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…





House passes Kretz bill to help make forests more resilient to wildfires


Mar 06, 2017
The Washington State House of Representatives today approved a proposal by Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, to make forests more…

House passes Maycumber bill to help homelessness due to wildfires


Mar 06, 2017
The Washington State House of Representatives approved legislation today to help communities threatened by, and recovering from,…

USFS campground hosts needed; Applications now available


Feb 24, 2017
Have you ever thought about living and working in the majestic Cascade Mountains as a national forest campground…

Senate passes Economic Revitalization Act to boost rural economies


Feb 24, 2017
On Wednesday the Senate passed the Economic Revitalization Act, a bill designed to encourage economic growth in rural…

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…