Associated Press
Washington governor signs theatrical wrestling bill (Hudgins)
Rep. McMorris Rodgers not holding town halls during recess 
Spokane real estate market is heating up with rising prices 
Boeing to issue layoff notices to hundreds of employees 
Tax Day demonstrators demand that Trump release tax returns
Poll: Americans think marijuana’s safer than opioids, but pregnant women shouldn’t use

Aberdeen Daily World  
Monte mill brings back 29 jobs, forecasts more
Letter: Where are their ideas?
Letter: Monte rest stop has possibilities

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Big I-5 projects between Kent and Seattle: Be ready for traffic

Interstate 5 Bridge bill passes, heads to governor 

The Daily News 
Canada glacier melt rerouted in rare case of ‘river piracy’
Hospital puts MRSA report in perspective
EDITORIAL: Western State Hospital pay raises for labor contract reform

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Boeing says it plans to lay off hundreds of engineers
Snohomish County tuberculosis cases more numerous this year
Bills modifying Public Records Act headed to Inslee
Human-caused climate change has rerouted an entire river
Letter: Refugees are well-vetted and often well educated

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Community Treasures cancels state e-recycling contract
UW Medicine works with Island Hospital for smooth transition of Orcas Medical Center

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Overcoming opioids: The quest for less addictive drugs
Boeing to issue layoff notices to hundreds to employees
Inslee signs theatrical wrestling bill (Hudgins)
Letter: State’s kids should have quality, free education

South County Politics: Need for special session surprises new Senator Palumbo (Palumbo, Ortiz-Self, Kagi)

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Big I-5 projects between Kent and Seattle: Be ready for traffic
Why there’s still a time limit on prosecuting child sex crimes in Washington (Orwall)

Olympian (subscription required) 
Why there’s still a time limit on prosecuting child sex crimes in Washington
Senate resolution honors Fraternal Order of Eagles
10 local schools receive state’s highest honor for academics
Legislature OKs new fees for electronic copies of public records

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Trump’s next executive order: Review H-1B visas, and get the feds to use American-made products
Law: Trump faces expanded lawsuit from ethics group
Boeing’s next layoffs will cut hundreds of engineers
Education: DeVos makes controversial pick for head of civil rights office

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Boeing plans hundreds of layoff notices for engineers this week
No cameras for ‘worst political attack on women’s health in a generation’
Seattle, King County councils approve $1.3 million in legal aid for immigrants
Trump order would target highly-skilled worker visa program
Seattle getting massive commercial dry dock from South Korea in Vigor Industrial’s $20M deal
Editorial: Lawmakers should not pick and choose what education to fund
Opinion: Fund State Need Grant, the backbone of college financial aid

Seattle Weekly  
Former Mayor Mike McGinn Wants His Job Back
City Council Establishes $1 Million Fund to Help Immigrants With Legal Expenses
Skagit County Jury Refuses to Convict Six of Those Arrested During ‘Break Free’ Climate Protests
‘We Care and We’re Aware’: More than 1,000 March Demanding Trump’s Tax Returns

Skagit Valley Herald
Local lawyers, organizations ramp up immigration work

Spokesman Review  
Spokane considers moving sixth-graders to middle school to comply with class-size mandate
Washington gives Lucha Libre wrestlers a break on some licensing rules
Washington tries to help foster children graduate on time
ATVs could get OK to cross state highways
Competitive Spokane housing market follows trends of shrinking inventory, upsurge in home prices
Spokane City Council members call for restoration of damaged conservation land
McMorris Rodgers speaks to small group in Spokane; no town halls planned for recess
Rep. Marcus Riccelli: House efforts would expand access to dental care, training

Vancouver Business Journal 
Senate easily passes I-5 Bridge re-start (Wylie, Stonier, Cleveland)


‘Tacoma Jungle’ homeless camp sweep set for Tuesday
Bellevue city council approves Eastgate men’s shelter
GeekWire: Washington state OKs Fred Hutch license plates for cancer research

Swastikas and ‘Trump’ spray-painted on vehicles in Edmonds
Billionaire Steve Ballmer to debut public database showcasing government spending

Charged But Not Convicted: How The Mentally Ill Can Wait Behind Bars Awaiting Evaluations
Washington Lawmakers Once Again Unlikely To Finish Work On Time  (Sullivan)
Nonprofit Working To Block Drug Imports Has Ties To Pharma Lobby
In Portugal, Drug Use Is Treated As A Medical Issue, Not A Crime
Oregon Legislature Hears From Supporters, Opponents Of Gun Bills
Once Routine, ICE Check-Ins Now Fill Immigrants In U.S. Illegally With Anxiety
Home-Based Drug Treatment Program Costs Less And Works
Schools Will Soon Have To Put In Writing If They ‘Lunch Shame’

New Trump Order Extends ‘Buy American’ And ‘Hire American’ Rules 
Edmonds neighborhood wakes up to swastikas
Boeing will lay off more engineers to remain competitive

NW Public Radio 
Washington Lawmakers Once Again Unlikely To Finish Work On Time

Q13 TV (FOX)
Homeless people living underneath I-705 in Tacoma forced to leave
Travel guru Rick Steves gives away $4 million apartment complex
Seattle City Council approves $1M legal defense fund for immigrants, refugees; King County OKs $750K
UW professor leads study tracking climate change rerouting river’s course

Today Show (NBC) 
Sunscreen in school: Parents push for kids to be allowed to use it


Seattle cops: Blasting space banshees, building community trust

Seattle P.I. 
Swastikas and ‘Trump’ spray-painted on vehicles in Edmonds

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