Regional News

Wolverine Fire Grows to Nearly 16,000 Acres


Aug 02, 2015
The Wolverine Fire, burning on the west shore of Lake Chelan, made significant growth over a 24 hour period.  A Saturday night…





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…

Morel Mushroom Harvesting Permits on Sale Soon


Apr 07, 2015
Mushroom harvesting permits go on sale April 20 for commercial harvesting of mushrooms from the Okanogan-Wenatchee National…