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Friday, August 23, 2019


EdWeek: The Urgent Need for Anti-Racist Education

The Urgent Need for Anti-Racist Education

Education Week

Seattle Times: Washington state officials vow to fund Planned Parenthood after Trump administration rule change

Washington state officials vow to fund Planned Parenthood after Trump administration rule change

Seattle Times

Orca crisis from a First Nation perspective

Orca crisis from a First Nation perspective

Journal of the San Juan Islands


Associated Press

Gov. Inslee promises funding after Planned Parenthood quits federal program
King salmon rebounds in California
FAA puts out a call for pilots to test changes in Boeing jet
China announces tariff hike on $75 billion of US products
US wants Seattle suspect in Capital One hack to stay jailed
As global economic picture dims, solutions seem out of reach
Illinois patient’s death may be first in US tied to vaping
Floating homeless camp sinks in Seattle
Spokane cop cleared in shooting of suspect in January
DOJ: Immigration jail shouldn’t have to pay minimum wage
Court ends lawsuit over Washington school’s isolation booth

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
In Bellingham, six new ways to say ‘welcome’ symbolize ‘our diversity and unity’

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Editorial: Is there a good work-around to Electoral College?
Letter: In restoring salmon, exempt tribes from limits

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Orca crisis from a First Nation perspective
Editorial: As the sun sets on summer, school starts

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
After a summer of bans, a few plastic bag refuges remain in Kitsap
Opinion: We could build an all-renewable electric grid

News Tribune (subscription required)
Editorial: Don’t end safe gun storage service for students at Washington universities

Peninsula Daily News
“Slow Down, Move Over” emphasis patrols this weekend
Port Angeles OKs ordinance allowing rideshares
State: No expectation of pollution at spraying

Puget Sound Business Journal
Trump demands US companies explore ‘alternative’ to China
China to hit $75bn of US goods with additional tariffs
Hiring is very hard for restaurants these days. Now they may have to fire.
Seattle remains a battleground in the minimum wage debate

Seattle Times (subscription required)
‘Why does freedom have to come with layers?’ Black, queer residents speak out about identity in Seattle
Republicans petition Inslee to reimburse state for his security detail used during presidential bid
Washington drivers who break “Move Over Law” could face $214 ticket this weekend — here’s a refresher on the law
Washington state officials vow to fund Planned Parenthood after Trump administration rule change
Seattle school district and union still divided on pay less than 2 weeks before school starts
Editorial: Protect salmon-rich Bristol Bay from mining threat

Skagit Valley Herald
Overdose awareness event sees increased participation
Two recounts set for August primary
Cities consider taking part in new housing program

Spokesman Review
New wheat variety ‘Ryan’ could boost markets for Washington farmers
Gonzaga plans to break ground on $56 million building that aims to foster innovation

Tri-City Herald
Tri-Cities picked for multi-million dollar electric grid research complex
Strike deadline looms as Kennewick teachers, district meet with mediator

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Effort to silence free press — even in small town — is wrong

Whidbey News-Times
Sound Off: Other side of the story sometimes can’t be shared



TSA will begin warning travelers if ID won’t work for domestic flights in 2020
Washington safety leaders take new approach as traffic deaths rise
You’re not imagining it, Seattle traffic is getting worse
International forum held in Seattle addresses salmon population crisis
Washington tattoo artist offers free cover-up for former KKK member: ‘I just want the world to be united’
Everett city council approves new law to deter hospital visitors from making threats

Petition to demand that Gov. Inslee reimburse taxpayers for part of presidential campaign
CenturyLink naming rights extended until 2034 for Seahawks’ stadium
Amazon opens largest-ever campus building in India

Everett mayor hopes new opioid treatment center will address overcrowding in jails
Small tremors light up Pacific Northwest
People in addiction recovery ‘set up for failure,’ doctor says

Local Planned Parenthood: No federal money, no problem
Phone Companies Ink Deal With All 50 States And D.C. To Combat Robocalls

