Washington State House Democrats


Monday, Aug 14


Associated Press
Demonstrators, counter protesters converge in Seattle
Protests, vigils around US decry white supremacist rally
Wildfire burns home, leads to evacuations in Washington
Federal money targets water pollution from vessel sewage
Marijuana states try to curb smuggling, avert US crackdown
Exec resigns from president’s council, and Trump lashes out
Armed militia, clergy, more unite against white nationalists
Police arrest 3 in Seattle protests
New life for Medicaid after GOP’s health care debacle

Aberdeen Daily World 
Health officials: Trump’s opioid announcement could mean more resources for Washington
Chehalis Basin Flood Control District to consider applications for advisory team
Letter: Quinault leader got it right

Bainbridge Island Review 
Gov. Inslee on Charlottesville attack: ‘We will not tolerate hate in any form’
Where there’s smoke: WSF explores potential water-free sprinkler test

Bellingham Herald (subscription required) 
Op-Ed: Legislators: ‘It’s unacceptable to let the anti-growth agenda trump the protection of basic property rights’
Thurston County to conduct water survey in response to Hirst decision

In Our View: Fix Mental Health Gaps

Everett Herald (subscription required) 
New WSU Everett cuts the ribbon Tuesday
New building adds permanence to WSU’s presence in Everett (Sells)
Editorial: Facing 37 opioid overdoses in one week

Kitsap Sun (subscription required) 
Trump’s remarks on Charlottesville draw strong reactions across political spectrum
Heather Heyer, victim of Charlottesville car attack, stood up for what she believed in, friends say
Lumber prices soar alongside construction

News Tribune (subscription required) 
Should drivers who hit protesters be let off the hook? Old bills face renewed scrutiny
Brush fires burning along SR 512 in Puyallup
Where are Pierce County’s greatest landslide risks? Not where the official maps say.
Republicans desperately want to be united. Trump just won’t let them.

New York Times 
North Korea’s missile success is said to be linked to Ukraine
Military options are last resort, top U.S. general says
The sound of fists pounding on flesh
How a conservative TV giant is ridding itself of regulation

Olympian (subscription required) 
Editorial: Sex, gender troubles at Fish and Wildlife

Puget Sound Business Journal 
Drug industry faces ‘tidal wave’ of litigation over opioid crisis

Seattle Times (subscription required) 
Worried about a nuke dropping on Seattle? We spent the Cold War preparing
Dozens of Mexican workers left in limbo after Whatcom County farm walkout
Washington state maritime labor headed for a retirement cliff
Washington schools see bilingual students as future bilingual educators
Trump supporters confronted by counter-protesters during Seattle rally; 3 arrested
Seattle arena study lacks context, economists say, but spurs discussion
Jerry Large: No sane person wants to use nukes. So what’s the deal with Trump and Kim Jong Un?
Editorial: Seattle’s gun tax good but poorly executed
Krugman: The axis of climate evil
Editorial: Has Legislature solved McCleary? Not so fast

Skagit Valley Herald 
Leaders talk next steps for old hospital campus

Spokesman Review  
In wake of Charlottesville violence, Spokane residents rally for peace
Spokane schools swept up in nationwide barrage of ADA website accessibility complaints 
Hiker kills aggressive mountain goat; efforts increase to educate public to coexist
Burden of decision: A native son climbs to Avista’s top job, then arranges the sale of the company
Pride Prep, one of Spokane’s two charter schools, is starting a high school
Traffic snarls expected before, after solar eclipse
Josh Mills: Bill would rubber-stamp salmon failure
Marena Guzman: Immigration bills would allow me to fulfill dream
Letter: CMR not transparent
Editorial: Opioid addiction is a clear, present danger
Editorial: Trump must clearly condemn white supremacists

Tri-City Herald 
Water fight in Olympia has schools feeling the heat
Candlelight vigil held in Pasco on day after violence in Charlottesville

USA Today 
Behind the Bloodshed: U.S. Mass Killings Since 2006

Washington Post 
The Daily 202: Evidence of climate change abounds amid extreme weather in the Pacific Northwest
U.S. ready to use ‘full range’ of military force against North Korea if diplomacy fails, Join Chiefs chairman says

Yakima Herald Republic 
Outspoken WSU researcher says his university and lawmakers silenced and punished him
Washington schools see bilingual students as future bilingual educators
Washington college grads carry less debt than students in other states, survey finds
Op-ed: Message to Congress: Water is life for Yakima Valley economy


Neighborhood campaign creates 47-acre Kitsap County park (Rolfes)
WSU College Republican President attends ‘Unite The Right’ rally in Charlottesville
Police, protesters clash in dueling rallies in Seattle

King Co. executive to white supremacists: ‘We stand united against hateful rhetoric’
Options vanishing for second King County safe injection site
Record dry streak ends: Rainfall returns to Seattle
Planned marches in Seattle take on different tone after Virginia rally

Blast balls, pepper spray: Protesters, police clash in downtown Seattle
Washington, other pot states try to curb smuggling, fend off administration

Seattle Landlords Could Be Prevented From Screening Tenants By Criminal History
Arrests, Some Clashes At Opposing Demonstrations In Downtown Seattle
McMorris Rodgers Fields Health Care Concerns, Supports Trump In First 2017 Town Hall
The Overcast: Seattle Considers How To Help People Living In Cars

Why Future Earthlings Won’t See Total Solar Eclipses
A Reformed White Nationalist Speaks Out On Charlottesville
Events Surrounding White Nationalist Rally In Virginia Turn Fatal

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
Options vanishing for second King County safe injection site

Q13 TV (FOX) 
Pro-Trump group and counter protesters rally in Seattle: ‘I’m here to talk about love’
A peaceful gathering in Tacoma to honor the victims of Charlottesville


Family of Charleena Lyles files claim against city, alleging civil rights violation
‘Patriots’ meet massive Seattle backlash after Charlottesville violence

Seattle P.I. 
Police pepper spray, keep marchers away from right-wing group

What Washington state politicians have said about the white nationalist violence in Charlottesville
People standing against hate hit with blast balls and pepper spray from SPD, the world is on fire