Regional News

Campfires Banned in the Forest Starting August 2


Aug 01, 2018
Continuing hot, dry weather, worsening fire danger, and scarcity of firefighting resources due to current large fires burning…





WA lawmakers introduce slew of 'title only' bills

By Associated Press
Mar 24, 2011
As state lawmakers push forward into tough budget negotiations, they are proposing a stack of "title only" bills relating…

New Wash. liquor privatization initiative filed

By Associated Press
Mar 21, 2011
Backers of a proposal to break the state's monopoly on booze sales have returned, filing an initiative Friday to…

WA bill would charge perpetual students more

By Associated Press
Mar 17, 2011
College students who stay in school even though they have enough credits to graduate would pay more for tuition under a…

Morton's bill to protect members of a homeowners' association passes Senate

By NCBI
Mar 17, 2011
The Senate has approved a measure sponsored by Sen. Bob Morton, R-Kettle Falls, which gives additional protections to…

Gov signs bill to end Canadian sales tax exemption

By Associated Press
Mar 15, 2011
Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed a bill to end a sales tax exemption for Canadian shoppers visiting Washington. The bill…