Friday news roundup

It’s Friday morning, and the sun is back out in Seattle.

Here’s the news.


The New York Times, Seattle PI, KING (here and here), and West Seattle Blog cover the City Council’s plans to defund SPD.

The Seattle Times, KUOW, KIRO, and KOMO look at the Council’s defunding of the Navigation Team.

The AP reports on an extension of Judge Robart’s restraining order blocking implementation of the City Council’s ban on crowd-control weapons.

MyNorthwest notes that SPD has launched a new web site.

Crosscut looks at the issues with SPD’s subpoena of local news media’s unpublished footage of recent protests.

The South Seattle Emerald published a photo essay from the Black Lives Matter protests.

The Stranger muses on the West Seattle Bridge.

The Urbanist looks at how the Seattle Planning Commission is looking toward a just and equitable recovery from COVID-19.



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