Thursday news roundup

The debate over defunding SPD is coming to a head.


KING (here and here), Q13, Capitiol Hill Seattle Blog, South Seattle Emerald, the Daily Mail, and Fox News cover the debate on whether to “defund” SPD and by how much.

The Seattle Times, the AP, and KUOW report that a judge has allowed a recall pettiion on Mayor Durkan to continue.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog looks at how the city is approaching the future of Cal Anderson Park.

The Seattle Times and MyNorthwest discuss SPD’s subpoena issued to local media companies for protest footage.

Crosscut reports that Black community leaders and pastors are asking the city for Central Area land as reparations.

The Seattle Times and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog report that SPD found a van at last Saturday’s protests containing improvised weapons.

GeekWire looks at an architest’s proposals for rebuilding the West Seattle Bridge out of wood.

Erica Barnett looks at a plan that the city proposed then rejected for how to remove homeless encampments.

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