Q13 TV (Fox)
Seattle commuters waste an average of 78 hours a year stalled in traffic, study says
Tacoma councilmember proposes tax on guns and ammo
Attorneys general and telecoms announce plan to tackle illegal robocalls




Seattle’s primary turnout was largest since 2011, which could mean big numbers in November
Opinion: As the economy booms, Washington voters see a system rigged for the rich

Education Week (subscription required)
The Urgent Need for Anti-Racist Education
A ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Approach to English-Learner Education Won’t Work. Here’s Why

Queen Anne & Magnolia News
Washington exits federal Title X program over Trump gag rule

Washingtonians should oppose Trump proposal to take food away from families struggling to make ends meet

Thursday, August 22


Associated Press
Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year
Amazon to expand hub in Portland with 400 jobs
FAA to plane workers: Don’t damage the angle-of-attack sensors
Powell may signal future rate cuts, but would they matter?
Court: Electoral College members not bound by popular vote
Sheriff’s office ends participation in police database
Appeals court sides with state in opposing coal terminal
Off the hook: California king salmon rebounds after drought
Massive juniper tree-cutting project aims to aid sage grouse
Kennewick teachers threaten strike over pay negotiations
More Spokane political leaders call for Shea resignation   

Aberdeen Daily World
Renderings, possible cost for new Cosi municipal building released 

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Is Washington too rich for FEMA aid? New guidelines change the rules for who gets help 
This Whatcom city is the next target of white supremacist ideology
It’s ‘not a hoax’ — Bellingham Safeway workers find 23 kilos of cocaine with bananas 

The Daily News
Appeals Court gives Longview schools a victory in isolation booth lawsuit
Businesses, nonprofits: State pitch to boost overtime goes too far, too fast   

Everett Herald (subscription required)
“Faithless” electors win a critical round in federal court
To expel or not to expel Matt Shea, that may be the question (Jinkins)
WaPoU.S. deficit to expand by $800 billion more than expected
Bloomberg: Boeing’s $1 billion ‘kill vehicle’ contract ended by Pentagon
Editorial: High school’s period club seeks adult discussion   

The Island Guardian
Coming Changes In Excise Tax Rates 

News Tribune (subscription required)
Tacoma mayor to receive pay increase in 2020
“Like having a sold-out event at the Tacoma Dome every day for eternity.” New group preps for mass transit
Gunman thought men were going to ‘get him’ so he shot them in Tacoma street. It was all a mistake.  

Olympian (subscription required)
Boise officially asks U.S. Supreme Court to hear homeless camping case
Is Washington too rich for FEMA aid? New guidelines change the rules for who gets help  

Peninsula Daily News
Jefferson PUD removes $100 meter fee
Makah Tribe celebrates culture in Neah Bay
OlyCAP Project moving forward with Jefferson Board of Commissioners
Protesters: Herbicide spray landed on people, vehicles   

Puget Sound Business Journal
US budget deficit forecast to swell to $960bn by end of 2019
Job growth was weaker than believed, government says
Feds match $37.5M for WSDOT to replace trains involved in 2017 derailment   

Seattle Times (subscription required)
FYI Guy: How much easier was it for baby boomers to buy a home in Seattle? Let’s adjust for inflation
More than $1 million in cocaine found in banana shipments to 3 Safeway stores in Western Washington
The light-rail bridge being built in south Bellevue seems to soar unsupported over I-90. Here’s why.
A new brain study shows big differences between mice and humans. Here’s what that means for drug trials.
Former Seattle Police Chief John Diaz appointed as director of King County jails
Overstock CEO resigns after disclosing romance with Maria Butina, accused Russian agent  

Skagit Valley Herald
PUD providing water to farmers for drought relief 

Spokesman Review
Spokane included in new Meds-First program for opioid addiction
Providence nurses prepare to strike if contract negotiations continue to stall
‘We do the best we can’: Refugee in Spokane hopes for husband’s arrival as U.S. immigration policies tighten  

