Regional News

Minimum wage will increase to $9.47 in 2015


Sep 30, 2014
Washington's minimum wage will increase 15 cents to $9.47 an hour beginning Jan. 1, 2015. The Department of Labor…





Wash. to have advisory vote on tax issues

By Associated Press
Jul 31, 2012
Washington state voters will have a chance to formally tell state lawmakers what they think about some taxes in the…

Daytime closures on US 2 west of Stevens Pass next week

By NCBI
Jul 19, 2012
Travelers crossing Stevens Pass on US 2 should plan for delays up to 20 minutes Monday through Thursday, July 23-26, as…

Repair work starts July 23 on the US 395/SR20 Columbia River Bridge at Kettle Falls

By NCBI
Jul 12, 2012
The 72-year-old pavement on the Columbia River bridge near Kettle Falls is getting a long-overdue face lift, but it won't…

Judge rules tax initiative violates constitution

By Associated Press
May 30, 2012
A voter-approved initiative that requires a two-thirds majority of the Legislature to raise taxes or close tax loopholes…

State Seeks Comments about How Land Bought or Developed With State Grants May Be Used

By NCBI
May 10, 2012
The Washington Recreation and Conservation Office is seeking comment on how lands may be used if their purchase or…