Regional News

Campfires Banned in the Forest Starting August 2


Aug 01, 2018
Continuing hot, dry weather, worsening fire danger, and scarcity of firefighting resources due to current large fires burning…





Statewide shooting ban added to other fire-prevention strategies on WDFW lands


Aug 03, 2018
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will add a temporary statewide restriction on firearm use beginning…

Campfires Banned in the Forest Starting August 2


Aug 01, 2018
Continuing hot, dry weather, worsening fire danger, and scarcity of firefighting resources due to current large fires burning…

Counts of summer chinook salmon prompt reopening fishery in upper Columbia River


Jul 24, 2018
Stronger-than-expected returns of summer chinook salmon moving past Priest Rapids Dam have prompted fishery managers to reopen…

Opioid prevention campaign kicks off in Washington


Jun 26, 2018
The Washington State Department of Health will launch a statewide campaign this summer to warn about the dangers of opioid…

Commission selects Kelly Susewind as new director of WDFW


Jun 16, 2018
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission today appointed Kelly Susewind of Olympia as the new director of the Washington…