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Monday, July 15

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Associated Press
Trade row deepens as China ups tariffs on $60B in US goods
Demonstrators return to immigration jail after attack, death
Trump moves to effectively end asylum at Southern border
Seattle gets more time to deal with police reform deficits
Premera Blue Cross pays states $10 million over data breach
Amazon, seeking more skilled workers, will do the training
The Latest: Authorities ID man at immigration confrontation
Police kill man allegedly attacking immigration prison
Appeals court gives Trump a win in sanctuary city case
Appeals court to quickly consider Trump family planning rule  

Aberdeen Daily World
Aberdeen approves overnight homeless shelter behind City Hall 

Auburn Reporter
King County could loan 4Culture $20 million
Opinion: 2020 Census and the importance of being counted  

The Daily News
About 40 gather to support asylum-seekers, those in detention centers
‘Living history’ cemetery tour recounts early 20th century logging lifestyle
Local astronomy buffs share memories, views about lunar landing  

Everett Herald (subscription required)
County sees a dense, tall future near light rail stations
Editorial: Measuring the costs of preparing for rising seas  

Island Guardian 
Fish Farms Finished In 2022 

Islands’ Weekly
State grants $3.9 million to county for outdoor preservation
A habitat restoration pilot project for public and private lands on Lopez Island  

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Peninsula Community Health Services plans behavioral health hub
Hood Canal blooms again, as biologists assess role of armored plankton  

News Tribune (subscription required)
A new senior development proposed in University Place offers test case for future growth
Puyallup Indians recognize their gay and lesbian members with Pride events 
Tacoma district wants $535M. Proposed bond would replace schools, add security and fields 
Activists renew call to close Tacoma detention center 
Bullet holes and a vow for revenge mark detention center shooting scene
Op-ed:  Helping homeless people can be done without harming Puyallup neighborhoods
McConnell silent on Trump tweets — like virtually all congressional Republicans  

Olympian (subscription required)
Activists renew call to close Tacoma detention center 
Editorial:  It took a village to create Thurston County’s robust plan to tackle the opioid crisis 
Plan to add mountain biking trails at Kaiser Woods pleases bikers, concerns neighbors  

Peninsula Daily News
Clallam, Jefferson awarded grants aimed at salmon restoration
Tribes come ashore at Lower Elwha Klallam site in Paddle to Lummi  

Renton Reporter
Opinion: 2020 Census and the importance of being counted 

Seattle Globalist
Could environmental justice be written into Washington state law? (Saldaña) 

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Mayor’s approach to Seattle police reforms could prolong court oversight, council members say 
Powerline Fire in Grant County burns thousands of acres, threatens homes and farms 
Amazon Prime Day draws more than just shoppers looking for a deal; workers, critics and others weigh in 
Op-ed:  What got us to the moon? The pursuit of the common good   

Skagit Valley Herald
Skagit County Courthouse in danger in seismic event
DelBene, Larsen introduce bill to move federal court to Mount Vernon  

Spokesman Review
Spokane Public Schools to consider budget that would eliminate librarians, expand early-release Fridays for elementary students
College football coaches top state salary list; governor is ranked 2,125  

Tri-City Herald
Feds reject 2 of Washington state’s requirements for cleanup of Hanford radioactive waste  

Vancouver Business Journal
Portion of city sales tax will be used for affordable housing 

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Police kill islander at Tacoma detention center 

Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Editorial: Government (as in president) can’t block Twitter followers 

Washington Post
Trump administration moves to restrict asylum access, aiming to curb Central American migration
Doing these five things could decrease your risk of Alzheimer’s by 60 percent, new study says
For Amazon workers in Minnesota, Prime Day means protest  

Whidbey News-Times
Fare increases floated by Washington State Ferries
Proposals being taken now for agricultural leases within reserve  

Yakima Herald Republic
ICE flights spark debate, fear across Yakima Valley
More than 650 undocumented immigrants have passed through Yakima airport since May 

 

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KING5 TV (NBC)
King County to expand free hepatitis A vaccine program for homeless
ICE raid protests outside Tacoma’s Northwest Detention Center
Why you should be prepared: 3 big earthquake threats in PNW
Auburn event celebrates girls who’ve aged out of the foster care system  

KIRO7 TV (CBS)
Tacoma police kill man who was allegedly trying to set fire to detention center 

KOMO4 TV (ABC)
Earthquakes rattle locally and globally; experts say don’t worry, but be prepared 

