Regional News

DNR to Hire 550 Seasonal Firefighters


Nov 27, 2018
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has begun recruiting for 550 temporary firefighters to serve during…





New rules for mandatory paid sick leave spell out requirements for employers in 2018


Oct 21, 2017
Mandatory paid sick leave in Washington starts in just over two months. This week, the Department of Labor & Industries…

Applications open November 14 for hundreds of Forest Service summer jobs


Oct 20, 2017
Do you want to work in the great outdoors in the summer of 2018? With more than 100 jobs available in positions ranging from…

Area and trail closures lifted for the Diamond Creek Fire; a couple road closures remain in effect through November


Oct 20, 2017
Forest visitors, hunters and other recreationists using the Pasayten Wilderness area will be glad to learn that area and trail…

It’s snow time: Sno-Park permits go on sale Nov. 1


Oct 18, 2017
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announced today that Sno-Park permits will be available for purchase online…

WSDA now accepting nonlethal wolf management grant applications


Oct 16, 2017
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is now accepting applications for the Northeast Washington Wolf-Livestock…