Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, October 5


Associated Press
Washington considers taxes for Oregon shoppers 
Weird science: 3 win Nobel for unusual states of matter 
Judge: State must pay for email destruction in Oso case
NTSB Releases Likely Cause Of Seattle News Helicopter Crash

Aberdeen Daily World 
Port commissioners approve marijuana operation at Satsop Business Park
Sen. Hargrove honored for lifetime of work on mental health care
Oped: Fawn Sharp: Why stand up for Standing Rock?

In Our View: ‘Yes’ on Initiative 1491

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
County auditor backs call for proof of citizenship for voters
Proposed budget cuts would hit sheriff’s office hard
Ballot drop boxes open for November election
Election results could expand number of major political parties

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)  
Algal bloom may delay coastal clamming season

Olympian (subscription required)   
Lake, estuary or hybrid? Capitol Lake committee explores options
Tim Scott’s speech on race and policing is turned into a debate question
Kaine interrupted and attacked; Pence held steady and deflected

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
UW emeritus professor, ‘a brilliant physicist,’ wins Nobel Prize for breakthroughs on matter
More tacks found on Westlake bike path as Seattle police investigate
For the first time, financial literacy will be required part of Washington’s school curriculum
UW will host global center for disaster reconnaissance, research
Bundy testifies it was his ‘duty to get involved,’ help Oregon ranching family
Westneat: Citizen watchdog calls out Seattle City Council for blurring lines with advocacy groups
Election: AG’s office files election-finance complaint against Kim Wyman
Opinion: King County’s mistake: No paid parental leave for nurses

Seattle Weekly  
Washington’s Big Dam Climate Nightmare
Bewildered by Trump’s Rise, One Seattle Punk Is Getting Out the Vote by Rallying the Scene

Spokesman Review  
Proposed new law to fine oil, coal trains through downtown Spokane would target shippers, not railroads
The end of the scenic Ione-to-Metaline Falls train ride will impact the whole North Pend Oreille valley
Waste-to-Energy Plant workers still in critical condition after industrial accident
Clown hysteria makes its way to the Inland Northwest
Washington hunting seasons kicking into high gear
‘Roadless Rule’ explained by Colville Forest revision team
Shawn Vestal: Spokane Mayor David Condon is wrong to ignore laws reining in his political appointees

Vashon Beachcomber 
High school administrators make plans to discuss sexting as Digital Safety Awareness Month events begin 
Vashon coyotes: Expect their numbers to rise, wildlife experts say

Wenatchee World (subsription required) 
Smoke: One barrier to more prescribed burning
Escape: Prescribed fire’s other risk
City Council to talk voting districts


Cradle to career: Washington companies push for more learning
School leaders aim to improve graduation rate in South King County
911 pocket dials are overwhelming dispatchers
2 state ferries up for auction

Seattle councilmember: Garbage from homeless campers creating public health problem
Lynnwood man suing city over red light camera program

Kaine And Pence Spar Politely (At Times) In Only Vice Presidential Debate
Government Contractor Arrested, Charged With Removing Classified Materials

Does Seattle need stricter rules on how police use surveillance?
NPR Battleground Map: Clinton Tide Rises Again
Six-figure checks, five weeks left in Washington elections
Attorney General Takes Responsibility For Deleted Oso Emails, Lawyer Off Case
Despite Phone Call, Governors Say No Plans To Restart I-5 Bridge Project

NW Public Radio  
Robotic Future For Apples May Be Coming, But Not Quite Yet

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Homeless encampments pop up in more Seattle neighborhoods; city leaders disagree on solution
Doug Baldwin says he’s received ‘a few’ death threats after speaking out about police shootings
U.S. government pushes to end traffic fatalities by 2046


Fortress Seattle: Why the fight against the new police ‘bunker’ matters
STEM programs find sexist culture hard to shake

Seattle P.I.  
More than 12,000 register for medical marijuana in Washington — surprised?
AG charges secretary of state with campaign violations
Americans on climate change: A country divided, some in denial — poll