Regional News

Wolverine Fire Grows to Nearly 16,000 Acres


Aug 02, 2015
The Wolverine Fire, burning on the west shore of Lake Chelan, made significant growth over a 24 hour period.  A Saturday night…





Dansel Sworn in to Four-Year Term


Jan 13, 2015
Yesterday, Sen. Brian Dansel was sworn in to serve a full, four-year term as State Senator for the 7th Legislative District.…

Fish consumption rule proposed for Washington state

Press Release


Jan 12, 2015
The proposed update is tied to toxics-reduction legislation Gov. Inslee is proposing to address toxics that enter the…

New recycling program begins for fluorescent lights


Jan 05, 2015
Washington residents can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the…

Washington’s recycling rate dips to 49 percent


Dec 30, 2014
Washington state’s recycling rate fell slightly to 49 percent in 2013, but remains well above the national average, according to…

Washington minimum wage increase takes effect Jan. 1, 2015


Dec 30, 2014
Washington's new, higher minimum wage takes effect Jan. 1, 2015. The 15-cent increase to $9.47 was announced by the Department…