Washington State House Democrats


Thursday, September 27


Associated Press
State office building evacuated because of bomb threat
US mortgage rates up; 30-year at 7-year high 4.72 percent
80,000 people died of flu last winter in U.S., CDC says

Aberdeen Daily World
Plans for clearing homeless camp appear to gain momentum
DOT: State Route 8 fish passage construction months ahead of schedule

The Daily News
Lockable phone pouches help Discovery students focus on learning
Cowlitz jobless rate falls slightly in August

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Editorial: Everett’s electric bus should be first of many

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Research shows another Southern resident orca ailing, others pregnant
The Journal of the San Juan Islands presents: Editorial Cartoon

News Tribune (subscription required)
Will $70 million stave off Tacoma’s housing crisis? ‘Action strategy’ offers blueprint
Costly lawsuits could follow restrictions on homeless, attorney warns Puyallup, other cities

Olympian (subscription required)
Editorial: Port must hold firm with (rude) cruise line

Puget Sound Business Journal
Fed raises rates despite trade concerns

Redmond Reporter
Redmond student earns perfect ACT score
County moves ahead with Marymoor wetland restoration

Seattle Times (subscription required)
A wave of condos is coming to Seattle, Bellevue for the first time since the housing bust
Boeing saved $227M from state tax incentives last year while it cut 6,000 jobs
Traffic alert: Emergency and scheduled repair work on I-5 may cause delays through Monday
Sirens near Seattle Center? A tunnel-rescue drill at noon Thursday
Controversial tiny house village for homelessness in North Seattle to close
Washington state Uber drivers to get payout in data-breach settlement
Washington colleges rank high for black student access, with room to grow on graduation, in new report
Editorial: Lift Trump administration’s cruel, un-American refugee cap

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
School district, support staff continue contract negotiations

Washington Post
The Finance 202: Trump and his Fed chair present conflicting views on trade
Flu broke records for deaths, illnesses in 2017-2018, new CDC numbers show
The Energy 202: Republicans rev up calls to rewrite Endangered Species Act
U.S., Japan open direct trade talks, in move that could reshape global auto industry
Trump threatens auto tariffs on Canada as relationship with Trudeau continues to sour
Trump ‘not happy’ with Fed’s interest-rate hike, but he likes its 3.1% growth forecast

Wenatchee World
Giga Watt hits ‘bump in the road’ | Carlson steps down, staff trimmed to 13 from 70
Wenatchee High School upgrades attendance system
Land trust buys property

Yakima Herald Republic
Boeing saved $227 million from state tax incentives last year while it cut 6,000 jobs


Controversial tiny house village for Seattle homeless to close
WaMu’s collapse reverberates 10 years later in Seattle, Tacoma
Seattle tunnel tested for full-scale emergency Thursday

Seattle shutting down tiny house homeless camp
New phone could save lives on the Deception Pass Bridge

Why Google and Facebook want to change WA’s transparency laws for election advertising

NW Public Radio
Seattle’s New Seawall Is Built To Help Salmon
Feds Change Oil Train Safety Rules. Northwest Governors Not Pleased
Poll Finds Americans Deeply Divided By Gender On Brett Kavanaugh Nomination

Q13 TV (Fox)
98 mountain goats moved from Olympics to Cascades; 11 die before or during relocation
At 13, teens here can refuse mental health treatment even if suicidal; parents fighting to change rules
Concerns raised with Seattle’s planned closure of tiny home village for at-risk homeless


Local Native leaders want Pike Place totem poles removed
How bug ranching can fix the food system