Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, October 21


Associated Press
Biologists fly drone to track health of endangered orcas
Farmworkers file federal lawsuit over cut in pay
President signs Washington wildfire disaster declaration
Inslee reverses panel’s decision to increase cougar hunts
CenturyLink penalized for November 2013 San Juan outage

Aberdeen Daily World
L&I proposes 2 percent average increase in workers’ comp rates for 2016
Comment period on oil extended to Nov. 30

Evaluation council sticks with oil terminal timeline
YWCA event aims to shine spotlight on the complexities of domestic violence
In Our View: No Quarrel on Hanford

The Daily News
Do we need a new method?
Kelso experiments with two teachers in classrooms

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Op-Ed: ‘Listening tour’ a tone-deaf exercise

News Tribune (subscription required)
After 40 years, Fircrest voters get to vote again on liquor ban
Editorial: Holocaust Center: Applying the lessons of genocide

Olympian (subscription required)
Jail manager aims to better use Olympia’s limited space for violent inmates

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Editorial: The Army’s off-base helicopter plan for wilderness areas
Op-Ed: Mend relations between Seattle Public Schools and Alliance for Education

Seattle Weekly
How the Killings of Four Black Men by Police Changed Seattle. And Didn’t
Will the Snowback Be Back?
Long Overlooked, Washington’s Ski History Now Has a Home

Spokesman Review
Inslee strikes down cougar hunting quota increase
Spokane considering throwing out minor pot possession convictions
Spokane police department moves away from precinct model
New LED streetlights are green, but have some Spokane residents seeing red
Spokane jobless rate lowest since October 2008
Eight counties, Colville Tribe getting disaster aid for wildfires


Cannabis tour explores Seattle’s growing marijuana industry

Report: Seattle has the nation’s hottest housing market

When ‘Vent Kids’ Can’t Go Home, It Costs Washington State Big
Coos County Voters To Consider Initiative To Block New Gun Laws
FCC Offers Eye-Popping Initial Bids For Northwest TV Airwaves
As Schools Buy More Local Food, Kids Throw Less Food In The Trash

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Opinion: Washington road usage charge is not to be trusted, Dori says

NW Public Radio
Yakama Nation Granted Jurisdiction Over Some Crimes On Reservation


How competitive is Seattle with other cities?

Local Activists Take a New Approach to Stopping Oil Trains from Running Through Seattle

The Stand
Opinion: Early learning must be part of Legislature’s education equation