Regional News

State unemployment rate falls to 5.8 per


Jul 16, 2014
Washington’s job growth accelerated in June and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in six years, according to…





April springs Washington forward with new jobs


May 14, 2014
Washington’s economy flowered with increased hiring and fewer unemployed workers in April, according to preliminary, seasonally…

Gov. Inslee signs order for climate change process

Associated Press


Apr 29, 2014
Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed an executive order aimed at reducing carbon pollution, including directing a task force to…

Deadline to apply for special hunt permits is May 22


Apr 25, 2014
Hunters have through May 22 to apply for special hunting permits for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep, and…

Governor’s Office seeking nominations for new performance measures coordinating committee


Apr 24, 2014
The Governor’s Office is seeking nominations for a stakeholder committee that will consider and recommend statewide standards…

WDFW stocking trout and kokanee for April 26 lowland lakes opener


Apr 15, 2014
Washington’s biggest fishing day of the year – the lowland lakes trout opener – is Saturday, April 26, and state fish hatchery…