Regional News

State unemployment rate falls to 5.8 per


Jul 16, 2014
Washington’s job growth accelerated in June and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in six years, according to…





Ecology creates certified water right examiner program

By NCBI
Nov 28, 2012
Washington Department of Ecology Director Ted Sturdevant signed an administrative rule today creating a certified water…

Washington moving forward to create recycling program for mercury lights

By NCBI
Nov 27, 2012
The Washington Department of Ecology has adopted a rule necessary to carry out the state's Mercury-Containing Lights…

Wash. unemployment rate drops to 8.2 percent

By Associated Press
Nov 16, 2012
Washington state's unemployment rate has dropped to 8.2 percent and the state netted a gain of 6,700 jobs last month,…

Washington state budget outlook predicts shortfall

By Associated Press
Nov 15, 2012
Washington state governor-elect Jay Inslee will take office in January facing a projected $900 million deficit for the…

Could You Eat on $4 a Day?

By Associated Press
Nov 13, 2012
Audrey and Connor Williams are living on a food budget of $8 a day. For both of them. The young couple has accepted the…