Regional News

West Nile virus: Tests confirm Washington’s first death from disease in 2016


Aug 17, 2016
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) confirmed the first death due to West Nile virus this year in Washington. A…





Okanogan County limited-entry deer hunt applications due Aug. 14


Jul 12, 2016
Eighteen lucky hunters will have an opportunity to hunt for deer this fall on the 6,000-acre Charles and Mary Eder unit of the…

Farm Bureau: I-1433 will increase the minimum wage, but job seekers deserve a better law


Jul 06, 2016
Washington employers of all sizes and from a cross-section of industries voiced concern today that although raising the minimum…

Ferry County shoreline plans ready for public review


Jul 06, 2016
More than 52,000 acres of shoreline area will be managed by new programs in Ferry County, including the city of Republic. The…

WDFW restricts fires on eastern Washington lands


Jun 30, 2016
The arrival of hot, dry weather has prompted the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to restrict fires and other…

When it Comes to Texting and Driving, It Can Wait


Jun 27, 2016
From June 28 to June 30, 2016, the Washington State Patrol (WSP) is running extra patrol’s to crack down on distracted drivers.…