Tuesday news roundup

Lots of talk this morning about the Northgate light rail station.

The Seattle Times, PubliCola, the South Seattle Emerald, and MyNorthwest cover the OPA’s newly-released report on how it came to be that SPD abandoned the East Precinct last summer.

MyNorthwest discusses Seattle City Light’s ongoing efforts to defend itself against lawsuits related to its hydroelectric dams on the Skagit River.

KING reports that the Council has approved a rezone to allow the Seattle Storm to build a practice facility in Interbay.

MyNorthwest covers the Council’s vote to rename “single-family” zones to “neighborhood residential.”

The Urbanist looks at Mayor Durkan’s proposed budget for SDOT next year.

MyNorthwest and Q13 report that the city and Seattle Public Schools have come to an agreement on replacing Memorial Stadium and building a new school in Belltown.

MyNorthwest covers SDOT’s revisions to the “keep moving” street at Green Lake.

The South Seattle Emerald, The Stranger, and The Urbanist (here and here) discuss the new Northgate light-rail station and its transformative effect on the surrounding area.

MyNorthwest reports on a violation of the city’s “hazard pay” mandate for grocery workers that will cost a local employer $300,000.

The Stranger brings us election news and analysis

I hope you found this article valuable. If you did, please take a moment to make a contribution to support my ongoing work. Thanks!