Washington State House Democrats


Monday, August 15


Associated Press
Tim Eyman violated order to turn over campaign-finance documents, judge says
Port Angeles paper mill, biomass cogeneration plant for sale
DIVIDED AMERICA: Temperatures rise, US splits
First-ever marijuana growers’ fair opens in Oregon
Trump goes on tear against media, not Clinton
UW considers beer sales at athletic events to raise revenue (Wyoming)
GOP could be near Trump breaking point; frustration abounds
State to dye Pilchuck River pink to test water quality

Aberdeen Daily World
Trave-Lure Motel must cleans things up or be closed down

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
OP-ED: Poop in Puget Sound is everybody’s problem; still time to tell Ecology what you think
As opioid epidemic worsens, demand jumps for clean needles in Whatcom County
Migrant summer school in Centralia aims to give head start

In Our View: Debate Death Penalty

The Daily News
Predicting Millennium’s impact on climate change: a difficult, controversial task 
Purcell, Walsh to face off for district seat in General Election (Rossetti)

Everett Herald (subscription required)
EvCC and WSU lead to brighter future for north Broadway
Cuts to follow anti-crime ballot measure loss, Somers says
Snohomish switch to strong mayor on ballot; language challenged
Commentary: Helping our children, ourselves thrive in a globalized world
Editorial: DEA decision on marijuana holds back medical science

Federal Way Mirror
South 352nd Street project connects Enchanted Parkway, Pacific Highway

News Tribune (subscription required)
Man has served three times his maximum sentence due to mental illness
Column: When American innocence is a collective disgrace
Dorn op-ed: Suing school districts is answer to funding failure

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Teachers tackle racial bias: ‘We’re tired of waiting’
Bend Bulletin: Lack of psychiatrists creates access problem in Oregon, U.S.
Local researchers may see benefits from easing of pot rules
In time of strife, community comes out to support Idriss Mosque
Neighbors worry about Mercer Slough amid East Link light-rail construction
Carbon-tax initiative backers press campaign despite green opposition
In Washington, average college debt is lower than most other states
Opinion: Cyberattacks: Are our elections at risk?
Editorial: Reefer madness at the DEA — when will the feds catch up?
Opinion: More housing density keeps Seattle affordable for younger residents

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: State Legislature’s failure punishes Pasco
Guest column: Carbon tax proposal wrong approach for state
Guest column: Carbon tax proposal a practical step to limit climate change

Wenatchee World (subscription required)
Rough draft: Living, shopping district in North Wenatchee?

Yakima Herald Republic
Federal prosecutors reviewing request about Wapato police shooting
It’s not just you; Yakima Valley teachers also struggle with back-to-school costs
Editorial: Pot need not be singled out in Yakima County code enforcement
Letter: Who should we fear?


Skagit County company touts implant-activated gun

Helping College-Bound Native Americans Beat The Odds
Will Your Prescription Meds Be Covered Next Year? Better Check!
18 Years Out Of Power, Washington GOP Hopes To Win Control Of Legislature

NW Public Radio
Washington’s Apple Crop Should Be Second Largest On Record
In Waitsburg, A Proposed Water Bottling Plant Creates Division
Northwest ‘Apple Auditor’ Keeps A Close Eye On The Crop 


From the mean streets to the national park

Smith Endorses Jayapal, Carlyle Doubles Down on Light Rail Financing Concerns

Seattle P.I.
AGs to House Republicans: Don’t mess with our investigations of ExxonMobil

ST3 Supporters to Reuven Carlyle: We Can Fund Education and Transit