Regional News

Dansel bill would give local governments more flexibility in use of tax revenue


Feb 18, 2015
                                                                                      Submitted Photo A measure sponsored by…





Unemployment benefits manual no longer being mailed to all applicants


Mar 28, 2014
Internet access is now so available in Washington that the Employment Security Department expects to use it to deliver key…

Commission will consider adopting new hunting rules at April meeting


Mar 28, 2014
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider adopting proposed changes to state hunting rules for deer, elk, moose…

Illegal tobacco sales to minors remain high for second consecutive year


Mar 26, 2014
The number of retailers in Washington illegally selling tobacco to minors is high for the second year in a row. An annual report…

ePASSES WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE


Mar 26, 2014
Beginning April 1, 2014, national forests in Washington and Oregon will be offering the new ePass for people wishing to recreate…

Washington’s unemployment rate holds steady at 6.4 percent


Mar 19, 2014
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate didn’t budge in February, staying unchanged from January’s 6.4 percent,…