Washington State House Democrats


Friday, August 28


Associated Press
Officials breach levee to open wetlands to salmon recovery
Scientists, tribe study shrinking Washington state glacier
Officials issue warning about firefighter impersonators
State: 67 percent of Washington toddlers vaccinated on time
Kapowsin Meats recalls pork from Washington, Oregon, Alaska
Washington governor calls fires ‘slow-motion disaster’
Lummi Nation ask federal officials to reject permit for dock
Court: Texts on public employee cellphones are public records
State no longer seeking volunteers to fight fires
Supreme Court upholds deal on tribal gas stations
Senators: We must do more to prevent wildfires (Congress)

Aberdeen Daily World
Kilmer talks business, industry on Harbor
Residential landlords to require business licenses

Vancouver Red Lion to close; 82 will lose jobs
In Our View: Hough Pool’s Metamorphosis

The Daily News
Business owners, city officials react to KapStone strike

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Economy grows at robust rate in second quarter
McCusker: Accounting for wildfires’ cost won’t be easy

Puget Sound Business Journal
Judge blocks EPA’s Clean Water Rule — but maybe only in 13 states
Renton gets a boost from $1.5B military order for sub hunter
Supreme court must back off Legislature

Seattle Times (subscription required)
NLRB expands standards for ‘joint employers’
Wildfire experts testify at congressional hearing
For students with learning disabilities, real life often is more satisfying than high school, study suggests
Op-Ed: Vancouver Energy terminal: good for Washington and nation
Expanding climate-change issue to diverse communities

Skagit Valley Herald
Swinomish suing government over release of records
County discusses farmworker housing expansion with Burlington

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: Wildfires should have natural disaster status

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial – Senate GOP should focus on education funding

Yakima Herald Republic
Fruit growers to be surveyed about chemical use


Patient safety advocates demand transparency
Trend: Crowdfunding for college tuition
Sound Transit Board starts shaping Sound Transit 3 proposal
Bees behind bars give prisoners a second chance
Pierce County prosecutor must produce text messages

Cantwell, Goldmark push to protect wildfire prevention money

Crews battling fast-moving brush fire in Mason County
Photos: Gov. Inslee tours Chelan Complex wildfire zone

NW Public Radio
Wash. Gov On Tour Of Fire Lines Calls For ‘Attack’ On Carbon Pollution
By Air And Ground, Tour Of Washington Wildfires Reveals Destruction, Unpredictability

Q13 TV (FOX)
Fast-moving wildfire grows to 50 acres north of Shelton in Mason County


Seattle P.I.
Where does the UW rank among the world’s best universities?
Lakes Washington, Union lowest in 28 years
EPA wants $367,500 penalties on Jorgensen for faulty cleanup work on the Duwamish