Regional News

DNR to Hire 550 Seasonal Firefighters


Nov 27, 2018
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has begun recruiting for 550 temporary firefighters to serve during…





Supreme Court’s I-940 decision allows ballot printing to proceed


Aug 28, 2018
In the wake of last week’s ruling on Initiative 1639, the Washington Supreme Court has issued another ruling that clears the way…

Taxpayers with children, other dependents should check their withholding soon


Aug 16, 2018
The Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers with children and other dependents to use the Withholding Calculator at IRS.gov to…

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)…

Statewide shooting ban added to other fire-prevention strategies on WDFW lands


Aug 03, 2018
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will add a temporary statewide restriction on firearm use beginning…

Campfires Banned in the Forest Starting August 2


Aug 01, 2018
Continuing hot, dry weather, worsening fire danger, and scarcity of firefighting resources due to current large fires burning…