The Daily Populous

Tuesday June 29th, 2021 morning edition

image for A quirky little mystery from 1947 on the summit of Mount Hood is finally solved

citing Petrie's first ascents, his early role in opening Oregon climbing mecca Smith Rock, and his rescues.

"In the 1950s and '60s if you named an important mountain rescue in northern Oregon, Petrie was there," Thomas says.

gushes that in 1946, Petrie "climbed 'anything with a summit,' coming away with first ascents of Shiprock, Independence Tower and Staender Summit.".

There, at age 13, he bagged his first peak, a then 9,677-feet-high St. Helens.

As for Mount Hood, Petrie says with a bemused grin, he's summited it "around 50 times.".

In climbing Petrie was a rare bird, and in his work Petrie was an endangered species: the male elementary schoolteacher.

Late that Saturday night, Petrie bought a fresh-off-the-press Sunday Oregonian and a quart of milk in a glass bottle. »

Olympic hammer thrower Gwen Berry responds to backlash after she turns away from U.S. flag during national anthem

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Hammer thrower and activist Gwen Berry has received fierce backlash after she appeared to turn her back to the American flag as the national anthem was being played at the U.S. Olympic Trials over the weekend.

Gwendolyn Berry, third place, turns away from U.S. flag during the U.S. National Anthem as DeAnna Price, first place, and Brooke Andersen, second place, also stand on the podium after the Women's Hammer Throw at 2020 U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team Trials.

On Saturday, Berry said she felt the playing of the anthem after her award ceremony "felt like it was a set-up.". »

Spectator who caused massive crash at Tour de France missing after fleeing the country

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A spectator at the Tour de France who caused a massive crash involving dozens of cyclists is missing as race authorities plan to sue her.

Following the crash, the Tour de France Twitter page put out a public service announcement, urging in-person spectators not to "risk everything for a photo or to get on television!".

Don't risk everything for a photo or to get on television! — Tour de France™ (@LeTour) June 26, 2021. »

Abu Dhabi to ban unvaccinated people from most public places

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Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates announced Monday that unvaccinated people will soon be banned from shopping centers, restaurants, universities, recreational facilities, and other places as part of measures to curb the spread of COVID-19.

The city’s government said the far-reaching measure had been approved by the Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Committee and will take effect on August 20.

Other places where unvaccinated people will be banned are gyms, recreational facilities, health clubs, resorts, museums, cultural centers, theme parks, universities, institutes, public and private schools, and nurseries. »

Jen Psaki patiently teaches Fox reporter how the First Amendment works

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White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki schooled Fox News reporter Peter Doocy on how the First Amendment works during today’s press briefing.

Related: Jen Psaki says Biden wants to send “important message” to the world on LGBTQ rights.

At home Peter doocy has a bunch of single shoes because Jen psaki puts a foot in his ass everyday — Maurice (@Maurice46478372) June 28, 2021. »