*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***
+ The Olympian: Washington is the nation’s best state for millennials, report says. Here’s why
+ The Olympian: Thurston County reports 316 total cases in past week amid high disease activity – The county health officer said a large portion of new cases are appearing among younger age groups.
+ NVN: Yelm Expands Capacity to Help Animals in Need
+ JOLT News: Catalytic converter cutting crook caught, police say, arrested Monday in Yelm on suspicion of criminal trespassing.
+ The Olympian: Port of Olympia’s McGregor set to say farewell after 15 years on the commission – Two people have filed to run for the District 2 seat: Jessie W. Simmons and Bob Iyall.
+ JOLT News: 2021 Thurston County Fair Cancelled – 4-H and Future Farmers of America participants can showcase their work in a closed fair, according to the Thurston County Fair Board.
+ ABC News: US cuts Mexico’s aviation safety rating, curbing new flights. The United States is downgrading Mexico’s aviation-safety rating due to lack of oversight standards of its airlines, yet do not mean that the airlines are unsafe. [Ed. note: Delta Airlines owns a part-interest in AeroMexico with a major marketing/cooperation agreement that will be impacted.]
+ South Sound Business: Olympia Farmers Market Announces Partnerships for Solar Energy Effort
+ JOLT News: A year after George Floyd’s murder, what’s changed in Washington state?
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***
KING-5 TV: No, there is no evidence bamboo fibers were in Arizona 2020 presidential election ballots
KING-5 TV: CDC investigates rare heart problem in young COVID-19 vaccine recipients, some in Washington
The Washington Post: Fact check: How the Wuhan lab-leak theory for pandemic origin suddenly became credible
Big Brother Watch: UK mass surveillance found unlawful by Europe’s highest human rights court – “Human rights judgment follows legal challenge begun in 2013 after Edward Snowden’s whistleblowing revelations“ [Ed. note: Snowden has been vindicated yet again for his courageous whilstleblowing!]
ABC-15 TV: Appropriations Committee votes to strip Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs of roles
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***
The Washington Post: Prosecutor in Trump criminal probe convenes grand jury to hear evidence, weigh potential charges
The Washington Post: Justice Dept. releases part of internal memo on not charging Trump in Russia probe
MSNBC’s Michael Steele: Trump’s stranglehold on the GOP is a death trap for American democracy
The New York Times: Long After Trump’s Loss, a Push to Inspect Ballots Persists
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