Thursday news roundup

Next year’s election for seven City Council positions is already kicking into gear…

KING, The Stranger (here and here), Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, and MyNorthwest cover yesterday’s announcements of two candidates running for City Council next year.

Crosscut looks at Mayor Durkan’s first year in office.

The Urbanist and Seattle Bike Blog cover the ongoing fight over bike lanes ond 35th Avenue NE.