Regional News

No fireworks on National Forests


Jun 26, 2017
As the Fourth of July approaches, fire officials want to remind forest visitors that fireworks are illegal in the…





COLVILLE TRIBES AWARDED $8.3 MILLION FROM TECK FOR LEGAL COSTS

Meghan Francis

Public Affairs Officer for the Colville Tribes

Aug 18, 2016
  The US District Court for the District of Eastern Washington has ruled that Teck Metals Ltd. must pay nearly $8.3 million to…

West Nile virus: Tests confirm Washington’s first death from disease in 2016


Aug 17, 2016
The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) confirmed the first death due to West Nile virus this year in Washington. A…

Washington Service Corps needs people now


Jul 28, 2016
The Washington Service Corps is looking for people who want to help the unemployed get jobs and to teach disadvantaged youths…

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.…