Friday news roundup

A little bit of everything today as we head into the Memorial Day weekend.

The Seattle Times, South Seattle Emerald, and KIRO cover yesterday’s cleanup of a homeless encampment in the CID.

KING reports that the city is looking for federal help to pay for repair costs for the West Seattle Bridge.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog reports on Council member Sawant’s rogue Council meeting last night on her proposed payroll tax.

The South Seattle Emerald reports on the origins of this week’s trash fire under I-5.

The Urbanist previews a proposed Council ordinance that would ease regulations on childcare businesses in residential zones.

The South Seattle Emerald looks at a newly announced “Seattle Together” program by the city to bring Seattle resident closer despite social-distancing measures.

The Washington Examiner reports on the Council’s resolution asking for a $100 million fund for COVID-19 relief for undocumented workers.

The Urbanist looks at the popularity of “Stay Healthy” streets.