Friday news roundup

There’s a lot to read this morning, so grab that cup of coffee and settle in.


The Seattle Times, KOMO and MyNorthwest report on Judge Robart’s words of warning for the City Council at a court hearing yesterday.

KIRO, Northwest Asian Weekly, The Hill, and Patch cover the new “hazard pay” requirement for grocery workers, and the lawsuit challenging it.

The Seattle Times and Capitol Hill Seattle Blog report that the King County regional homeless authority has finally selected a CEO.

The South Seattle Emerald reports that the CPC has appointed a new Executive Director.

Seattle Bike Blog says that SDOT will be extending the 4th Avenue protected bike lane.

The Urbanist reports that the city is not making progress in its Vision Zero goal of reducing traffic fatalities.

PubliCola looks at a Queen Anne apartment development that finally made it through design review after several months of delays.

KUOW, West Seattle Blog, and MyNorthwest bring us local election news.

The Hill has an interview with Councilmember Sawant, while MyNorthwest reports that Sawant’s complaints of SPD dragging its feet on investigating threatening emails she received are not entirely accurate.

The Sightline Institute argues that the City of Seattle still needs to fix microhousing.


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