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* Regional News from Thursday –
* Lands Commissioner Franz: Prevent Wildfires Labor Day Weekend,
* King County to require masks at large outdoor gatherings, vaxxed or not!

5 charged with manslaughter in death of worker during construction of wind farm
Photo: The Skookumchuck Wind Farm from Big Hanaford Road in Centralia.
Credit: Jared Wenzelburger, The Chronicle (Centralia)


+ The Chronicle (Centralia): 5 charged with manslaughter in death of worker during construction of wind farmJonathan F. Stringer, 24, of Chehalis died in 2020 when a trench collapsed during construction of the Skookumchuck Wind Farm on the Thurston-Lewis border.

+ NVN: Commissioner Franz Asks Public to do Their Part to Prevent Wildfires During Labor Day Weekend

+ Yelm Community Schools: Seeking bus drivers – Receive free Certified CDL Training and earn a $1000 recruitment bonus upon completion of training program and/or meeting minimum driving hours.

+ Mat Magik: Ribbon cutting today at 10am in former JZ-Rose space: Mat based massage is a fully clothed treatment session on a mat on the floor utilizing stretches, movement, and compressions to decrease pain and increase range of motion

+ The News Tribune (Tacoma): WA fifth COVID-19 wave could plateau soon, but holiday weekend might threaten progress – State hospital projections are grim for the next few weeks.

+ The Olympian: Fighting back tears, Washington’s Secretary of State honored Thurston County Auditor Mary Hall for her 2020 elections work

+ The Seattle Times: King County to require masks at large outdoor gatherings, regardless of COVID vaccination status

+ McClatchy News: Sports wagering is now legal in Washington — here’s where you can place your bets [Ed. note: Does not include Nisqually Tribe’s casino.]

+ South Sound Business: Thurston County Center for Business and Innovation Launches New Portal

+ The Seattle Times: Trump endorses Joe Kent, Republican challenger to Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, who voted for impeachment [Ed. note: Rep. Herrera Buetler’s District 3 covers the Clearwood and Lackamas areas outside of Yelm and southern portions of Rainier and Tenino]

+ The Olympian: Out and About: Get out in nature, or see it on the big screen this weekend

+ KING-5 TV: Here’s who qualifies for a religious exemption to Washington’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate – “Sincerely held” religious beliefs are one way an individual can request an exemption from a COVID-19 vaccine mandate in Washington.

+ CNBC: Alaska Airlines will give vaccinated employees $200, stops short of company mandate

+ KING-5 TV: Rainier cornhole player turns pro and wins world championship the same weekend

Posted by Steve on September 3, 2021 at 12:31 am | Permalink

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  1. Schools Getting Federal Kick Backs To Keep Masks On Your Kids


    How much are Yelm and Ranier schools getting?

    Comment by val on September 3, 2021 at 6:14 pm

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