*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
+ JOLT News: Thurston County Health Officer Dr. Dimyana Abdelmalek reported COVID-19 cases on decline in Thurston County – 56 percent of county residents have been fully vaccinated
+ The Olympian: Thurston County finally approves lease for Atrium building. Here’s how it will be used – In a 2-1 decision, the board felt satisfied by a legal opinion on the location of the building.
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
The Atlantic: America Is Running Out of Everything – The global supply chain is slowing down at the very moment when Americans are demanding that it go into overdrive.
The Washington Post: Counties with more Confederate monuments also had more lynchings, study finds
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***