Regional News

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,…





Gov signs bill to end Canadian sales tax exemption

By Associated Press
Mar 15, 2011
Gov. Chris Gregoire has signed a bill to end a sales tax exemption for Canadian shoppers visiting Washington. The bill…

WA unemployment rate dips to 9.1 percent in Feb.

By Associated Press
Mar 15, 2011
State officials say Washington added a net gain of 800 nonagricultural jobs in February and the unemployment rate dipped…

WA bill recognizes out-of-state same-sex marriages

By Associated Press
Mar 05, 2011
State House lawmakers voted 58-39 Friday night to approve a bill to recognize same-sex marriages from out of state as…

Hunters have until March 31 to apply for multiple-season permits

By NCBI
Feb 25, 2011
Deer and elk hunters have until March 31 to enter their name in a drawing for a 2011 multiple-season permit, which can…

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…