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Posts published in “Day: July 7, 2014”

In the briefings

otter at rally

Governor C.L. “Butch” Otter speaks at the God and Country Festival of the Treasure Valley July 2 at the Idaho Center at Nampa. (image/Otter campaign)


The big story last week almost everywhere in the Northwest: The great weather surrounding the 4th of July holiday, and the local celebrations within. That became part of the political story too, as many candidates participated in Independence Day events. (Tougher activities will ensue in coming months.)

On the front pages


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)

A medical pot law debate stirring (Boise Statesman)
Washington prepares for pot sales (TF Times News, Moscow News)
Memorial set for hopistal 'forgotten souls' (Moscow News)
Education Tax Credit, sunsetting 2015, may be renewed (Nampa Press Tribune)
Wolf hunting funds begin to roll (TF Times News)

Memorial set for hospital 'forgotten souls' (Salem Statesman Journal, Corvallis Gazette)
Pot dispensary at Medford may hit ballot (Ashland Tidings)
Profiling Bergdahl (Portland Oregonian)

City administrator job going away at Mukilteo (Everett Herald)
Detailed cleanup work restarts near Oso (Everett Herald)
Washington prepares for pot sales (Seattle Times, Vancouver Columbian, Yakima Herald Republic, Kennewick Herald, Longview News)
Badger road fire controlled (Kennewick Herald)
Memorial set for hospital 'forgotten souls' (Longview News)
What about BPA power for marijuana grows? (Port Angeles News)
Elwha interpretive center planned (Port Angeles News)
First-time home buyers rebound in Spokane (Spokane Spokesman)