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…





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…

Wash. high court strikes supermajority for taxes

By Associated Press
Feb 28, 2013
The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for the Legislature to raise taxes, ruling that the only way to…

Car tab, bike fees part of House transportation package

By Associated Press
Feb 20, 2013
House Democrats unveiled a transportation revenue package Wednesday that would raise $9.8 billion over the next decade…

WA state Senate passes workers' compensation bills

By Associated Press
Feb 04, 2013
The Republican-controlled Washington state Senate passed three contentious measures intended to save businesses money by…

Dueling bills introduced on paid family leave law

By Associated Press
Jan 25, 2013
Six years ago, Washington state lawmakers approved a program giving parents five weeks paid time off to be with a new…