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Here’s what public affairs news made the front page of newspapers in the Northwest today, excluding local crime, features and sports stories. (Newspaper names contracted with location)

Fulcher blasts Otter hiring lobbyists (Boise Statesman)
St Luke’s releases downtown growth plans (Boise Statesman)
IF fore chief plans departure (IF Post Register)
Bonneville Democrats reach out to Hispanics (IF Post Register)
WSU sorority hit on alcohol, other charges (Moscow News)
Gritman takes over county emergency voucher effort (Moscow News)
Pullman considers city finances (Moscow News)
Canyon commission candidate Freeman (Nampa Press Tribune)
Newly reorganized golf course to open (Nampa Press Tribune)
Bujak trial continues (Nampa Press Tribune)
New giant woolly mammoth finds in east Idaho (Pocatello Journal)
SkyWest adds a flight at Pocatello (Pocatello Journal)
Simpson bill would raise truck weight limits (TF Times News)
Builder cited on worker risks (TF Times News)

Eugene to stay in Lane ESD organization (Eugene Register Guard)
Sexual conduct code explored at UO (Eugene Register Guard)
Several businesses burn at Harrisburg (Eugene Register Guard)
KF council okays police contract (KF Herald & News)
Mt Ashland Association cuts general manager (Ashland Tidings)
Ashland council holds off on utility fees (Ashland Tidings)
Examining the Medford school budget (Medford Tribune)
Campaign funds pouring in on GMO fight (Medford Tribune)
Hospital payments from police funds (Pendleton East Oregonian)
Democratic US House candidate Christofferson (Pendleton East Oregonian)
Portland firms dinged over hedge fund (Portland Oregonian)
AG says Cover Oregon can switch to feds (Salem Statesman Journal)
No Fukushima radiation in area kelp (Salem Statesman Journal)
Salem city council battle in south district (Salem Statesman Journal)

Bremerton pot license sells for $150k (Seattle Times, Bremerton Sun)
No one sought Monroe pot license (Everett Herald)
Agriculture master’s program launched at WSU (Kennewick Herald)
Pot lottery results released at Longview (Longview News)
Longview PUD revises payment plans (Longview News)
Grain elevator at Sequim faces action (Port Angeles News)
Clallam Auditor Rosand will retire (Port Angeles News)
Landslide risk found at busy campground (Seattle Times)
UW research equipment may move away from rails (Seattle Times)
Glitchy amber alert system in Washington (Tacoma News Tribune)
Salal Credit Union provides pot banking (Tacoma News Tribune)
Two Spokane council ethics issues dismissed (Spokane Spokesman)
Examining alternative teaching at Yakima (Yakima Herald Republic)
TSA PreCheck program comes to Yakima (Yakima Herald Republic)

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