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Resources and information for the Yelm area, April 24th:
* Yelm Residents & Community Members access page,
* Yelm Community Relief Fund to help our neighbors,
* Thurston a top county to “Stay Home Stay Safe.”

Jack Ohman cartoon: Warriors...
By Jack Ohman, The Sacramento Bee
  • Editor’s note: With state and local governments facing lay-offs, service-cuts, and a halt to projects, why has the Yelm city council and city residents not been provided any information and a plan for how city hall will handle “Financial Doomsday?”
  • Last week, Yelm posted an opening for a Utility Clerk,
  • Yet should the city freeze hiring to conserve cash?
  • Why is Yelm preparing on a business-as-usual basis amidst a budget crisis?
  • Scroll down to “LATEST UPDATES”


+ Resources for Yelm Residents & Community Members Impacted by COVID-19

+ You Can Control Fear

+ Yelm Community Relief Fund

+ Here’s why you may want to consider ditching disposable gloves on your trip to the grocery store.

+ From No Kid Hungry.org: The food finder is at www.nokidhungry.org/help. We encourage you to pass word of it to anyone who might need help right now. Just this week, a national Food Finder map was unveiled where parents and caregivers of hungry kids can find free meals near them. The map contains tens of thousands of locations where free food is available to those who need it.

+ Rather Than Waste Products Once Bound for Food Service Industry, Wilcox Family Farms Donates 600,000 Servings of Eggs to Food Banks, Organizations.”

+ People are using their 3D printers to make PPE for frontline workers

+ ‘Arts Watch’ and other fun go on

+ Thurston County is one of the top counties in the state at following Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home Stay Safe,” new cellphone tracking-based data shows.


Financial doomsday: State, local governments face layoffs, service cuts, projects derailed“The coronavirus crisis “will be even worse than the Great Recession by a factor of at least two,” one mayor said.” Where is Yelm’s COVID-10 plan with a large revenue loss?

Massive layoffs and pay cuts are likely coming to state and local governments as federal aid goes elsewhere

Reuter’s reporter’s notebook: “I Went to Sunday’s Anti-Lockdown Rally in Olympia and We Are So Fucked

Gov. Inslee stands ground on stay-at-home order – as House Republican Leader Rep. J.T. Wilcox (R-Yelm) expressed disappointment

Posted by Steve on April 24, 2020 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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