Regional News

Kretz and Short get to work as 2015 legislative session begins in Olympia


Jan 16, 2015
In an unprecedented move, at least as far back as any "old-timers" in the Washington State Legislature can remember, the 7th…





Minimum wage will increase to $9.47 in 2015


Sep 30, 2014
Washington's minimum wage will increase 15 cents to $9.47 an hour beginning Jan. 1, 2015. The Department of Labor…

Free and Reduced-Price Meal Programs


Sep 07, 2014
Washington public schools play a vital role by providing free and reduced-price meals to all students in need. The application…

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,…

WDFW continues effort to protect sheep from wolf attacks in Stevens County


Aug 25, 2014
Personnel from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife continued their effort today to find and remove up to four wolves…

Grizzly Bear Restoration Review Process to get Underway this Fall


Aug 22, 2014
As an initial step in the decision-making process to determine whether grizzly bears should be restored to the North Cascades…