KUOW FM
If a major earthquake hits, lives will be at risk in many Washington schools
Flawed analysis leads clean-air agency to support climate-harming gas plant  

NW Public Radio
Man dies after attack outside federal immigration detention center in Tacoma 

Q13 TV (Fox)
Man shot and killed in police confrontation outside Tacoma ICE detention facility
The Divide: Send Help  

 

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Crosscut
Why the heck does WA hold elections in the middle of summer? (Gregerson, Hudgins) 

Seattle P.I.
5,000-acre wildfire triggers evacuations, threatens homes and livestock in Grant County, Washington
Wildfire near Mattawa grows to 7.8 square miles
Leave the U.S., Trump tells liberal congresswomen of color
Catholic Charities hopes to open facility for homeless
Demonstrators return to immigration jail after attack, death 

Tacoma Weekly
Pride flag flies over Tacoma Dome (Randall, Jinkins) 

Friday, July 12

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Associated Press
Washington Supreme Court upholds Seattle voucher system
Vegas police release report on lessons from 2017 massacre
Trump Organization cancels golf event with stripper caddies
Seattle-area health department expands vaccination program
Trump administration plans immigration enforcement operation
Kitsap County residents felt earthquake and aftershock Friday morning
Obesity covered by state anti-discrimination law, Washington Supreme Court rules
Washington state OKs killing of wolf pack members preying on cattle
US consumer prices tick up just 0.1% as inflation stays tame
Earthquake shakes Puget Sound; no damage reported
2 new measles cases confirmed in Washington outbreak
Salmon recovery projects awarded more than $4M grant
Lawsuit filed to restore mountain caribou
State says death of adult cow was wolf depredation
Auditor: King County allowed ICE to access jail information

Aberdeen Daily World
Nonprofit helps families build new lives

Auburn Reporter
Community park along the river
City Council splits over whether to hire racial equity consultant
King County Sheriff’s Office has been giving ICE unredacted information

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Olympic Forest may see greater federal protection due to Democrat-majority House
The economic impact of tribal gaming in Washington state

Columbian
In Our View: Trump threat to, not steward of, environment

The Daily News
Cowlitz PUD commissioners vote to keep Snake River dams
Kelso-Longview grocery workers to take strike vote at end of July
Local dental offices hit by malware, forced to cancel appointments

Everett Herald (subscription required)
New statewide election system causing concern among auditors
Everett residents weigh in on a ban of supportive housing

The Inlander
New study shows hate crimes on the rise in Washington

Island Guardian
Not-For-Profit Air Medical Transport To Serve San Juan County

Islands’ Weekly
EMS medical program director resigns

Journal of the San Juan Islands
State ferry Hyak has sailed into retirement
Scientists are looking for new lizards on Orcas and need the community’s help
Letter: The true cost of vacation rentals

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
State Supreme Court: Obesity covered by anti-discrimination law

News Tribune (subscription required)
Two new measles cases in King County; nine confirmed since May
Olympic Forest may see greater federal protection due to Democrat-majority House
Reign FC and Tacoma Defiance want millions in tax dollars for a stadium. We need to ask if it’s worth it
As amputee veterans age and move, will government cover their special housing needs?
Editorial: Pride flag on Tacoma Dome sends right message (Jinkins)
Overnight magnitude 4.6 earthquake rattles Washington’s Puget Sound region
State’s opioid notification law gets some fine tuning (Cleveland)
Construction at the Dome is about to bring a new look along I-5. The sign will be huge
Annie Wright Schools will push back start times next year so students can sleep, exercise

New York Times
Thousands Are Targeted as ICE Prepares to Raid Undocumented Migrant Families
Trump Turns to Executive Action to Press Citizenship Question on Census
Trump Withdraws Plan to Eliminate Drug Price Rebates
24 Governors Call on Trump to Halt Rollback on Rules for Clean Cars
22 States Considered Eliminating the ‘Tampon Tax’ This Year. Here’s What Happened.

