Regional News

Campfire restrictions reduced on national forest lands


Aug 27, 2014
The ban on campfires in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will be partially lifted on August 27.   Starting Wednesday,…





Washington Supreme Court hearing school case

By Associated Press
Jun 27, 2011
The Washington Supreme Court hears oral arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit filed against the state by a coalition of school…

New legislation gives Washington State Medicaid clients access to low-cost eyeglass lenses, frames, contacts

By NCBI
Jun 02, 2011
Legislation passed during this year's regular legislative session will help state Medicaid clients affected by a budget…

Summer burn ban to take place on all DNR-protected lands

By NCBI
May 18, 2011
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources has announced there will be a statewide burn ban on all…

WA Senate eyes tuition for Running Start students

By Associated Press
May 05, 2011
Washington state lawmakers are pushing a plan to get high school students who enroll in college courses to pay some…

Bath salt products banned in WA

By NCBI
Apr 20, 2011
The state Board of Pharmacy has filed emergency rules intended to slow the rising use of so-called "bath salts" as…