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The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.

Seattle Zoo euthanizes its only African elephant

Keepers found Watoto suffering from an unexpected illness and her health was declining quickly, officials said. It's the second elephant death there in less than a decade.

SEATTLEPI.COM

SPD's pot-ticket specialist returns to the force

Chief O'Toole says the officer has apologized for his use of a coin flip to decide on who he would ticket.

SEATTLE TIMES

Judge orders design review for microhousing

In a ruling involving one development, the judge says the city of Seattle has clearly engaged in erroneous counting of the units. 

CAPITOL HILL SEATTLE

Developers attack Seattle's affordable-housing incentives

Two prominent Seattle developers are taking legal action against city zoning rules that require them to build affordable housing to be allowed to erect downtown buildings to the maximum heights. 

PUBLICOLA

Prominent pastor, Sandy Brown, leaning toward Seattle City Council run

First, though, he's walking across Italy, working on a guide book regarding St. Francis.

SEATTLEPI.COM

One officer has written almost all pot tickets

Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole has launched an internal investigation into the tickets for public smoking of marijuana, usually written only where poor people and minorities congregate.

SLOG (THE STRANGER)

Paul Schell, former Seattle mayor, dies at 76

He led Seattle to approval of the new downtown library and the rebuilding of the opera house. He also oversaw the city's response to the WTO demonstrations.

KING5.COM
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