Regional News

Forest Damage Reports Coming In


May 02, 2016
Road damage is becoming visible as snow melts off forest roads.  Flooding that occurred last fall, over the winter and into the…





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,…