Regional News

WDFW stocking trout and kokanee for April 26 lowland lakes opener


Apr 15, 2014
Washington’s biggest fishing day of the year – the lowland lakes trout opener – is Saturday, April 26, and state fish hatchery…





Employment Security goes after income-tax refunds to resolve debts

By NCBI
Dec 05, 2012
When is an income-tax refund not a refund? When it's intercepted by the Employment Security Department to repay wrongly…

Ecology creates certified water right examiner program

By NCBI
Nov 28, 2012
Washington Department of Ecology Director Ted Sturdevant signed an administrative rule today creating a certified water…

Washington moving forward to create recycling program for mercury lights

By NCBI
Nov 27, 2012
The Washington Department of Ecology has adopted a rule necessary to carry out the state's Mercury-Containing Lights…

Wash. unemployment rate drops to 8.2 percent

By Associated Press
Nov 16, 2012
Washington state's unemployment rate has dropped to 8.2 percent and the state netted a gain of 6,700 jobs last month,…

Washington state budget outlook predicts shortfall

By Associated Press
Nov 15, 2012
Washington state governor-elect Jay Inslee will take office in January facing a projected $900 million deficit for the…