Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, August 4


Associated Press
Washington to kill wolves to stop livestock attacks
More than 2 dozen large wildfires burn in Western states
Groups sue to block new Washington charter schools law
The Latest: Few changes as more primary results post
2 Hanford workers checked for possible vapor exosure

Aberdeen Daily World
Shelters originally meant for Aberdeen helping in Seattle

Bothell Reporter
Palumbo pulls slightly ahead of Moscoso in 1st District senate race to run in general election

In Our View: $15 Minimum Wage has Pros, Cons

The Daily News
Cowlitz County voter turnout soars to 32 percent on last day
Businesses worry over new water pollution rules

Highline Times
Pramila pushes ahead; McDermott and Walkinshaw trail

Issaquah Reporter
Incumbents ahead in first wave of primary election results

News Tribune (subscription required)
Puyallup Tribe pursuing medical marijuana grow after signing deal with state
State’s chief justice unsure she still has an opponent
State pot sales reach new high after medical shops’ closures
Ventrella mulls limited campaign re-boot, Pierce County exec strong in state Auditor race
Northwest Seaport Alliance approves easements for Tideflats LNG plant
Editorial: County partnerships reverse summer slide

Peninsula Daily News
Regulators approve clean-water rules connected to fish consumption

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Bellevue College to offer new, part-time coding program
Mayor wants more time on unionizing Uber, Lyft drivers
Coalition files new challenge to Washington’s charter-school law
WSU engineering majors expand in Everett, Pullman, Bremerton
ELECTIONS: FYI Guy: Could Trump win Washington state? A look at our working-class white men
Official stands by order to fix Western psychiatric hospital woes
Opinion: What would Sigmund Freud say about gay-conversion therapy?
Editorial: Why Congress should lift ban on gun-violence research
Opinion: Workers, businesses doing well with a higher minimum wage

Seattle Weekly
A New Airport Contract Puts Taxi Drivers in a Tough Spot
Dear Mayor: Stop Evicting the Homeless
Seattle Bans ‘Conversion Therapy’ on LGBT Children
Supporters Overjoyed as Senator Pramila Jayapal Sweeps the Primary

Spokesman Review
For the first time, the ‘top-two’ system advances candidates from same party for statewide office
‘I’m no terrorist,’ says Spokane County Jail inmate under FBI review who’s held on $1 million bond
Honor Point military museum finally makes its debut
Three campers admit having campfire where 11,000-acre fire began along Snake River
Doug Clark: Condon’s police chief pick is beyond a blunder – it’s egregious
Spin Control: Odd election night math

Tri-City Herald
Guest editorial: Having fewer offices on ballot would increase accountability

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Senator Jayapal leads Congressional District 7 primary election (Jayapal, Walkinshaw)

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Discussing depression can help reduce teen suicides


Latest Washington primary election results
We asked: Why didn’t you vote in Washington’s primary?

Rideshare drivers spar over who should vote on forming a union

Experts warn rising sea levels could leave 1,600 local homes underwater
Tax hike measure to fight heroin problem still up in the air

Report: Immigrants Punch Above Their Weight In WA Economy
37 New Washington State Patrol Troopers Make Small Dent In Shortage
Crews Make Gains On Range 12 Fire As Winds Kick Up New Blazes

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio)
Election results: Key races in Washington primary
Bill Bryant refuses to answer simple question about Donald Trump
Time to choose: Is it goodbye to the AR-15 or more kids?
Early rejection of heroin tax proves nobody wants to pay for solutions
Opinion: We can’t let our emotions restrict our rights

NW Public Radio
Crews Make Gains On Range 12 Fire As Winds Kick Up New Blazes
37 New Washington State Patrol Troopers Make Small Dent In Shortage

Q13 TV (FOX)
Snohomish County Prop 1 sales tax measure failing by slim margin, more ballots to be counted


From farm to future: Getting small-town kids into tech

Walkinshaw Edges Ahead of Joe McDermott, The year of the Woman, and The Stranger Gets Murray’s Back

The Morning News: Seattle Police Reverse Another Overdose, Advocates Push for State Ban on Assault Rifles
Walkinshaw Pulls Ahead of McDermott in Primary Election, but Ballots Are Still Being Counted (Jayapal, Walkinshaw)
City Attorney Wants Labor Negotiations With Seattle Police Union to Be Public, Not Secret

 West Seattle Blog
ELECTION RESULTS, DAY 2: Second place changes in Congressional race (Jayapal, Walkinshaw)