*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
+ KCPQ-13 TV (FOX): Featured our area’s own Lumberjack Popcorn Company
+ Chicago Tribune: Northwest heat wave killed marine wildlife en masse [Ed. note: the record heat coincided with the lowest tide of the season, with shellfish exposed at peak hours on dry, rocky beaches.]
+ McClatchy News: Propane prices in Washington will continue to soar through summer. Here’s why – Prices usually are stable this time of year.
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
The Washington Post: A Texas man was arrested on charges that he voted in the 2020 Democratic primary while on parole. He could face as much as 20 years in prison. [Ed. note: of course this is in Texas, and of course he was Black!]
MSNBC Opinion: The insidious genius of QAnon’s next move
NBC News: Trouble in Alaska? Massive oil pipeline is threatened by thawing permafrost – The slope of permafrost where an 810-foot section of the pipeline is secured has started to shift as it thaws, causing braces holding up the pipeline to twist and bend.
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THE WEEKEND ***
Daily Beast: Trump Organization Indictment May Spell Trouble for Trump Spawn – The indictment against the Trump Organization named seven specific companies within the overall business. Guess who’s connected to those companies. [“the former president’s adult children”]
MSNBC’s The Last Word: Weisselberg indictment begs the question: What’s the cost of loyalty to Trump?