Regional News

Tis the Season for Scams


Dec 05, 2017
Better Business Bureau Serving the Northwest is warning consumers to look out for common scams that occur during this time of…





Firewood cutting permits available forest-wide


Apr 26, 2016
Personal-use firewood cutting permits will be on sale at all Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest offices on May 2.  Woodcutting…

Comments sought on 75 mph speed limit request for I-90 in eastern Washington


Apr 16, 2016
A request to increase speed limits on a roughly 100-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in eastern Washington is being considered and…

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…

Gov. Inslee vetoes Rep. Short's bill to help rural development


Apr 14, 2016
Governor Jay Inslee has vetoed legislation sponsored by Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, that would have helped rural development in…

Notable Snowpack Increase Strengthens Spring and Summer Runoff


Apr 12, 2016
All Washington State basins reported a notable increase in snowpack in March of 2016. This, on the heels of a winter that tended…