Regional News

Deadline to apply for special hunt permits is May 20


Apr 22, 2015
Hunters have through May 20 to apply for special hunting permits for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep, and…





Starting Tomorrow Stiffer Penalties for Boating While Drinking


Jul 27, 2013
People who operate a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (BUI) will face stiffer penalties starting Sunday,…

April unemployment rate drops to 7 percent

Okanogan Country Radio News


May 15, 2013
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to an estimated 7 percent in April, the lowest point since December…

Emergency unemployment benefits being reduced due to federal sequester

Okanogan County Radio News


May 08, 2013
The state’s Employment Security Department is preparing to reduce emergency unemployment compensation benefits by 21.08 percent…

Wash. high court strikes supermajority for taxes

By Associated Press
Feb 28, 2013
The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for the Legislature to raise taxes, ruling that the only way to…

Car tab, bike fees part of House transportation package

By Associated Press
Feb 20, 2013
House Democrats unveiled a transportation revenue package Wednesday that would raise $9.8 billion over the next decade…