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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)

Balukoff offers to match campaign donations (Boise Statesman)
Smoke in Idaho’s skies from wildfires (Boise Statesman, Nampa Press Tribune, TF Times News)
Bergdahl status report: inquiry underway (Boise Statesman)
Simpson pushes potatoes for food program (IF Post Register)
Simpson, others help keep Dubois station open (IF Post Register)
Flooding in some parts of Rexburg (IF Post Register)
Heavy work for Washington fire fighters (Lewiston Tribune)
Cut lines interrupts net, phones in Lewiston (Lewiston Tribune)
Wheat crops looking good in this weather (Lewiston Tribune)
Heavy fires around the west (Moscow News)
WA state ballots available soon (Moscow News)
Pocatello road equipment at other cities (Pocatello Journal)

Wildfires roar on in Oregon, Northwest (KF Herald & News)
Considering partnership of SOU, Oregon Tech (KF Herald & News)
Fundraising deadline Dec 1 for civic stadium (Eugene Register Guard)
Ashland downtown kiosk will remain (Ashland Tidings)
SOU provost will retire (Ashland Tidings)
Medford still owns land under apartments (Medford Tribune)
Pendleton considers recovery center property (Pendleton E Oregonian)
Big fire near Heppner (Pendleton E Oregonian)
More Oregonians living in impoverished areas (Portland Oregonian)
ODOT manager files guilty plea on theft (Salem Statesman Journal)

Horseshoe Lake will be tested for norovirus (Bremerton Sun)
South Kitsap schools finances improving (Bremerton Sun)
Study shows foot ferry usage still large (Bremerton Sun)
Issues over Liias’ two jobs for Senate and city (Everett Herald)
Arlington code going after drugs, panhandling (Everett Herald)
US House okays banking for pot businesses (Tacoma News Tribune, Vancouver Columbian, Olympian)
Inslee polling shows weak support (Olympian)
Obama will visit Seattle next week (Seattle Times)
Seattle home prices shooting high again (Seattle Times)
House seat in District 4 draws contest (Spokane Spokesman)
Big layoffs expected at Microsoft (Tacoma News Tribune)
Mass emergency declared over WA fires (Tacoma News Tribune)
Washington jobless rate falls again (Vancouver Columbian)
Oil shipping backer Tesoro funds GOP candidates (Vancouver Columbian)
Clark College may expand into Gorge (Vancouver Columbian)

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