Olympian (subscription required)
180,000 smoke alarms recalled for the most basic of reasons: They may not work

Peninsula Daily News
Port Angeles Council floats idea of sales tax for affordable housing

Renton Reporter
District and unions butt heads over budget

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Editorial: Hold state Sen. Mona Das to task for Trumpist attack on journalism (Das)
4.6 quake shakes Seattle region
Seattle-area immigrants seeking citizenship redirected to offices in Portland, Yakima
In the Sammamish Valley, an ongoing debate on a proposal allowing rural tasting rooms
Obesity covered by state anti-discrimination law, Washington Supreme Court rules
New gates, posh lounge at Sea-Tac airport give Alaska Airlines an upgrade
Op-ed: We are on track to modernize and secure Washington’s election system by 2020 | Op-Ed Updated 8:29 am
Washington state Supreme Court unanimously upholds Seattle’s pioneering ‘democracy vouchers’
Man accused of stabbing 3 strangers in downtown Seattle has been through ‘mental-health revolving door,’ mother says
For the first time, Seattle schools general fund will break $1 billion in spending
Amazon commits $700 million to retrain workers in new skills
Fearing hepatitis A outbreak among homeless people, King County expands vaccinations
Op-ed: Invest in critical early-learning facilities for underserved children

Skagit Valley Herald
State sues Navy over expanded Whidbey flights
Child care teachers worry about looming certification rules
State awards $4 million to salmon projects in Skagit County

Spokesman Review
Law protects those with obesity from discrimination,Washington Supreme Court says
‘Give me a call’: How Spokane-area politicians deal with uncivil comments on social media accounts (Ormsby, Riccelli)

USA Today
Trump to order citizenship question on census, despite Supreme Court ruling
Donald Trump: Immigration raids begin Sunday, will target criminals ‘as much as we can’
Report: Trump administration’s ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy ‘harmful, traumatic and chaotic’
Are tariffs against China bringing factories and jobs back to the U.S.?

Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber
Debate over personal fireworks continues
Learn how to reduce wildfire threats to property

Washington Post
White House pushes Congress to strike deal as Treasury could run out of cash faster
Trump expected to announce executive action to try to get citizenship question on 2020 Census, according to administration official
Second federal judge blocks Justice Dept. Bid to replace census attorneys
Britain says it thwarted Iranian vessels from interfering with its tanker in the Strait of Hormuz
Trump administration defends pushing migrant asylum seekers back into Mexico
White House kills key drug pricing rule to eliminate hidden rebates

Yakima Herald Republic
Projects to help fish: Salmon recovery efforts highlighted in Yakima Basin

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KING5 TV (NBC)
‘This isn’t what prisons were designed for’: State struggles with aging inmates
Washington state cutting hundreds of Marysville trees to save salmon
UW scientists studying how to save Washington’s disappearing prairies
Seattle partners with Ballard church to expand safe parking program
New leaders sworn in to replace ousted King County drainage district commissioners
Prepare to be on your own in a major Pacific Northwest disaster
Shaking from 4.6 earthquake felt across western Washington
Sea-Tac Airport opens new terminal to catch up with rapid growth
Washington couple gets $2,250 surprise medical bill: ‘It’s borderline criminal’

KIRO7 TV (CBS)
AG Ferguson: Trump administration’s ‘mistreatment’ of immigrant children violates court settlement

KOMO4 TV (ABC)
Tacoma considering new $300 million soccer complex by Cheney Stadium 
Semi crashes in notorious section of I-5 in Tacoma
City says they are working on repeat offender problem
Cha-ching! Seattle named top city in nation for most profitable businesses
Washington and Oregon send about 1,000 firefighters to battle Alaska wildfires

KNKX FM
Feds Say Hanford’s PUREX Plant Is Degrading, Needs Stabilizing Soon

KUOW FM
Broken Promises: Teachers Sue U.S. Over Student Loans That Weren’t Forgiven

NW Public Radio
Washington election officials sound alarm over new voter registration system
Washington State Patrol builds up its drone fleet to more than 100

Q13 TV (Fox)
Few answers on how to change the way Seattle should approach repeat offenders
ICE to begin nationwide immigration raids Sunday, report says
Pierce County mom on a mission to feed hungry kids
Onlookers get an up-close view of orcas at Lime Kiln Lighthouse

Web

Auburn Examiner
How Off the Mark Were Senator Das’ Remarks? (Keiser, Billig)

Crosscut
What Alaska’s Pebble Mine fight means for Seattle
WA leaders to feds: Don’t underestimate the danger of Hanford waste
Opinion: Flush with cash, WA should invest in orcas now
Why the heck does WA hold elections in the middle of summer?
Workers on front lines of homeless crisis could get guaranteed wage hikes
Opinion: The critical, overlooked history of WA’s prison abolition movement

My Ballard
Rep. Gael Tarleton to speak at tonight’s Ballard District Council meeting

