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Comment and Open House Announced for US Navy Electronic Exercise Special Use Permit

Oct 16, 2014
The U.S. Navy has applied for a special use permit on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest to perform training exercises with…

Fall Fire Danger on Methow Valley Ranger District

Oct 03, 2012
Fall is a popular season for many to spend time in their National Forests. Hunters, hikers and horseback riders along…

Washington's minimum wage to increase to $9.19 next year

Sep 28, 2012
Washington's minimum wage will increase to $9.19 per hour beginning Jan. 1, 2013, the Department of Labor &…

Obama orders federal money for July storm

By Associated Press
Sep 26, 2012
President Barack Obama has ordered federal aid to help state and local efforts recover from a severe storm in July that…

Chinook Salmon Management in Similkameen River

Sep 24, 2012
The Colville Tribes' Fish and Wildlife (CTFW) Department is implementing a conservation strategy for summer Chinook…

WDFW plans to eliminate wolf pack to end attacks on livestock

Sep 24, 2012
In response to ongoing attacks on livestock by a wolf pack in Northeast Washington that appears to be preying exclusively…