Monday news roundup

A smattering of coverage on the Council, which is probably all we’ll get until the election is over…

NextCity discusses the push for backyard cottages.

SB Nation reports on Chris Hansen’s legal maneuvers regarding the Key Arena renovation project, and how that is hurting his own SODO Arena effort.

Crosscut discusses how Amazon generated so much local ill-will.

MyNorthwest reports on whether the head tax would hurt local companies.

The South Seattle Emerald published an op-ed by Council members Sawant and Harris-Talley and several other prominent community leaders on the importance of building a grassroots movement to address local issues.