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Friday, Sept. 22


Associated Press
2 Seattle cops reprimanded for handling of rape allegation
Dino Rossi says he’ll run for US House in the 8th District
Obama campus assault guidance gets scrapped under Trump
Former coach takes religious liberty case to next level
Washington lawmaker announces Congressional bid

WSDOT seeks input about Highway 14 improvements
Fall enrollment increases again at WSU

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
County councilman proposes banning safe injection sites
Smith Island habitat restoration cost to rise $1.2 million
Add deputies and bump taxes a bit, executive proposes
Geologists warn of landslides in wildfire-scarred Gorge
Editorial: Why Snohomish County should shoot for Amazon’s HQ2

Journal of the San Juan Islands 
San Juan County plans to build affordable housing

News Tribune (subscription required) 
Police are using new ordinances to ticket people camping in public or sleeping in cars
State sues Tacoma’s Northwest Detention Center for paying immigrant detainees $1 a day
Editorial: Give voters one plan for carbon tax

New York Times 
Facebook to turn over Russia-linked ads to Congress
Trump moves to widen sanctions against North Korea
Trump wants to ease rules on raids and drone strikes
Trump’s travel ban to be replaced by restrictions tailored to certain countries

Olympian (subscription required) 
State goes to court to keep Yelm sex offender from being released from McNeil Island

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Want to build by Boeing? Paine Field has land development opportunities in Everett
Op-Ed: Amazon, please avoid ‘winner-take-all urbanism’ in your quest for HQ2

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
2 Seattle police officers reprimanded for handling of rape allegation against sheriff
Plan proposed to fill Seattle Mayor Burgess’ vacant council seat
Oregon geologists warn of potential landslides in wildfire-scarred Columbia Gorge
Tacoma’s Weyerhaeuser mansion sold to nonprofit for nearly $5.9 million
New study shows prolonged sitting highest risk for early death
Boeing seeks quick legal fix to stop Bombardier
Editorial: Congress must challenge Ryan Zinke’s attack on national monuments
Opinion: This is not the time for U.S. to retreat from world community

Seattle Weekly 
Effort Afoot to Bring Ranked-Choice Voting to Seattle
Twenty Years Later, Local Sightings Is as Vital as Ever for Northwest Filmmakers
Ferguson Sues Northwest Detention Center Operator Over $1-a-Day Wages
Betsy DeVos Is Headed to Bellevue. Protesters Surely Are As Well.

USA Today 
CVS to limit opioid drug prescriptions amid epidemic
Trump to sign new order boosting sanctions on North Korea
In Obamacare repeal effort, all eyes on this Alaska senator

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required) 
Editorial: Sales tax fairness requires action by Congress

Washington Post 
31 states could lose federal health funds, administration analysis concludes
White House plan for massive tax cuts gains momentum

Yakima Herald Republic 
Norse Peak, Jolly Mountain fires will be felt long after they recede
UW president tells students she gets her spark from family — and them
Domestic violence reaches well beyond the abused and abuser
Mexico quake leaves emotional impact on Yakima residents


Seattle police union responds to FBI investigation
Port of Seattle files Supreme Court brief against travel ban
Lawmakers, Dreamers fight to save DACA
Online public schools a growing option for parents

Seattle looks at making buildings earthquake-safe; city to consider mandatory upgrades

Geologists Sound Alarm Over Future Landslides In Columbia Gorge
Live In Oregon? Equifax Doesn’t Have To Tell You If Your Data Was Compromised
Trump Administration Orders New Sanctions On North Korea
How To Soften The Blow From Recent Hurricanes And Earthquakes

