Thursday news roundup

The US Attorney comes out against safe consumption sites, and more.

Also, the Zoo’s (totes adorable) red panda cubs are about to leave us.

The Seattle Times reports that the new US Attorney for Western Washington has warned the city not to try to set up a safe consumption site. The Washington Post reports that Philadelphia may move ahead with its own, despite a lawsuit.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog has the latest election news.

Real Change has an op-ed from Council member Teresa Mosqueda discussing affordable-housing legislation.