Thursday news roundup

Finally something we can all agree on: the Metro bus driver shot yesterday is a true hero.

The Seattle Times and KUOW reports that the city is extending the permits for some of its “tiny home” villages.

Erica Barnett covers the first Council hearing for HSD Director nominee Jason Johnson.

The Seattle Times reports that two police officers are appealing the dismissal of their defamation lawsuit against Council member Kshama Sawant.