Regional News

Chelan County judge agrees with Attorney General’s opinion, holds that local governments can ban marijuana businesses


Oct 17, 2014
A second superior court judge today agreed with an opinion issued by the Attorney General’s Office last year, concluding that…





State AG warns about Caribbean calls


Feb 12, 2014
If someone calls your cellphone from a Caribbean island but hangs up before you answer, chances are some friend wasn’t calling…

Spring black bear hunt applications due Feb. 28


Feb 12, 2014
Hunters may now purchase and submit applications for a 2014 spring black bear hunting permit, applicable to specific areas of…

State adopts clean air plan and rules for wood stoves


Jan 30, 2014
The Department of Ecology adopted changes to the statewide rule and plan for solid-fuel burning devices like wood stoves,…

Kretz bill would require scientific proof before state agency action against landowners


Jan 24, 2014
In an effort to work with the state Department of Ecology (DOE) to adjust the agency’s rules and regulations on businesses’ and…

2014 Enchantment Permit Updates


Jan 14, 2014
Rugged, beautiful and unique, the nationally known Enchantments are contained within the Alpine Lakes Wilderness in the Cascade…