Washington State House Democrats


Wednesday, July 11


Associated Press
NTSB quizzes officials on deadly Washington train wreck
Trump pardon of Oregon ranchers sparks concern, jubilation
Seattle’s first tiny house village for homeless women opens
Flynn ‘eager’ for sentencing in lying case, attorney says
China vows retaliation for $200 billion US tariff threat

Aberdeen Daily World
Conservation grants totaling more than $1 million sought for four Hoquiam projects
$19.9 million dune project nearly under way on Willapa Bay
Letter: A primer on the Thousand Points of Light

Bainbridge Island Review
Bainbridge council considers ballot measure to pay for new sidewalks, trails and other roadside improvements
Gov. Inslee notes concerns over Trump’s Supreme Court pick
Sen. Murray vows to oppose Supreme Court pick

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Best park in Washington? Yeah, it’s in Tacoma, according to MONEY magazine

Issaquah-Sammamish Reporter
Lawyer moms, community protest immigration issues at Reichert’s office

Journal of the San Juan Islands
State revokes certification of former detective
Trans Mountain Pipeline solution | Letter

Kirkland Reporter
Barrier that protects Eastside water to be repaired

News Tribune (subscription required)
Protesters press Tacoma City Council to take action against ICE detention center

Olympian (subscription required)
Olympia’s planning commission OKs ‘missing middle’ housing changes

Puget Sound Business Journal
Commission reinstates former Swedish neurosurgeon Dr. Johnny Delashaw’s medical license
Microsoft cuts sales jobs with layoffs

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Westneat: On the streets of Seattle, feels like the fight for Roe is already lost
U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Adam Smith aim to abolish ICE, restructure immigration enforcement
Former Swedish surgeon Johnny Delashaw gets his license back, with restrictions
Opinion: Safeco Field lease a smart investment for Mariners, fans and Seattle

Spokesman Review
Spokane Valley residents express disapproval of City Council members’ removal of peer from committees
Battle lines being drawn over idea to move Vietnam memorial from Riverfront Park
Proposed reduction in hours at Eastern Washington border crossing sparks concern
GOP lawmakers want state to change provisions for union dues

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Gun safety coalition seeks to begin dialogue at festival
Neighborcare’s school clinic surpasses first-year goals

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Efforts to further strengthen state election security is welcome

Washington Post
After a tirade against allies, Trump pushes for NATO countries to raise defense spending to 4 percent of GDP
The Russian pipeline to Germany that Trump is so mad about, explained

Wenatchee World
Wenatchee after-school program gets funding boost
Okanogan County jobless rate drops to 6.3 percent
Grant county jobless rate rises

Whidbey News-Times
Businessman shares his story of homelessness
Congressman questions Navy Growler plan
Langley’s police chief fired

Yakima Herald Republic
This educator says she tried to stick up for students with special needs, and that got her fired
Hop acreage in U.S., Washington still growing, but at slower pace
Local businesses and organizations recognized for veteran-hiring efforts


People with disabilities concerned about Seattle’s ban on plastic straws
‘We have a climate emergency’: Former NW EPA chief skeptical of future
Engineer in deadly Amtrak crash had no experience on new locomotive
New all-female tiny home village opens

Seattle’s first tiny house village for homeless women to open on Wednesday

Hearing On Amtrak Derailment Focuses On Responsibility

How risky is it to swim in Washington lakes?
Feds Plan To Decrease Hours At Northeastern Washington Border Crossing
Electricity will cost more in Seattle next year
Seattle law now requires people to lock up their guns—or face the financial consequences

NW Public Radio
Customs And Border Protection Plans To Decrease Hours For Northeastern Washington Crossing
President Trump Pardons Eastern Oregon Ranchers Whose Case Sparked Malheur Refuge Occupation
Washington Scientists Study ‘Singing Fish’ For Ways To Improve Human Hearing

Q13 TV (Fox)
Protesters voice complaints to Tacoma City Council over Northwest Detention Center
Tiny home village for women-only opening in Ballard
Seattle officials say details still pending on council member’s proposal to buy, set up safe injection van
Watchdog group faults King County Sheriff’s Office’s handling of misconduct complaints
NTSB holds hearing on deadly Amtrak train derailment near DuPont


Women only tiny-house village opens in North Seattle

Brief: Set kids up for success from early learning through higher education

Seattle P.I.
Connelly: Sen. Murray warns of return to days of ‘back alley’ abortions

Will Tacoma Officials Stand Up to the Private Prison Company Detaining Immigrants in Their Backyard?