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* Yelm-Tenino Trail gets renamed to recognize Rainier,
* New COVID vaccine-or-test rules start in WA.,
* Thurston County COVID-19 cases slowly declining, latest data show!

Rainier Mayor Bob Shaw and a worker show off the newly-installed Yelm-Rainier-Tenino Trail sign at the Rainier trailhead.
“Rainier Mayor Bob Shaw and a worker show off the newly-installed Yelm-Rainier-Tenino Trail sign at the Rainier trailhead.”
Credit: Courtesy photo via The Chronicle (Centralia)


+ The Chronicle (Centralia): Yelm-Tenino Trail Gets New Name to Recognize Rainier

+ The Seattle Times: New COVID vaccine-or-test rules start in Washington; here’s a quick guide

+ Associated Press via McClatchy Newspapers: Washington state’s bipartisan redistricting commission failed to meet its deadline for redrawing political maps, meaning the task will now be taken up by the state Supreme Court.

+ The Olympian: Thurston County COVID-19 cases slowly declining, latest data show


CNBC: Dr. Fauci says U.S. Covid cases need to fall below 10,000 a day to get to a ‘degree of normality’

The Washington Post: D.C. will no longer require masks in many public settings, mayor announces


The Washington Post via Stars and Stripes: The government dramatically underestimated job growth this summer

Truthout: Biden Administration Is Playing With Fire by Failing to Regulate Cryptocurrency

MSNBC’s Morning Joe: Former Trump impeachment prosecutor Daniel Goldman running for NY attorney general

The Atlantic by Anne Applebaum: The Bad Guys Are Winning: If the 20th century was the story of slow, uneven progress toward the victory of liberal democracy over other ideologies—communism, fascism, virulent nationalism—the 21st century is, so far, a story of the reverse.

Gizmodo: Two Weeks Later, QAnon Supporters Are Still Awaiting JFK Jr.’s Return at the Grassy Knoll – QAnon supporters have reportedly lingered in Dallas at the behest of a Telegram influencer who predicted JFK Jr.’s return using numerology.


The Washington Post: Wyoming GOP says it will no longer recognize Liz Cheney as a Republican after she criticized Trump [Ed. note: American Congressional politics is broken!]

MSNBC’s The Reidout: Far-right extremists are having a rough time with the whole jail thing – Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio is just the latest extremist to cite jail conditions in his plea for a reduced sentence. [Ed. note: I am glad that the DC Jail’s terrible conditions are getting attention, though no black person has received such mainstream news headlines for this.]

Daily Kos: House Republicans promise revenge over Bannon indictment just as soon as they retake the gavel

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