Regional News

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…





New Support Group for Grandparents & Relatives Raising Children


Jan 27, 2016
Contact: Kathy Wright (509) 886-0700 ext. 220 e-mail: wrighka@dshs.wa.gov   Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington…

“Water Rights 101” Workshop Available


Jan 25, 2016
“Water Rights 101” Workshop Available for Land Managers Washington Water Trust, Okanogan Land Trust, and Okanogan Conservation…

Consumer Alert: Utility Scams


Jan 25, 2016
Public Service AnnouncementConsumer Alert: Utility Scams through Customer Personal ComputersJanuary 25, 2016Please be on alert…

Burn bans continue across central Washington


Jan 07, 2016
Burn bans continue in Kittitas, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties, added to Klickitat County   UNION GAP – Air quality…

Cougar hunting seasons closed Dec. 31 in several areas of the state


Dec 30, 2015
OLYMPIA – State wildlife managers are reminding hunters that cougar-hunting seasons closed in several areas of the state at dusk…