the clock until the MOU expires later this year.

The Stranger and Curbed report on yesterday’s rally after the Trump administration announced that they are rescinding DACA.

Queen Anne News notes that a long-awaited ban on plastic straws takes effect next year.

Erica C. Barnett interview Council candidate Pat Murakami.

 

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