Tri-City Herald
Mediator called in to avert Kennewick teacher strike on first day of school
Small Richland business wins $25 million Hanford contract   

Yakima Herald Republic
More Spokane political leaders call for Shea resignation 



Official: Claims that protesters were sprayed by chemicals near Port Townsend are false
Tenino mayor charged with assault after bar incident
Seattle plans to test electric scooter-share program next spring
Road closures for Seattle viaduct demolition cause unexpected traffic mess    

City of Everett launching massive parking study
Viral ‘Salmon Cannon’ video puts Seattle company in spotlight
Multiple toxic algae reports worry parents, pet owners  

Floating homeless camp sinks – possibly a first for Seattle
Bremerton man gets 2 1/2 years for hate crime assault of black man
Possible first break in 2001 ‘assassination’ of Washington U.S. Attorney
Seattle teachers rally for increased salaries, services   

State cancels two more contracts with in-home care provider 

CBO Predicts Budget Deficit Will Reach Nearly $1 Billion This Year
In Vermont, A Case Of One Man Whose Gun Was Seized Under Red Flag Law   

NW Public Radio
U.S. recycling industry is struggling to figure out a future without China
Report criticizes Yakima for ICE deportation flights, as city explains financial quandary    

Q13 TV (Fox)
Seismic ‘slow-slip’ event happening now, but will it increase the chance of an earthquake?
‘We mean business’: Seattle public school teachers picket amid contract negotiations
Close friends of Tom Wales hopeful for justice after possible break in the cold case
Traffic delays near Seattle ferry entrance as WSDOT continues viaduct demolition 



Poll: WA feels good about the economy, bad about Trump’s tariffs
Seattle’s ‘microtransit’ experiment drives people to light rail. Is it working?  

‘Coffee & Constituents’ with local reps on Thursday, Aug. 29 (Keiser, OrwallGregerson) 

Seattle P.I.
Pacific fishermen report best king salmon season in years
President Trump wants to detain migrant families. Washington AG Ferguson may sue. 

Wednesday, August 21


Associated Press
Trump administration plans to end limits on child detention
Wage hike may end Washington state firm’s blueberry harvest
Earth’s future is being written in fast-melting Greenland
Appeals court sides with state in opposing coal terminal
Washington state and National Parks offer free admission on Sunday
Man gets over 2 years for hate crime assault of black man
More Spokane political leaders call for Shea resignation
Washington state to restore Huey helicopter for firefighting
Suspect in huge Capital One breach seeks release from jail
Investigation of reporter’s weekend inquiries stokes ire
Appeals court sides with state in opposing coal terminal  

Aberdeen Daily World
City likely selling homeless camp land for $440,000
Oped: Those tax advisory votes are worth your trouble  

Auburn Reporter
King County awards $1.5 million to South King County Senior Centers and Resources to help serve diverse population 

Bainbridge Island Review
Bainbridge says ‘Enough’ at vigil against gun violence (Hansen) 

La Center teachers vote to approve strike, 75-1 

The Daily News
State Court of Appeals judges uphold DNR’s denial of Millennium sublease  

Everett Herald (subscription required)
WaPo: Trump confirms he’s considering a temporary payroll tax cut
Harrop: Why aren’t we seeing infrastructure projects? Tax cuts   

Federal Way Mirror
King County awards $1.5M to South King County Senior Centers and Resources to help serve diverse population 

The Island Guardian
Predicting Changes In The Salish Sea 

Islands’ Weekly
New state funding formula results in deficit budget for Lopez School (LekanoffLovelett) 

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Letter: EDC thanks the community foundation for donation 

Kent Reporter 
33rd District legislators plan coffee hour in Kent (Keiser, OrwallGregerson) 

