Regional News

Forest assessing burned areas for flooding risk from Naches to Methow Valley


Sep 26, 2017
High above the community of Mazama, US Forest Service Hydrologist Molly Hanson takes dozens of aerial photos of areas burned in…





Inchelium/ Gifford Ferry Service to Continue After Colville Business Council Meets with Army Corps


Apr 25, 2017
The Colville Business Council has convinced the US Army Corps to keep the Inchelium Gifford Ferry running for the season. The…

Unemployment rate dropped to near-record low in March


Apr 19, 2017
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 4.9 to 4.7 percent in March – the lowest rate since August 2007,…

Frank’s Pond open to fishing for juvenile anglers only


Apr 12, 2017
Effective dates: April 22 through Aug. 19, 2017. Species affected: Trout and other game fish. Location:  Frank’s Pond at the…

Maycumber legislation seeks to level playing field for state’s manufacturers and producers


Apr 05, 2017
Bipartisan legislation introduced last week by Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, seeks to help local manufacturers and…

Forest Road Conditions Postpone Firewood Cutting Permit Sales


Mar 31, 2017
National Forests provide so much--clean air, water, jobs, food, wood, and more.  Each year, thousands of people heat their homes…