Neo-Nazis ‘provoke violence, get a media platform’
Your feedback on The Record’s interview with a neo-Nazi
The Next Big Focus In The Russia Investigations: Social Media
Trump’s inner circle is the ‘biggest grifter convention in modern times,’ says John Nichols
‘We’ve Never Gone Through This’: Hurricane Maria Knocks Out Puerto Rico’s Electricity (KIRO Radio) 
Nearly 2 years in, I-405 express toll lanes miss 45 mile-per-hour benchmark
Councilmember wants Snohomish County to take ‘preventative measure’ against injection sites
Why Washington is considering a third gender option on birth certificates
Kent School District is running out of toilet paper


Another legislative loser: Hugo House in Seattle
The state with a big tax problem? Ours (Carlyle)

New forecast: Big boost in resources for schools, but revenue still stuck at recession levels

Thursday, Sept. 21


Associated Press
Audit finds WSU may have violated federal grant rules
Tacoma detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a day
Campfire restrictions lifted due to rain, cool temperatures

Aberdeen Daily World 
Main Street effort in Aberdeen explained at open house
Hospital inpatient cap will help reimbursement rate
Oped: Fatal flaw for Republicans in health care bill

Bainbridge Island Review 
Senator Cantwell says ‘Trumpcare’ bill will strip health insurance from millions of Americans

Inslee responds to proposed Oregon tolls
In Our View: Primary Shift Laudable

The Daily News 
Inslee: Washington will have say about freeway tolls
Local sheriffs meet with AG Jeff Sessions
State releases study on Willapa Bay pesticide use

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
Superior Court judge pleads guilty to DUI
Sultan Mayor Carolyn Eslick appointed to state House seat
Shooting highlights difficulty of keeping schools secure
Whether cheers or jeers, DeVos appearance will rouse spirits
In county overdose crisis, nasal spray has saved 100 lives
Voters are on the sidelines as the port fills a vacant seat

Journal of the San Juan Islands 
We need better ferry service | Letters
Ranker speaks to Washington State Transportation Commission about summer ferry interruptions

Kitsap Daily News 
Forsman elected president of Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians

Kitsap Sun (subscription required) 
Former coach takes religious liberty case to the next level
Suquamish Tribe launching ‘tiny house’ homeless community
Op-ed: The wooing of Amazon HQ2: Taxpayers, watch out for your wallets

News Tribune (subscription required) 
State sues Tacoma’s Northwest Detention Center for paying immigrant detainees $1 a day

New York Times 
Insurers Come Out Swinging Against New Republican Health Care Bill
The G.O.P. Bill Forces States to Build Health Systems From Scratch. That’s Hard.
Column: Tax Reform for the Rich: Reduce the Rates but Lose the Breaks
Op-ed: Get Rid of Equifax
Op-ed: Let’s Stop Government Giveaways to Corporations
Op-ed: Graham-Cassidy Has One Great Idea

Olympian (subscription required) 
Commission approves 25 percent pay raise for Olympia’s elected officials
Revenue forecast for Washington state up $288 million

Peninsula Daily News 
Judge OKs lawsuit seeking better protection of Puget Sound

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
‘Everyone failed him’: Boy’s aunt accused of murder, DSHS accused of ‘critical errors’
State auditor finds WSU likely violated federal grant rules
Seattle could improve police training, analysis of hate crimes, auditor says
With projected state tax collections up, one GOP senator suggests easing property-tax hike (Sullivan)
Republicans see political necessity in erasing Obama health care
Opinion: Help victims of sexual assault reclaim their voices and lives
Large: Blacks, whites way apart in views on income inequality … and we’re the worse for it

Skagit Valley Herald 
Sultan mayor picked for state House seat

USA Today 
Congress should protect evidence gathered by Mueller in Russia probe, experts warn
Kimmel forges ahead on Graham-Cassidy health care bill warpath, slams Kilmeade, Christie
Editorial: Last-ditch Obamacare repeal would be poison
Op-ed: School choice is crucial for African-American students’ success

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber 
VISD begins incentive program for special-ed teachers amid shortage