Kirkland Reporter
LWSD office personnel may see pay cuts next year 

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Man gets 30 months in prison for hate crime assault of black man
Bainbridge BARN will offer new trade craft certificates 

News Tribune (subscription required)
He was addicted and living on the streets. Now he’s throwing out the first pitch at a Mariners game
If you bought your dream home recently in Tacoma, Redfin salutes you
Letter: Mental health: There’s hope outside hospitals
Las Vegas firm builds big stake in Washington card rooms, including one in Lakewood 
From the Matt Shea files: GPS trackers, a ‘provisional government’ and a hunt for moles   

Olympian (subscription required)
About the homeless? It’s your problem now, says Lacey Planning Commission to Lacey City Council
DUI patrols increase ahead of Labor Day    

Peninsula Daily News
Port Townsend samples water in response to herbicide spraying
Seismic sensors to be increased on Peninsula, elsewhere 

Puget Sound Business Journal
How opportunity zones and coworking spaces joined forces
Banks want efficiency. Critics warn of backsliding.
Trump says he’s exploring ‘various tax reductions’
Pension funds step up campaign to reduce gender pay gap   

Oregon appoints members to bridge replacement committee (Cleveland) 

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Boeing hiring hundreds of temps in Moses Lake — and paying for their housing — as it prepares for 737 MAX’s return to skies
Grand jury charges witness with lying about suspect in 2001 slaying of federal prosecutor Thomas Wales  
Washington state pushes back against attack on abortion rights

Skagit Valley Herald
Public forum held on homelessness (Lovelett)
Results finalized in primary election (Lovelett) 

Spokesman Review
Spokane Mayor David Condon, police Chief Craig Meidl say state Rep. Matt Shea is unfit for office (Riccelli)
‘The lack of affordable housing is actually costing us’: Cantwell promotes affordable housing bill in Spokane 

Tri-City Herald
Trump praised for energy policies, criticized for trade tariffs at Tri-Cities summit
Guest Opinion: Use Endangered Species Act to End Columbia River Litigation   

Washington Post
U.S. deficit to expand by about $800 billion more than previously expected over 10 years, CBO says
Trump’s erratic style becomes more problematic as the economy slows
In Denmark, surprise and fury after Trump cancels visit over Greenland
Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, hold migrant children and parents longer
Trump quotes conspiracy theorist claiming Israelis ‘love him like he is the second coming of God’
Parkland students unveil sweeping gun-control proposal and hope for a youth voting surge in 2020  

Whidbey News-Times
Supporters wave flags and signs in support of Navy at weekend rally
Waterfront association offers ideas, plans changes for Coupeville wharf entryway
Barbara Bailey won’t seek third term in state Senate   

Yakima Herald
Data: Flying through Yakima to Tacoma equals increased chance of deportation for asylum seekers
State to have forum on graduation requirements in September in Yakima 



‘Infant to Work’ program expands at Washington state offices 

Seattle teachers rallying again in support of contract negotiations as school year draws near
Seismologists: Seismic event underway that could increase risk of large earthquake in region
Seattle Children’s Hospital kept info about deadly mold under wraps, emails show
WSDOT awarded up to $37.5 million for Passenger Rail Car Replacement Project
$20 million invested in senior centers throughout King County   

Migrating RV still causing squabble on Harbor Island
‘We are at capacity’: Short traffic lights, heavy traffic raise ire of Seattle commuters
First day of school uncertain after Kennewick teachers vote to strike
City Council looking to bring E-Scooters and Bikeshare to Vancouver
PSU report: More than 38,000 people homeless in Portland tri-county area in 2017  

Trump Administration Moves To Permit Indefinite Detention Of Migrant Children
ICE flights mean financial gain for Yakima
Seattle Police launch nation’s first ‘swatting registry’   

NW Public Radio
Washington cancels two more contracts with in-home care provider following scrutiny
‘You have to remain an optimist.’ Northwest farmers wrap wheat harvest as prices depress
Poll: Americans, including Republicans and gun owners, broadly support red flag laws   

Q13 TV (Fox)
Tacoma’s hot housing market continues to defy area trends
Boeing hiring hundreds of temps at Moses Lake location to prep for 737 MAX’s return 



City Living Seattle 
Assessor announces new property tax relief threshold for seniors (Dhingra) 

My grandparents were immigrants. Would they have made the cut under Trump’s immigration policy? 

