Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, October 19


Associated Press
Snow helps wrap up below-average wildfire season in US West

Aberdeen Daily World
Ecology adopts updated rule to enhance oil pipeline safety

Bainbridge Island Review
Opinion: Clock is ticking in governor’s race | THE PETRI DISH

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Polling finds strong support for minimum-wage increase

Kirkland Reporter
Kirkland’s second ballot box to open at Kingsgate Library on Oct. 21

News Tribune (subscription required)
MultiCare physicians form union in Auburn, say Tacoma could be next

Olympian (subscription required)
Column: The greatest fear of all

Puget Sound Business Journal
Washington state minimum wage hike backers are outraising opponents almost sixtyfold

Seattle Times (subscription required)
O, Canada! Thanks for the kind words
Seattle teachers hope their cause isn’t lost amid noise over Black Lives Matter shirts
Election: Sound Transit 3 opponent files complaint over mailer
Election: Writer to share field notes from life among Trump’s core base
FYI Guy: What Washingtonians Google: How to survive an earthquake — and how to look hot
Editorial: Donald Trump has invented a conspiracy that could do serious damage
Opinion: Sound Transit 3 is the transit system our region has needed for 40 years

Seattle Weekly
How Seattle’s 43rd District Became a Bulwark for Gay Representation in Washington (Pedersen, Walkinshaw)
How Did Sound Transit Manage to Cut Years Off ST3’s Construction Schedule?
The Lovers and Haters of ST3 (Fitzgibbon, Carlyle)
Will Bus Rapid Transit on 405 Live Up to Its Name?
Proposition 1 Needs Support Outside Seattle to Pass. But Not Much.
Yes, ST3 Will Take Forever to Build. But Backers Warn of Longer Waits if the Measure Fails.
Sound Transit CEO Peter Rogoff Answers the $54B Question

Spokesman Review
Trump comments of ‘rigged election’ denounced by officials running them
Police cracking down on public marijuana smoking in downtown Spokane
Washington Supreme Court water-rights ruling will affect building permits for rural property owners

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Public meeting with ferry chief, officials set for next Wednesday

Wenatchee World (subscription required)
Ballots to go out ahead of schedule
Goldmark unveils new emergency center for wildfire response

Yakima Herald Republic
Editorial: Decisions soon to be in hands of voters


Franklin HS singled out black kids with scholar pledge, parents claim
Hanford workers contaminated in highly unusual accident
Park n’ Ride lots under microscope

Controversial ‘covenant’ sparks anger from Seattle high school students and parents
Assessing landslide risks after recent heavy rains

New Federal Action Plan For Puget Sound Restoration Leverages Tribal Treaty Rights
Gun Rights, Gun Control Advocates React To Background Check Prosecution

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio)
Start paying attention to the Washington state Supreme Court
Opinion: Proof the last anti-gun measure was oversold and misleading

NW Public Radio
Gun Rights, Gun Control Advocates React To Background Check Prosecution

Q13 TV (FOX)
Seattle high school singles out black students to sign pledge to be better students
Up to 1,000 Seattle teachers to wear ‘Black Lives Matter’ T-shirts today


A solution for Seattle’s homeless: Bring Hooverville back

With 7 Council Members on His Side, Murray Reaches New Bargain on Original Developer Grand Bargain

Seattle P.I.
The Obama administration steps up to the plate on cleaning up Puget Sound

Fraser Named “City Champion” by Association of Washington Cities (Fraser)