Accused Supergenius Capitol Rioter Was Wearing an ‘I Was There, Washington D.C., January 6, 2021’ T-Shirt When the Police Arrested Him

This photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office shows Garret Miller (Dallas County Sheriff's Office via AP)

This photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff’s Office shows Garret Miller (Dallas County Sheriff’s Office via AP)

When federal authorities arrested a Capitol rioter who called for the deaths of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a Capitol Police officer, they knew they had their guy, because he was allegedly wearing a shirt bearing the words “I Was There, Washington D.C., January 6, 2021.”

Federal prosecutors disclosed details from 34-year-old Garret

Read More

Washington County libraries mull reopening plans

PORTLAND, Ore. (PORTLAND TRIBUNE) — As indoor spaces open gradually after Washington County was recently placed in the “moderate” category of risk regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, libraries throughout Washington County are discussing plans of expanding services before an eventual full reopening at some point.

While the latter isn’t expected to happen anytime soon, libraries in the Washington County Cooperative Library Services are all allowing curbside pickup of materials with a

Read More

Pamplin Media Group – Washington County libraries mull reopening plans

Some libraries have started to offer limited indoor services, but planning varies between library operators.


As indoor spaces open gradually after Washington County was recently placed in the “moderate” category of risk regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, libraries throughout Washington County are discussing plans of expanding services before an eventual full reopening at some point.

While the latter isn’t expected to happen anytime soon, libraries in the Washington County Cooperative Library

Read More

Washington State Parks Commission will meet on Navy training

title=

Students from a Navy SEAL class carry an inflatable boat toward the surf during a training exercise in San Diego in 2010. The Navy is proposing expanding such training in Western Washington, including to sites in Pierce County.

Courtesy

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will hold another special meeting about the U.S. Navy’s request to use some of the state’s parks for special operations training.

At

Read More

Navy given OK to train in some Washington state parks

SEATTLE – A state commission has approved the Navy’s use of up to 17 Washington state parks for after-dark stealth training of SEAL teams.

The 4-3 vote approves the training over the next five years.

The Navy had sought to use up to 28 state parks for up to 48 hours at a stretch to enable special operation SEAL teams to make shoreline landings, then conduct surveillance of other military

Read More

Washington state parks commission approves scaled-back proposal for Navy SEALs training

A state commission has approved the Navy’s use of up to 17 Washington state parks for after-dark stealth training of SEAL teams.

The 4-3 vote approves the training over the next five years.

The Navy had sought to use up to 28 state parks for up to 48 hours at a stretch to enable special operation SEAL teams to make shoreline landings, then conduct surveillance of other military personnel dressed

Read More

Stealth Navy SEAL training in 28 Washington state parks? Vote on expanded access is coming this week

The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission this week is expected to decide the fate of a Navy proposal to use up to 28 state coastal parks to help train special operations SEALs on how to be undetectable.

The Navy held a five-year permit to use five state parks that expired in 2020, and the state commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on whether to approve a five-year permit for

Read More

A guide to winter cleanup events in the Washington area

Anacostia Riverkeeper organized the event I attended at Nash Run, which flows into Kenilworth Marsh. Before we headed out, Trey Sherard, the organization’s official Anacostia Riverkeeper, passed out fliers to a couple dozen volunteers on how to sort the trash. (This year, discarded masks and gloves have created a brand-new category.) He reviewed safety precautions: Don’t pick up broken glass — it tends to slice open garbage bags — and

Read More

As Washington fumbled relief talks, economy’s cracks deepened in recent months

The coronavirus pandemic already has permanently shuttered 24 eateries in her scenic town of about 93,000 people. Button is trying desperately to avoid becoming the 25th.

“They can’t just walk away and go home to campaign,” she said. “It’s getting worse and worse. … We need help.”

Button’s plight illustrates the economic consequences of Washington’s failure, after months of intermittent negotiation, to deliver a fresh economic stimulus package. President Trump

Read More

Washington Monument reopens after coronavirus-linked closure, with new safety rules

The Washington Monument has reopened after closing in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

All visitors over the age of 2 must wear a face covering while inside and must adhere to social distancing. Masks will not be provided to visitors, according to Recreation.gov. Reservations are required and visitors can purchase one ticket for up to four people online.

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt told “Fox & Friends” on Thursday that

Read More