Slog
Democracy Voucher Program Survives Supreme Court Challenge

West Seattle Blog
UPDATE: Yes, that was an earthquake. Strongest since Nisqually

Wednesday, July 10

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Associated Press
Scientists say rising seas will break flooding records
State sues Navy over expanded operations on Whidbey Island
Court to Trump: Blocking Twitter critics is unconstitutional
Washington state to cut hundreds of trees to save salmon
State sues Navy over expanded operations on Whidbey Island
NY expands pay equity law on day honoring US soccer team
Washington state sues Navy over expanded flights on island
Mountain goat relocation resumes in Olympic National Park
Airbus takes lead over Boeing in 2019 aircraft deliveries
‘A floodier future’: scientists say records will be broken
State OKs killing of wolf pack members preying on cattle
Auditor: King County allowed ICE to access jail information

Aberdeen Daily World
Council to consider temporary homeless camping area behind Aberdeen City Hall
Oped: Harley Shaiken: NAFTA’s replacement needs to have its tires kicked

Arlington Times
Goodbye: After 30 years, Ballew goes out with a bang

Auburn Reporter
King County examines options to fund roads and bridges

The Inlander
Environmental groups question how Ecology is critical of Trump water quality rollbacks while trying to create workarounds of its own

Issaquah Reporter
Eastside legislators discuss 2019 legislative session in Snoqualmie (Callan, Goodman, Kloba, Mullet, Senn, Slatter, Springer, Stokesbary, Thai, Hasegawa)

Journal of the San Juan Islands
Editorial: Bikers and car drivers: remember rules of the road

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Bremerton eyes state program to help renters, owners
Grant will allow S’Klallam tribe to expand dental care

News Tribune (subscription required)
Washington state to cut hundreds of trees to save salmon
$300M plan would build Tacoma soccer stadium, sports complex with public, private money
St. Joseph nurses to vote next week on possible strike
Editorial: Your right to know doesn’t come cheap. Pierce County will charge for electronic public records

New York Times
Federal Appeals Court Rules for Trump in Emoluments Case
Judge Rejects Justice Dept. Request to Change Lawyers on Census Case

Olympian (subscription required)
Washington state to cut hundreds of trees to save salmon
Public meeting coming on church’s plan to open tiny home village

Puget Sound Business Journal
Feds allocate $100M to fund Federal Way Link Light Rail Extension
Cities and builders face ‘hornet’s nest’ to meet affordable housing needs

Renton Reporter
King County examines options to fund roads and bridges

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Editorial: Equal pay for equal work, on and off field
On way to long-term changes, Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan quietly clears homeless camp

USA Today
Federal appeals court grills Democratic lawyers on whether ACA, or Obamacare, is constitutional
Acting immigration director: ICE raids will happen
Federal judge rejects DOJ request to replace census legal team

Washington Post
British ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch resigns after Trump criticism
Appeals court dismisses emoluments lawsuit involving President Trump’s D.C. hotel
S&P 500 soars above 3,000 for first time as Fed Chair Jerome Powell hints interest rate cut likely in July
Labor secretary to hold news conference to defend himself amid outcry over handling of Epstein plea deal

Whidbey News-Times
State Attorney General is suing Navy over Growler expansion at NAS Whidbey
Conservation District looks at ‘rates and charges’ system
Editorial: Freedom of information must apply to everyone

Broadcast

KING5 TV (NBC)
ICE accessed King County inmate info despite law restricting use
Is ICE using facial recognition to comb Washington drivers’ licenses?
More mountain goats flown out of Olympic National Park
State fines developer for causing ‘significant’ environmental damage to Port Orchard wetlands
Washington AG sues Navy over Growler jet expansion on Whidbey Island
New law makes it easier to build backyard cottages in Seattle

KIRO7 TV (CBS)
Washington state to cut hundreds of trees to save salmon

KOMO4 TV (ABC)
Seattle restaurant chain files for bankruptcy, says minimum wage increase a factor
Washington students among least saddled with college debt in nation

KNKX FM
Analysis: Western Washington wildfires differ from their east side counterparts
State academies prepare firefighters for unique challenges of wildland blazes

KUOW FM
Washington licensing says it hasn’t shared info with ICE since 2018
Plastic Has A Big Carbon Footprint — But That Isn’t The Whole Story

NW Public Radio
Feds say Hanford’s PUREX plant is degrading, needs stabilizing soon
Plastic has a big carbon footprint—but that isn’t the whole story

 

Web

Crosscut
‘Culture is toxic, morale is low’: Survey of Seattle Police officers paints bleak picture
Sheriff’s office gave info to ICE, violating King County’s sanctuary policy

