Regional News

Grizzly Bear Restoration Review Process to get Underway this Fall


Aug 22, 2014
As an initial step in the decision-making process to determine whether grizzly bears should be restored to the North Cascades…





Washington to regain 9 weeks of long-term unemployment benefits


Dec 02, 2013
The federal shutdown in October generated one dubiously positive result: it helped to lift the state’s unemployment rate enough…

Health Care Authority working to restore adult dental benefit in Medicaid


Oct 11, 2013
Washington State’s Health Care Authority is rebuilding the guidelines and treatment codes for dentists and doctors so the Apple…

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR FOREST LANDOWNERS IN OKANOGAN AND FERRY COUNTIES


Oct 09, 2013
During the current biennium, the Washington State Legislature appropriated over $1 million in forest hazard reduction funding…

Starting Tomorrow Stiffer Penalties for Boating While Drinking


Jul 27, 2013
People who operate a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (BUI) will face stiffer penalties starting Sunday,…

April unemployment rate drops to 7 percent

Okanogan Country Radio News


May 15, 2013
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to an estimated 7 percent in April, the lowest point since December…