Regional News

Campfires Banned on DNR-Protected Lands Across Eastern Washington


Aug 16, 2018
As of Friday, August 17, campfires are banned on all lands protected from wildfire by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR)…





Counts of summer chinook salmon prompt reopening fishery in upper Columbia River


Jul 24, 2018
Stronger-than-expected returns of summer chinook salmon moving past Priest Rapids Dam have prompted fishery managers to reopen…

Opioid prevention campaign kicks off in Washington


Jun 26, 2018
The Washington State Department of Health will launch a statewide campaign this summer to warn about the dangers of opioid…

Commission selects Kelly Susewind as new director of WDFW


Jun 16, 2018
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission today appointed Kelly Susewind of Olympia as the new director of the Washington…

Labor market strengthens further in May


Jun 13, 2018
Washington’s economy added 8,500 jobs in May and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for May was 4.7…

Anglers can fish for free June 9-10, 2018


May 31, 2018
Each year, thousands of Washingtonians go fishing – legally – without a license on "Free Fishing Weekend," scheduled for June…