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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)

More houses sell at cash (Boise Statesman)
Democratic convention closes without disputes (Moscow News)
Rapidly rising garbage at Canyon landfill (Nampa Press Tribune)
Oregon sets up radio helicopters for fires (Nampa Press Tribune)

Corvallis library opens Sundays again (Corvallis Gazette)
Oregon tries drones to watch fires (Medford Tribune, Corvallis Gazette)
Richardson hit over spam accusations (Ashland Tidings)
SOU reduces water use, plans for drought (Ashland Tidings)
2014 looks like a good travel year (Ashland Tidings)
Obscure manual sets free repair fees (Portland Oregonian)
Marion County looks at noise ordinance (Salem Statesman Journal)

Snohomish jail death results in lawsuit (Everett Herald)
Researching sea star wasting (Port Angeles News)
Ship bell brought up for research, show (Port Angeles News)
Business concerned about $15 mininum wage (Seattle Times)
Boeing automatic, pilot errors in review (Seattle Times)
Fewer big road projects in southwest WA (Vancouver Columbian)
Scientists study magma below Mt. St. Helens (Vancouver Columbian)
Farmers markets adding to producers income (Yakima Herald Republic)

On the front pages

news

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)

CEOs of ID public tradeds saw raises in 2012 (Boise Statesman)
Idaho guardsmen reflect on Iraq situation (Boise Statesman, IF Post Register)
Democrats hold harmonious convention (Lewiston Tribune, Pocatello Journal)
Chaney gears up for House 10B race (Nampa Press Tribune)
Nampa seeking a branch of Boise Co-op (Nampa Press Tribune)
Harkness Hotel opening at McCammon (Pocatello Journal)

New Eugene math instruction criticized (Eugene Register Guard)
New Klamath library branch opened (KF Herald & News)
Reviewing the work of corrections officers (Portland Oregonian)
Most state employee performance reviews not done (Salem Statesman Journal)
Attempts to build Minto Park still delayed (Salem Statesman Journal)

Snohomish Council splits on expanded air terminal (Everett Herald)
PUD leaders paid more than $60k (Longview News)
State initiative focuses on class size (Longview News)
Washington's national parks face budget crunch (Seattle Times)
Uncertainty as pot stores plan openings (Spokane Spokesman)
Pierce County home values rise nearly 10% (Tacoma News Tribune)
Pettit Oil collapse leaves customers chilled (Tacoma News Tribune)
School recesses cut back (Yakima Herald Republic)

On the front pages

news

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)

Fight over AF Magnida fertilizer plant (Boise Statesman)
Idaho unemployment rate dropping (IF Post Register, Pocatello Journal)
Who's in charge at the Idaho GOP? (IF Post Register, Pocatello Journal, Sandpoint Bee)
Nafziger's menswear in Nampa closing (Nampa Press Tribune)
Concerns about funding Pocatello connector (Pocatello Journal)
Hall Mountain mining dispute continues (Sandpoint Bee)
Democratic convention going smoothly (TF Times News)

Oregon suspends sprayer license over bees (Eugene Register Guard)
Eugene limiting fireworks (Eugene Register Guard)
Bryant fire near Bonanza still growing (KF Herald & News)
Kalamth Co gets $803k in PILT money (KF Herald & News)
SOU gets interim president (Ashland Tidings)
Jackson Co schools limiting transfers (Ashland Tidings)
Fire risks creeping earlier in year (Ashland Tidings)
Multnomah gun ordinance will be tested (Portland Oregonian)
Still more bee die-offs reported (Salem Statesman Journal)
Mental health funds approach at issue (Salem Statesman Journal)

Oso Highway 530 re-opened to 2-way traffic (Everett Herald)
Local college graduations (Kennewick Herald, Longview News)
Schools chief Banda may leave for California (Seattle Times)
Pot bakers must follow safe food regulations (Spokane Spokesman, Tacoma News Tribune)
Spokane proposes taxes for Riverfront upgrade (Spokane Spokesman)

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news

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)

St. Luke's-Saltzer fight continues (Boise Statesman, Nampa Press Tribune)
Labrador loses run for majority leader (Boise Statesman, Lewiston Tribune)
Democrats prepare for their convention (Boise Statesman, IF Post Register)
IF Odyssey school charter may be revoked (IF Post Register)
New possible airfield near Palouse (Moscow News)
Balukoff suggests 'Otter fatigue' (Moscow News)
Caldwell moves 4th of July fireworks (Nampa Press Tribune)
Dairy worker sentenced on cruelty charges (Nampa Press Tribune)
Republican worker: Otter key to a resolution (Pocatello Journal)
Concerns over Hall Mountain Mine (Sandpoint Bee)
TF drive-in plans summer reopen (TF Times News)
Reviewing Idaho's natural gas industry (TF Times News)

