Monday news roundup

It’s going to be a busy day, but otherwise a quiet week.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog looks at what’s in and out of the 2018 city budget, now that the smoke has cleared.

ESPN looks at Seattle’s chances to land an NHL expansion team now that an arena plan is imminent.

SeattleMet discusses the city’s decision to defend Council member Sawant in two defamation cases filed against her.

NextCity reports on the proposed zoning changes to add more “family sized” apartments.

The Urbanist looks deeper at the pilot bikeshare program.