Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, August 31


Associated Press
Newspaper: Killing of wolf pack leads to death threats
West Nile confirmed in several Washington, Idaho horses
Pacific Northwest hops harvest expected to set records
Former state Supreme Court Justice Charles Smith dies at 89
Seattle police: Glitch erases hundreds of in-car videos
Seattle weighs new rules for businesses with hourly workers
Inquest into death of orchard worker put on hold again

Aberdeen Daily World
PUD commision considers renewable energy sources

Opinion: Writing Clear on EpiPen

The Daily News
Gas prices low this Labor Day
Editorial: Opportunity for Fish and Wildlife?

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Harrop: Drugmakers can raise prices because Congress allows it
Editorial: The left and the right want their ‘safe spaces’ from free speech

Journal of the San Juan Islands
County unemployment numbers for July released today
Should we worry about drought?
Governor Inslee to visit the San Juans
Shark washes ashore on Jones Island

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio)
Seattle police lose thousands of dash cam videos

News Tribune (subscription required)
Sick of robocalls? Companies are banding together to find a way to fight them
Trump to air “tweaked” immigration policy
Editorial: Welcome Syrian refugees to South Sound

Peninsula Daily News
Eroded Elwha River beach transformed after armoring removed

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Anti-refugee hype ignites quiet backlash of compassion in U.S.
South Sounder line to start mid-day service in September
Public-records requests a costly cornerstone of democracy: $60M over 12 months (Hunt)
Loyal Heights group continues fight against elementary ‘mega school’
Franciscan Health moves to close Harrison hospital in Bremerton
Thousands of Seattle police dashcam videos lost due to computer glitch
Death threats, new conflicts over killing of wolves
Krugman: These are the states of cruelty in the U.S.
Editorial: A win for a diverse and robust free press

Seattle Weekly
Giving Labor Its Due
Why Are Some Servers Joining Industry in Opposing Safe Scheduling Legislation?

Spokesman Review
Pullman passes new pot laws
Obama shortens Spokane meth dealer’s life sentence
Wildfire smoke returns to Spokane region
Editorial: Redoubt movement threatens Idaho politics

Tri-City Herald
Our Voice: DOJ report sets strong goals for Pasco

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Ferry system plans for public process this fall, aims to make improvements next spring  (Nelson)
Neighborcare on track to open Vashon clinic next month  (Nelson)

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
EpiPen price gouging is just latest example


SPD missing nearly 2,300 dashcam videos after technical glitch

Mental Health In Schools: A Hidden Crisis Affecting Millions Of Students
Unionized Washington State Employees To Rally For Higher Pay
Supporters Of Olympia Income Tax Continue Fight, In And Out Of Court
Why California’s New Farmworker Overtime Bill May Not Mean Bigger Paychecks

SPD deleted thousands of dash-cam videos by accident
Washington psychiatric hospital no longer accredited

NW Public Radio
Unionized Washington State Employees To Rally For Higher Pay


The latest climate fix: An army of tree-planting robots

SDOT Gets It on Student Transit Rights, Candidate for Schools Super Struggles on Student Trans Rights