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…





Forest Supervisor Mike Balboni to Retire


Dec 17, 2014
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor Mike Balboni has announced his plans to retire on January 3, 2015, from the Forest…

Sen. Brian Dansel Appointed Vice Chair of Key Senate Committees


Dec 12, 2014
On Tuesday evening the Majority Coalition Caucus announced the appointment of Sen. Brian Dansel, R-Republic, as Vice Chair of…

Shortened Timeframe to Apply for Forest Service Summer Jobs


Dec 05, 2014
US Forest Service managers have implemented a new centralized hiring process for temporary or seasonal jobs in national forests…

Salmon Recovery Projects Awarded $18 Million in Grants


Dec 05, 2014
Organizations in 29 counties were given $18 million in grants to restore salmon habitat and conserve pristine areas, helping…

Ecology seeking public comments on proposed statewide wetlands plan


Dec 04, 2014
Thanks to a grant from the Environmental Protection Agency, the Washington Department of Ecology is developing a statewide plan…