Seattle P.I.
Appeals court deals blow to big coal export terminal proposed for Longview, Washington
Gun safety lobby gives Republican lawmakers failing grades 

Yahoo! Finance
EXCLUSIVE: Big tech vs. your privacy (Hudgins)

Tuesday, August 20


Associated Press
Dump truck crashes into Subway sandwich shop in Seattle’s Pioneer Square, 5 injured
New lawsuit seeks protection zone for Northwest orcas
White House insists fundamentals of US economy ‘very strong’
Trump demands election-year rate cut from the Federal Reserve
Brand-name drug prices rising at slower pace, lower amounts
Northwest earthquake-warning system gets funding boost
Under new rules, Planned Parenthood will forgo federal money
Employees file tort claims against a Washington county judge
Union wins first step against Boeing over fired workers
4 last wolves in Washington pack killed by state hunters
State and National Parks offer free admission on Sunday
Earthquake-warning system gets funding boost
Numerous opponents call for lawmaker’s resignation
Republican Sen. Barbara Bailey to step down Sept. 30
Washington firefighter seeks damages for on-job injuries
New Washington state nuclear waste cleanup efforts tested  

Aberdeen Daily World
Congressman Kilmer to host job fair in Aberdeen
State, cities scramble to offer relief to tenants ousted by renovations, rising rents
Third round for aerial mountain goat transfers  

The Daily News
2,500 gallon spill at Nippon pulp mill mostly contained
Kelso train station needs more volunteers
Children’s Museum finds new home in downtown Longview   

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Seeking time for family, Bailey to resign from state Senate
Lying, spying and destroying evidence spur guardian reforms
Free days: When state parks say ‘welcome’ and there is no fee
Editorial: A slow farewell as a North Cascades glacier melts   

Islands’ Weekly
State seeks to strengthen spill strategy
An ecosystem out of balance
Letter to the editor: Whale watching gone too far  

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Worldwide fisheries experts gather in Seattle to save wild salmon
LTE: Thanks WSF boat Captains  

New York Times
Trump’s Rollback of Auto Pollution Rules Shows Signs of Disarray
After Lobbying by Gun Rights Advocates, Trump Sounds a Familiar Retreat
Trump Administration Considers Moves to Bolster Economy   

News Tribune (subscription required)
LTE:Risks of public service can be scary. Just ask TPU workers held at gunpoint (Pellicciotti) 

Olympian (subscription required)
The ‘fourth wave’ of the opioid crisis: Feds warn of a rise in meth use  

Peninsula Daily News
Protesters push back on aerial spraying in Jefferson County
Clallam County gets $356,864 bid to drill test well near Carlsborg
Residents tell Jefferson commissioners to stop Pope’s herbicide spraying
Water restrictions set by PUD for area west of Sekiu
State announces grants to preserve historic barns, cemeteries  

Puget Sound Business Journal
Trump administration considers moves to bolster economy
How job retraining can yield lasting wage gains (it isn’t cheap)
State attorneys general said to be near formal investigation of tech companies  

Seattle Times
Washington state GOP Sen. Barbara Bailey to retire Sept. 30
Planned Parenthood leaves federal family planning program   

Skagit Valley Herald
State Sen. Bailey stepping down 

Spokesman Review
WSU students start classes Monday with a bit of good news: Student debt in Washington is lower than in many states
Spokane Police Guild joins calls for Rep. Matt Shea’s resignation over gathering of ‘intelligence’ on City Council members
Planned Parenthood will reject federal funding rather than comply with new Trump Administration rule   

