Regional News

New fishing rules in effect on Lake Roosevelt to protect redband rainbow trout


Dec 29, 2016
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) reminds Lake Roosevelt anglers that new fishing rules are in effect to…





Fish consumption rule proposed for Washington state

Press Release


Jan 12, 2015
The proposed update is tied to toxics-reduction legislation Gov. Inslee is proposing to address toxics that enter the…

New recycling program begins for fluorescent lights


Jan 05, 2015
Washington residents can now recycle fluorescent lights and other mercury-containing lights for free at 130 sites throughout the…

Washington’s recycling rate dips to 49 percent


Dec 30, 2014
Washington state’s recycling rate fell slightly to 49 percent in 2013, but remains well above the national average, according to…

Washington minimum wage increase takes effect Jan. 1, 2015


Dec 30, 2014
Washington's new, higher minimum wage takes effect Jan. 1, 2015. The 15-cent increase to $9.47 was announced by the Department…

WDFW extends deadline to apply for Master Hunter Advisory Group


Dec 18, 2014
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has extended the deadline to apply for membership on the department’s Master…