Regional News

Supreme Court Orders State to Appear at Hearing on McCleary Progress


Jul 14, 2016
A unanimous Supreme Court this morning ordered a hearing in the on going saga of education funding in Washington.  The justices…





Burned Area Closures Lifted


Apr 26, 2016
The temporary emergency closures issued during last summer’s fire season have been lifted today. The Colville National Forest…

Firewood cutting permits available forest-wide


Apr 26, 2016
Personal-use firewood cutting permits will be on sale at all Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest offices on May 2.  Woodcutting…

Comments sought on 75 mph speed limit request for I-90 in eastern Washington


Apr 16, 2016
A request to increase speed limits on a roughly 100-mile stretch of Interstate 90 in eastern Washington is being considered and…

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…