Tri-City Herald
After 17 years of construction, part of Hanford vit plant is done
Kennewick teachers vow strike if no agreement by Aug. 26
Editorial: Powerful federal lawmakers are in Tri-Cities this week. There’s no better time  

USA Today
‘We will not be bullied’: Planned Parenthood withdraws from US family planning program  

Washington Post
White House officials eyeing payroll tax cut in effort to reverse weakening economy
Trump again appears to back away from gun background checks
The 1619 Project and the far-right fear of history  

Yakima Herald Republic
Center for Human Rights: Yakima profits from ICE flights
More of the story: What’s happening with Yakima County graduation rates?
On second anniversary of Native woman’s disappearance, legislation in her name awaits action   



Ferndale’s resolution against white supremacy includes hidden message
Washington state to use Vietnam-era Army helicopter to fight wildfires }
Old NASA centrifuge used to simulate tsunami at Oregon State University
Killings of another Washington wolf pack sparks debate over predator management
2 Washington universities get federal funding boost for earthquake early-warning systems  

Mayor ‘evaluating the best approach’ after unsanctioned homeless camp pops up near Green Lake
WSDOT zeroing in on plan to help congestion near Tacoma Mall
Northwest early earthquake warning network gets big boost from federal grant  

‘What we have to do to survive’: Roving Tent City makes ’emergency’ move to Ravenna
‘Just don’t drink and drive’: Nationwide crackdown coming on impaired drivers
Calls for lawmaker’s resignation grow amid reports of intelligence gathering on rivals 
Boy Scouts put out wildfire started by abandoned campfire in Waldo Lake Wilderness
Wheeler says if protesters come back, city will be ready (Portland)
Federal dollars bolster earthquake warning system  

Kombucha vs. Coke: Seattle’s sugary beverage tax explained
Seattle educators and the school district try to reach a new contract agreement
Local teachers pursue training to improve phonics instruction for dyslexic students
‘Hot Water Reports’ use government’s own data to highlight unsafe conditions for fish  

KREM Spokane
Spokane County may have to add two more commissioners after new Wash. law (Riccelli) 

Is Seattle headed for a recession?
Washington parents can’t opt out of vaccines for philosophical reasons
Civilian panel rejects Seattle’s new police reform plan   

NW Public Radio
Judge strikes down ballot measure on whale watching distance rules in San Juan County
Wildlife roam where U.S. once made nuclear and chemical weapons, including Hanford  

Q13 TV (Fox)
Dozens of military families move out after mold concerns at JBLM
Opponents call for Matt Shea’s resignation
Daughters of slain Tacoma officer file lawsuit against the city for negligence
Earthquake early warning system gets $10.4 million to expand in Pacific Northwest
Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook data gathering
Vaping changes blood vessels after just one use, study says
Set your air conditioning to 78 degrees during the day, 82 degrees at night, federal agencies recommend
Millennials impacted by Ground Zero toxins confront 9/11 illnesses 



‘The administration is doing real damage’: Trump proposal could threaten Washington species 
Meet the Seattle doctor whose work led Congress to block funding for gun research
Influential civilian commission urges judge to reject city’s plan for police accountability  

Monday, August 19


Associated Press
Far-right and antifa groups both claim victory at Portland
Arrests and shields, metal poles seized at Portland protests
Advocates already see fallout from immigration rule change
Recession signs worry Trump ahead of 2020
Weak global growth likely to mean US slowdown, not recession
All members of wolf pack killed in Washington state
Oregon will spend $9M on new Interstate Bridge project
Facial recognition can detect fear, privacy groups concerned
Washington salmon cannon to offer upstream detour for fish
Wildlife roam where US once made nuclear and chemical arms
Health officials warn restaurant customers about Hep A case
Judge blocks killing of surviving wolf pack member
Judge rules against reinstating police officer after fight 