Washington Post 
The driving reason the GOP is trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act — again
Medicaid-expansion states to lose $180 billion under Cassidy-Graham, new report says
The Health 202: How many more people would lack coverage under Cassidy-Graham?
Jimmy Kimmel doubles down, slams Cassidy, Trump and ‘Fox & Friends’
Fact Checker: Cassidy fires back at Kimmel
Op-ed: Why didn’t Equifax protect your data? Because corporations have all the power.
Op-ed: I called for Christians to love gay people. Now the Catholic alt-right is taking revenge.
Op-ed: Cassidy-Graham could still blow up in the GOP’s face. Here’s how.
Op-ed: Hillary Clinton 3.0 isn’t helping the Democrats move on

Yakima Herald Republic 
State Route 410 to reopen Thursday


Earthquake amplification a factor in Seattle and Mexico City
Washington AG sues operator of Tacoma Immigrant detention facility for underpaying workers

AG lawsuit: Immigrant detainees paid $1/day, snacks for work at detention center

Vashon residents sound off on ferry issues at Fauntleroy
Environmental watchdog group suing Pierce County landfill over pollution concerns

Parent Group Pushes Seattle Public Schools To Get More Kids Of Color In Its Gifted Program
Wash. AG Sues Company Running Northwest Detention Center Over $1-Per-Day Wages
Oregon Governor: Here’s What I Would Have Said To Jeff Sessions
Calmer Wildfires Let Washington National Guard Demobilize, Oregon’s Guard Still On

Drug site could open in Seattle’s U-District — before approval
Women With Opioid Addiction Live With Daily Fear Of Assault, Rape
Border Patrol Arrests Parents While Infant Awaits Serious Operation
Washington submits education plan to replace No Child Left Behind
Seattle is in the eye of the housing affordability storm
These GOP Senators Could Block Republicans’ Obamacare Repeal
Seattle Police Department doesn’t track hate crimes well, says city auditor (KIRO Radio) 
Transportation official fights Dori’s notion of new road tolls

NW Public Radio 
AG Ferguson Suing NW Detention Center Operator
Geologists Sound Alarm Over Future Landslides in Columbia Gorge
Live In Oregon? Equifax Doesn’t Have To Tell You If Your Data Was Compromised
Murray Says GOP Trashed Bipartisan Bill For Latest ACA Repeal Attempt

Q13 TV (FOX) 
King County Report: Potential dam failure puts 25,000+ people in danger


After Trump, and uprising among women in rural Washington 
AG Bob Ferguson sues Tacoma’s immigration jail

Seattle P.I. 
Chief: I gave complaints about moonlighting Seattle cops to FBI

WA Attorney General sues private prison company over $1 per day wages at immigrant jail

Wednesday, Sept. 20


Associated Press
Judge OKs lawsuit seeking better protection of Puget Sound
Department of Natural Resources eases campfire restrictions
Appeals court upholds Seattle police policy on using force
Inslee on East Coast this week to discuss climate change
Who wins, who loses in bill aimed at upending Obamacare
FBI investigates off-duty work by Seattle police officers
New Seattle mayor will stick to police body camera plan
Benton County bans new pot shops from entering market
Washington state school shooting suspect pleads not guilty

Bellingham Herald (subscription required) 
State superintendent says plan will help more struggling students 

The Daily News 
Commissioners hire private assessor for Headquarters Landfill
Herrera Beutler touts move to block Oregon tolling scheme

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
Voters are on the sidelines as the port fills a vacant seat
Edmonds-Woodway High School briefly locked down

Kirkland Reporter 
One big problem down, two to go: Area legislators discuss last year’s successes and challenges for next session (Springer, Mullet)

News Tribune (subscription required) 
Puyallup Eagles members vote to reject Sound Transit’s offer to purchase building
Smart billboards are checking you out – and making judgments

New York Times 
Mexico quake kills over 200, trapping others under rubble
Hurricane Maria makes landfall on Puerto Rico
Senate Republicans embrace plan for $1.5 trillion tax cut
GOP leaders defy bipartisan calls to reject health bill

