Regional News

Law designed to reduce abuse of disabled parking takes effect July 1


Jun 27, 2015
Changes to the laws governing special parking privileges for persons with disabilities will take effect July 1 and are aimed at…





Grizzly Bear Restoration Review Process to get Underway this Fall


Aug 22, 2014
As an initial step in the decision-making process to determine whether grizzly bears should be restored to the North Cascades…

WDFW seeks comments on 2015-17 hunting season proposals


Aug 13, 2014
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking comments on proposed alternatives for 2015-17 hunting seasons, and has…

WDFW director to leave at the end of the year


Aug 12, 2014
After nearly six years at the helm, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Director Phil Anderson has informed the…

Campfires prohibited in all state parks


Aug 12, 2014
Washington State Parks announced today that campfires in all state parks will be prohibited until further notice to help prevent…

Despite Wildfires and Closures, Much of the Forest Is Still Open


Aug 10, 2014
Even though some wildfires remain uncontrolled and several area closures are in effect for public safety, large areas of the…