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Posts published in “Day: March 19, 2015”

What it’s like to run a pot shop

At #MJBAJobFair 2015 on a panel about working in a legal pot shop, the Mayor of Cannabis City, James Lathrop, shares what it has been like to open and operate the first marijuana retail store in Seattle.

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)

Looking at Harris Ranch expansion (Boise Statesman)
Reformers press ahead at Lewiston youth homes (Lewiston Tribune)
Legislative leaders struggle with adjournment (Lewiston Tribune)
Schools at Latah graduate more than state on average (Moscow News)
WSU seeks new entryway project (Moscow News)
Teacher pay bill both rises, falls in Idaho House (Nampa Press Tribune, TF Times News)
House floor considers transportation bill (Nampa Press Tribune)
Anti-bully bill moves in legislature (Pocatello Journal)
Another version of concealed carry bill emerges (Pocatello Journal)
Issues raised with new high school grad system (TF Times News)

Balderas named new Eugene school superintendent (Eugene Register Guard)
6th UO student may have meningococcal virus (Eugene Register Guard)
New call center opens at Eugene in April (Eugene Register Guard)
House votes against drone-aided hunting (KF Herald & News, Pendleton E Oregonian)
Ghost hunters investigating Klamath county building (KF Herald & News)
Medford board questions history textbook (Medford Tribune)
Jackson County proposes new library building deal (Medford Tribune)
Public records law in Oregon called weak (Pendleton E Oregonian)
Brown will talk drones on visit to Pendleton (Pendleton E Oregonian)
New bill would background nearly all gun transfers (Portland Oregonian)
Looking at religious uynaffiliated in Portland (Portland Oregonian)
Using goats to go after weed problems (Salem Statesman Journal)

Mt Baker ski area won't reopen as planned (Bellingham Herald)
Dog leashing rules change on Bainbridge Island (Bremerton Sun)
Heavy dusts, some wildfires expected in east (Kennewick Herald)
Salmon, others at risk over ocean warming (Longview News)
State Auditor Kelley's home searched by feds (Tacoma News Tribune, Olympian)
Port Angeles now has pot shops (Port Angeles News)
Clallam continues developing pot rules (Port Angeles News)
Seattle mayor seeks $900m transport levy (Seattle Times)
Spokane inmate acted as pimps from jail (Spokane Spokesman)
Spokane cops have varied racial distribution (Spokane Spokesman)
New judge named at Clark County (Vancouver Columbian)
Yakima County starts work on redistricting (Yakima Herald Republic)