Thursday news roundup

More destructive protests overnight, and the debate about defunding SPD rages on.

Also: it’s the Seattle Kraken.


The Seattle Times, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, KING, KOMO, and the South Seattle Emerald report on ongoing protests in Seattle while President Trump escalates his rhetoric about sending in federal troops.

Crosscut, NPR, the Washington Post, KIRO, Real Change, MyNorthwest (here and here), and the South Seattle Emerald cover the debate over defunding/reforming the Seattle Police Department.

The Seattle Times, the AP, KOMO, Patch, and Fox News report on Judge Robart’s ruling yesterday leaving the City Council’s ban on crowd-control weapons in place for the moment.

West Seattle Blog, The Urbanist, and Eater report that the city is moving forward, slowly, with outdoor dining permits for restaurants.

The West Seattle Blog brings us an update on options for repairing the West Seattle Bridge.

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