Friday news roundup

The weekend is here, and so is summer — finally. Get out there and enjoy it, but remember to wear a mask and keep your social distance..

Here’s the news.


The Seattle Times, KOMO (here and here), KUOW, and the Washington Times continue the discussion on defunding the Seattle Police Department.

The Seattle Times covers Mayor Durkan’s declaration of a civil emergency related to the closure of the West Seattle Bridge.

Crosscut reports that the LEAD program is moving to a model with more independence from SPD.

The Seattle Times covers a City Council resolution expressing the city’s support for the immigrant money-wiring industry.

The Stranger and Newsweek report on new calls for Mayor Durkan to resign.

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