Regional News

Commissioner Franz Urges Residents, Recreationists to ‘Play it Safe’ this Wildfire Season

News Release


Apr 23, 2021
Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz is encouraging residents to play it safe when it comes to human-caused wildfires.  …





Reminder: Minimum wage goes to $13.69 per hour starting Jan. 1, 2021


Dec 30, 2020
There’s a question about the minimum wage that the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) receives a…

WDFW offers special hunt drawing for early hunter reporting


Dec 22, 2020
Hunters who report their 2020 black bear, deer, elk, or turkey hunting results by Sunday, Jan. 10, will have the opportunity to…

WVC classes to remain online through spring quarter


Dec 01, 2020
Wenatchee Valley College will continue to offer the majority of classes online for winter and spring quarters, due to safety…

Reps. Kretz and Maycumber again elected to leadership positions by legislative peers

News Release


Nov 18, 2020
In an online meeting this week, Washington State House Republicans once again elected Representatives from Washington’s 7th…

North Cascades Highway closed for the season due to heavy snow


Nov 17, 2020
A snowy forecast means State Route 20 North Cascades Highway will close for the season. Washington State Department of…