*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***
+ 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
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***
The Washington Post: D.C. will no longer require masks in many public settings, mayor announces
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***
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.
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM TUESDAY ***
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.]