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,…





WA bill to make cougar hunting program permanent

By Associated Press
Feb 14, 2011
Fifteen years after Washington voters banned using hounds in cougar hunts, lawmakers want to make permanent hunting…

Washington Legislature may restrict tanning beds

By NCBI
Feb 09, 2011
Hearings are scheduled Thursday in Olympia on bills that would put age restrictions on tanning beds in Washington. HB…

More Washington students take and pass AP exams

By Associated Press
Feb 09, 2011
About 17 percent of Washington's class of 2010 earned college credit by passing Advanced Placement exams. The number of…

WA Senate approves unemployment tax break

By Associated Press
Feb 04, 2011
Washington businesses would get a break on this year's unemployment taxes under a bill approved by the state Senate. The…

Hikes may doom prepaid tuition credits

By Associated Press
Feb 02, 2011
The prospect of big tuition hikes at state universities has Washington lawmakers considering scaling back a popular…