*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THE HOLIDAY ***
+ Save the Yelm Historic Water Tower non-profit: Click here for the video of the final restoration look and acknowledgements.
+ JOLT News: Thurston County residents share overwhelming support for county-wide Home Fund, which would add a 0.1 percent increase to sales taxes everywhere in Thurston County except in the city of Olympia, with funds earmarked for affordable housing.
+ Gizmodo: The Pacific Northwest Faces Second Damaging Atmospheric River in a Week – A week removed from heartbreaking flooding, another fire hose of precipitation is slated to hit British Columbia
+ The Olympian: Thurston, Port commissions agree to expand to five members each next year – if the county population reaches 300,000.
+ Prestige Senior Living Rosemont Yelm: Named Best of Nisqually Valley for Seventh Year
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM THE HOLIDAY ***
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*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THE HOLIDAY ***
The Washington Post via Truthout: This Tribe Helped the Pilgrims Survive for Their First Thanksgiving. They Still Regret It 400 Years Later.
The Washington Post via MSN: Rep. Greene introduces bill to award Congress’s highest honor to Kyle Rittenhouse, who fatally shot two men
MSNBC Opinion: America’s democracy is failing — and the world knows it. Where does America turn when its democracy is in distress? Sweden’s International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) — pointed to the “visible deterioration of democracy” in the United States on several criteria.
EPA: Released Final Biological Evaluations for Glyphosate, Atrazine, and Simazine, that all of these chemicals may affect, and are likely to adversely affect, certain listed species or their designated critical habitats
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THE HOLIDAY ***
Newsweek: Roger Stone Claims Ex-Trump Aide Katrina Pierson ‘Deeply Involved’ With Jan. 6 Violence [Ed. note: So Stone really does know more than he has stated!]