Aberdeen Daily World
Aberdeen approves long-term homeless shelter budget 

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Deliberately contaminating groundwater at Hanford. Is it the key to faster cleanup? 
States must be careful with marijuana revenue — or see money go up in smoke, report finds 
All members of a wolf pack that had been preying in cattle killed in Washington state 
Half our fatalities involve alcohol or drugs — so, what is Washington’s DUI culture? 
King County debates how to spend $318 million on education  

In Our View: Oregon joining I-5 Bridge talks a welcome step
In Our View: Salmon release holds promise for future
Oregon appoints eight to I-5 Bridge panel (Cleveland, Hobbs, Wylie, Fey) 

The Daily News
90-year-old High Rock Lookout in Gifford Pinchot gets a facelift 

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Edmonds Council OKs $3.7 million bond for downtown park
Bloomberg: White House wanted to block migrant children from schools
McCusker: Capitalism isn’t ideal. Socialism just makes it seem that way.
Commentary: Opposition to fossil-fuel projects comes at cost
Commentary: What GOP, Democrats don’t get about health care
Editorial: State AG’s suit respects law and immigrants   

The Inlander
Washington Supreme Court upholds ‘three-strikes’ mandatory life sentence law 

Islands’ Weekly
Three Southern resident orcas missing, presumed dead
Ferry fare changes coming this fall
Lopez Island Library levy increase ballot measure   

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
The doctor is in: New school-based clinics will serve students, teachers families 

News Tribune (subscription required)
States must be careful with marijuana revenue — or see money go up in smoke, report finds
Landlords hammering tenants with new eviction laws that were supposed to protect them
Sound Transit’s Link project ‘financially devastating,’ Stadium business owners say
Tacoma for now has fewer beds for psychiatric care despite opening of new hospital. Here’s why   

Olympian (subscription required)
State, cities scramble to offer relief to tenants ousted by renovations, rising rents
Dr. Wood: Put vaccinations and other healthy efforts on your back-to-school to-do list
Records of about 85,000 people compromised in Grays Harbor hospital hack  

Peninsula Daily News
Clallam PUD announces water alerts
Task force wants to commit funds to OlyCAP project in Port Townsend
Jefferson County health department eyes ban on vaping in public places
EYE ON CLALLAM: Port Angeles council to consider rideshare services   

Puget Sound Business Journal
US companies reduce spending in face of growth fears
In economic warning signals, Trump sees signs of a conspiracy
Opinion: Taxes would stifle credit union benefits
Opinion: Washington’s real estate excise tax reform needs reforming   

Seattle Times (subscription required)
How should the King County Council spend $318M for education?
Washington firefighter badly burned in 2015 Twisp River Fire now fighting law that won’t let him collect damages
A ‘pivotal year’ for Nordstrom: New NYC flagship store part of a huge bet on the company’s future
Bikini baristas aren’t giving up after appeals court rules Everett can regulate their outfits
More than a viral sensation, the Salmon Cannon could bring the species back to the Upper Columbia after 90 years
‘Those were the darkest days’: How key budget cuts fueled Washington’s opioid crisis (Cody)
Rare ruling: Judge vacates decision that reinstated Seattle police officer who punched handcuffed suspect
Ask Education Lab: What protections and rights do Seattle students with mental health issues have?
74% of economists in survey see US recession by end of 2021    

Spokesman Review
5 commissioner bill constitutional, judge rules (Riccelli)
Spokane City council members, other leaders reportedly targeted by Rep. Matt Shea call for his resignation
More from the Matt Shea files: GPS trackers, a ‘provisional government’ and a hunt for moles
Washington should be careful with pot tax money, Pew study warns
Wind-driven wildfire burns 25 acres on Spokane Tribe of Indians reservation
Opinion: Washington is leading the way in disarming hate  

