*** REGIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
+ KING-5 TV: Yelm lights up historical water tower in colors of Ukrainian flag – The tower’s restoration was partly inspired by the Space Needle’s ability to light up with different colors.
+ Timberland Regional Library: Mike McGowan, long time employee of the Yelm Timberland Library retired at the end of February. He recorded this farewell message his last week at the library. Please join us in wishing Mike a very fond farewell, and well wishes as he embarks on a very well earned retirement!
+ KING-5 TV: Washington wins additional $113 million in challenge to Purdue Pharma opioid settlement Washington state will receive a total of $183 million to address the opioid crisis from the makers of Oxycontin after rejecting the original bankruptcy proposal.
*** NATIONAL NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
AP via The Olympian: As demand to get COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. collapses in many areas, states are scrambling to use stockpiles of doses before they expire and have to be added to the millions that have already gone to waste.
*** UKRAINE NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***
BBC: Russia agrees need to create humanitarian corridors [Ed. note: as Russia bombs the crap our of the Ukrainians!]
CNBC: Russia-backed cable news station RT America shuts down operations immediately [Ed. note: Where WILL American conspiracy followers get their propaganda with which to adhere?]
*** TRUMP NEWS FROM THURSDAY ***