Wednesday news roundup

With the Council focused on writing the 2018 budget, things are finally quieting down… until next week, when they need to pick a new Council member.

KUOW and KIRO discuss the Mayor’s proposed 2018 city budget.

KING looks at the budget overrun for litigation expenses in the City Attorney’s office.

Crosscut reports on a ruling yesterday on a lawsuit attempting to stop the building of the new Youth Services Center.  Meanwhile, the Stranger reports that King County is suing Seattle because the City Council amended the rules to allow an appeal of the construction permits.

Queen Anne News covers a recent candidate forum where human services was the topic.

The Stranger looks at the City Attorney’s controversial approach to cracking down on prostitution.

Erica C. Barnett takes a close look at how the Navigation Center is doing.

Seattle Bike Blog reports that the plan to build the “missing link” of the Burke-Gilman Trail in Ballard is finally moving forward.

George Will takes aim at Seattle’s minimum wage, income tax and soda tax.

And finally…  The Stranger schools us on how to properly complain about Seattle.