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Wednesday, November 14


Associated Press
Oregon hospital removes gender identification from bracelets
Starbucks cutting 350 jobs at Seattle headquarters
Amazon’s growing pains in Seattle offer lessons to new hosts

Aberdeen Daily World
Seven apply for Port of Grays Harbor commission seat

Chicago Tribune
She’s been waiting 15 months for her rape kit to be processed. A new proposal to track evidence aims to change that (Orwall)

In Our View: Accusation Site Flawed

The Daily News
Study: Kalama methanol project would help fight climate change
Washington State Patrol detective violated woman’s rights with ruse, hidden cameras, court rules

Everett Herald (subscription required)
County budget builds on play-nice approach
UW Bothell debuts new Veterans Resource Center
Boeing jet deliveries sink in October
Boeing considers moving 1,400 jobs to Kent
Editorial: Sound Transit CEO can show he’s earned raise
Rampell: Washington state may yet lead on a carbon tax

Highline Times
Gang Unit and massive investments in housing, homeless services, and transportation headline budget

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Help end poverty on San Juan | Editorial

News Tribune (subscription required)
DSHS to pay $900,000 to settle abuse claims from family of 74-year-old psychiatric patient

New York Times
Trump Expected to Endorse Deal to Change Nation’s Sentencing Laws
Justice Dept. Defends Legality of Trump’s Appointment of Acting Attorney General
Voters Widely Support Public Schools. So Why Is It So Hard to Pay for Them?
Conservative Lawyers Say Trump Has Undermined the Rule of Law

Puget Sound Business Journal
Think Amazon HQ2 will depress Seattle’s housing market? Think again, experts say
When hospitals merge, patients often pay more
Trump’s tax cut, 10 months later: Sugar rush or solid bump?
Five US tech giants spend combined $115bn on buying back stock
Facebook failed to police how its partners handled user data

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Bike-share company Lime launching car-rental service in Seattle
Seattle City Council approves police-union contract; deal faces scrutiny by federal judge overseeing reforms
Starbucks laying off 350 people, mostly at Seattle headquarters
Seattle Public Schools makes progress but doesn’t meet most improvement goals in latest scorecard
At Swedish’s neuroscience unit, some staff see a better culture; CEO vows more improvements
Washington state GOP lawmakers propose bills to address housing affordability and homelessness (Frockt)
State drops charges against Tacos Guaymas owner accused of tax theft
Westneat: We freaked out over Amazon’s HQ2 search. But it turned out to be for all the wrong reasons
Editorial: Lessons for Seattle in Amazon’s HQ2 quest
Opinion: Big Oil and Big Soda save the people from bad ideas

Spokesman Review
Petition asks Trump to block I-1639

Tri-City Herald
Guest Opinion: Tribal rights must be part of shoreline discussion

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Fixing flaws in I-940 must be legislative priority

Washington Post
Armored school doors, bulletproof whiteboards and secret snipers
Amazon’s fast expansion invites growing political scrutiny
Justice Dept. releases legal memo defending Whitaker’s appointment as acting attorney general

Yakima Herald Republic
Audit points to Mabton mayor, two City Council members on late utility payments
Residents speak against proposed cuts to Yakima fire department


Is Seattle feeling relocation anxiety after Amazon’s HQ2 announcement?
Seattle council approves police contract with 8-1 vote
Tacoma City Council to consider more tenant protections
King County Council votes to reinstate gang task force

Can artisanal weed compete with ‘Big Marijuana’?
Tacoma takes steps to give renters additional rights in wake of Tiki Apartment crisis
State Senate Republicans aim to ease restrictions on tiny house villages to help homeless

Study Finds Kalama Methanol Plant Would Reduce Global Carbon Emissions
Hate Crimes Training Helps Local Officials Understand Affected Communities

Latinos Increasingly Concerned About Their Place In U.S. Society, Survey Finds

NW Public Radio
Seattle Catholic Archdiocese Pays $7 Million In Priest Sex Abuse Cases

Q13 TV (Fox)
Gig Harbor police want access to Narrows Bridge toll cameras
Public weighs in as Tacoma moves closer to vote on rental code: ‘We’re fighting for basic rights’
King County council approves sheriff’s regional gang unit; some training money in question


