Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, October 8


Aberdeen Daily World
Rail industry pushes feds to drop crude-oil reporting rule

Associated Press
NOAA: Army Corps must improve dam to protect fish
Teachers cover lion’s share of McCleary lawsuit costs
Ranchers complain about wolves
Oregon cities scramble to tax pot in case it becomes legal
Biden to visit Renton Technical College

Bainbridge Island Review
Environmentalist groups challenge Bainbridge’s new Shoreline Management Program

Bellingham Herald
(subscription required)
Washington teachers pay most education suit costs
Ferndale council lifts moratorium on new recreational pot businesses

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Many of Everett’s schools are growing more crowded
Gov. Inslee appoints Monroe CEO to STEM alliance
Editorial: Money to map slide hazards will help balance economic, safety interests

Islands’ Sounder
Proposed budget cuts to San Juan Islands ferry service

Kitsap Sun
(subscription required)
DNR to chip in $3.4M to help buy NK land

News Tribune (subscription required)
24 Washington growers win lottery for new apple

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Why state should fully fund WWRP this year
Editorial (Bloomberg) Climate change doubt why carbon taxes make sense

Redmond Reporter
Washington STEM hosts Computer Science Roundtable (Hansen)

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Seattle, Tacoma ports end rivalry, join forces
Bus plan detailed as Seattle hopes for windfall from Prop. 1
Ranchers at Colville meeting say wolves threaten livelihood
Memorial Wednesday for former Seattle Mayor Paul Schell
Danny Westneat: Checking gun sales can be a tough sell
Blog: Dueling Columbus-Indigenous Peoples holidays obscure nuanced understanding of American history
Editorial: No-ruling on gay marriage is a good sign for the future of equality

Seattle Weekly
Doomsday Metro Cuts Have Been Canceled, So What Happens to Prop. 1?

Spokesman Review
Anger over wolf attacks rekindles at Washington agency meeting
Biden in Seattle this week
Spokane County requests cellphone registration for emergency alerts
Spokane school district removing swings from playgrounds for safety reasons

Tri-City Herald
Tri-City growers among first to get WSU’s new apple
Richland bans marijuana businesses within city limits

Yakima Herald Republic
New challenges await second year of health plan enrollment in state
Editorial: Driving and talking to your car don’t mix


Bellingham police now wearing body cameras on duty

Maker Of Military Drones In Columbia River Gorge Sees Great Potential In Civil Uses


Illegal Pot Farms Are Poisoning This Furry Animal

Q13 TV (FOX)
Mothers, children on state assistance program can no longer buy 2 percent milk


Capitol Record (TVW)
Bankers say they need more guidance to provide services to marijuana businesses

Only we can prevent costly forest fires. So why don’t we?

On Other Blogs Today: Metro Decision Edition

Seattle P.I.
Seattle, Tacoma link up to create North America’s third-largest port

Washington State Wire
Meet The New Washington State Wire Reporter: Peter Jensen