Regional News

Drought conditions prompt fishing closures, restrictions on numerous rivers


Jul 17, 2015
State fishery managers are closing or restricting fishing on more than 30 rivers throughout Washington to help protect fish in…





Washington drivers are reminded to remove studded tires by March 31


Mar 19, 2015
As spring approaches across the region, the Washington State Department of Transportation reminds drivers to remove their…

New DOT number requirements for commercial vehicle owners


Mar 19, 2015
Beginning October 23, 2015, businesses that need US Department of Transportation (USDOT) numbers for company vehicles will be…

Washington’s unemployment rate remains flat at 6.3 percent


Mar 18, 2015
After several months of increasing unemployment rates, Washington’s unemployment rate for the month of February remained steady…

Rep. Short's bill to study wolf impacts on ungulate populations passes state House


Mar 16, 2015
With 12 of the state's 16 confirmed wolf packs living in Northeast Washington, residents continue to have significant concerns…

House passes bill to take a second look at wolf management plan


Mar 12, 2015
The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill March 10 to require the Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) to review…