A January protest at JFK against Trumps first travel ban.
A January protest at JFK against Trump's first travel ban. Stephanie Keith/Getty

Another Blocked Travel Ban: A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked the third version of President Trump's travel ban. The latest version “suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor," including that it “plainly discriminates based on nationality," the judge wrote.

More Chamber Money for Durkan, More Moon Money for Moon: The political arm of the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce has given $525,000 toward an independent expenditure campaign supporting Jenny Durkan for mayor. Durkan's opponent, Cary Moon, has given more than half of her campaign's $278,000. She donated $35,000 to her own campaign yesterday.

Key State Senate Race Hits Record:


Six-Year-Old Boy Drowned in Bathtub by Relative: The Seattle Times reports: "A 6-year-old boy whose body was found in a trash dumpster just yards from his front doorstep was drowned in a bathtub by a 19-year-old uncle visiting from Texas, according to Snohomish County sheriff’s detectives. The suspect was arrested late Tuesday and booked into the Snohomish County Jail for investigation of first-degree domestic-violence homicide."

"Yes, This Is a Witch Hunt. I’m a Witch and I’m Hunting You." "When [Woody] Allen and other men warn of 'a witch hunt atmosphere, a Salem atmosphere' what they mean is an atmosphere in which they’re expected to comport themselves with the care, consideration and fear of consequences that the rest of us call basic professionalism and respect for shared humanity. On some level, to some men — and you can call me a hysteric but I am done mincing words on this — there is no injustice quite so unnaturally, viscerally grotesque as a white man being fired." Read Lindy West in the NYT.

Seattle Teachers Must Save 15 to 19 Years for a Down Payment: A new report finds that, given average first year teacher salaries and median one-bedroom rent in Seattle, beginning teachers spend more than 30 percent of their income on rent and then would have to save for 19 years to afford a down payment on a home.

Parents Say Seattle Schools Aren't Meeting the Needs of Homeless Students: The percentage of Seattle Public School students who are homeless has tripled in the past five years and is now 20 percent at Lowell Elementary, KUOW reports. Some parents say students are not well supervised and former teachers say they aren't given the resources they need.

Washington Insurance Rates Could Rise: Washington State Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler says Washingtonians purchasing a "Silver Plan" from the state exchange could see their rates increase 9 to 27 percent because of a recently signed presidential executive order.

Trump Now Denies Telling Soldier's Window He "Must Have Known What He Signed Up For.” "Democrat Congresswoman totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in action (and I have proof). Sad!"

Tacoma Makes Its HQ2 Pitch Today: "Per the agreement with Amazon, Tacoma city leaders are unable to disclose where they would build if Amazon were to choose them," KING 5 reports.

It's Gonna Rain: And be windy today. Prepare yourself.