*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM MONDAY ***
+ City of Yelm: The city council will select a new councilor for Position 4 this evening.
+ Office of Gov. Jay Inslee: The governor signed historic climate change legislative package
+ The Olympian: Jury trials have resumed in Thurston County. Here’s what to expect if you’re summoned
+ KING-5 TV: According to the Washington Hospitality Association, the restaurant industry in Washington state is 100,000 workers short of what it was pre-pandemic.
+ South Sound Business: Amazon Hiring More Than 2,000 in Fulfillment, Transportation in Washington
+ The News Tribune (Tacoma): JBLM unit’s new night-vision equipment generating buzz online for otherworldly images
+ KING-5 TV: Some fully vaccinated Washington residents aren’t ready to go maskless
+ The Wall Street Journal: Bill Gates Left Microsoft Board Amid Probe Into Prior Relationship With Staffer
+ The New York Times: Melinda French Gates voiced concerns about her husband’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein and a harassment claim against his money manager. He also had an affair with an employee.
+ Business Insider: Bill Gates crafted a public image as a likable, nerdy do-gooder. Office affairs, ‘uncomfortable’ workplace behavior, and Epstein ties reveal cracks in his facade.
*** SELECT NATIONAL NEWS FROM MONDAY ***
+ The New York Times: U.S. to Donate 20 Million Doses for Global Vaccination Effort
+ The Washington Post via Yahoo! News: As cryptocurrency goes wild, fear grows about who might get hurt
+ The Washington Post: Democrats confront reality on voting rights: Congress probably isn’t coming to the rescue
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM MONDAY ***
Daily Beast: Trump Has Blown Off Rudy Giuliani’s Pleas for Help as Feds Circle [Ed. note: “Surprise, surprise, surprise!“]
MSNBC’s American Voices: Palm Beach officials preparing for a potential Trump indictment
Axios’ Jonathan Swan on MSNBC’s Morning Joe: Trump eyed removing U.S. troops ahead of Biden inauguration
The Washington Post Opinions: As Arizona Republicans erupt over Trump’s lies, a big truth is exposed
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