Olympian (subscription required) 
Commission approves 25% pay raise for Olympia’s elected officials
Collision, fuel leak blocked Interstate 5 for hours on Wednesday morning
Opinion: Physicians oppose methanol refinery

Redmond Reporter 
Eastside mayors talk challenges at the local, regional level

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225
FBI investigating off-duty work by Seattle police at construction sites, parking garages
Westneat: Punching the Nazi was actually the least dramatic free-speech showdown this week (Pollet)
All aboard for a sneak peek of the future Northgate light-rail station
‘Not for the fainthearted’: Highline schools held up as model for training bilingual teachers
Editorial: Park-and-ride promise must be met, even at $100,000 a stall
Opinion: The coal-terminal debate: A view from Japan

Seattle Weekly 
No Rest for the Wicked—or the Seattle City Attorney’s Office
Making Sense of the Rape Allegation Against King County’s Top Cop
Tim Burgess Appointed 55th Mayor of Seattle

Skagit Valley Herald
County commissioners interview finalists for 39th District seat
Local group hears about campaign for carbon tax

Spokesman Review 
Lawmakers to WSU: Take action against College Republicans (Pollet, Riccelli, Ormsby)

USA Today
‘Extremely violent’ Hurricane Maria rips into Puerto Rico at Category 4
There is meddling in Germany’s election – not by Russia, but by U.S. right wing
Mexico reels following devastating earthquake
Why AGs are targeting drug companies over opioids

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber 
Ferry officials seek islanders’ input, will host public meeting Wednesday night
Opinion: EDITORIAL: Lawmakers should not be exempt from records requests

Washington Post 
Red states would benefit disproportionately in latest GOP health-care plan
Hurricane Maria lashes Puerto Rico with a force not seen in ‘modern history’
Digging with bare hands, rescuers try to reach survivors after Mexico quake kills more than 200
Before massive data breach, Equifax sought to limit exposure to lawsuits
Democrats ask base for one more ACA rescue mission
Trump endorses Graham-Cassidy health-care bill, swipes at bill opponent Rand Paul
The Energy 202: Hurricanes are dominating the news. But forest fires are raging out West.

Yakima Herald Republic 
Good news: Norse Peak Fire now 80 percent contained
Yakima County continues streak of record-low unemployment


Oregon Governor: Here’s What I Would Have Said To Jeff Sessions
Calmer Wildfires Let Washington National Guard Demobilize, Oregon’s Guard Still On
Should Washington Allow Home Grows Of Recreational Pot?

Washington residents could get non-binary option on birth certificates (KIRO Radio) 
With nothing but ‘horror stories’ available, Seattle parent creates needle website

NW Public Radio 
Accused Freeman High School Shooter Pleads Not Guilty
Calmer Wildfires Let Washington National Guard Demobilize, Oregon’s Guard Still On
Complaint Claims Washington Lawmaker Pressured WSU To Punish Wolf Researcher
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Attacks Sanctuary Cities In Portland
Washington Health Department Considers Non-Binary Birth Certificate Gender Designation
Washington Submits Plan To Move Past No Child Left Behind Act


Opinion: The good and very bad of Cantwell-backed energy bill

Appeals Court Upholds Seattle’s Use-of-Force Policy in Cops’ Lawsuit
Is Consensus Gone After Time Burgess?