In Seattle, Amazon HQ2 panic fizzles
Seattle approves new police contract, despite community pushback
Hate crimes double in Seattle; community reacts
Showdown at City Hall as council votes to approve SPD contract
King County Council budget vote restores gang unit
Wildfire smoke moves into Western Washington
Report: Starbucks is laying off 350 employees at Seattle HQ

Seattle P.I.
City Council approves new Seattle police labor contract by 8-1 vote
FBI report: Hate crimes up 42 percent in Washington state

Tacoma Is Passing the State’s First Cultural Access Program
Canadian Cannabis Supplies Are Going Up in Smoke

Tuesday, November 13


Associated Press
Nurse who lost part of ear in patient assault sues state
Sen. Billig of Spokane is new state Senate majority leader
Gun shop owners expect sales increase after rifle initiative
Congress returns to new dynamic, GOP shutdown threat
Washington state gun database absent more than 500K records
Pullman officers face second use-of-force suit in 3 months

Aberdeen Daily World
Aberdeen’s finance director and city administrator spots remain empty
Oped: How gerrymandering can reduce the partisan divide
Oped: End gerrymandering: One thing Americans agree on

Bainbridge Island Review
UPDATE | Voters reject Bainbridge bicycle-improvement levy
Sakai Park study on agenda for parks commissioners

In Our View: Pick Up Where Votes Left Off (climate change)
In Our View: Pick Up Where Votes Left Off (daylight savings time)

The Daily News
Weber launching new attempt to link Rainier, St. Helens volcanoes

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Bloomberg Commentary: Steps forward for gun safety across the nation
Harrop: Moderate Republicans may decide to leave the party
Editorial: Clearing the air after I-1631’s rejection (Palumbo, McCoy, Liias)

The Inlander
PDC believes those “fake progressive” mailers were technically legal. But did the deceptive tactics work?

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Column: Providing affordable health care is impossible without affordable housing

News Tribune (subscription required)
Here’s what state gun regulations will look like after passage of I-1639
Driscoll: Tacoma is finally poised to pass meaningful tenant protections. Activists deserve the credit.
How did Pierce County spend $3.3 million without telling the public?
School bond issues are failing all over Washington. Will the Legislature do something?
Washington state likes to elect women, and they just added more to its roster

New York Times
Clean Energy Is Surging, but Not Fast Enough to Solve Global Warming
Whitaker’s Appointment as Acting Attorney General Faces Court Challenge
CNN Sues Trump Administration for Barring Jim Acosta From White House
Trump’s Tax Cut Was Supposed to Change Corporate Behavior. Here’s What Happened.
Amazon Announces New York and Virginia as HQ2 Picks

Peninsula Daily News
State mediator called in for Port Angeles School District, paraeducators negotiations

Puget Sound Business Journal
Sea-Tac Airport’s new $38 million Concourse D Annex opens ahead of holiday crush
Hotels see panic buttons as a #MeToo solution for workers. Guest bans? Not so fast.
US fast-food chains struggle as poorer consumers tighten belts
Give gig economy workers equity? The SEC is considering it
Opinion: Seattle waterfront program remains too much, too soon

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Washington Senate Democrats choose Andy Billig of Spokane as new majority leader (Billig, Nelson)
Washington State Patrol detective violated woman’s rights with ruse, hidden cameras, court rules
Uber and Lyft drop data fight with Seattle, and start another over Sea-Tac Airport data
Money for homeless, gang unit, orca study in King County budget set for vote
Will Amazon’s HQ2 sink Seattle’s housing market?
Looming Seattle City Council vote on police labor contract generates political friction right down to the wire
TNS: Experts cite vulnerabilities in Washington state, North Carolina voting security
Bellevue looks for fixes in ‘emergency situation,’ with permanent homeless shelter still years from opening
UW dental school is fixing its financial woes, but university’s overall deficit remains a worry
Everett schools expecting budget cuts; officials blame state lawmakers
U.S. pilots flying 737 MAX weren’t told about new automatic systems change linked to Lion Air crash
Amazon selects New York, Northern Virginia, for HQ2 expansion, reports say
Editorial: Governor, call a special session for special education
Opinion: Veterans deserve community resources to help them succeed in civilian life
Editorial: More power to women in government
Opinion: If we care about orcas, we should talk about growth management
Editorial: Seattle education levy should benefit charter students, too

Spokesman Review
Could a megafire similar to those menacing California erupt in Spokane? Expert says ‘It’s just a matter of time’
Spokane’s Andy Billig to be Senate majority leader in 2019 (Billig, Nelson, McCoy)

Tri-City Herald
Editorial: A word of caution to our new Tri-City legislator who wants to do it all

USA Today
CNN sues Trump administration, demands return of reporter Jim Acosta’s White House press credentials
Amazon’s HQ2 will bring 25,000 jobs each to New York City and Northern Virginia
Supreme Court agrees to hear Virginia case on racial redistricting. Will partisan gerrymandering be next?

