Friday news roundup

Backyard cottages: they’re what’s for breakfast.

KUOW, Crosscut, the Sightline Institute, and MyNorthwest report on the release of the city’s final EIS on a proposed loosening of rules on building mother-in-law apartments and “backyard cottages.”

The Seattle Times continues coverage of efforts to bring an NHL team to Seattle to play in the renovated Seattle Center Arena.

KING looks at why Seattle is resisting extending bike-share to include scooters.