Wednesday news roundup

Lots of election commentary this morning. Plus SPD works on hiring and retention…

The Seattle Times, West Seattle Blog,  and Crosscut report on SPD’s announcement yesterday of new initiatives to improve the department’s hiring and retention.

MyNorthwest looks at the pending SEPA reform legislation.

The Urbanist, Erica Barnett, and The Stranger (here and here) bring us election news.

AP and Native News Online look at the Council’s resolution on missing and murdered women and girls.

Mass Transit covers the city’ decision to cancel its order for streetcars and put it out for bid again.

The Seattle Medium reports that the city is making two parcels of surplus property available for affordable housing projects.