- Editor’s note: Below are headlines of note in the last 48 hours:
COUNTY, STATE AND NATIONAL NEWS
+ Yelm/Rainier commuters be aware: Beginning Friday, this section of College Street in Lacey will be closed
+ Shiplap Shop and Coffee House is open after the Sunday’s electrical fire, though no in-store shopping.
+ What you need to know about noise on JBLM this week – Expect to see more than the usual air traffic.
+ Six Ways to Safely Work and Play in the Greater Olympia Region [Yelm’s Pizzeria LaGitana mentioned]
+ It has always been Mount Tacoma. Now is the time to make Rainier name change official
+ Thurston County should open fairgrounds as a temporary home for the homeless
+ How Thurston County’s COVID-19 budget has evolved ahead of public hearing this week
+ Long Shot Indoor Range (formerly Countyline Shooting Sports in McKenna has moved into Yelm near Wal-Mart
+ You’ll be quake smarter with this free booklet if the Big One hits Washington
** CORONAVIRUS NEWS **
Google extends its coronavirus work-from-home order to summer 2021 [Ed. note: Cities depending on these workers to eat/shop in town are going to take a huge hit to sales tax revenue.]\
National security adviser Robert O’Brien tests positive for COVID-19
Anti-mask US senator from Ark. who called coronavirus a hoax tests positive for Covid-19
Sleep, Snore Product Sales Increase During Pandemic
Target joins Walmart in staying closed for Thanksgiving this year – driven by COVID
About 4,000 federal employees say they contracted the coronavirus at work — and 60 have died
‘Delta again comes out on top’ in The Points Guy’s top 10 airlines rankings for customer service and safety – Delta Air Lines teams up with RB, the maker of Lysol®, to advance Delta CareStandard and disinfection protocols
** TRUMP’S PRESIDENCY **
4 in 5 Voters Say the U.S. Is on the “Wrong Direction” Under Trump
No, the election is NOT 100 days away – it’s more like 50 days away with 39 states and D.C. offer early voting
Barr continues his retaliation against Trump critics, this time outing a Russia-linked FBI source
How Fox News may be destroying Trump’s reelection hopes
Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in Congressional Hearing on Wednesday
America’s global standing is at a low point. The pandemic made it worse.
One question still dogs Trump: Why not try harder to solve the coronavirus crisis?
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