New census numbers: To build thriving communities, invest in removing barriers to economic security

State Lawmakers Ask WSU to Stop Recognizing College Republicans Because Club President Rallied in Charlottesville (Pollet, Riccelli, Ormsby)
Washington attorney general to sue Tacoma immigrant jail
Why connecting climate change with powerful hurricanes is doing more damage than good
Appeals court rules SPD’s use of force policy doesn’t violate the second amendment

Tuesday, Sept. 19


Associated Press
Lawmakers converge on state Capitol to talk Constitutional convention
City asks judge to let case against OxyContin maker proceed 
Cops: Ammo, manifesto seized in school shooting suspect home
Group sues over Navy’s plans for training in national forest
Drugmakers to work on nonaddictive pain medication
Woman arrested, accused of prowling cars at school shooting
Residents propose pay raises for Olympia elected officials
At UN, Trump threatens ‘total destruction’ of North Korea
Trudeau: Canada could stop dealing with Boeing over dispute
GOP eyes popular tax breaks to finance overhaul
Ruling invalidates key permits for Kalama methanol project

Aberdeen Daily World 
Want to be able to grow pot at home? State seeking comments on the idea
Seabrook sees big boost in sales, rentals

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
Study considers making it legal to grow marijuana at home
OxyContin maker Purdue asks judge to toss Everett lawsuit
Marysville educators reach out to a newly traumatized school
Recall issued for about 1,250 pounds of meat
Editorial: States’ report puts voter fraud claims in proper persepective

The Hill 
GOP state lawmakers meet to plan possible constitutional convention

The Inlander 
How the Washington state Legislature has tried to reduce gun violence (Jinkins)

Journal of the San Juan Islands 
San Juan County Comprehensive Plan education sweeps county
Praying Mantis — beautiful but invasive
Orcas needs a hospital district | Letter
It’s time for a hospital district | Letter

Kitsap Sun (subscription required) 
Attorney General Jeff Sessions makes under-the-radar visit to Kitsap
Editorial: What tight quarters can teach at South Kitsap

News Tribune (subscription required) 
Anti-Trump graffiti appears overnight at Tacoma elementary school
Matt Driscoll: Tacoma should not rush to blow up a paid sick-leave policy that is benefiting workers
Editorial: A yellow light on Washington’s electric car revolution

New York Times 
At U.N., Trump threatens to ‘totally destroy North Korea’
Administration shuns study showing benefits of refugees
State department tightens rules for visas to U.S.
Maria does ‘mind boggling’ damage to island of Dominica 

Olympian (subscription required) 
What to do about Olympic National Park’s population of mountain goats?
A 25 percent pay raise proposed for Olympia mayor, city council
Mysterious influx of patients hits state’s already strained mental hospitals (Jinkins)

Peninsula Daily News 
State superintendent says plan will help more struggling students 

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
Board hits brakes on $1.8 billion methanol plant planned for Kalama
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions tries ‘Nuke Waste’ during low-key visit to Kitsap
New book uncovers surprising answers to why students drop out
No sole factor in Central Washington birth-defect cluster, health officials say
Gov. Jay Inslee on East Coast to talk climate change: ‘States are leading the way’
Editorial: Gates Foundation’s $120 million fuels PATH’s lifesaving work
Opinion: The language of hot, gritty work

Skagit Valley Herald 
Project underway to restore flow of Trumpeter Creek

Spokesman Review 
Washington, Idaho lawmakers waiting for details of DACA ‘deal’
Two girls injured in Freeman school shooting surprise classmates with visit
Spokane Valley opens new $14.2 million city hall
Burning power pole causes wires to fall across I-90 near downtown Spokane on Monday
Firefighting drones to assist Spokane police on investigations of fatal car crashes
Man accused in Cheney pot shop kidnapping gives television homicide confession
Council candidate, civic leader Scott Campbell dies
Spin Control: Study finds possible cases of ballot fraud, but not in the numbers Trump’s looking for

USA Today 
Trump to UN: We will ‘totally destroy’ N. Korea if it continues on nukes path
Hurricane Maria: What we know, where it’s going
Nancy Pelosi gets shut down by young immigrants over DACA deal

Washington Post 
Trump threatens to ‘destroy North Korea,’ calls Kim ‘Rocket Man’
Latest health-care push comes with big risk for Republicans
Hurricane Maria devastates Dominica, heads toward Puerto Rico as a Category 5 storm
Senate Intelligence Committee interview with Trump lawyer abruptly canceled
The new GOP health-care measure goes further than the failed one
Congress’s first formerly undocumented immigrant talks about Democrats’ deal to protect ‘dreamers’

