Regional News

SR 20 North Cascades Highway is open for 2018

Press Release

May 11, 2018
With the creak of metal and a push from longtime opening day attendees, the gates on the seasonal stretch of State Route 20’s…

State health officials announce revised guideline for prescribing narcotics ? public comments period begins

Apr 22, 2015
State health leaders have issued a revised guideline on pain management. The draft document includes updated recommendations on…

Deadline to apply for special hunt permits is May 20

Apr 22, 2015
Hunters have through May 20 to apply for special hunting permits for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep, and…

Whooping cough outbreak growing in Washington

Apr 17, 2015
Whooping cough is on the rise in Washington and state health officials are urging people to get vaccinated against the disease,…

Senate passes Kretz's bill dealing with wildfires

Apr 17, 2015
The Senate passed a bill April 13 addressing how the state responds to wildfires after the failures of the massive Carlton…

Wildfire season begins today

Apr 15, 2015
Wildfire season officially begins April 15, as specified by state law, and already the Washington State Department of Natural…