Washington State House Democrats


Monday, September 14


Associated Press
No school Monday as Seattle teachers strike continues
Inslee: Special session possible if group finds education solution 
Washington fishermen see poor Fraser River pink salmon haul
As wildfires rage in West, ranchers lose cattle, rangeland
Striking Pasco teachers, district reach tentative agreement

Aberdeen Daily World
Fish & Wildlife seeking comment on upcoming clam digs
Night closures scheduled Sunday, Monday for 101 re-stripe

Bainbridge Island Review
Rep. Kilmer to hold tele-town hall

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Lummi tribe says talk of Cherry Point land grab is a fabrication 
South Sound districts expand free kindergarten programs 

Central Kitsap Reporter
Opinion: Charter school supporters scrambling 

Vancouver may allow overnight camping in public places
City of Vancouver: No Uber, Lyft complaints
In Our View: Self-Interest Propels Port

The Daily News
Teachers union, Kelso School District continue mediation talks
Searching for the fix: Solutions to Cowlitz County’s drug problem

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Inslee won’t call special session to deal with charter school ruling
Op-ed: What teachers are really doing every day
Guest commentary: How we can start preparing to minimize future wildfires
Editorial: A Silver Alert success story 
Editorial: Make way for walkers and cyclists 

Islands’ Sounder
State park free day means no Discover Pass necessary Sept. 26

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Editorial: OUR VIEW | Energy in North Mason shows state’s duty
Suquamish Tribe nears agreement with state on marijuana

Puget Sound Business Journal
Seattle Public School teachers march into second week of strike
Inslee: Saving charter schools is not a priority; focus will be on public schools

Seattle Times (subscription required)
No school Monday in Seattle as teachers strike continues
Seattle’s black community reels from killings of young men
State Supreme Court: activist justices, or just different? (Pedersen)
Seattle’s population boom approaching Gold Rush numbers
Food trucks are served a strict menu of health rules to roll in King County
Federal grant will boost Washington apprenticeship programs
State Auditor Troy Kelley pleads not guilty to new charges
Faces and voices from the teachers’ strike
Editorial: Zero raises? Rhetoric in teacher strike is misleading
Editorial: Uber, Lyft: Listen to drivers now or deal with unions later
Editorial: As refugees flee, there are many ways to get involved and help
Op-Ed: The inconvenient truth about our energy needs
Op-Ed: An unavoidable teachers’ strike

Spokesman Review
Special session possible on school issues
Charter schools supporters rally at Pride Prep
State to file motion requesting reconsideration of charter school ruling
Envision initiative gets high court date
Inslee takes lawmakers to task over Ex-Im bank
McMorris Rodgers, Newhouse to Inslee: Happy to talk trade
Grande Ronde River steelhead fishing rules have a catch
SpokeFest participants celebrate improvements in Spokane’s biking amenities
Editorial: Pullman clinic arson troubling, as is rhetoric

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial – Forest fires should be treated as natural disasters 

Yakima Herald Republic
Editorial: Charter school law needs fix by Legislature 


Seattle schools: Teacher strike costs $100,000 per day

Q and A about Seattle Public Schools strike
Governor rejects special session for charter schools

No School In Seattle Monday, But District Makes New Offer In Weekend Contract Talks
On Charter Schools, Foster Students And Unraveling Housing Plans: This Week’s Under-Reported Stories

District Offers Pay For Longer Day; Seattle Teachers Say No
Marijuana Stores Could Double In Washington State
What Teachers Earn In Seattle (And Why Other Districts Pay More)

NW Public Radio
Marijuana Stores Could Double In Washington State
Pasco Teachers Union Faces $2K Daily Fines For Strike
Seattle Strike Stirs Up Memories Of Marysville’s Record Teachers Strike
Troy Kelley Pleads Not Guilty Again

Q13 TV (FOX)
District says no school for Seattle students Monday; negotiations continue


 Capitol Record (TVW)
Gov. Inslee convenes McCleary workgroup, raises possibility of special session (Rolfes, Billig, Sullivan, Lytton)

Taking a stand with Seattle teachers for students, equity
School fine has Olympia’s attention

Census Poverty Numbers Don’t Tell the Whole Story

Seattle P.I.
Attorney General to Supreme Court: Reconsider your decision against charter schools
Reichert: President Obama will violate his oath of office with Iran nuclear accord

The Stand
Seattle teachers fighting for students, equity

West Seattle Blog
SEATTLE SCHOOL STRIKE: Where it stands after first three days