Tri-City Herald
Deliberately contaminating groundwater at Hanford. Is it the key to faster cleanup?
Tri-Cities area schools say this change will improve kids’ grades, behavior and attendance
Research in Tri-Cities could make cars and planes more fuel efficient and super strong
State initiative will kill an unpopular Richland car tab fee — cutting money for fixing roads
Tri-Cities school district is giving kindergartners an early start on a second language   

USA Today
A decade after the big one, what kind of recession will we have next?
3 mass shooting plots stopped around the country in separate incidents, police say 
Measles outbreak: As students head back to school, US and world officials warn about risks (Cleveland, Stonier)  

Washington Post
The Washington Post: As mass shootings rise, experts say the same thing: Target high-capacity magazines
Group of top CEOs says maximizing shareholder profits no longer can be the primary goal o corporations
NYPD fires officer in Eric Garner case
Fear of an impending recession? Here’s what you need to know if you’re near retirement or retired.
With ‘America First,’ some foreign companies in the U.S. fear Trump is putting them last
Rep. Steve King says media, GOP leaders owe him an apology after his comments on rape and incest  

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Editorial: Keeping nuclear waste cleanup moving forward a sound decision
Opinion: Tom France: When it comes to salmon, orcas and Snake River, breach the status quo 

Whidbey News-Times
Contractor chosen for new behavioral health crisis center
Wharf gets rural development grant, Oak Harbor requests still in question   

Yakima Herald Republic
Over nearly 30 years, Community Health of Washington grew in response to community need
New resource center for homeless off to busy start   



Spokane NAACP, city leaders condemn Rep. Matt Shea: ‘We cannot be silent in the wake of extremist speech’  
Kent’s new red light cameras catch thousands of violators in a month
‘Moms Demand Action’ on gun reform at Everett rally
Emergency water rights transfer saves 1,000 acres of Skagit Valley farmland
King County health officials offering free lead tests for kids
Simulation shows what would happen when a tsunami hits Washington state  

Tonight at 5: New smart gun using chip technology has support of former Seattle Police chiefs
40 ACT exams lost in mail; free tests being offered
Judge upholds termination of Seattle officer who punched handcuffed woman
Seventh Kingdom Hall attack doesn’t stop Jehovah’s Witness convention  

New report ranks Wash. state’s community colleges as best in U.S.
Tacoma now ranks as one of nation’s hottest housing markets, study finds   

President Trump Tries To Tamp Down Recession Fears
Four wolves killed by Washington state agents — hours before court hearing to protect them
3 ways Trump’s welfare rule is already terrifying immigrants   

Northwest Public Broadcasting
What’s behind a cluster of vaping-related hospitalizations?
Police arrest at least 13 after Portland demonstrations bring out groups with opposing ideologies
Photo sleuthing by Washington man backs up new Amelia Earhart search
Four wolves killed in Northeastern Washington hours before court hearing to decide their fate  

Q13 TV (Fox)
Elbow room needed: Overcrowding still a problem in Everett classrooms
After more than two years, I-5/SR-16 realignment project nears completion in Tacoma
There could have been three more mass shootings if these men weren’t stopped   



Civic Skunkworks
Trickle Down Economics is Un-American  

Welcome to Wapato, the town of 5,000 facing a citizen revolt
Lime bike batteries have been catching fire in Seattle. Should you be worried?
Opinion: Seattle police arrested a 7th grade climate activist. What if they didn’t?
A new dress code for Seattle schools looks to eliminate gender and racial bias
Durkan says police accountability remedies should wait until next union contract  

Lowest sockeye salmon count in 40 years at the Ballard Locks 

Amazon’s facial recognition technology can now identify fear
UW scientist on how climate change is impacting soil and the food we grow  

NBC News.com
Ditch the switch? Call to go on permanent daylight saving time grows (Riccelli) 

Queen Anne & Magnolia News
Council, mayor pass legislation to generate $50 million for affordable housing 

Seattle P.I.
King County debates how to spend $318 million on education
All members of wolf pack killed in Washington State
Teen pleads not guilty to Washington school shootings