Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, October 12


Associated Press
Satanic Temple cancels plans for after-school club 
Washington state seeks to protect Hanford workers 
Heavy rain, strong winds predicted for Western Washington 
Study: Human-caused warming burns more Western forests 
State: ‘Indifference’ to worker safety at Hanford must end
Record one-day voter registration mark hit in Washington
WHO urges countries to raise taxes on sugary drinks

Aberdeen Daily World 
Oil comments dominate Hoquiam council meeting
State Sen. Jim Hargrove honored by tribes, colleagues at Clallam County Democrats dinner
Will Initiative 732 carbon tax spike household electricity costs?
Hydropower isn’t carbon neutral after all, WSU researchers say

Central Kitsap Reporter 
PSNS & IMF STEM program wins regional community service award

In Our View: Vote ‘No’ on I-1464

Federal Way Mirror 
TAF Academy recognized again as ‘School of Distinction’
Port of Seattle Commissioner talks Federal Way to Rotary

Kirkland Reporter 
Understanding Suicidal Youth | Forum addresses difficult issue many teens face
Kirkland City Hall installs solar panels after student presentation

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Fast ferry benefits debated at forum

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Franklin Pierce School District seeks $157 million bond to replace aging elementary schools and more 
Why schools won’t tell you about sex offender students 
Mayor: PSE fight to keep records private ‘not a good look’ 

Olympian (subscription required)   
New group hopes to decrease gun deaths in Thurston County 
I-1491 would allow temporary suspension of firearms access 

Redmond Reporter 
Residents, council members discuss growth, traffic and more at Neighborhood Conversation

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Westneat: He told you so: Chris Vance warns GOP about what Trump has wrought
FYI Guy: Our state’s one of only a few where illegal immigration is up
Study: Human-caused warming burns more Western forests
Breast-cancer expert to lead Fred Hutch/UW consortium

Seattle Weekly  
Seattle’s Virtual Road to Transcendence
Randy Dorn Calls Out Large School Districts For Fighting McCleary
Denouncing Trump Is a Start, But Not a Finish
How ST3 Could Prove to Be a Boon for Seattle’s Art Scene
Once Again, Big Political Money Is Backing an Effort to Get Money Out of Politics

Spokesman Review  
Candidates for state superintendent of education have similar goals, different approaches
Different experiences provide contrast in auditor’s race
Shawn Vestal: Cathy McMorris Rodgers and other GOP leaders display cowardice when it comes to Trump embrace

Wenatchee World (subscription required) 
Wild presidential race helps push voter registrations to record
Grant County jobless rate climbs as manufacturing stalls
Officer’s statement about fatal shooting entered into evidence

Yakima Herald Republic  
Our state’s one of only a few where illegal immigration is up
Yakima County spends $7397 a day on jailhouse health care


New SR 520 bridge lights: too bright?
10,000 sign petition against council homeless plan
Protesters arrested as Seattle clears out The Jungle homeless camp
Activists arrested after shutting down oil pipeline in Anacortes

All schools in Snohomish County’s Lakewood District closed by threat

City Manager: Tacoma Building Back After Deep Budget Cuts
Security Costs Could Shutter Puyallup Homeless Center, Director Says
Tax Soda To Fight Obesity, WHO Urges Nations Around The Globe

Asian-Americans Continue To Drift Away From The GOP, But It’s A Complicated Story
New Clinton Child Tax Credit Could Help Low-Income Parents, But Cost Is $200 Billion
One Tweet Unleashes A Torrent Of Stories Of Sexual Assault

NW Public Radio  
Lake Kapowsin Becomes Washington’s First Freshwater Aquatic Reserve

Q13 TV (FOX)  
Seattle resident’s petition targets bill that would allow homeless camping in city parks


UW study seems to equate Black Lives Matter and … Nazis?
Police shooting complicates closure of the Jungle encampment

Republican U.S. Rep Herrera Beutler Slams Door on Trump, Bagshaw Looking at Safe Consumption Site, Burgess Files Election Papers
Chief O’Toole and Council Member Juarez Push Back on Sawant Over North Precinct
SPD Shooting in Jungle as Council Set to Take Up Revised Encampment Legislation

Seattle P.I.
ATF: Seattle ‘straw buyer’ faked thefts to sell guns into black market
Police fatally shoot man in notorious Seattle homeless camp