MyNorthwest.com
Washington Rep. Kilmer: US border policies ‘entirely unacceptable’
Pierce County becoming ‘darling’ of Puget Sound housing market
Report finds King County provided info to ICE agents against county law
King County opens inquest into Seattle police shooting of Charleena Lyles
Washington sues Navy over expanded flights on island
Homeless camp sweeps are up: Is Seattle shuffling them out of sight?
San Juan County voter initiative looks to restrict whale-watching

Tuesday, July 9

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Associated Press
United Nations slams US for detention facilities: ‘This should never happen anywhere’
Dead gray whale found floating in Budd Inlet near Olympia
Activists worry about potential abuse of face scans for ICE
Delay continues for Washington health records project
New report warns of potential radiation release at Hanford
23 US governors join Calif. in opposing Trump mileage freeze
Boeing deliveries of 737 tumble in 2nd quarter
Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon’s ‘war cloud’
Seattle hospital reports dozens injured by fireworks

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
‘If the whales go away, we go away, and we don’t want that either’

The Daily News
I-1639, one week in

Everett Herald (subscription required)
100 Marysville trees will be chopped to help save the salmon

Islands’ Weekly
State ferry Hyak has sailed into retirement

Journal of the San Juan Islands
It’s a girl
State grants $3.9 million to county for outdoor preservation
Whole-person care with Apple Health comes to San Juan County on July 1

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Ecology fines Port Orchard project developer for damaging Ruby and Blackjack creeks
Dry weather sparks preparations for wildfires in Olympics

News Tribune (subscription required)
Pierce County median home prices up again; no break in rents, either
Could later start times become a reality at Tacoma schools? ‘Sleepyheads’ working on it
Traffic metering begins Tuesday at I-5 ramps in Tacoma, Fife

New York Times
Obamacare in Jeopardy as Appeals Court Hears Case Backed by Trump
Trump Can’t Block Critics From His Twitter Account, Appeals Court Rules
Judge Blocks Trump Rule Requiring Drug Companies to List Prices in TV Ads

Olympian (subscription required)
Dead gray whale found floating in Budd Inlet near West Bay Marina
Editorial: How to help with America’s border crisis

Seattle Times (subscription required)
June real-estate numbers tell a now-familiar story: Seattle is losing buyers to Tacoma, other outlying spots
Hate crime on the rise in Seattle and Washington state, study finds
To Seattle’s black artists and activists, the space race showed distorted priorities and utopian possibilities
Editorial: Border crisis betrays American values

Skagit Valley Herald
Sales tax change takes effect
72-unit, mixed-use project planned for Burlington

USA Today
Judge strikes down Trump administration’s bid to require drug companies to list prices in TV ads

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: Effort to curb ‘title-only’ bills is stand for transparency
(via Seattle Times) Court order required to release driver’s license info

Washington Post
President Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter, federal appeals court rules
Acosta calls Epstein crimes ‘horrific’ as top Democrats call for labor secretary to resign
Trump to order overhaul of organ transplant and kidney dialysis systems

Whidbey News-Times
Work crews clean up trashed sites
Hearing examiner gives nod to low-income housing

Yakima Herald Republic
High-school apprenticeship programs give kids a chance to earn money, credit, work experience

Broadcast

KING5 TV (NBC)
State invests $45 million to restore Chinook salmon populations

NW Public Radio
Yakama Nation radio station gets tuned back on air 8 months after burglary knocked it off

Web

Campus Safety Magazine
CWU Student Paid to Stay Silent Regarding Professor Misconduct (Keiser)

Crosscut
Should Seattle follow Portland’s model to help the homeless?
‘An egregious violation’: WA sues Navy for dumping toxic paint into Puget Sound

Seattle P.I.
Report: Home prices in Pierce Kitsap counties soar year-over-year as King County prices drop
Journalists at Seattle’s Crosscut, KCTS9 tell management: we want a union

Monday, July 8

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Associated Press
Saudi carrier Flyadeal cancels Boeing 737 Max order for Airbus
New report warns of potential radiation release at Hanford
Hearing for lawmaker who made threats during GOP walkout
Appeals Court: Georgia legislature exempt from records law
New orca calf born in May confirmed to be female
Southern resident orcas spotted after unusual absence
Key Democrat will vote against Trump’s nominee to lead FAA

Aberdeen Daily World
Aberdeen plans to clear ‘River City’ homeless camp next week
Agencies partner with coastal communities for Tsunami preparedness

Auburn Examiner
Sen. Claire Wilson Reflects on Her First Legislative Session (Wilson)

