Regional News

Hot, Dry Conditions Prompt Commissioner Franz to Enact Statewide Burn Ban

News Release


Jul 28, 2020
Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz signed an order yesterday creating a statewide burn ban on all forestland under the…





Hikes may doom prepaid tuition credits

By Associated Press
Feb 02, 2011
The prospect of big tuition hikes at state universities has Washington lawmakers considering scaling back a popular…

Bill would make radical change in teachers layoffs

By Associated Press
Jan 28, 2011
The sponsor of a bill that would make teacher effectiveness the main determining factor during layoffs says the proposal…

Timber industry challenges spotted owl plan

By Associated Press
Jan 26, 2011
The timber industry is challenging the legality of a new plan for saving the northern spotted owl from extinction. The…

New initiative proposal to legalize pot in Wash.

By Associated Press
Jan 26, 2011
Marijuana activists are again trying to legalize the drug in Washington state through a ballot measure. Douglas Hiatt,…

GRAHAM MAN ARRRESTED FOR THREATENING GOVERNOR

By NCBI
Jan 26, 2011
Detectives from the Washington State Patrol Criminal Investigative Division (CID) have arrested a Graham-area man for…