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Associated Press
Washington becomes latest state to seek ID compliance
Inslee signs bill to OK fees for electronic public records
No more holding of phones under new law in Washington
FBI chief’s unceremonious ouster boomerangs on president
Fallout over Comey memo, Trump’s intel disclosures persists
Trump tax proposal would make mortgage deduction useless for most homeowners
No more holding that phone while driving under new law in Washington state
Residents Near Spokane Advised To Not Drink Tap Water

Aberdeen Daily World
Quinault Indian Nation President Sharp testifies before Congress Tuesday
Letter: Locking kids up just makes things worse

Bainbridge Island Review  
Comment period opens for city’s amended shoreline program

Battle Ground Reflector 
Nineteen bills with North county support signed (Cleveland, Stonier)

Chinook Observer 
Chinook School comes back to life (Blake, Takko)

The Daily News  
Inslee signs biomass bill
What don’t you understand?

Everett Herald (subscription required)
New law to incite proliferation of ballot drop boxes
State transportation budget has money for US 2 trestle (Hobbs, Liias)
Burbank: Lack of state income tax helps rich at kids’ expense
No more holding of phones under new law in Washington
Letter: Single-payer works for other countries

Federal Way Mirror 
One year later, Federal Way special education PTA seeks to inform, support parents
Federal Way’s Green Gables Elementary named 2017 Green Ribbon School

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Lower population predicted than last comprehensive plan update
Editorial: Benefits of tourism
Southern resident killer whales to be recognized on endangered species day

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)  
Washington becomes latest state to seek ID compliance
No more holding of phones under new law in Washington
Letter: How much more do Dems want to tax? (Appleton, Hansen)

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Easier birth control access — and fewer pharmacy visits — is goal of new law (Robinson)
Gov. Jay Inslee signs distracted driving bill

Olympian (subscription required) 
Editorial: Health reform needs to make things better

Port Townsend Leader 
ECHHO fears no more: Funds on the way (Van De Wege)

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Cyberattack scramble: sifting through code, a midnight patch and a lost weekend
School stats: The number of emergency teachers in Washington classrooms has doubled
Bill sets new fees, limits on public-records requests in Washington (McBride)
Opinion: Seattle Police Department needs stronger community oversight
Editorial: UW regents must make public transparency a priority

Seattle Weekly  
The Stabbing That Tore Open the Debate Over Weapons, Race, and Retaliation
The Sugar Industry Is No Friend to the Poor
AG Ferguson Files New Amicus Brief Supporting Transgender Rights
Lorena González Will Not Be Running for Mayor
20 New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Planned for Seattle

Skagit Valley Herald  
Gov. Inslee tours Samish Bay shellfish farm

Spokesman Review  
Washington transportation budget has $127 million for Spokane projects 
Washington becomes latest state to seek ID compliance 
Inslee signs bill to OK fees for electronic public records 
Risch wants ‘traitor’ who leaked Russian details identified, McMorris Rodgers calls for Comey testimony 
Washington to drivers: Put the cellphone down, don’t risk fourth DUI
Airway Heights residents warned not to drink tap water amid chemical contamination findings from Fairchild AFB
Former Spokane VA officer says he was ordered to stop investigation into Thurman and Marshall deaths
Vandals scribbled on walls, poured wine and candle wax in church in West Central Spokane 
Researchers ask anglers to help with Spirit Lake chinook
Washington ends Snake River spring chinook fishing with a whimper 
Shawn Vestal: Spokane juries keep showing a loose definition of self-defense
Editorial: Better traffic control on I-90 welcomed

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)  
Editorial: As legislative special session winds down, progress elusive
Editorial: Hanford Reach’s monument status should be left alone

Wenatchee World (subscription required)
Outdoor pot farming could hinge on seasonal greenhouses
Candidates begin filing for 2017 elections

Yakima Herald Republic  
Governor signs Travis Alert Act into law
Inslee signs bill increasing access to narcotic-prescription data for medical providers
Editorial: Farm drought losses point to need of water plan

Broadcast

KING 5 TV (NBC)  
Clinic inspectors say state agency foiled their investigations

KOMO 4 TV (ABC)  
Inslee makes tough law on cell phones and driving take effect early

KNKX FM
Remembering The Day Tacoma’s ‘Japantown’ Disappeared
Secret To Maine’s Touted High-Risk Pool? Enough Money
Putin Accuses U.S. Of ‘Political Schizophrenia’ Over Trump And Secrets
Trump Impeachment Talk Grows From Conspiracy Theory To Mainstream
Chelsea Manning Walks Free After Serving 7 Years Of A 35-Year Sentence
For Families With Special Needs, Vouchers Bring Choices, Not Guarantees
Washingtonians Face Choices Soon On What Kind Of State ID To Get
Inslee Signs 12-Month Birth Control Refill Bill Following Oregon Lead

KUOW FM  
Seattle ethics commission says a legal fund for the mayor would break rules
WA Democrats (and 1 Republican) respond to Comey-Trump memo story
Hanford Tunnel Getting An Extra Layer Of Protection

NW Public Radio  
Inslee Signs 12-Month Birth Control Refill Bill Following Oregon Lead
Hanford Tunnel Getting An Extra Layer Of Protection
Washingtonians Face Choices Soon On What Kind Of State ID To Get

Q13 TV (FOX)  
New state law aims to tackle the over-prescribing of opioids
Inslee signs distracted-driving law, which will take effect this year

Web

Crosscut 
Point of contention: Who should police the police?

Publicola 
Jenny Durkan’s Campaign Reports Raising $60,000 in 4 Days

Seattle P.I. 
What’s in the state’s updated marijuana law

Slog 
Governor legalizes smoking weed with friends and allows state to certify “organic” cannabis


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