Washington Post
Amazon HQ2 decision: Amazon splits prize between Crystal City and New York
Hate crimes rose 17 percent last year, according to new FBI data
Trump is preparing to remove Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security secretary, aides say
CNN sues White House to regain access for reporter Jim Acosta
‘They basically saw a black man with a gun’: Police kill armed guard while responding to call
Betsy DeVos should be forced to cancel loans for students at closed campuses, lawsuit says
Report finds new foreign students are dwindling, renewing questions about possible Trump effect on enrollment
Apocalyptic images show the unfathomable devastation caused by California’s deadly Camp Fire
Google and Facebook ended forced arbitration for sexual harassment claims. Why more companies could follow.
Opinion: Prejudice and hatred should not exist in America. My father understood that.
Opinion: The Evergreen State just rejected the Green Wave. Will it ever wash ashore?

Wenatchee World
Abortion clinic arsonist may move to Douglas County
County works to fill budget hole

Yakima Herald Republic
State schools chief Chris Reykdal to take part in forum, Q&A Nov. 29 in Yakima
State audit: Three city officials months behind on paying local utility bills didn’t face shutoff
Editorial: Cops on bikes in Yakima will build trust, curb street crime
Editorial: One vet’s harrowing tale shows the struggle many face


Number of Washington veterans facing homelessness on the rise
Seattle arena may not be done until November 2020, NHL says

‘Dozens’ of underground heroin-injection sites operating now in King County

Domestic abuse allegation may derail public housing for homeless Lake City couple
‘Time to intervene’: Powerful state senator wants homeless camps along highways gone (Hobbs)

Democratic Legislator Says School Bonds Should Only Need Simple Majority To Pass (Stonier)
Orca Task Force Ideas Include Temporary Ban On Whale Watching, Readiness For Dam Removal

Starbucks to lay off 350 employees at Seattle headquarters

NW Public Radio
From I-90 To North-Central Washington, Bridges And Tunnels Save Animals And Prevent Wrecks
Getting To Know Logan Wheeler, A Washington State Veteran And Alum Who Died A Century Ago
Yakima Valley Filipino WWII Vets Honored Decades After Losing Compensation For Service

Q13 TV (Fox)
Report: Boeing withheld potential safety hazards on plane model involved in Lion Air crash
Seattle to vote Tuesday on contract that would make police highest-paid in state


WA prepares for challenges to net neutrality (Hansen)
Flinging fish for science
Seattle group remains confident arena will be ready for 2020
Amazon to split HQ2 between NY, Northern Virginia

It’s time to move Washington state forward

Seattle P.I.
Air quality declines in Washington due to smoke from California fires
Andy Billig of Spokane will be new Senate Majority Leader (Billig, Nelson)

One Year Later, and the State’s Pot Tracking System Is Still F—ed

Friday, November 9


Associated Press
Senate committee approves investigation into rape allegation (Nelson)
State’s largest solar farm nearing production
Washington state gun database absent more than 500K records
Washington Supreme Court upholds conviction in guard’s death

Aberdeen Daily World
Election update: Mistachkin’s lead grows in judicial race
Washington Legislature getting bluer in 2019

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Whatcom County legislative races remain tight after Thursday’s vote count
Governor Jay Inslee vows to continue climate fight

The Daily News
Walsh likely winner in close 19th District race

Everett Herald (subscription required)
EvCC faculty gives ‘no confidence’ vote in Board of Trustees
Suspended psychiatrist suspected of making bomb threats

News Tribune (subscription required)
Police want access to information from tolling on Narrows bridge
Editorial: Voters should look out for children’s best interests. What grade did they earn Tuesday? We’d say a solid “C”

New York Times
Trump Suspends Some Asylum Rights, Calling Illegal Immigration ‘a Crisis’
Judge Blocks the Disputed Keystone XL Pipeline in a Setback for Trump’s Energy Agenda
Acting Attorney General Sat on Board of Company Accused of Bilking Customers

