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,…





Condotta legislation modifying appeal penalties with Department of Labor and Industries signed by the governor


Apr 04, 2014
The governor has signed House Bill 2146, which modifies the appeal bond amount for appeals of penalties to the Department of…

Trout fishing opens statewide April 26


Apr 01, 2014
For many anglers, “opening day” is synonymous with the start of the lowland lakes trout-fishing season, which gets under way…

Unemployment benefits manual no longer being mailed to all applicants


Mar 28, 2014
Internet access is now so available in Washington that the Employment Security Department expects to use it to deliver key…

Commission will consider adopting new hunting rules at April meeting


Mar 28, 2014
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission will consider adopting proposed changes to state hunting rules for deer, elk, moose…

Illegal tobacco sales to minors remain high for second consecutive year


Mar 26, 2014
The number of retailers in Washington illegally selling tobacco to minors is high for the second year in a row. An annual report…