Thursday news roundup

Plenty of news to read this morning. Let’s dig in.

West Seattle Blog and the South Seattle Emerald report that COVID vaccinations are now open to kids aged 12-15 in Seattle and King County.

MyNorthwest and the South Seattle Emerald cover the City Council’s struggles to decide how to handle a proposed $5.4 million cut to SPD’s budget.

The Seattle Times and MyNorthwest report that SPD Interim Chief Adrian Diaz has overruled the Office of Police Accountability’s discipline recommendation for the “pink umbrella” incident at last summer’s protests on Capitol Hill.

The Seattle PI and MyBallard cover Councilmember Strauss’s proposal to extend “cafe street” permits for another year.

The Skagit Valley Herald reports that the studies of the effects of Seattle City Light’s dams on the Skagit River’s salmon runs are being questioned as “inadequate.”

Real Change discusses the public input to the City Council on how the city’s ARPA relied funds should be spent, while Washington State Wire summarizes how much ARPA funding each housing authority in the state is set to receive.

Capitol Hill Seattle Blog covers the homeless encampment removal at Broadway Hill Park.

Q13 continues coverage of Councilmember Sawant’s agreement to pay a fine to settle an ethics complaint against her.

The Stranger reports on Councilmember Morales’ proposal to restrict so-called “end of lease evictions.”

The South Seattle Emerald looks at the new Cultural Space Agency PDA.

Puget Sound Business Journal brings us election news.

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