Puget Sound Business Journal
Marijuana edible makers fret as Washington considers crackdown
FDA plans to ban most flavored e-cigarette sales in stores
Opinion: King County efforts to fight inequality are paying off, writes Dow Constantine

Renton Reporter
Sexual assault resource centers report high call volumes

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Pricing fossil-fuel pollution in Washington state faces an uncertain future after second election failure (Carlyle, Fitzgibbon)
WaPo: Judge blocks disputed Keystone XL pipeline in setback for Trump’s energy agenda
WaPo: Likely new chairman of Transportation Committee likes vibe from White House on roads, bridges, transit
WaPo: FDA plans to impose severe restrictions on e-cigarettes
Protesters crowd into downtown Seattle to demand Russia investigation continue
Lawyer: 4 victims of Ride the Ducks crash settle with company midtrial for $8.25 million
Investigation into rape allegation against state Sen. Joe Fain to move forward, legislative panel votes (Nelson)
Washington state voters approved new gun regulations in I-1639. Here’s what the law will do.
Opinion: A front-row seat to voter suppression in Georgia
Editorial: Congress, protect special counsel

Spokesman Review
State’s largest solar farm nearing production
Washington wildlife officials order killing of members of two more wolf packs

USA Today
Donald Trump says he may revoke press credentials for other reporters, not just CNN’s Jim Acosta

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Addition of texting to 911 is important for local safety

Washington Post
Federal judge blocks Keystone XL pipeline, saying Trump administration review ignored ‘inconvenient’ climate change facts
Before he led the Justice Department, Matthew G. Whitaker promoted company accused of deceiving clients
Inside, it was ‘like hell.’ Another mass shooting in another public place claims 12 lives
Guard, officer killed in the nation’s latest mass shooting, stoking debate about active-shooter defenses
Sarah Sanders promotes an altered video of CNN reporter, sparking allegations of visual propaganda
Lawsuit targets Greyhound over warrantless stopping of buses by border agents
Acting attorney general Whitaker has no intention of recusing himself from Russia probe, associates say
Trump can’t immediately end DACA, appeals court panel says, setting up Supreme Court fight
Trump administration tightens immigration asylum rules as caravans continue to push for U.S. border

Yakima Herald Republic
Tracking hatred: Yakima not immune to the evils plaguing the country
Mt. Adams bond support ebbs in latest vote tally
Yakima residents join in protests seeking to protect Mueller probe
Editorial: Union Gospel was right to end mandatory chapel for homeless


Washington representative among record number of Latinos to serve in Congress
Sea-Tac Airport trial program gets you to the gate without a ticket
Skagit County neighbors rally to stop logging near their homes
Anacortes students say community needs to do more to prevent teen suicide

New Sea-Tac Airport program allows visitors to go beyond security, get to gate without a ticket
Washington task force attempts to address mass shootings

Investigation to look into rape allegations against state Sen. Joe Fain
Training the next step after passage of ‘deadly force’ initiative

Tacoma, Seattle Among Hundreds Of Cities Protesting Aftermath of Sessions’ Ouster

‘It really feels like a tipping point.’ North Seattle on edge after shooting of homeless man
Rep. Pramila Jayapal on Trump, Sessions, and what’s next for Democrats in Congress
Health Care For The Migrant Caravan: Flu, Blisters But Definitely Not Smallpox

NW Public Radio
Two Washington Lawmakers Accused Of Sexual Misconduct: Manweller Wins; Fain In Tight Race
More Wolf Kills Authorized By Wildlife Managers In Northeastern Washington
Helicoptering Logs In Yakima Valley For The Northwest’s Largest River Restoration

Q13 TV (Fox)
‘It’s about sending a message’: Protesters pack downtown Seattle to support Mueller investigation
Trump signs proclamation limiting asylum seekers


24 community groups urge Seattle to reject police contract
Sea-Tac Airport will start allowing visitors past security, near gates
Protesters gather in Seattle after Sessions’ firing
Second Amendment Foundation: Loopholes aplenty with I-1639
State task force attempts to address mass shootings
$8.25 million midtrial settlement for 4 Ride the Ducks crash victims

Seattle P.I.
State Senate will probe charge of decade-old rape against Sen. Joe Fain (Nelson)
‘No one is above the law’: Thousands rally in support of Mueller investigation

Washington State Senate Moves to Hire Investigator to Look Into Rape Allegations Against Fain (Nelson, McCoy, Billig, Liias)

