Regional News

Law designed to reduce abuse of disabled parking takes effect July 1


Jun 27, 2015
Changes to the laws governing special parking privileges for persons with disabilities will take effect July 1 and are aimed at…





WSP Reminds Drivers – Move Left for Stopped Emergency Vehicles


Mar 10, 2014
The Washington State Patrol is reminding drivers that state law requires them to slow down, and move left if safe, when passing…

Washington has recouped its recession job losses


Mar 05, 2014
Washington now has more jobs than before the start of the Great Recession, according to economists with the state’s Employment…

Dr. Kathy Lofy Named Washington State Health Officer

Associated Press


Mar 05, 2014
(AP) - The Washington state Department of Health says Dr. Kathy Lofy has been selected as the state health officer. Lofy has…

Parlette joins in strong bipartisan vote for Senate budget proposal


Mar 02, 2014
Sen. Linda Evans Parlette said Thursday’s 41-8 vote for the Senate supplemental budget is proof that a shared-governing approach…

Plenty of good reasons to renew fishing and hunting licenses soon


Feb 28, 2014
Spring chinook salmon are moving into the lower Columbia River, several eastside lakes open for trout fishing March 1, and…