Regional News

Campfire restrictions reduced on national forest lands


Aug 27, 2014
The ban on campfires in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will be partially lifted on August 27.   Starting Wednesday,…





State’s recovery policy will be adjusted to protect new Medicaid enrollees


Dec 17, 2013
Washington State’s Health Care Authority is reassuring new Washington Apple Health (Medicaid) applicants that the state will…

Washington’s workers’ comp rates will increase 2.7 percent in 2014


Dec 02, 2013
Premiums for workers’ compensation insurance next year will increase for the first time in three years, the Department of Labor…

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…