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)
Is it legal to text while riding a bike under Washington’s distracted driving law?
Southern resident orcas reappear in usual San Juan waters
New report warns of potential radiation release at Hanford
Stronger protection for orcas – when they show up here again

Columbian
In Our View: Desirability doesn’t have to be mixed blessing
In Our View: Impact of climate change is felt close to home

The Daily News
Cowlitz PUD prepares for uncertain energy future

Island Guardian
Mullis Center Returns The Flag, & Allows The Pledge Of Allegiance

Islands Weekly
Levy provides equal access to technology at the school

Kitsap Sun (subscription required)
Firefighters train, brace for call-ups to fight wildfires
Public access boat launch coming to Lake Tahuya

News Tribune (subscription required)
Plutonium-contaminated Hanford ‘canyon’ is deteriorating. Environment is at risk, study says
Rare South Sound prairie at center of economic battle. Will industry or nature win?
Southern resident orcas reappear in usual San Juan waters
ICE arrest at Thurston County courthouse begs the question: What does sanctuary mean?
‘Better than nothing.’ Puyallup cops to offer homeless folks a ride to Tacoma shelter
Op-ed: Tacoma nurses say strike is preventable, but feel-good hospital mission statements aren’t enough
Editorial: Bring on the Reign: Tacoma can help put women’s sports equality on firm footing

New York Times
ICE Used Facial Recognition to Mine State Driver’s License Databases
Justice Dept. to Replace Lawyers in Census Citizenship Question Case
DeVos Repeals Obama-Era Rule Cracking Down on For-Profit Colleges

Olympian (subscription required)
ICE arrest at Thurston County courthouse begs the question: What does sanctuary mean?
Rare South Sound prairie at center of economic battle. Will industry or nature win?
Aberdeen plans to clear ‘River City’ homeless camp next week
Diabetics charter bus for 815-mile round trip to Canada for affordable insulin

Seattle Times (subscription required)
Could Sound Transit build light rail faster? It wouldn’t be easy.
King County’s homeless voters could have unusual amount of influence this election year
Students with dyslexia struggle in Washington. Will a fresh approach to reading instruction be enough?
Now back on Earth, Washington native Anne McClain describes what it was like to live in space
For some Washington students with special needs, diagnosis is too late, help is too little
Op-ed: Seattle’s inconvenient truth on homelessness and spending
At Pike Place Market, seniors and kids work well together – and schools and day cares nationwide are noticing
Editorial: Preserve Washington’s redistricting commission

Seattle Weekly
City of Everett wins in bikini barista federal court case
Opinion: As time expires, Eyman lacks signatures for anti-tax measure

Skagit Valley Herald
Skagit County rental market ties for worst in state
Skagit County considers new funding source for affordable housing
Orcas return to Salish Sea after 2-month absence
Trans Mountain pipeline expansion again on the horizon (Lovelett)
Sockeye fishery a model of salmon recovery, sustainable food
Education Focus: Earthquake school safety report provides early estimate for upgrade costs
San Juan Assisted Living facility to remain open, but Medicaid issues remain
Vigil depicts children in cages to raise awareness of migrant conditions

Spokesman Review
Local health experts warn against using marijuana while pregnant, even as research remains inconclusive
Eyman and others fail to qualify voter initiatives
Opinion: Let’s deal with our climate crisis now

Walla Walla Union Bulletin (subscription required)
Editorial: New Ecology fee on wineries is nonsense

Washington Post
Justice Department changing lawyers on census case
FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches

Broadcast

KING5 TV (NBC)
Mountain goats to be airlifted from Olympic National Park this week
Saving the Orcas: Why Southern Residents struggle and how you can help

KOMO4 TV (ABC)
Watch: Early quake warning system activates during KOMO News interview
7 suffer amputations among dozens injured by fireworks in Seattle area

KNKX FM
Southern resident orcas seen off Washington coast after unprecedented absence since May

KUOW FM
ICE USES WASHINGTON DRIVERS LICENSES TO HUNT IMMIGRANTS FOR DEPORTATION, RESEARCHERS SAY

NW Public Radio
With rural health care stretched thin, more patients turn to telehealth
What Washington can’t tax, Oregon might

Q13 TV (Fox)
Traffic nightmare in Sumner area changing the way people live
New city coming to life near Bonney Lake

Web

Crosscut
A model city for a majority nonwhite future is in our own backyard
Youth suicides are up in WA. Can the state help?
Challenging the “new normal” in the wildfire-ravaged Methow Valley