Thursday, November 8


Associated Press
‘Horrific scene’: 13 dead including gunman at California bar
Ginsburg, 85, hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs in fall
Jeff Sessions pushed out after a year of attacks from Trump
Seattle to review totem poles for cultural sensitivity
Western St. Hospital nurse who lost ear lobe in patient attack sues state

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
After his police-reform Initiative 940 passes, Seahawks Doug Baldwin says he may enter politics
Teachers should know if a student has committed a crime, but often aren’t told, auditor’s office finds

Everett Herald (subscription required)
Milbank: Voter pushback on politics of Trump only beginning
Editorial: Enough with springing forward and falling back

News Tribune (subscription required)
U.S. troops on the US-Mexico border
Driscoll: Enough is enough. It’s time for all-mail voting to sweep the nation
Editorial: No vote? No problem. Out-of-state corporations win Washington elections on green wave of cash

New York Times
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Hospitalized With 3 Broken Ribs
Midterm Results Leave Canadians Wary Over Fate of Trade Agreement
Jeff Sessions Is Forced Out as Attorney General as Trump Installs Loyalist

Olympian (subscription required)
Schrier defeats Rossi in Washington 8th, will become sole woman doctor in Congress

Puget Sound Business Journal
Port of Seattle plans $340 million cargo investment and explores new cruise ship facilities
Infrastructure spending rises up US political agenda

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Solid start for 2019 enrollment to Washington’s health insurance exchange; enrollment is up statewide
Everett Public Schools says it faces budget cuts in latest fallout from McCleary-funded teacher pay hikes
Washington Senate panel to discuss investigating 2007 rape allegation against state Sen. Joe Fain (McCoy)
State lawmakers poised to alter and pass compromise to police deadly force initiative (Goodman)
Seattle council eyes $16 million in budget tweaks, but no head tax, no big tent shelter
FYI Guy: Why Seattle-area voters rank near top of nation for turnout in midterm elections
Editorial: I-1639: Weary voters rightly say ‘enough’ to gun violence
Opinion: City of Seattle’s inertia on street crime is intolerable

Spokesman Review
Liberty schools get full-time school resource deputy
Washington’s new head wildlife manager talks wolves, birds, hunting in Spokane stop

USA Today
Sessions ouster fuels fear Trump is trying to impede Robert Mueller’s probe
CNN’s Jim Acosta has White House press badge revoked after Trump called him ‘terrible’

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Funding primary care is focus of health collaborative
Water district to discuss raising rates
Seminar will focus on living with mental illness

Washington Post
12 people killed, including sheriff’s deputy, in ‘horrific’ California bar shooting
Jeff Sessions forced out as attorney general
Mortgage rates shoot up to their highest level in nearly 8 years
The Cybersecurity 202: Democrats promise their control of House means cybersecurity policy changes
The new boomtowns: Why more people are relocating to ‘secondary’ cities
Opinion: Acosta should sue the president, and Americans should shun Sanders
Opinion: Cornered and raging, Trump begins his coverup. Here’s how Democrats can respond.

West Seattle Herald
City of Seattle awards $755,000 in matching funds for 14 community-based projects

Yakima Herald Republic
Editorial: Plaza may be dead, but downtown Yakima still needs reviving


Washington gun shop changing inventory after voters pass I-1639
Half-million handgun records missing from Washington database

Gun shops brace for voter-approved gun safety law
Cannabis compound CBD for pets — a growing trend that’s not without risks
Outraged over jet noise, man petitions for monitors on Vashon Island

NW Public Radio
Motel 6 Pays Fine For Giving Lists Of Washington Guests To Immigration Authorities
Federal Watchdog Report Says Hanford ‘Plagued With Mismanagement … Fraudulent Activities’

Q13 TV (Fox)
Gun owners blast I-1639, worry initiative punishes responsible users
CNN: Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus was set to retire soon. He was killed in the California bar mass shooting
Boeing issues safety bulletin about 737 Max airplanes


Civic Skunkworks
Congratulations, Democrats, you won! Now what?

