Washington State House Democrats


Friday, August 7


Associated Press
Washington fire near Lake Chelan grows to 42 square miles
126 people used lethal prescriptions in Washington in 2014
Washington justices: Attorney-client privacy not absolute
Head of Washington health exchange to step down
Sen. Murray introduces bill to return Kennewick Man bones to tribes

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Heat causes fish to die at Whatcom Falls hatchery

The Daily News
Gov. Inslee: Methanol plants boost ‘our clean energy future’

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Boeing, University of South Carolina strike aerospace research deal
McCusker: Study helps clarify wage equality for women

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Advocates for the homeless want more on their side

Olympian (subscription required)
5-story state office building will transform block in downtown Olympia

Puget Sound Business Journal
Washington’s community college enrollment has dwindled — but it’s a good thing
Filling the gap: Tech schools in the area are expanding to help fill all those open jobs
Flat jobless rate means Fed could be on track for interest rate rise; Seattle tech jobs on the rise
Economy adds 215,000 jobs; is that good enough for Fed? (Video)

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Federal agents install video-surveillance cameras in Seattle
Groups say Seattle’s racial assessment of youth jail missed the mark
Tan: The Texas effect on family planning and women’s health
Op-Ed: Decriminalization of sex work would only expand abuse
Op-Ed: Remembering the bomb that changed the world

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: Full-day kindergarten a change for the better

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial – Dip in gasoline prices ease pain of state tax hike

Yakima Herald Republic
Depite lack of 
mosquitoes, West Nile virus has returned
Mt. Adams School District lets Newhouse know impact of federal funding
Editorial: And how will state voters act on their grumpiness?


SPD ‘dashboard’ on crime data will go public
Longtime Seattle Councilwoman Jean Godden concedes Dist. 4 race
Foss Waterway pollution settlement funds flooding project
Seattle neighborhood requests homeless camp

FBI investigates bullet holes at Yakima Co. tribal clinic

Killer Sues Victim’s Widow Saying She Caused Him Stress

Northwest Wolf Populations Climb As Animals Expand
High-Stakes Testing Efforts Hampered By Opt-Out Movement
Tiny, Remote Washington Village Prepares For Oncoming Wildfire
Washington To Get More Child Welfare Caseworkers, But Not As Many As Requested
Music Wood Poaching Case Targets Mill Owner Who Sold To PRS Guitars

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Northwest Wolf Populations Climb As Animals Expand Into New Regions
Northwest Fire Season Not As Bad As Last Year, So Far
Washington To Get More Child Welfare Caseworkers, But Not As Many As Requested
Die-Off Sparks Questions About Sturgeon Survival In A Changing Climate

Q13 TV (FOX)
Wolverine Fire near Lake Chelan grows to 42 square miles


Behind-Schedule Bertha to Reenter Pit Two Weeks Late