Wednesday news roundup

Election news, and a smattering of other goings-on.

Crosscut reports on a survey of SPD officers showing that morale is low and the culture is “toxic.”

The Seattle Times (here and here) and Capitol Hill Seattle BlogĀ  bring us the latest election news.

The Washington Post reports on Seattle’s new Clean Air Centers in for the next time wildfire smoke inundates the city.

The Urbanist looks at the city’s preferred option for building out the Burke-Gilman Trail “missing link” that is stuck in a legal challenge.

The Seattle Times asks whether the minimum wage is really at fault in the recent bankruptcy filing of a local restaurant chain.

West Seattle Blog continues reporting on the argument in City Hall over whether to switch single-family residential garbage collection to every other week.