Regional News

Members of national, state guard can qualify for free hunting licenses


Jun 11, 2016
Members of the Washington National Guard and the Washington State Guard who meet state residency and other requirements can…





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…

Frank’s Pond open to fishing for juvenile anglers only


Apr 06, 2016
Action:  Open Frank’s Pond to fishing for juvenile (under 15 years of age) anglers only.                         Effective…

Industrial hemp bill starts process of creating state program


Mar 31, 2016
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is preparing to create an industrial hemp research licensing program now…