Regional News

Morel Mushroom Harvesting Permits on Sale Soon


Apr 15, 2016
Permits go on sale April 18 for commercial harvesting of mushrooms from the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Permits will be…





Hunting may be Impacted on National Forest Lands near Wildfires


Oct 08, 2014
With many different hunting seasons occurring it is important for hunters and other forest users to be aware of areas of the…

Details of draft fish consumption rule released


Sep 30, 2014
Washingtonians get a chance to preview proposed water quality standards for toxic chemicals that include new fish consumption…

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…

Free and Reduced-Price Meal Programs


Sep 07, 2014
Washington public schools play a vital role by providing free and reduced-price meals to all students in need. The application…

Campfire restrictions reduced on national forest lands


Aug 27, 2014
The ban on campfires in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will be partially lifted on August 27.   Starting Wednesday,…