Regional News

Washington’s wolf population continues to grow


Mar 17, 2017
Washington state’s wolf population grew by 28 percent last year and added at least two new packs, according to an annual report…





Steelhead fishing to close on a section of the Upper Columbia River and two tributaries


Mar 08, 2016
ACTION:  Closure of steelhead fishing on the upper Columbia River, including the Okanogan and Similkameen Rivers.   SPECIES…

State notifies 91,000 Apple Health (Medicaid) clients of data breach by Health Care Authority employee


Feb 10, 2016
The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) discovered that the personal identification information and private health…

New state-led clean water rule proposed


Feb 03, 2016
The Department of Ecology today released a new draft clean water rule (also known as the fish consumption rule) that contains a…

Emergency livestock feed available


Jan 30, 2016
Press Release   $500,000 available for emergency livestock feed to help producers impacted by 2015 wildfires   OLYMPIA – An…

New Support Group for Grandparents & Relatives Raising Children


Jan 27, 2016
Contact: Kathy Wright (509) 886-0700 ext. 220 e-mail: wrighka@dshs.wa.gov   Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington…