Regional News

Diamond Creek Fire Update July 27,


Jul 27, 2017
Diamond Creek Fire is about 18 air miles north of Mazama, Washington. Yesterday:  Continued hot and dry weather with poor…





Minimum wage climbing to $11 in 2017 as a result of November election


Dec 01, 2016
The minimum wage in Washington will increase to $11 an hour starting on Jan. 1, 2017. Since the recent election, the Department…

NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight


Nov 30, 2016
The North American Aerospace Defense Command is celebrating the 61st Anniversary of tracking Santa’s yuletide journey!  The…

DOUGLAS COUNTY TREASURER TO HOLD ITS FIRST-EVER ONLINE AUCTION FOR TAX-DEFAULTED PROPERTIES VIA BID4ASSETS.COM


Nov 23, 2016
For the first time ever, The Treasurer’s Office of the County of Douglas will hold an online auction for tax-defaulted…

Frank's Pond at Beebe Springs Wildlife Area to open for “Black Friday” fishing day


Nov 22, 2016
Action: Open Franks Pond the Friday after Thanksgiving for juvenile fishing (less than 15 years of age). Effective dates: Nov.…

WDFW seeks members for Master Hunter Advisory Group


Nov 15, 2016
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is accepting letters of interest through Dec. 15 for membership on its…