Panel advises against Washington Park sale (Corvallis Gazette)
Recount shows Lane incumbents still win (Eugene Register Guard)
Oregon looks into bee die-off (Eugene Register Guard)
OR-7 and pups central in timber legal case (KF Herald & News)
New busing zones set for Henley School (KF Herald & News)
Ashland adopting pot dispensary rules (Ashland Tidings)
Fire burns part of table rock area (Medford Tribune, Ashland Tidings)
Fire burns close to Heppner (Pendleton E Oregonian)
Umatilla goes to Hermiston ambulance (Pendleton E Oregonian)
Wheat production down diminished this year (Pendleton E Oregonian)
Umpqua College seeks new health building (Roseburg News Review)
Support grows for mental health court (Roseburg News Review)
Gun regulation group forms (Salem Statesman Journal)

Another Boeing labor dispute, over 2 workers (Everett Herald)
Longview PUD considers rules on pot (Longview News)
Fake distress calls costly for Coast Guard (Port Angeles News)
Spokane animal shelter moves, grows (Spokane Spokesman)
Martinac shipbuilder in loan default (Tacoma News Tribune)
Inslee backs state minimum wage increase (Vancouver Columbian)
Pot stores look to open in July (Vancouver Columbian)

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news

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)

Labrador faces majority leader vote (Boise Statesman)
Lewiston to dispose of old library building (Lewiston Tribune)
Sheriff in Latah wants raises for deputies (Moscow News)
Idaho Democrats look to calm convention (Moscow News)
Washington's Didier giving away guns (Moscow News)
CWI plans for next academic year (Nampa Press Tribune)
New businesses setting near College of Idaho (Nampa Press Tribune)
Safety officers armed at ISU (Pocatello Journal)
Lawsuit on Bannock vote alleges corruption (Pocatello Journal)
Agreement that GOP convention was chaos (Sandpoint Bee)
Nonprofit Wasden chairs saw embezzlement (TF Times News)
Small donations may lead to shortened fireworks (TF Times News)
TF urban renewal sells key building (TF Times News)

College sends Benton Center bond to voters (Corvallis Gazette)
Farmers battle rail to bike trail (Eugene Register Guard)
Eugene moves on citywide sick leave rule (Eugene Register Guard)
Water shutoffs start around Klamath (KF Herald & News)
About 50 arrests in food stamp fraud (KF Herald & News)
Ashland council rejects open carry ban (Ashland Tidings)
Conviction thrown out over illegal stop (Medford Tribune, Ashland Tidings)
Districts limiting student transfers (Medford Tribune)
Reports of wolves attacking livestock (Pendleton E Oregonian)
Umatilla pays massive prisoner med bill (Pendleton E Oregonian)

Snohomish explores Oso buyouts (Everett Herald)
Lynnwood opens its first farmers market (Everett Herald)
Council at Everett raises city taxes (Everett Herald)
Gas prices continue to rise (Longview News)
Fireworks plant near Tenino explores, kills 1 (Longview News)
Amazon releases 3D Fire phone (Seattle Times, Longview News)
Farmers market looks at medicinal pot (Port Angeles News)
Port Angeles downtown group may shed one (Port Angeles News)
Concerns about quakes, underground Seattle reservoirs (Seattle Times)
TSA sets flight pre-check at Spokane (Spokane Spokesman)
Didier campaign giving away guns (Tacoma News Tribune)
Debate planned for District 4 GOP candidates (Yakima Herald Republic)

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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)

Labrador running point for Tea Party (Boise Statesman)
Wasden's nonprofit discloses embezzlement (Boise Statesman)
Conservation groups blast new salmon plan (Lewiston Tribune)
GOP convention woes could hurt party (Nanpa Press Tribune, Lewiston Tribune, Sandpoint Bee)
Questions about Blue Mountain timber sale (Lewiston Tribune)
Funding drops for veteran health transports (Moscow News)
Palouse sees bee and butterfly collapses (Moscow News)
Survey shows Idaho business friendliness (Nampa Press Tribune)
CWI projecting 50,000 students by 2040 (Nampa Press Tribune)
Fire watchers concerned by dry conditions (TF Times News)
Water projects moving ahead this year (TF Times News)

Benton College still planning Corvallis growth (Corvallis Gazette)
State employees getting coordinated care (Corvallis Gazette)
Eugene considers sick leave ordinance (Eugene Register Guard)
Klamath council considers drought options (KF Herald & News)
More land added to spotted frog habitat (KF Herald & News)
Removing illegal private rain water dams (Medford Tribune)
More expansion possible for Lithia Motors (Medford Tribune)
Umatilla council rejects port project (Pendleton E Oregonian)
Reviewing oil train safety (Portland Oregonian)
Health insurance rates for state drops in 2015 (Salem Statesman Journal)

