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Demonstrators gathered at the Capitol in Olympia on Saturday for an event dubbed the “Re-Open WA Rally.”
The parking lot of Spiffy’s in Napavine was full Wednesday night — partly with customers, and partly with residents waiting for Washington State Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) officers to return to the restaurant, which reopened indoor dining Monday, flouting statewide orders meant to curb the spread of COVID-19. By Thursday morning, the crowd had grown larger and included some individuals in tactical gear toting semi-automatic rifles.
In the front lawn of the Rochester School District building, approximately 40 protesters showed up for the “Rochester Police Reform Protest” Friday evening.
Yelm is not known as a protest town.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee will meet with some leaders of the protests against police violence and racial injustice, whom he credited with keeping some violence in check during recent demonstrations.
Gen. James Mattis, the Pullman native and former U.S. Defense Secretary, broke his silence on his former boss, President Donald Trump, on Wednesday, accusing the commander-in-chief of an "abuse of executive authority" in responding to peaceful protesters outside the White House earlier this week.
May 1 has traditionally meant protests and demonstrations in Olympia to mark May Day. On Friday, though, demonstrators at the Capitol included those lashing out against Gov. Jay Inslee's "Stay Home, Stay Healthy" order, which he extended through May 31.