Wednesday news roundup

I’m not sure that QFC has ever been mentioned in the morning news roundup before, but here we are.


The Seattle Times, KING, KIRO, KOMO, Q13, Capitol Hill Seattle Blog, MyNorthwest and Patch cover yesterday’s announcement by QFC that it is closing two Seattle stores, partially as a result of the city’s new hazard-pay ordinance.

The Seattle Times reports on a resolution the Council passed yesterday related to equitable distribution of vaccines.

KING writes that the city is sending out Democracy Vouchers this week.

The Stranger and The Urbanist report on the Mayor’s final State of the City address on Monday.

The International Examiner looks at the increase in graffiti in the CID, and what the city and community are doing to respond.

KING reports that the cost of street parking will go up in parts of Seattle.

PubliCola reports on a pending bill in the state legislature to require cities to create police community oversight boards, and what the unintended consequences might be if it passes.

West Seattle Blog checks in from an appearance by City Attorney Pete Holmes at a meeting of the West Seattle Crime Prevention Council.


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