Thursday news roundup

It’s a post-holiday slow news day.


The Stranger reports that City Hall may no longer be used as an overnight homeless shelter starting in 2021.

The Urbanist looks at continuing demands from activists for deeper cuts in SPD’s budget.

KOMO looks at the video footage SPD has submitted to a federal court to defend itself against charges that it violated an injunction restricting its use of crowd-control weapons.

The Everett Herald suggests that insurers are the proverbial “canary in the coal mine” suggesting that commercial businesses in Seattle have a bleak future after a summer of protests, vandalism and arson.



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