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* Nisqually Land Trust annual Conservation Celebration raised $122,000+,
* Yelm’s management restructured as Grant Beck retires,
* Majority of Republicans support same-sex marriage for the first time, poll!

More than 120 participants watched the 2021 Nisqually Land Trust's annual Conservation Celebration & Auction event, held online on June 5, 2021.  Presenters included, top row, l-r, Jeanette Dorner, executive director of the organization, J.W. Foster, mayor of Yelm; lower row, l-r, Willie Frank III, chairman of the Nisqually Indian Tribe; Hanford McCloud, member of the Tribal Council.
“More than 120 participants watched the 2021 Nisqually Land Trust’s annual Conservation Celebration & Auction event, held online on June 5, 2021. Presenters included, top row, l-r, Jeanette Dorner, executive director of the organization, J.W. Foster, mayor of Yelm; lower row, l-r, Willie Frank III, chairman of the Nisqually Indian Tribe; Hanford McCloud, member of the Tribal Council.”
Credit: Crowdcast via JOLT News.

*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

+ JOLT News: Nisqually Land Trust annual Conservation Celebration highlights role of the Nisqually Tribe

+ NVN: City of Yelm Restructures Multiple Departments Following Retirement – Community Development has been combined with Public Works, creating the new public services department, overseen by Cody Colt.

+ The Olympian: Up, up and away: Thurston County median price rises to a new high

+ Associated Press: Feds plan to curtail West Coast salmon fishing to help orcas

*** NATIONAL NEWS FORM TUESDAY ***

The Washington Post: Capitol Police had intelligence indicating an armed invasion weeks before Jan. 6 riot, Senate probe finds

CBS News: Same-sex marriage sees record-high support in U.S., poll finds

The News Tribune (Tacoma): Majority of Republicans support same-sex marriage for the first time, poll finds

The Seattle Times: Where have all the waiters gone? On the cusp of reopening, a labor shortage threatens Washington restaurants’ recovery

*** TRUMP NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***

Editor’s note: Trump’s hold on the Republican Party with his “insurrection” continuing with lies of election fraud, requires all Americans to be aware how our democracy is currently so tenuous, warranting these reports here:

Rolling Stone: Giuliani Audio Proves Trump’s Team Was Lying About Ukraine

NBC News: Report: Capitol Police were warned Trump backers would breach Capitol

MSNBC’s The Beat with Ari Melber: ‘Watergate level’: Trump chief of staff pressured DOJ to support Trump’s election lies

Bloomberg: Biden DOJ Backs Trump Effort to Dodge Rape Accuser’s Suit

The Hill: House Judiciary Democrats call on DOJ to reverse decision on Trump defense

The Daily Kos: Merrick Garland Has Failed the Nation and Must Resign [over DOJ representing Trump as a defendant]

Newsweek: Donald Trump Wouldn’t Protect His Kids From Legal Trouble at His Own Expense—Mary Trump

Associated Press: Former president Trump returns as a diminished TV draw – reaching less than a million measurable television viewers over the weekend

CNN: The Rudy Giuliani Ukraine call makes Trump’s ‘perfect’ call look even worse

Posted by Steve on June 9, 2021 at 12:01 am | Permalink

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