Friday news roundup

A mix of news to end the week…

The Seattle Times reports that the city is quietly trying to negotiate a way forward for the proposed waterfront LID.

KUOW looks at the top complaints from critics of the tentative contract with the police officers’ union.

The Stranger covers the question of the day: cover the new Seattle Center skatepark?

Salon asks whether the Democracy Vouchers program should be nationwide.

The Urbanist looks at the appeal filed against the EIS for the proposed loosening of the rules on backyard cottages and mother-in-law apartments.

The Seattle Times tries to answer the question: how many of Seattle’s homeless are from here?