*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM WEDNESDAY ***
+ McClatchy Newspapers: Western Washington starting to see Omicron wave let up as Eastern Washington revs up
+ Airliner Watch: Alaska Airlines expands Finnair codeshare agreement for deeper global reach – Finnair to begin nonstop service to Helsinki
+ CQ Roll Call via The Olympian: Unvaccinated truckers find roadblocks at Canada-US border – exacerbating the supply-chain logjam
+ KING-5 TV via MSN: Researchers monitoring ground swells under volcanic region of central Oregon
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM WEDNESDAY ***
*** VIRUS NEWS FROM WEDNESDAY ***
Associated Press: ‘Take back life’: More nations ease coronavirus restrictions
Business Insider: US Army starts kicking out COVID-19 vaccine refusers after over 3,000 soldiers got in trouble for not getting the shots – Truckers plan to drive from California to Washington, D.C., in protest of vaccine mandates.
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM WEDNESDAY ***
The New York Times: Memos Show Roots of Trump’s Focus on Jan. 6 and Alternate Electors – Just over two weeks after Election Day, lawyers working with the Trump campaign set out a rationale for creating alternate slates of electors as part of an effort to buy time to overturn the results.
CBS News via MSN: Impeachment witness Alexander Vindman sues Trump Jr., Giuliani