Regional News

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…





Inslee proclaims state of emergency for 20 counties fighting flooding


Mar 21, 2017
Gov. Jay Inslee signed an emergency proclamation on Friday to free up state resources in the event of flooding or other…

Washington’s wolf population continues to grow


Mar 17, 2017
Washington state’s wolf population grew by 28 percent last year and added at least two new packs, according to an annual report…

Close whitefish fishing in select upper Columbia River tributaries


Mar 09, 2017
Close whitefish fishing in select upper Columbia River tributaries Action: Close the Entiat, Methow, Chewuch and parts of the…

House passes Kretz bill to help make forests more resilient to wildfires


Mar 06, 2017
The Washington State House of Representatives today approved a proposal by Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, to make forests more…

House passes Maycumber bill to help homelessness due to wildfires


Mar 06, 2017
The Washington State House of Representatives approved legislation today to help communities threatened by, and recovering from,…