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Fire Danger Increases in Parts of Eastern Washington


Jun 14, 2018
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partnering agencies, is implementing the…





Twelve year-olds reap the consequences of adult marijuana legalization


Jan 24, 2018
On Wednesday January 17, 2018, Omak Police investigated two incidences of underage marijuana use after Omak Middle School…

Short supports Hirst-fix bill approved by Legislature


Jan 23, 2018
After several days and nights of hours-long talks, Senate and House negotiators reached a compromise this week on legislation to…

Hard-fought Hirst compromise reached for rural Washington


Jan 19, 2018
After nearly a year of negotiations, Sen. Judy Warnick, former chair of the Senate’s water-related committee and lead negotiator…

Colville Business Council Expels Councilwoman Williams-Louis


Jan 18, 2018
By a 10-3 vote, the Colville Business Council (CBC) today approved the expulsion of CBC member Melissa Louis-Williams. The…

Maycumber proposes legislation to assist veterans in underserved counties


Jan 16, 2018
Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, introduced legislation this week to help veterans in Northeast Washington access the…