Passenger terminal planned for Paine Field (Everett Herald)
State revenue up, costs grow more (Everett Herald)
Didier campaign sponsors gun giveaway (Kennewick Herald)
Emergency shelter seeks to open at Kelso (Longview News)
Seattle speed signs have two-word overage (Seattle Times)
Does merging military bases save money? (Tacoma News Tribune)
Tacoma not considering strong mayor plan (Tacoma News Tribune)
Oil train shipping info coming slowly (Vancouver Columbian)
Vancouver city manager sees big raise (Vancouver Columbian)
Clark Co behind schedule on firework rules (Vancouver Columbian)

On the front pages

news

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)

GOP people try to patch it up in the party (Boise Statesman, Pocatello Journal)
Clarkston working on pot regulations (Lewiston Tribune)
Pullman may get highway land that blocks expansion (Moscow News)
Washington state's best paid employees are coaches (Moscow News)
Idaho drops some more in per-student spending (Moscow News)
Charter schools getting facility payments (Nampa Press Tribune)
New economic director, Steve Fultz, at Caldwell (Nampa Press Tribune)
International implications of Bergdahl exchange (TF Times News)
Gun policy set for College of Southern Idaho (TF Times News)

Corvallis gets greenhouse gas report (Corvallis Gazette)
Corvallis still considering hotel plan (Corvallis Gazette)
Eugene will limit legal fireworks this year (Eugene Register Guard)
KF schools hiring 16 teachers (KF Herald & News)
Klamath troops heading for Afghanistan (KF Herald & News)
SOU president goes to Eastern Washington (Medford Tribune, Ashland Tidings)
Former Tidings building sold for office space (Ashland Tidings)
State progresses on Oracle lawsuit (Portland Oregonian, Pendleton East Oregonian)
Report points to continuing illicit pot in state (Portland Oregonian, Salem Statesman Journal)
Chemeketa College president departs (Salem Statesman Journal)

Boeing's fortunes and aerospace training (Everett Herald)
Snohomish County may get some pay raises (Everett Herald)
Unions critical of possible water quality regs (Everett Herald)
Sexual haraassment case costs Clatskanie PUD $1.3m (Longview News)
Seattle mayor cuts deal with ride service firms (Seattle Times)
Big pay raise for Seattle City Light CEO (Seattle Times)
Bertha to grow by 86 tons, then restart (Seattle Times)
Eastern Washington U gets new president (Spokane Spokesman)
A fifth of Spokane water supply leaked away (Spokane Spokesman)
Tacoman sweeping up pot licenses (Tacoma News Tribune)
Vancouver public income not matching costs (Vancouver Columbian)
Court says Yakima broke records law in police case (Yakima Herald Republic)

On the front pages

news

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)

Pot-friendly zoning planned for Clarkston (Lewiston Tribune)
Reviewing GOP convention (Moscow News)
Genesee honors agriculture (Moscow News)
Previewing Labrador's majority leader run (TF Times News)
Prescription drugs proving a gatewway to heroin (TF Times News)

UO may get up to $3 billion from very wealthy (Eugene Register Guard)
Ashland will consider pot dispensary rules (Ashland Tidings)
Organic agriculture brings in younger farmers (Ashland Tidings)
Lithia to buy DCH Auto Group, expands (Medford Tribune)
Crater Lake highway gets new traffic cameras (Medford Tribune)
Sea lions may be increasing in Columbia (Portland Oregonian)

Court hearing on Paine Field passenger service (Everett Herald)
State posts PSAs on parental pot discussions (Everett Herald)
Port Angeles may pay for hydro plant repairs (Port Angeles News)
Washington concerned about oil spill control (Vancouver Columbian, Port Angeles News)
Starbucks funding some college tuition (Seattle Times)
Battle over developing South Hill bluff (Spokane Spokesman)
Security concerns at U.S. Open, University Place (Tacoma News Tribune)
No bike lanes in waterfront plans? (Vancouver Columbian)
Yakama tribe concerned over hatchery regs (Yakima Herald Republic)

On the front pages

news

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)

Rehabbing the post-high school 'Go on' effort (Boise Statesman, IF Post Register)
Evaluating red light cycle at Hitt/17th (IF Post Register)
GOP convention adjourns without chair, platform (IF Post Register, TF Times News, Lewiston Tribune, Pocatello Journal)
Minimal federal inspection of high-risk wells (Lewiston Tribune)
Close look at Materne tax breaks (Nampa Press Tribune)

Eugene evaluates homeless effort (Eugene Register Guard)
Oregon may try to map GMO fields (Eugene Register Guard, Medford Tribune)
Pot dispensary law has led to backlast (Medford Tribune)
SAIF CEO Plotkin dismissed (Portland Oregonian)
Evaluating school safety (Portland Oregonian)
Some schools not doing safety drills (Salem Statesman Journal)

11 new charter schools sought in state (Kennewick Herald)
Business development groups after merger (Port Angeles News)
Delta air plans expanding in Northwest (Seattle Times)
No platform, chair at Idaho GOP convention (Spokane Spokesman)
ID water permitting moves toward state (Spokane Spokesman)
Dispute over Clark County stormwater fee (Vancouver Columbian)