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* Washington State politicians offer Ukraine crisis support,
* How you can support the people of Ukraine,
* ‘Europe’s darkest hour’ since WWII: World leaders condemn Russia’s attack!

“A woman reacts Thursday as she waits for a train trying to leave Kyiv, Ukraine. An invasion by Russian troops into Ukraine has heightened tensions around the world and caused many residents of Kyiv to flee the city.”
Credit: Emilio Morenatti, AP, via The Olympian.


+ Bellingham Herald: Washington State politicians respond to Ukraine crisis, offer support – Washington state politicians are responding to the Russian violence

+ McClatchy Newspapers: Want to support the people of Ukraine? Here are some ways you can help from afar – “We fear further escalation will worsen an already devastating humanitarian situation,” the International Committee of the Red Cross said.

+ The Chronicle: State Republican Leaders Say Supplemental Budgets Don’t Do Enough to Bring Tax Relief

+ City of Yelm: March 1st Study Session the council will get a budget update

+ Geology Hub: Mount St Helens Volcano Update; The Magma Chamber is Recharging, Earthquake Swarm

+ NVN: Yelm Community Schools Report Norovirus Spread 

+ South Sound Business: Study: Washington Among Top 10 Most Educated States

+ The Olympian: Judge dismisses second recall attempt against Thurston County Commissioner Tye Menser – The judge found the petitioner’s complaint “lacked both factual and legal sufficiency” to proceed.


  • Ed. note: As LGBTQ rights are coming under assault in many states, gay marriage is also in the cross hairs. Former Supreme Court Justice Kennedy wrote on Love and Marriage in 2015, which is a guidepost that is still pertinent to this day! Click here for this beautiful perspective.

Daily Kos: Republican sabotage of the Biden administration is coming back to bite all of us

Truthout: US Version of Canadian Trucker Convoy Gets Off to Embarrassing Start

Truthout: USPS Defies Biden’s Plea to Electrify Fleet, Finalizing Gas-Powered Truck Plan


NBC News: ‘Europe’s darkest hour’ since WWII: World leaders condemn Russia’s attack on Ukraine – “Russia alone is responsible for the death and destruction this attack will bring,” President Joe Biden said.

MSNBC’s Morning Joe: ‘The post-Cold War era is over’: As Russia attacks Ukraine, the world divides – with China and Russia on the same side, ‘The post-Cold War era is over’: As Russia attacks Ukraine, the world divides and this story IS why we should care: The chilling similarity between Russia’s attack on Ukraine and when Hitler invaded Poland

The New York Times (accessible text): Russians Now See a New Side to Putin: Dragging Them Into War

NBC News: DHS warns of urgent cyberattack threat as Russia tensions escalate

Reuters: FAA expands area in eastern Europe, Russia where U.S. airlines cannot operate

Airways Magazine: Ukraine Crisis: What we know about Ukraine’s airports/airspace so far

CNBC: Satellite imagery shows Russian attack on Ukraine from space

CNBC: Russian invasion of Ukraine to further strain U.S. chip supply for auto, tech industries

Truthout: US Stokes Tensions With Russia by Building Military Base 100 Miles From Border

CNBC: The case for bitcoin as ‘digital gold’ is falling apart

MSN: Climate change: Sea ice levels reach lowest level on record in the Antarctic Ocean


The Defender: 400,000 Cases of COVID Vaccine Injuries Found in Data Analyzed by German Health Insurer – A German health insurer BKK ProVita said an analysis of data collected from more than 10 million people suggests COVID vaccine side effects are “significantly” underreported. The company said its analysis revealed a “significant alarm signal” and said “a risk to human life cannot be ruled out.”


Daily Beast: Trump Pals Beg Him to Stop Kissing Putin’s Ass During Ukraine Invasion

The Washington Post: Prosecutors in Trump probe quit after new DA seems to abandon plan to seek indictment of former president – Former Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance approved seeking an indictment, but his successor, Alvin Bragg, seemed uninterested, people familiar with the situation said.

Daily Kos: U.S. Army Colonel Alexander Vindman, the star witness in the first impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, has officially served Donald Trump Jr., Rudy Giuliani and two other Trump White House officials, Julie Hahn and Dan Scavino with a lawsuit alleging witness intimidation and retaliation.

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