Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, September 2


Associated Press
Sequim tries sending reclaimed water to farms during drought
Lawsuit: Western State staff ignored man choking on piece of orange
Thousands still without power 4 days after August storm
School shooter texted ‘I’m sorry’ to family before killings
Attorney general to announce action on Hanford safety
Should Mount Rainier be renamed? Feds say no, despite detractors
Pasco School District goes to court to try to stop strike

Aberdeen Daily World
Hatfield resigns for position under Governor
Campers move to new site in Hoquiam
Ecology releases draft EISs on proposed oil projects

Central Kitsap Reporter
Marijuana increasingly a cause of vehicle crashes, data show

Vancouver police K-9 dies after stabbing
ESD 112 grant will run learning centers in Gorge
In Our View: How Vital Are City’s Parks?

The Daily News
Hatfield leaving Legislature to work for Gov. Inslee (Blake, Takko)

Islands’ Sounder
Rep. Larsen shucks oysters, talks transportation and veterans access in San Juan Islands

News Tribune (subscription required)
Mount Tacoma? Not going to happen
Editorial: Back to school, and back to vaccine controversies

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Families can cash out of GET, state’s prepaid college-tuition plan
Hundreds of kids tested after infection scare at Seattle Children’s Bellevue
Wait-and-see approach taken in report on pot
Six sickened by E. coli linked to local food truck
Shell president: ‘Oil will be required for a long time’
Editorial: After McKinley, it’s time to consider renaming Rainier
Westneat: Uber’s ride getting a bit bumpier

Seattle Weekly
With Profit Margins Thin, 502 Shops Pull Out the Stops to Pull In Customers
The Campaign to Get Money Out of Seattle Politics Is Raising a Lot of Money
Higher Ground: The CannaQuiz

Spokesman Review
Airway Heights Corrections Center crew finds firefighting rewarding on several levels
Petition for sheriff’s office independent review is a political move, Knezovich says
Earthquake measuring 4.3 rocks Washington’s Okanogan area
Banning terms including ‘male, female, illegal alien’ draws ire at WSU
Spokane teachers, administration work to avoid strike
State AG reaches $1 million settlement in language CD scheme
Shawn Vestal: Police shouldn’t get say in their own oversight
Editorial: State’s green energy benefits aren’t spread equally

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: State revitalization money would help Vista Field


Seattle teachers taking strike vote Thursday
Seattle Arena gets design approval, faces another vote this week
Seattle teachers prepare to picket as strike threat looms

One Of School Shooter’s Final Texts: ‘I Needed To Do This. I’m Sorry.’
Firefighters Use Mild Conditions To Go On the Offense In Washington State

His ‘Best Ice Cube’ Ever: Burned Firefighter Battles On

NW Public Radio
Firefighters Use Mild Conditions To Go On the Offense In Washington State

Q13 TV (FOX)
Former Marysville-Pilchuck substitute teacher says she warned school of shooting
Attorney general to announce action on Hanford safety
Seattle’s $15 minimum wage law taken to court


Civic Skunkworks
Predicting the Next Conservative Talking-Point on the $15 Minimum Wage

Seattle P.I.
State Sen. Brian Hatfield is latest Democrat to leave the Legislature (Hatfield, Hunter, Kohl-Welles)
Obama wants more icebreakers

After Two Record-Breaking Wildfires, Residents of One of Washington’s Poorest Counties Consider What a Climate-Changed Future Holds
Did Uber Shut a Seattle Driver Out of Its System Because He Spoke In Favor of Unionizing?
Mayor Murray Picks Up What’s Left of His Spine, Trundles Forward With Housing Affordability “Grand Bargain”