Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, November 12


Associated Press
Salmon return to Hanford Reach in record numbers
Patchwork of laws poses legal quicksand for fantasy sports

Aberdeen Daily World
Scientists, NASA to use Olympic Peninsula to tune new satellite technology

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Future tab for state retirees’ health care balloons

In Our View: REAL ID Needs Action
State parks announced 12 “free” days for 2016

Everett Herald (subscription required)
PUD’s experimental energy storage system is missing crucial software
WSU wants to launch agriculture-related programs at Everett campus
Rep. Larsen seeks input on Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact
Commentary: It can’t be just us-them with homeless
Editorial: A roadmap for better transit
Editorial: Listen to vets to honor them

Issaquah Press
Local legislators win AWC awards (Mullet, Senn)

Mercer Island Reporter
Eyman ‘elated’ over initiative success

News Tribune (subscription required)
Future tab for retiree health care balloons
Tacoma’s Boze Elementary School embraces hands-on learning
Editorial: Supreme court must move fast on I-1366
Editorial: Act to protect youth from e-cigarettes
Op-Ed: Matt Driscoll: A string of killings opens old wounds for Tacoma
Op-Ed: It is our duty and privilege to serve nation’s veterans

Olympian (subscription required)
Union monitors LA auction of Haggen stores
Editorial: Sports fantasy betting needs closer look
Editorial: Homeless shelter shows progress

Puget Sound Business Journal
The benefits of hiring military veterans

Renton Reporter
Sockeye numbers down this year in Cedar River

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Investors left hanging after offering $285M to make over KeyArena for NBA, NHL
UW poised to approve new biology building — from tuition dollars
Washington state’s government integrity rating has slipped. Why? (Carlyle)
Editorial: City Council rushed to pass Seattle’s ‘grand bargain’
Op-Ed: Limits on oil supply will raise prices but aid climate goals

Seattle Weekly
Anatomy of a NIMBY
Higher Ground: Weed By the Numbers
Why Do Late Voters Lean Left?
Texting With Bertha: She’s Literally the Worst to Make Plans With

Skagit Valley Herald
State taking comment on proposed fishing rule changes

Snoqualmie Valley Record
AWC presents Senator Mullet with City Champion award (Mullet, Senn, Springer)

Yakima Herald Republic
Editorial: Holiday’s one purpose: honoring vets


New mapping could help predict ‘The Big One’
Seattle Great Wheel hit by drone
State lawmaker proposes allowing casual fantasy pools
King County set to fund 100 organizations with ‘Kingdome surplus’
Do lawmakers ignore expert advice on developmentally disabled? (Chopp, Chase)

Ski Area Operators Rejoice With Snowfall, Hope For Season Start Before Thanksgiving
South Puget Sound Tribe Opens Nation’s First Reservation Marijuana Store
Hanford B Reactor Now Officially A National Park

A Syrian Refugee Family’s First Day In Seattle
Surge In Use Of ‘Synthetic Marijuana’ Still One Step Ahead Of The Law
Washington Updates Guidelines For Landslide-Prone Slopes

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO FM)
Students march for free tuition at Washington colleges

NW Public Radio
Very Old Firewood Tells A Tale Of Flammable Forests
Washington Updates Guidelines For Landslide-Prone Slopes
Central Washington Holds Summit To Take Stock Of Worst Fire Season In History

Q13 TV (FOX)
Drone hits Seattle’s Great Wheel, crashes into nearby table; police looking for operator


Seattle uses guesswork to rebuild police force
Suzan Delbene joins front lines of Planned Parenthood fight

Once Again, Democrats Will Turn to Courts to Challenge Successful Eyman Initiative (Carlyle, Jinkins, Billig, Frockt, Nelson, Pedersen)

Can Seattle Launch a Movement for a New Kind of Workers’ Union?
Guest Editorial: We Must Do More to Change Racist Geographic Place Names in Our National Parks (Jayapal)

The Stand
85,000-member WEA to affiliate with WSLC
For those of us who served, every day is Veterans Day