Regional News

Drought conditions prompt fishing closures, restrictions on numerous rivers


Jul 17, 2015
State fishery managers are closing or restricting fishing on more than 30 rivers throughout Washington to help protect fish in…





Commission will consider adopting new hunting rules at April meeting


Mar 28, 2014
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider adopting proposed changes to state hunting rules for deer, elk, moose…

Illegal tobacco sales to minors remain high for second consecutive year


Mar 26, 2014
The number of retailers in Washington illegally selling tobacco to minors is high for the second year in a row. An annual report…

ePASSES WILL SOON BE AVAILABLE


Mar 26, 2014
Beginning April 1, 2014, national forests in Washington and Oregon will be offering the new ePass for people wishing to recreate…

Washington’s unemployment rate holds steady at 6.4 percent


Mar 19, 2014
The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate didn’t budge in February, staying unchanged from January’s 6.4 percent,…

WDFW asks public’s help to generate leads in shooting of radio-collared wolf


Mar 18, 2014
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WFDW) is seeking the public’s help to identify the person or persons responsible…