Wednesday news roundup

A little bit of everything this morning in the news.


Patch, Mass Transit, and Law360 report that the Council has placed a renewal of the Seattle Transportation Benefit District on the November ballot.

The Seattle Times, KING, Seattle PI, and Patch cover the request by the ACLU and Black Lives Matter to find the city in contempt for violating an injunction on use of crowd-control devices.

KGMI reports that the Lummi Nation is defending Council member Juarez against intimidation by protesters at her home.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog and the South Seattle Emerald check in from Mayhor Durkan’s recent virtual town hall.

KOMO (here and here) and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog discuss the debate over defunding/reforming SPD.

The Seattle Times and The Stranger look at the present and future of Seattle.

The Stranger reports that a “stay healthy street”  may be getting in the way of delivering the mail.

The Urbanist looks at the options being considered for a replacement Green Lake Community Center.

The Seattle Times has an editorial arguing that SPD’s subpoena for news media footage threatens journalistic independence.

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