Regional News

WDFW removes depredating OPT wolf pack

Press Release


Aug 17, 2019
On the morning of Aug. 16, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) lethally removed the four known remaining…





Bipartisan group of legislators discuss wolves and wildfires with locals


Jul 16, 2019
In the past decade, perhaps no two issues have affected local communities, ranchers and families in Northeast Washington more…

Agencies to begin second year of translocating mountain goats from the Olympics to the Cascades


Jul 02, 2019
Starting July 8, a coalition of state and federal agencies, with support from local tribes, will begin the second two-week round…

Elmer City Fire Update


Jun 26, 2019
Activities: The Elmer City Fire is located approximately five miles north of Elmer City. *** Crews have accurately measured…

Unsafe toxin detected in algae blooms on Rufus Woods Lake


Jun 21, 2019
An unsafe level of a naturally occurring toxin was detected in algae blooms at Rufus Woods Lake, prompting U.S. Army Corps of…

BLM Issues Fire Restrictions Order in Eastern Washington


Jun 20, 2019
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Spokane District has issued a fire restrictions order on public lands administered by the…