Regional News

Fire danger increases in Eastern Washington ahead of dry cold front


Jun 20, 2017
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that a dry cold front will pass through Tuesday…





Smokejumpers Added to Thunder Creek Fire Crew


Jun 05, 2015
Nineteen wildland firefighters continue suppression efforts on the edges of the Thunder Creek Fire in North Cascades National…

Ribbon Cutting Launches Secure Medicine Take-back Initiative


Jun 04, 2015
  Republic Mayor Jim Burnside was joined by council members Larry Hemming and Elbert Koontz at the Republic Police Department…

Parenting Series Concludes Successfully


Jun 02, 2015
Seven weeks of sharing, laughing, learning during the Strengthening Families Program have come to a successful conclusion with…

Grant County Assessor Orders Live Nation to Pay "Back Taxes" on Gorge Amphitheater


May 13, 2015
Grant County Assessor Melissa McKnight has recently sent a letter to Live Nation ordering the company to pay "back taxes" on the…

Wildfire suppression bill by Rep. Joel Kretz signed into law


May 08, 2015
House Bill 2093, aimed at reforming the way Washington state responds to wildfires and allows locals to safely intervene, was…