Friday news roundup

Stay safe in the heat and smoke… both will be gone soon.

Here’s the news.

The Seattle Times looks at the new census data released yesterday.

The AP, KOMO, and the Seattle Times cover the state Supreme Court’s ruling yesterday on the case of a homeless man whose truck (that he was living in) was impounded.

KING, KIRO, and the Center Square report on a new lawsuit challenging the proposed “Compassion Seattle” charter amendment.

The Seattle Times covers the clearing of the homeless encampment at City Hall Park.

The South Seattle Emerald looks at what’s happening in response to rising hate crimes.

The Urbanist asks whether the heat wave will get the city to take tree canopy protections seriously.

PubliCola argues for looking at our public spaces differently.

MyNorthwest and West Seattle Blog bring us election news and analysis.

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