Washington State House Democrats


Monday, December 5


Associated Press
Boat hits Washington state ferry; no injuries
Appeals court overturns third-strike conviction
Proposed Kalama methanol plant gets preliminary air permit
Rare weasel species makes a comeback in Washington state
Federal government blocks Dakota Access oil pipeline route

Aberdeen Daily World  
Mosier derailment’s costs adding up
Council of Governments seeks EPA ‘brownfield’ grant
Look of Gateway Center building still being determined
Quinault Council members bound for Standing Rock

The Daily News  
State releases proposal for protecting marbled murrelet  
Draft air permit a key step for Kalama methanol project 

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
Too much water makes stable areas vulnerable to slides
Boeing’s need for parts is a boon for nearby machine shops
What Donald Trump could do to your retirement
Boeing CEO says U.S. must lead on trade or risk losing
Robinson: Trump’s ‘deal’ with Carrier still sends jobs to Mexico
Commentary: Kids, adults need to sharpen skepticism, fact-checking skills
Editorial: Everett measure a good reminder for all

Federal Way Mirror 
10 apply for soon-to-be vacant Federal Way City Council seat
District awarded $30k in grants to improve graduation rates and prepare scholars for success

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Possible Senate replacements surface after Roach elected to County Council
Editorial: Well wishes, warnings as Pierce County elections end
Driscoll: Could T.C. Broadnax’s departure reignite Tacoma’s eternal strong mayor debate?

Olympian (subscription required)   
Editorial: Port commission needs to chill

Peninsula Daily News  
Department of Natural Resources offers draft plans for comment on harvest, seabird

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
Tribes celebrate as Corps rejects Dakota Access pipeline easement
Three rounds of lowland snow possible in Western Washington
How your U.S. lawmakers voted   
Editorial: Starbucks and business coalition help with homelessness welcomed
Editorial: Washington lawmakers should hold off tinkering with Boeing tax break
Large: New history clarifies the workings of racism

Seattle Weekly  
Libertarians Say They’ll Sue If They’re Denied ‘Major Party Status’
Buy This Pot to Build Tiny Houses for the Homeless
Nurses and Doctors ‘Die’ at City Hall in Protest for Safe Drug Sites

Spokesman Review  
Sen. Patty Murray: Trump nominees should release tax returns
Whitworth joins other local colleges urging Trump to keep immigration program for students
Ray Daves, a sailor at Pearl Harbor, never forgot the smell of death
Charles Boyer, Pearl Harbor survivor from Spokane Valley, remembered as cheerful and gentle
Survivors chapter hit peak in early 1990s
Finding meaning in Pearl Harbor as attack slips from collective memory
Ferry County Rail Trail on governor’s recreation radar
In Idaho mountains, researchers dig into a painful past of Kooskia Internment Camp
Stormwater tanks, green spaces and traffic blockages headed downtown in 2017
Spokane’s senior housing market remains tight
Whites-only covenants still exist in many mid-century Spokane neighborhoods
Pot stores doing better than liquor stores blocking underage buyers
Record number of ballots didn’t mean record turnout
Sunday Spin 3: Some changes for 2017?

Tri-City Herald  
Our Voice: Changes to deadly force law should be considered carefully 

Wenatchee World (subscription required) 
Arbitration resolved Grant County deputy’s firing
Chelan seeks new council member


State ferry hit by private boat while operator was using bathroom

Seattle Mayor Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Mexico City At Mayors Summit
Preparing For Climate Change: Virginia Mason Hosting Resilient Health-Care Workshop
In Victory For Protesters, Army Halts Construction On Dakota Pipeline

Tribe’s Victory Against Dakota Oil Pipeline Celebrated In The Pacific Northwest

NW Public Radio  
Governor Inslee Asked To Halt Transfer Of Women Inmates To Yakima Jail

Q13 TV (FOX)  
More private college presidents top $2M in pay, study finds


Eyman initiative is starving rural Washington
Seattle’s construction noise is out of control — and deadly

The Final Votes are In: Bellevue Officially Sides with Light Rail