Washington State House Democrats


Monday, August 29


Associated Press
Justice Dept. focuses on police treatment of mentally ill
Protesters who shut down trains in Bellingham arrested
Tribal school ousts some students over funding gap
Washington responders to get notice of oil train shipments
Judge nixes court oversight of Western State reforms
U.S. wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers
Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen
Clinton proposes plan to address mental-health treatment

Aberdeen Daily World
Homeless people address city council about their condition
New state rule will help first responders prepare for crude oil shipments
State announces free fishing for the next few days while license sales are suspended

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Project trains educators to teach Native American curriculum
Op-ed: How to fight suicide myths with information and compassion

Bothell Reporter
Union, Northshore Schools come to ‘tentative’ contract agreement
Developer may alter proposal for Saint Edward seminary building in response to changes by state legislature

Central Kitsap Reporter
STEM classes on USS Turner Joy include practical demonstrations of abstract theories
Opinion: Assess tests as well as students | In Our Opinion

Evergreen, teachers reach contract agreement

Everett Herald (subscription required)
A quick-reference guide to the I-405 express toll lanes
EvCC lauded for transfer success
Cornfield: Clean water vs. the cost of clean water
Editorial: Editorial: Seattle schools leading way on later start to day for kids
Editorial: Transplant organs need a fairer distribution in U.S.
Commentary: State not protecting water from factory farms’ waste
Commentary: Vaccinations can stop a ‘wildfire’ of disease
Letter: State’s regressive taxes are tough on seniors
Letter: No evidence of voter fraud, just fear

News Tribune (subscription required)
Contract deal reached by Bethel district, teachers
Suit filed over fatal shooting of Proctor-area man by Tacoma police
Editorial: An APB for Tacoma, state to act on police reforms

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Bob Santos a son of Seattle who helped mold its social-justice soul
Nature lovers scramble to save wild beach on Camano Island
Back-to-school supplies bought in bulk by Muir PTA
Puget Sound ferry commuters’ world: coffee, beauty — and line cutters
More doctors asked about delaying or refusing childhood vaccines, study says
Screening all blood donations for Zika ‘misguided,’ Seattle-area expert says
Editorial: Extend contract for longshore union
Editorial: Affordable housing, homelessness demand regional action
Opinion: More wolves killed because of the sacred cow at the public trough
Opinion: Why a single-payer health-care system is inevitable
Opinion: A cheap, workable model to solving hunger in Seattle

Spokesman Review
Spokane Public Schools overhauls student discipline
Getting There: Intersection changes coming to U.S. 195
Evacuation levels lowered for wildfire near Wellpinit
Recreational dam builders blocking critical fish movements
‘Bullwinkle’ elk killer’s trial set for Oct. 14
UW regents sued over secretive presidential selection method
Rich Landers: National parks evolved to embrace more than bears, peaks and waterfalls
Editorial: Safety reminders as school begins

Wenatchee World (subscription required)
Brush fire pushed by wind near Leavenworth

Yakima Herald Republic
Reporter’s Notebook: Why Yakima’s a better place to live than Seattle
Editorial: Everyone should be on board to improve rail safety


WDFW resumes sale of fish and hunting licenses after hack
Community activist Bob Santos dies at 82

Lummi Tribe taking a totem 5,000 miles to fight fossil fuels
Protesters who shut down trains in Bellingham arrested

Boeing Engineers Design Firefighting Artillery

Seattle activist Bob Santos dies at age 82 (Santos)
Upon Arrival: How refugees find their way in Seattle
Homeless campers in Rainier Valley: We don’t like the garbage we generate either
Mariners apologize to LGBTQ community, plan to train staff

Q13 TV (FOX)
Bob Santos, legendary civil rights activist in Seattle, dies at 82
Tacoma moving forward with development on unused land


Point-counterpoint: Regulating factory farms
Everett is Trump’s kind of town
From WTO to Occupy: How activism changes the conversation

Queen Anne Emerges as Bulwark Against City’s Development Goals

Seattle P.I.
City sues own housing authority over gay-bashing tenant

Renowned Civil Rights Leader “Uncle” Bob Santos Dies at 82 (Hasegawa, Jayapal, Santos)