Friday news roundup

As a crazy busy week wraps up, so does the news coverage with several commentary pieces.

Stay safe and healthy out there, and wear a mask.


The Stranger and the Seattle Times report on the state Supreme Court’s ruling on the recall petition against Mayor Durkan.

The South Seattle Emerald looks at the city’s “Shop your Block” city map for holiday shopping ideas.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog covers a string of recent arsons in the Central Area.

PubliCola reports that the City Council is looking to make additional cuts to SPD’s budget in 2021 to offset some budget overruns in 2020.

The Stranger looks at how the city’s vacant home monitoring program is doing.

West Seattle Blog gives us a status update on the West Seattle bridges.

KING looks at the exodus of women leaders in Seattle.

KOMO reports on the renewed conversation over codifying the “poverty defense” for misdemeanors in Seattle.

The Seattle Times argues that the next Mayor will face an ongoing economic crisis.

PubliCola reports that the city’s police accountability bodies are reviewing a proposed set of changes to SPD’s policies for crowd control.

Post Alley writes the epitaph on “Seattle nice” in city politics.



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