Regional News

Kretz and Short get to work as 2015 legislative session begins in Olympia


Jan 16, 2015
In an unprecedented move, at least as far back as any "old-timers" in the Washington State Legislature can remember, the 7th…





Washington has recouped its recession job losses


Mar 05, 2014
Washington now has more jobs than before the start of the Great Recession, according to economists with the state’s Employment…

Dr. Kathy Lofy Named Washington State Health Officer

Associated Press


Mar 05, 2014
(AP) - The Washington state Department of Health says Dr. Kathy Lofy has been selected as the state health officer. Lofy has…

Parlette joins in strong bipartisan vote for Senate budget proposal


Mar 02, 2014
Sen. Linda Evans Parlette said Thursday’s 41-8 vote for the Senate supplemental budget is proof that a shared-governing approach…

Plenty of good reasons to renew fishing and hunting licenses soon


Feb 28, 2014
Spring chinook salmon are moving into the lower Columbia River, several eastside lakes open for trout fishing March 1, and…

Two of Rep. Hawkins’ bills advance through Senate committee


Feb 28, 2014
Two bills sponsored by Rep. Brad Hawkins, R-East Wenatchee, are moving forward in the Washington State Senate. House Bill 2105,…