Monday news roundup

Here’s something happy to get us through the week: we’ve got a few days of rain coming up, but by next weekend the weather should be sunny and in the upper 70’s… yow.

Here’s the news.

The Seattle Times, International Examiner, Seattle Bike Blog, Sightline Institute, The Urbanist, and Erica Barnett provide coverage of local impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

KOMO reports on the increase of homeless tents at Ballard Commons Park.

Post Alley looks at why the proposal for a King County payroll tax died in the state legislature earlier this year.