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,…





WA state Senate passes workers' compensation bills

By Associated Press
Feb 04, 2013
The Republican-controlled Washington state Senate passed three contentious measures intended to save businesses money by…

Dueling bills introduced on paid family leave law

By Associated Press
Jan 25, 2013
Six years ago, Washington state lawmakers approved a program giving parents five weeks paid time off to be with a new…

WA senators to hear workers' compensation bills

By Associated Press
Jan 23, 2013
The GOP-led Washington state Senate Commerce and Labor Committee will on Wednesday consider five bills intended to save…

Feds release plan for Columbia Basin pygmy rabbits

By Associated Press
Jan 23, 2013
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday released its final recovery plan for the endangered Columbia Basin pygmy…

Inslee: Extending expiring taxes not an increase

By Associated Press
Jan 18, 2013
Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday that he doesn't consider the extension of temporary taxes _ as proposed by his predecessor…