Regional News

Forest assessing burned areas for flooding risk from Naches to Methow Valley


Sep 26, 2017
High above the community of Mazama, US Forest Service Hydrologist Molly Hanson takes dozens of aerial photos of areas burned in…





Prepare now for winter weather, snowy conditions


Oct 27, 2016
With winter on the way, now is the perfect time to start preparing before the snow starts to fly. The Washington State…

WDFW lifts fire restrictions on most lands east of the Cascades


Oct 03, 2016
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has lifted restrictions on most department-managed lands in eastern…

Every Smoke Alarm Has An Expiration Date: What’s Yours?


Sep 29, 2016
Does your home have smoke alarms? According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the answer is likely yes: NFPA…

Minimum wage in Washington to increase 6 cents in 2017


Sep 28, 2016
The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) announced today that the state’s minimum wage will increase…

Fire danger levels decrease in parts of NE Washington


Sep 07, 2016
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that the fire danger rating and industrial fire…