Friday, June 20



Associated Press
Seattle Times will no longer use ‘Redskins’

Bellingham Herald
Op-Ed: Kids can learn and stay healthy over their summer break
Public input missing from White House meetings on rail safety rules

Bothell Reporter
Department of Revenue to offer tax workshop July 2
Sheriff departments remind drivers of DUI patrols, marijuana laws

Inslee backs minimum wage hike

The Daily News
PUD staff revises proposal regarding marijuana businesses’ access to power

Olympian (subscription required)
Free food programs available to students throughout summer
Editorial: Challenge to campaign lying

Puget Sound Business Journal
60 days and counting: New college grads get extra time to sign up for health exchange
Ron Sims on 2015 health exchange: ‘A budget isn’t a Christmas tree’

Seattle Times (subscription required)
More than clapping along, arts education can transform schools
Guest Opinion:  Fightin’ words from the state Supreme Court on education
Lance Dickie: Keep oil-train safety and accident prevention on track | (Farrell)

Tri-City Herald
DOE nominee questions building additional tanks at Hanford

Vancouver Business Journal
Medicaid reimbursement rates challenge Clark County’s healthcare system

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
ODFW: Umatilla Pack only wolves killing area livestock
Local community leader to chair state transportation commission
Huge backlog of evidence in rape cases must be tested


AG pressed to take action to protect Hanford workers
Group says Washington is 24th worst water polluter

Environment Washington Pushing To Close Loopholes In Clean Water Act
How One Young Girl Could Change Idaho’s Strict Marijuana Laws
Berry Pickers Battle Sakuma Bros. Farms In Court Over Housing Policy Change
Free College For All: Dream, Promise Or Fantasy?

Fire Season Increases Potential For Hazardous Smoke
Cities Look To Lure Away Seattle Businesses After $15 Wage Hike

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Boeing is banking on biofuel development


The Daily Troll: Clint Didier aims to please gun voters. University prez says Starbucks isn’t paying. Regrouping on apodments.

HDC Advance
Funding awarded for high-demand aerospace programs

What Do Critics Fear Most About Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage? That It Will Succeed!

Seattle P.I.
Don’t deny state’s right to ban toxic chemicals: Washington House members
Charges: UW student threatened to kill ‘many more’ women than Santa Barbara gunman

Starbucks “Free College” Program Is Actually an ASU Scholarship Program