Wednesday news roundup

Lots of news this morning.

The Seattle Times (here and here), Real Change (here and here), and KUOW bring us election coverage.

MyNorthwest and West Seattle Blog report the latest on Council member Mike O’Brien’s effort to ban natural gas piping to new construction.

Puget Sound Business Journal covers the sale of the Mercer Megablock.

Q13 looks at one business owner’s reaction to the Council’s approval of new protections for hotel workers.

The Seattle PI discusses Council member Sawant’s bill to expand the number of tiny house villages and sanctioned encampments in Seattle.

Alaska Public Media reports on the Council’s approval of a resolution committing the city not to do business with companies drilling in the Alaska Natural Wildlife Refuge.

The Urbanist looks at how Northgate is preparing for the arrival of light rail.

Real Change discusses a Council ordinance looking to protect survivors of domestic violence for liability for damage done by the perpetrators.

Curbed reports some new data on the potential for Seattle to be served by “micro-mobility” solutions.

The Stranger covers a Council ordinance establishing a Green New Deal Oversight Board.

Erica Barnett looks at the new “prolific offenders” report published by a city working group last week.