Regional News

Seventh District legislators to host telephone town hall Feb. 23


Feb 16, 2017
Sen. Shelly Short, R-Addy, and Reps. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, and Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, will host a telephone town…





Unsafe toxin detected in algae blooms on Rufus Woods Lake


Jul 22, 2016
An unusually high level of an unsafe naturally occurring toxin was detected in algae blooms at Rufus Woods Lake, prompting U.S.…

Supreme Court Orders State to Appear at Hearing on McCleary Progress


Jul 14, 2016
A unanimous Supreme Court this morning ordered a hearing in the on going saga of education funding in Washington.  The justices…

Okanogan County limited-entry deer hunt applications due Aug. 14


Jul 12, 2016
Eighteen lucky hunters will have an opportunity to hunt for deer this fall on the 6,000-acre Charles and Mary Eder unit of the…

Farm Bureau: I-1433 will increase the minimum wage, but job seekers deserve a better law


Jul 06, 2016
Washington employers of all sizes and from a cross-section of industries voiced concern today that although raising the minimum…

Ferry County shoreline plans ready for public review


Jul 06, 2016
More than 52,000 acres of shoreline area will be managed by new programs in Ferry County, including the city of Republic. The…