Regional News

Deadline to apply for special hunt permits is May 24


Apr 26, 2017
Hunters have through May 24 to apply for special hunting permits for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep, and…





Gov. Inslee vetoes Rep. Short's bill to help rural development


Apr 14, 2016
Governor Jay Inslee has vetoed legislation sponsored by Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, that would have helped rural development in…

Notable Snowpack Increase Strengthens Spring and Summer Runoff


Apr 12, 2016
All Washington State basins reported a notable increase in snowpack in March of 2016. This, on the heels of a winter that tended…

Frank’s Pond open to fishing for juvenile anglers only


Apr 06, 2016
Action:  Open Frank’s Pond to fishing for juvenile (under 15 years of age) anglers only.                         Effective…

Industrial hemp bill starts process of creating state program


Mar 31, 2016
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is preparing to create an industrial hemp research licensing program now…

Commission will meet to consider hunting rules for upcoming season


Mar 31, 2016
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission is scheduled to take action on proposed changes to state hunting rules for deer,…