Regional News

Morel Mushroom Harvesting Permits on Sale Soon


Apr 15, 2016
Permits go on sale April 18 for commercial harvesting of mushrooms from the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Permits will be…





Enrollment Ends May 31 for Washington’s GET Program


May 06, 2015
Parents wanting to save for college have until midnight on May 31 to open a Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) account before…

Rep. Newhouse Leads 36 Members to Urge National Delisting of Gray Wolf Under Endangered Species Act


Apr 29, 2015
Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) led 36 Members in a letter to U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and…

U.S. Forest Service to Hold Forest-Level Listening Sessions


Apr 23, 2015
The Pacific Northwest (OR, WA) and Pacific Southwest (CA) Regions of the U.S. Forest Service are beginning a public conversation…

State health officials announce revised guideline for prescribing narcotics ? public comments period begins


Apr 22, 2015
State health leaders have issued a revised guideline on pain management. The draft document includes updated recommendations on…

Deadline to apply for special hunt permits is May 20


Apr 22, 2015
Hunters have through May 20 to apply for special hunting permits for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep, and…