Regional News

Fire Relief Funds and Donation Accounts North Cascades Bank


Aug 24, 2015
North Cascades Bank, Chelan, WA -  Our sincerest thoughts continue to be with the families that have been affected by 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…

WDFW extends deadline to apply for Master Hunter Advisory Group


Dec 18, 2014
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has extended the deadline to apply for membership on the department’s Master…

Forest Supervisor Mike Balboni to Retire


Dec 17, 2014
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor Mike Balboni has announced his plans to retire on January 3, 2015, from the Forest…