Regional News

Washington’s wolf population continues to grow


Mar 17, 2017
Washington state’s wolf population grew by 28 percent last year and added at least two new packs, according to an annual report…





Methow Valley Ranger District Fire Update


Jul 27, 2016
So far this week, Forest Service firefighters responded to two small lightning caused fires ignited on the Methow Valley Ranger…

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…