Regional News

Morel Mushroom Harvesting Permits on Sale Soon


Apr 15, 2016
Permits go on sale April 18 for commercial harvesting of mushrooms from the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Permits will be…





Rep. Short's bill to study wolf impacts on ungulate populations passes state House


Mar 16, 2015
With 12 of the state's 16 confirmed wolf packs living in Northeast Washington, residents continue to have significant concerns…

House passes bill to take a second look at wolf management plan


Mar 12, 2015
The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill March 10 to require the Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) to review…

State Patrol Detectives Seek Witnesses to Crash Involving School Bus


Mar 11, 2015
The Washington State Patrol is investigating the March 5, 2015 fatality collision that occurred on US 97 near Orondo.  The…

Survey shows Washington wolf numbers grew by 30% in 2014


Mar 06, 2015
Washington state’s wolf population grew by more than 30 percent and formed four new packs last year, according to an annual…

Senate unanimously approves Dansel bill to help taxpayers and counties


Mar 04, 2015
Today the Senate voted 47-0 to approve a measure sponsored by Sen. Brian Danselthat would give taxpayers more flexibility in…