Regional News

State unemployment rate falls to 5.8 per


Jul 16, 2014
Washington’s job growth accelerated in June and the unemployment rate fell to its lowest level in six years, according to…





Cattlemen sue Fish and Wildlife over gray wolves

By Associated Press
Feb 17, 2011
A Washington state cattle group is suing the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to force the agency to review federal…

WA bill to make cougar hunting program permanent

By Associated Press
Feb 14, 2011
Fifteen years after Washington voters banned using hounds in cougar hunts, lawmakers want to make permanent hunting…

Washington Legislature may restrict tanning beds

By NCBI
Feb 09, 2011
Hearings are scheduled Thursday in Olympia on bills that would put age restrictions on tanning beds in Washington. HB…

More Washington students take and pass AP exams

By Associated Press
Feb 09, 2011
About 17 percent of Washington's class of 2010 earned college credit by passing Advanced Placement exams. The number of…

WA Senate approves unemployment tax break

By Associated Press
Feb 04, 2011
Washington businesses would get a break on this year's unemployment taxes under a bill approved by the state Senate. The…