Wenatchee World (subscription required) 
Committee to consider Squaw Creek name change

Yakima Herald Republic 
The latest from the Norse Peak and Jolly Mountain fires
State Route 410 to remain closed through at least Wednesday
The direct approach: Community supported agriculture continues to grow 
in the Yakima Valley
Editorial: More ballot boxes make it even easier for voters


Purdue asks judge to dismiss Everett’s suit over Oxycontin
Interactive map shows distracted driving grades near schools
Seattle Council talks KeyArena deal, potential public bonding

Tim Burgess sworn in as new Seattle mayor

Should Washington Allow Home Grows Of Recreational Pot?
Supporters Of ‘Cap And Invest’ Proposal Look Ahead To 2018

Cities Try Convincing Amazon They’re Ready For Its New Headquarters
Will the owner of this $15 million Seattle mansion pay a luxury tax?  (KIRO Radio) 
At UN, Trump threatens ‘total destruction’ of North Korea
Seattle cops off-duty work comes under investigation
Lawmaker wants to approach Evergreen with ‘carrot and stick’
The plan to turn every road into a toll road

Q13 TV (FOX) 
Seattle gets third mayor in one week: Council votes in Tim Burgess


Seattle has a new new mayor: Tim Burgess

Council Votes Burgess to Be Seattle’s Next Mayor

Tim Burgess is the mayor of Seattle
Seattle City Council endorses Medicare for All, Cantwell and Murray still undecided

Monday, Sept. 18


Associated Press
Request denied: States try to block access to public records
$15.1M verdict for fatal police shooting goes to mediation
Warm water off West Coast has lingering effects for salmon
Evergreen to pay professor at center of protests $500,000
Settlement sets aside $10M for Colstrip community in Montana
State bar recommends disciplinary hearing for prosecutor
Washington state tribes consider own carbon emissions plan 
Holding federal institutions accountable becoming harder
Amazon to bring another 1,000 jobs to Oregon
No sole factor in cluster of fatal birth defects in Central Wash.

Aberdeen Daily World 
Tribes might push their own carbon tax initiative in 2018
Bears, bobcats and more: WDFW timeline shows scope of poaching
Liberty Bay shellfish beds open for first time in decades
Oped: AP story focusing on Aberdeen failed to tell the whole truth
Letter: It’s not left vs. right, it’s bottom vs. top

Bainbridge Island Review 
Caring for Lillian A. and James Walker Park is a labor of love (Rolfes)
News organizations sue Legislature, alleging failure to comply with Public Records Act (Rolfes, Appleton, Hansen, Chapman, Tharinger, Van De Wege)

Bothell Reporter 
Everett school board votes to seize Bothell-area property

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
Everett to defend its lawsuit over black-market OxyContin
Pay-per-mile experiment here will test gas-tax replacement
8 in county may have voted twice in presidential election
Attention turns to 2018 spending plan for county
Editorial: Eyman needs to end his ‘B.S.’ protests over voters guide

Journal of the San Juan Islands 
Life Care Center of the San Juan Islands to close this fall

Kitsap Daily News 
Broken: Fixing state’s foster care system is Caldier’s personal quest
Island schools face unknown financial future under new state budget

Kitsap Sun (subscription required) 
After salmon release, activists want net pens out of Rich Passage
Cleaner Liberty Bay now open to commercial shellfish harvesting

News Tribune (subscription required) 
Cost to build new parking stalls along Sounder train line is going up, up, up
Tribes might push their own carbon tax initiative in 2018. “We are running out of time”
Could you be cited for DUI if you ride your bike home after one too many?
House Republicans’ political arm targets Democrats on national security
Mysterious influx of patients hits state’s already strained mental hospitals
Only a few folks attempted voter fraud in 2016. Those who did could be in big trouble.
Opinion: Tacoma is best fit for Amazon, hands down

