Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Monday, Feb. 12.
Sunday, more Ku Klux Klan flyers placed in bags with birdseed were found in Catoctin Ridge Street in Paeonian Springs driveways, as well as on sidewalks, driveways and near mailboxes in Lovettsville’s New Town Meadows community. Two bags contained CDs.
Centreville’s Cox Farms updated their roadside sign to say “RESIST WHITE SUPREMACY,” saying in a Facebook post that, “We’re not seeking to alienate folks who have different perspectives on tax reform or infrastructure spending. But when it comes to speaking out against systems of oppression and injustice, we see it as our moral responsibility to use our position of privilege and power, along with the tools of our trade and the platforms available to us, to engage visibly and actively in the fight for justice.”
Mirai Nagasu made history by successfully landing a triple axel in the PyeongChang Olympics, becoming the first United States woman to do so.
(The Washington Post)
Manassas’ Sinistral Brewing Company and over a dozen more United States breweries attempted to purchase supposedly American-made brewing equipment from Ohio-based Systech Stainless Works, but the equipment—being made in China—will not arrive for months more, forcing Sinistral Brewing to buy smaller equipment and delay their initial Memorial Day weekend opening.
24-year-old skier Ashley Caldwell of Ashburn is among those competing in the Olympic Games.
For the past two months, the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board has been offering Fairfax County Adult Detention Center inmates opioid overdose training using the overdose-reversing drug naloxone.