Associated Press
State tries new tactic to put out underground landfill fire
Franchises: More time needed to pay Seattle $15 minimum wage
Rain, rising humidity help crews battling wildfires
State tries new tactic to put out underground landfill fire
State fire crews too busy to test drones over wildfires
Pasco teachers to go on strike Tuesday; no school
Washington budget writer leaving House to run Early Learning   (Chopp, Hunter, Sullivan)
Last of 3 candidates visiting WSU

State tries new tactic to put out underground landfill fire
In Our View: Keep Our Students Safe

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Sound Transit’s wish list of Snohomish County projects grows
House budget writer resigning to lead early learning agency (Hunter)

News Tribune (subscription required)
House budget expert Ross Hunter named to lead state preschool effort (Hunter, Carlyle, Kohl-Welles)
Editorial: If ‘Denali’ can be restored, so can ‘Mount Tacoma’

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Court rules officials’ texts are public

Seattle Times (subscription required)
‘It’s a different world’ for police after targeted slayings
Renton resident seeks pardon over public-indecency sting targeting gay men
Count revised upward for buildings lost to Okanogan fires
Crews scramble as thousands still in dark from storm
Rep. Hunter leaving state House to lead early-learning agency (Hunter, Carlyle, Kohl-Welles, Sullivan)
State. Sen. Pam Roach to run for Pierce County Council
Top educator agrees: FAFSA needs to change
City Council member says let Uber drivers unionize
Editorial: Public Records Act applies to all devices
Large: Shame NRA, control guns and save lives

Seattle Weekly
O’Brien Bill Would Let Uber and Lyft Drivers Unionize (Seattle City Council)
The Lummi Nation Is Lawyering Up For a Big Fight Over Coal Exports

Spokesman Review
Ross Hunter to leave House for Early Learning post
Spokane school year begins amid fears of teachers strike
WSU instructors under fire for trying to ban words — including “male” and “female” — from use in classes
Despite rain, threat of wildfires will remain into October

Yakima Herald Republic
Pasco teachers to go on strike
Let’s Talk issue: Can Yakima students improve achievement?


Small South Sound town bans belligerent begging
Pasco teachers to go on strike Tuesday; no school
Seattle could become first US city to allow Uber driver’s union (Video)

After Farmworker’s Death In A Manure Pond, Labor Groups To Protest At Darigold
Could Marysville-Pilchuck High School Have Prevented Last Year’s Deadly Shooting?

Draft Environmental Review Released For Oil Terminals On Washington Coast

Q13 TV (FOX)
DEA: ‘Meth … is dark horse riding side by side with heroin’; Mexican cartels operating in Northwest
State tries new tactic to put out underground landfill fire
How you can help #WAWildfireRelief: Supporting victims of the Washington wildfires


Civic Skunkworks
Ross Hunter retires from the legislature

State Representative Ross Hunter’s Long Con (in a Good Way)

Seattle P.I.
Pam Roach is often moved to run, from one house to another and now from one county to another
Rep. Ross Hunter will head state’s Department of Early Learning (Hunter, Carlyle)

The Stand
Opinion: Legislators are trying to manage, not solve our state’s fiscal crisis

Washington State House Democrats

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