New York Times 
Why one major cause of opioid crisis may be health insurers
GOP seeks Senate vote on another bill to end Obamacare
Facebook faces new world as officials rein in a wild web
When affirmative action isn’t enough
This season, western wildfires are close by and running free

Olympian (subscription required) 
Evergreen settles with Weinstein, professor at the center of campus protests
Want to be able to grow pot at home? State seeking comments on the idea
Why you might want to start preparing for a cold, wet winter
Opinion: Protect Washington’s commitment to covering all kids (Chopp)
Editorial: Legislature acts like it’s hiding something

Peninsula Daily News 
Nonprofit to use new funding to try to find reason steelhead die near Hood Canal Bridge (Rolfes, Van De Wege, Tharinger, Chapman)

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Harrell orders Seattle to bid for Amazon’s second headquarters – but not with him as mayor

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
Cantwell seeks money for cleanup of firefighting foams on military bases
Podcast: Amazon plans second headquarters and Ed Murray resigns as Seattle mayor
Michael Bennett’s younger brother and Nikkita Oliver lead Black Lives Matter protest before Seahawks-49ers
Gender option could be added to Washington birth certificate
U.S. Dreamers on returning to Mexico: ‘What would that look like?’ (Kloba)
Ed Murray’s exit from public life leaves Seattle feeling pain, relief
Evergreen professor at center of protests resigns; college will pay $500,000
Opinion: Trump’s election commission long on rhetoric, short on integrity
Opinion: Why did so many doubt Mayor Murray’s accusers?
Krugman: Politicians, promises and the need to get real on taxes, health care
Editorial: Legislators should open their records to the public (Pollet, Pellicciotti)
Opinion: Nature isn’t on a rampage — we are

Seattle Weekly 
Harrell Will Be a Five-Day Mayor, But He Hopes to Leave a Mark

Skagit Valley Herald
Transportation project plan out for public comment
Area glaciers continue losing ice

USA Today 
Trump urges United Nations to reform itself
U.S. flies stealth jets, bombers over Korean Peninsula
Opioid crisis: How customs officers detect fentanyl in the mail

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required) 
Editorial: Moderates leaving GOP in Congress is concerning
Editorial: State’s online voter registration is rock solid

Washington Post 
New White House initiative leader calls for ‘increased contributions’ from HBCUs
DeVos says her goal is to get government ‘out of your way’
Chelsea Manning denies betraying the U.S., feels like she lives in a ‘dystopian novel’
Border security is tougher than ever, DHS report finds

Yakima Herald Republic 
The latest from the Norse Peak and Jolly Mountain fires
Community health centers in Yakima Valley hope to avoid ‘funding cliff’
Scholarships available for ‘Dreamers’
Editorial: The records are public; case closed (or should be)


Seattle city council to pick acting mayor Monday

Seattle City Council works to pick mayor

School Shooter ‘Enamored’ By Past Shootings Says Spokane County Sheriff
Oregon Lawmakers Gather For Interim Meetings
Washington, Oregon Uncover Smattering Of Cases Of Double-Voting In 2016 Election
Students, Staff Look Toward New Normal After Fatal School Shooting
Winning The Pot Lottery Doesn’t Always Mean Greener Pastures

King County calls for de-escalation training for all deputies
Why Equipping Police With Body Cameras Is Not As Easy As It Seems (KIRO Radio) 
When can we talk about preparing for a nuclear attack? (Frockt)
Opinion: Evergreen State College paid $500K to stay a national embarrassment

Q13 TV (FOX) 
Students return to Freeman High School on Monday


Can we save the orcas with … mud?
Seattle gets a new mayor next week
How Murray’s resignation impacts the next mayor

Seattle P.I. 
BLM rally backs Bennett, Kaepernick protests
Harrell declines to serve rest of Murray’s term as Seattle mayor

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