- Editor’s note: Key stories in the news over the weekend:
- The NVN story on JZ Knight leading her school from the spiritual into the political,
- Losing gubernatorial candidate Culp follows Trump in refusing to concede,
- The U. S. has plenty of ventilators, yet too few specialists to mind them.
- Bottom line: take care this holiday to not get sick, as hospitals face capacity and staffing challenges.
** SELECT REGIONAL NEWS **
+ NVN: JZ Knight Called for ‘Military Coup’ After Biden Took Lead in Presidential Bid
+ NVN: Culp Campaign Jabs at State Republicans, Tells House Minority Leader Wilcox to ‘Grow a Pair’ [Ed. note: Defeated governor candidate seems to take a page from Trump’s playbook.]
+ The Seattle Times: Loren Culp, refusing to concede Washington gubernatorial race, turns on top Republicans
+ NVN: Timberland Libraries to Limit Services to Help Mitigate COVID-19 Spread
+ The Olympian: Better Business Bureau warns if an online deal seems too good to be true, it likely is
+ KING-5 TV: Apple Cup between UW, WSU canceled this year due to coronavirus
+ The Olympian: Thurston County ends week with 334 COVID-19 cases, the second highest weekly total
+ News-Tribune: 10 reasons why Western Washington gardeners can be grateful this Thanksgiving
+ McClatchey Retailers are putting purchase limits on these items as coronavirus pandemic surges to prevent stockpiling
+ NVN: Yelm Prairie Christian Volunteers Weather Storm to Distribute Food
+ Story of Stuff: Buy Nothing Day is an active protest against Black Friday, the holiday of waste and overconsumption.
+ American Express: Small Business Saturday®, November 28, and all season long. [Registered Trademark of American Express]
** CORONAVIRUS NEWS **
The CDC Called on Americans to Avoid Thanksgiving Travel. Millions Are Ignoring That Advice.
The U.S. Has Lots of Ventilators — but Too Few Specialists to Mind Them
No lockdowns, no downturn: Taiwan attracts skilled expats with (mostly) COVID-free life
Doctors and nurses want more data before championing vaccines to end the pandemic
300-person wedding in Washington state leads to at least 17 coronavirus cases
Mental Health ER Visits Increase 31% for Teens During Pandemic
Trump vaccine chief has had ‘no contact’ with Biden transition team
The Truth About COVID-19 ‘Long-Haulers’