Thursday news roundup

The quiet before the budget storm…

Real Change reports on the appointment of Kirsten Harris-Talley to the City Council.

KUOW discusses Amazon’s influence in Seattle, for better and worse.

The Stranger reports that Council member Johnson wants to take another shot at municipal broadband in Seattle.

KING gives the latest blow-by-blow account of the feud between Chris Hansen and the city.

Knute Berger at Crosscut argues that Seattle needs to lose its ego and appoint an ambassador to the rest of the state.

The Stranger has an op-ed by Council member Sawant on efforts to defend Washington state education from the Trump administration.