*** REGIONAL IDEAS FOR SUMMER FUN ***
+ Joe DePinto for Mayor of Yelm: The Yelm Splash Pad now open and will stay open throughout summer from Tuesday thru Sunday, 11am to 7pm.
+ Yelm Farmers Market: Season opener May 29, then Saturdays through October 30!
+ Experience Olympia & Beyond: Best Outdoor Adventures Along the Thurston Bountiful Byway
+ Experience Olympia & Beyond: Top 8 Things to do in Yelm
+ Experience Olympia & Beyond: Olympia Area Events
+ Airways Magazine: Alaska Airlines to begin service to Belize from LAX and Seattle
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM FRIDAY ***
The Hill: ‘DHS secretary: We’re taking a very close look at’ vaccine passports – “The White House has also said there would be no federal mandate for proof of COVID-19 vaccinations….a DHS Spokesperson clarified to The Hill that he was talking about making sure that Americans meet travel requirements for other countries.”
Truthout: U.S. Jews Are Increasingly Breaking With Israel to Support Palestinian Liberation – More American Jews are asserting that support for Palestinians is not incongruous with embracing a Jewish identity.
Salon: Arizona Republicans Move to Strip Powers From Democratic Secretary of State [Ed. note: This could be coming to a state near you!]
*** TRUMP’S MOUNTING ISSUES FROM FRIDAY ***
MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber: Sprawling Trump Org. probe hits DC hotel: Report
The Wall Street Journal: Trump Case: New York Prosecutor Known for Aggressive Pursuit of Evidence
Associated Press: Judge agrees to appoint ‘special master’ in Giuliani case
Washington Examiner: Trump issues rally call after judge cancels meeting to discuss Georgia ballot review
TPM (Talking Points Memo): ‘The Sickness Is Spreading’: MAGA’s 2020 Amateur Audit-Mania Is Sweeping The Nation
MSNBC: Jan. 6 defendants continue to struggle as Trump continues to lie – Trump didn’t do his most dangerous followers any favors on Jan. 6. Twenty weeks later, he’s still making their lives worse.
Tribune Content Agency: Jonah Goldberg: Anti-Trump sentiment fueled premature dismissal of Wuhan lab theory