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…





Health Care Authority working to restore adult dental benefit in Medicaid


Oct 11, 2013
Washington State’s Health Care Authority is rebuilding the guidelines and treatment codes for dentists and doctors so the Apple…

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR FOREST LANDOWNERS IN OKANOGAN AND FERRY COUNTIES


Oct 09, 2013
During the current biennium, the Washington State Legislature appropriated over $1 million in forest hazard reduction funding…

Starting Tomorrow Stiffer Penalties for Boating While Drinking


Jul 27, 2013
People who operate a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (BUI) will face stiffer penalties starting Sunday,…

April unemployment rate drops to 7 percent

Okanogan Country Radio News


May 15, 2013
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to an estimated 7 percent in April, the lowest point since December…

Emergency unemployment benefits being reduced due to federal sequester

Okanogan County Radio News


May 08, 2013
The state’s Employment Security Department is preparing to reduce emergency unemployment compensation benefits by 21.08 percent…