Washington State House Democrats


Tuesday, August 5


Aberdeen Daily World
Ballots due by 8 p.m. on Tuesday

Associated Press
New uses sought for old Washington mental hospital
Damaging wildfire threatens homes near Ellensburg
State schools chief: Sanctions not needed yet
UW to build animal research lab underground
Low turnout expected for Washington primary
Ferry Elwha resumes San Juan Islands service
Corps agrees to monitor dam pollution

Bellingham Herald
(subscription required)
Blog: NY Times shows that stances on coal terminal look fuzzy from a distance

Sen. Benton complaint critical of Inslee (Moeller)
Column: Washington View: The rest of the story on need for electricity

The Daily News
In historic ruling, Corps ordered to disclose dam pollution

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Supreme Court weighs advice on school funding
Ferry Elwha resumes San Juan Islands service
Editorial: Tree plan demands pushback

Federal Way Mirror
Dorn urges Supreme Court to order consequences if state education funding unmet

Islands’ Weekly
State fines seafood company over oil spill

Olympian (subscription required)
Risk takers go under lock and key to join pot industry
Editorial: The threat of a nuclear winter remains strong

Puget Sound Business Journal
Public opinion of big business improves, but small business still rules

Seattle Times (subscription required)
King County deputies restart neck-restraint training
Rogue cellphone tracker alarms Seattle privacy advocates
Island pot growers hopeful they won’t face transportation hassles
Ex-governors ask court to let Legislature try again on schools
Army Corps of Engineers agrees to disclose dam pollution
Providers mostly keep up with more insured, but worries loom
Editorial: Adjustment needed to new norms of marijuana

Skagit Valley Herald
Ferry Elwha back in service after electrical issue Sunday night

Spokesman Review
Spokane city job seekers get pass on past
Horses help stock trout in high lakes

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: State attorney general in center of marijuana fight

Washington Post
Editorial: Federal road repairs require a gasoline tax hike



WWII camp survivors ask government for recognition

3 Petitions Propose McCleary Solutions, From New Revenue To Ban On Spending

NW Public Radio
New Evacuation Advisories Issued In Washington Wildfires

Q13 TV (FOX)
Snag Canyon Fire near Ellensburg burns 6 homes, 10 other structures



HDC Advance
How can we prevent another deadly mudslide?

Apples and Crates of Apples (carbon pollution)

Morning Fizz: “This Day Was Inevitable”