Washington State House Democrats


Friday, October 2



Associated Press
Angry and frustrated, Obama condemns latest mass shooting in U.S.
‘We began to run’: Students describe horror of shooting
US hiring slowed in September as global economy weakened
Strong support for guns in town shocked by college shooting
Sheriff: Teens post violent threats to Port Orchard school
Police: Student arrested for bringing gun to Olympia high school
Poll of Seattle residents finds fewer disapprove of police
Sheriff in Oregon shooting investigation is vocal opponent of state, federal gun control legislation

Bainbridge Island Review
Blood-donor network issues appeal in wake of Oregon college shooting

Central Kitsap Reporter
Wild chinook among fish studied at seine
Letter: McCleary, strikes and school bonds

The Daily News
Multiple deaths reported at Umpqua college shooting
Editorial: Divest, but don’t expect results

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Gov. Inslee sounds off on federal water regulation
Timber company says it bears no responsibility in Oso mudslide
McCusker: Devil’s advocate might have prevented Haggen mess
Editorial: Speed up oil-by-rail measures

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Larsen and Thornberry provision on transportation for veterans passes Congress

News Tribune (subscription required)
Reporting via social media stirs anger in college shooting
Federal Way courts WSU to open branch campus not far from UW Tacoma

Olympian (subscription required)
Lacey receives first marijuana revenue distribution from state

Peninsula Daily News
Light-recycling program is deemed success in Washington state; here’s where to recycle on Peninsula

Puget Sound Business Journal
Deadly Ride the Ducks crash prompts look at just how safe the Aurora Bridge really is
Congress changes Obamacare for larger small businesses
Jobs report as dreary as East Coast weather (Video)
5 things business leaders can do to help change the dysfunctional health care system

Seattle Times (subscription required)
State gets competition as Oregon starts pot sales
2 City Council members decry soaring rent at rundown South Seattle apartments
After the wildfires: A tale of 3 Washington towns
At colleges, ‘It’s always a balance’ between security, openness
Lawsuit challenges Seattle’s clampdown on medical pot
Op-Ed: Seattle could learn from Berlin on how to help housing crisis

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Testing debate offers opportunity to reflect on what is important

Yakima Herald Republic
Important dates ahead as November election looms 



Roseburg braces for names of Umpqua shooting victims
Oregon campus shooting prompts bad memories at SPU
Firefighters now part of response plan in active shooter situation
Tenants say they face unsafe, unhealthy conditions and rent hike
Are drivers avoiding I-405 tolls?

Gov. Inslee to renew gun control efforts in wake of Roseburg shooting

Videos show disputed oil trains rolling by stadiums during games

NW Public Radio
Washington Governor Calls Mass Shootings ‘National Scourge’
Another Washington Juvenile Killer To Be Released From Prison Due To Law Change

Q13 TV (FOX)
Inslee backs possible Aurora Bridge improvements after deadly crash; ‘Duck’ lawyer defends company before state commission
Oregon shooting: 10 dead at Umpqua Community College
Frantic students hid behind backpacks, chairs in Oregon shooting
Visibly angry Obama says ‘thoughts, prayers’ not enough as nation becomes ‘numb’ to mass shootings


Can justice be served without putting kids behind bars?

Seattle P.I.
Congress lets Land and Water Conservation Fund expire; it has protected Washington places low and high
UW Human Rights Center will sue CIA for stonewalling information request on assassinations