Rossi concedes, Democrats flip Washington’s 8th District
Why do Washington voters keep rejecting carbon fees?
Schrier calls for more civility in wake of anti-Semitic political ads
Midterm takeaway: Women voters are more diverse than you think
Everett School District: Cuts possible for next school year

Seattle P.I.
Generous Seattle voters approve big $619 million education levy

Slog AM: 12 Dead in Southern California Shooting; Ruth Bader Ginsberg Hospitalized After a Fall; Everything Is Bad
Slog PM: San Francisco Passes Its Own Head Tax, Bad Time to Be a Wolf in Washington

Wednesday, November 7


Associated Press
Washington task force calls for whale-watching boat tour ban
Washington state orders killing of wolves from 2 more packs
Oregon voters keep first-in-nation immigrant sanctuary law
Authorities ID suspicious substance sent to Capitol Campus

Aberdeen Daily World
$6.8 million Hoquiam school bond passing
Tharinger wins re-election for fifth term as 24th representative

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Democrats won the U.S. House. Here’s what’s next.

Bothell Reporter
Washington rejects carbon fee
Bothell voters approve public safety ballot measures

The Daily News
Toledo voters overwhelmingly support school bond
Castle Rock school bond fails again in second election

Everett Herald (subscription required)
A wave of Democratic victories doesn’t guarantee their agenda
At least one local state House seats flips to Democrats
Radio measure passing; Arlington school levy failing
Parker: Remember Khashoggi? Because White House may not
Bloomberg: Mueller readies next steps for Trump probe with uncertainty at DOJ
Editorial: Winning election comes with expectations

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Editorial: Dissonance means Democracy

News Tribune (subscription required)
Disabled people have serious concerns about e-scooters. Tacoma leaders need to listen.

New York Times
How the Democratic House May Shift the Economic Equation
Russian Trolls Were at It Again Before Midterms, Facebook Says
After Loss of House, Trump Makes Overture to Democrats, Coupled With Threats

Olympian (subscription required)
Great news for your health: Ozone is completely healing itself, UN says. Here’s why.
Olympia City Council approves infill housing regulations

Puget Sound Business Journal
Election results: Carbon tax, soda tax ban, Seattle school levy
Democrats capture control of House; GOP holds Senate
Opinion: A sleep deprived workforce is an unethical workforce
Google workers reject Silicon Valley individualism in walkout

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Washington prison inmate awarded $549,000 after he’s denied pain medication for multiple sclerosis
700 people have been helped by immigrant legal-defense network funded by Seattle and King County
Washington state voters pass ballot measure to further regulate guns, including semi-automatic rifles
Washington state voters reject carbon-fee initiative
Editorial: A fresh start in Congress
Editorial: Here’s how Democrats should use their bigger majorities at the state Capitol
Opinion: My grandfather’s Star of David armband: Hatred and courage, then and now

Snohomish County Tribune
#Finish522 effort looks to Olympia (Palumbo)

Spokesman Review
City Council votes to bar police from selling rifles
Mayor Condon submits balanced budget sustaining police and firefighter hires

USA Today
Mortgage applications fall to 4-year low as homebuyers exit housing market
Russia’s Internet Research Agency may have been behind Facebook election meddling
Trump threatens gridlock, ‘warlike’ atmosphere if Democrats pursue investigations

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Op-ed: Judge’s order to save salmon is good start

Washington Post
Motel 6 agrees to pay up to $7.6 million to settle claim it helped ICE target Latino guests
Wells Fargo admits it incorrectly foreclosed on 545 homeowners it should have helped
Google’s hometown passes new business tax to cope with rise in tech commuters

Whidbey News-Times
Flags planted in memory of fallen soldiers

Yakima Herald Republic
Voters give a resounding no to Yakima Central Plaza
Newhouse returns to U.S. House, says he knows how to be effective as part of minority party
Republican incumbents Honeyford, Chandler on their way back to Olympia
Mosbrucker wins re-election in 14th Legislative District, Position 2
Two new faces in the state Legislature: Chris Corry and Jeremie Dufault
Manweller, Dent win 13th District House seats
Editorial: Students should take advantage of streamlined financial aid forms


Washington voters approve sweeping gun safety initiative 1639
Washington voters block future taxes on soda
Trump attacks Republican House candidates who lost, saying they should have ’embraced’ him
Washington voters reject carbon fee Initiative 1631
Boeing issues 737 MAX warnings to airlines

Q13 TV (Fox)
Women and LGBT candidates make history in 2018 midterms
Orca task force to recommend moratorium on southern resident killer whale watching


Opinion: It’s time to move Washington state forward

Seattle P.I.
Sound Transit exec up for big raise despite ‘abrasive’ style

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