Washington State House Democrats


Monday, Apr. 9


Associated Press
Washington’s largest solar farm coming to Lind
Seattle civil-rights leader dies at 91
Claim: Hospital responsible for improper release of killer
Workers’ radiation exposure halts nuke plant demolition
$5 million in vouchers aimed toward homeless veterans in NW
Student newspapers stolen at Spokane college amid sex scandal

Aberdeen Daily World
Kilmer bemoans nation’s partisan divide
This is no fish tale — we have more new neighbors from California in the Puget Sound

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Even if you don’t smoke it, Canada’s legalization of pot could impact you in this way
You’re more likely to be killed doing this job than any other in Washington state

In Our View: Compromise on Salmon
Letter: Home care law adds efficiency (Cleveland)

The Daily News
County plans special session to discuss opioid lawsuit
Tacoma doctor quietly opens county’s busiest opioid addiction clinic

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Claim: Hospital responsible for improper release of killer
With more people homeless, Monroe bans sidewalk-sitting
When tragedy strikes, Lacey Harper is government’s human face (McCoy)
Edmonds backs homelessness, opioid initiatives with $500,000
Students take the lead at gun violence forum
WSU, biotech firm sue each other over new apple variety
Viewpoints: How census was used to intern Japanese Americans

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Hood Canal Bridge night closures continue this summer
Man drops gun during Kilmer town hall meeting at Olympic College
Editorial: Preparing for school safety

News Tribune (subscription required)
Killer was improperly released before fatal attack, claim against Western State says
Opinion: Rebuffing tax relief shows Washington Democrats’ priorities
Opinion: How to win an argument for gun safety

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: We need compromise on salmon

Renton Reporter
King County sues to continue sex-ed study

Seattle Times (subscription required)
School stats: Lesbian, bisexual girls face higher odds of being suspended or expelled
Housing cars or housing people? Debate rages as number of cars in Seattle hits new high
Puget Sound Energy, Puyallup Tribe in showdown over LNG plant on Tacoma tideflats
‘Kinder Morgan blinked’: Cross-Canada pipeline on hold because of opposition
As Seattle police-reform role expands, community group looks to Fé Lopez
Seattle to drop charges in ‘democracy voucher’ alleged cheating case if former candidate adheres to deal
Westneat: Congestion tolling could finally break Seattle’s working poor; here’s a better idea
Large: It’s been great connecting with you … now I’m moving on
Opinion: As a landlord, I would welcome fair-treatment law
Opinion: I’m a hunter, and I support gun control
Editorial: Sinclair shenanigans a reminder of the dangers of media mergers
Editorial: First-come, first-served rental law isn’t the only way to combat housing discrimination
Opinion: Chef Renee Erickson: A plea to Sen. Cantwell to protect our fisheries for future generations

Spokesman Review
Locking classrooms becomes latest safety measure in Spokane schools
To spot a true service dog, check its behavior – not its vest
Spin Control: Catching up on the inbox
81,000 solar panels: Washington’s largest solar farm planned near Lind
A battle of cosmic proportions: WSU, biotech firm sue each other over new apple variety
Op-ed: Elson S. Floyd College takes doctors’ compassion seriously

Tri-City Herald
Tribal elder, who spent decades fighting for Hanford cleanup, dies

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Congress must take control of federal dam policy
Editorial: Plan for dramatic national park fee hike wisely derailed

Whidbey News-Times
Whale appeared malnourished
All clear at NAS Whidbey Island after bomb threat
Principal: knife-wielding 13-year-old student won’t return to North Whidbey Middle School
County weighs joining opioid lawsuit

Yakima Herald Republic
Marchers take to Sunnyside to honor Chavez
School stats: Lesbian, bisexual girls face higher odds of being suspended or expelled
Opinion: Breaching Snake River dams a mistake Washington state can’t afford


Study: More workers can’t afford to buy homes near their jobs
Your house makes how much an hour?
Kitsap County home prices reach a five-year high

Monroe passes law against sitting, lying on public sidewalks
New tool for cities to address squatters, abandoned properties (Orwall, Mullet)

Tribes Taking Advantage Of New Dental Therapist Law
Coastal Counties Put Heads Together To Avoid Future Tsunami Alert Glitches
Visit Counts, Spending At Northwest’s National Forests Are Flat
The Overcast: Freedom Foundation Challenges Public-Sector Unions In Washington

Lindy West’s tips for not sexually harassing your coworker
Puget Sound salmon are on an ‘alphabet soup’ of drugs
Getting Naloxone Is Easier Than You Might Think

NW Public Radio
Frustrated And Broke, Washington Counties Consider Suing State
New Farm Bill Could Be Rough For Northwest Conservation: 6 Things To Know
Oregon, Washington Sue EPA Head Over Alleged Clean Air Act Violations
UW Medicine Gets Multi-Million Dollar Grant For Universal Flu Vaccine

Q13 TV (FOX)
Homeless ‘mansion’ pops up near Space Needle


Threats to Food Assistance in FARM Bill Could Harm Thousands of Washington Households

Seattle P.I.
Sinclair airs, undermines ad critical of ‘fake news’ scripts
EPA’s Pruitt violates Clean Air Act, AG Ferguson charges in lawsuit