Regional News

Morel Mushroom Harvesting Permits on Sale Soon


Apr 15, 2016
Permits go on sale April 18 for commercial harvesting of mushrooms from the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Permits will be…





AG announces LCD claims process for WA consumers to recover share of $63 million


Mar 17, 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the claims process for consumers to recover their share of a $63 million recovery…

Steelhead fishing to close on a section of the Upper Columbia River and two tributaries


Mar 08, 2016
ACTION:  Closure of steelhead fishing on the upper Columbia River, including the Okanogan and Similkameen Rivers.   SPECIES…

State notifies 91,000 Apple Health (Medicaid) clients of data breach by Health Care Authority employee


Feb 10, 2016
The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) discovered that the personal identification information and private health…

New state-led clean water rule proposed


Feb 03, 2016
The Department of Ecology today released a new draft clean water rule (also known as the fish consumption rule) that contains a…

Emergency livestock feed available


Jan 30, 2016
Press Release   $500,000 available for emergency livestock feed to help producers impacted by 2015 wildfires   OLYMPIA – An…