Regional News

Law designed to reduce abuse of disabled parking takes effect July 1


Jun 27, 2015
Changes to the laws governing special parking privileges for persons with disabilities will take effect July 1 and are aimed at…





Details of draft fish consumption rule released


Sep 30, 2014
Washingtonians get a chance to preview proposed water quality standards for toxic chemicals that include new fish consumption…

Minimum wage will increase to $9.47 in 2015


Sep 30, 2014
Washington's minimum wage will increase 15 cents to $9.47 an hour beginning Jan. 1, 2015. The Department of Labor…

Free and Reduced-Price Meal Programs


Sep 07, 2014
Washington public schools play a vital role by providing free and reduced-price meals to all students in need. The application…

Campfire restrictions reduced on national forest lands


Aug 27, 2014
The ban on campfires in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will be partially lifted on August 27.   Starting Wednesday,…

WDFW continues effort to protect sheep from wolf attacks in Stevens County


Aug 25, 2014
Personnel from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife continued their effort today to find and remove up to four wolves…