Friday news roundup

Today is a great day to get vaccinated, so that soon you can take your mask off.

Here’s the news.

KIRO, Patch, the South Seattle Emerald, MyNorthwest, and The Stranger continue coverage of SPD Chief Diaz’s decision to overturn a discipline recommendation by the OPA for the “pink umbrella” incident last summer.

The Stranger discusses the ongoing investigation into Mayor Durkan’s missing texts and the subsequent mishandling of public document requests.

KUOW reports that SPD and SFD don’t track their employees’ COVID vaccinations.

Northwest Asian Weekly covers Councilmember Sawant’s settlement of an ethics charge against her, and the Seattle Times has an editorial discussing Sawant’s public statements following that settlement and the ongoing recall campaign against her.

PubliCola reports that the $30 million participatory budgeting program is getting pushed out until next year.

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