Regional News

Campfires Banned on DNR-Protected Lands Across Eastern Washington


Aug 16, 2018
As of Friday, August 17, campfires are banned on all lands protected from wildfire by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR)…





Responsible Recreation and Holiday Office Closures


May 25, 2018
Memorial Day weekend marks the kickoff of summer and is typically one of the busiest and most popular recreation weekends of the…

Emergency permits available to protect property threatened by high water in eastern Washington


May 16, 2018
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) officials said today that emergency permits are available to public and…

SR 20 North Cascades Highway is open for 2018

Press Release


May 11, 2018
With the creak of metal and a push from longtime opening day attendees, the gates on the seasonal stretch of State Route 20’s…

Osoyoos Lake Level Rising During Spring Snowmelt


May 11, 2018
In compliance with the terms of the International Joint Commission (IJC) water management Order for Osoyoos Lake implemented by…

IRIS to Host 9th Annual North Central Washington Community Success Summit in Pateros


May 08, 2018
The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) plans to showcase success stories when it teams up with partners to…