Regional News

Hot, Dry Conditions Prompt Commissioner Franz to Enact Statewide Burn Ban

News Release


Jul 28, 2020
Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz signed an order yesterday creating a statewide burn ban on all forestland under the…





Fishing, shellfish harvesting, and some hunting postponed


Apr 06, 2020
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) today announced that recreational fishing, shellfish harvesting and spring…

Spring youth turkey hunt canceled


Mar 30, 2020
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) today announced a decision to cancel the youth turkey hunt previously…

North Cascades Pass clearing suspended until further notice


Mar 27, 2020
On March 26, Secretary of Transportation Roger Millar suspended most maintenance work due to COVID-19 safety concerns, and…

DNR Closing Public Lands to Recreation Activities


Mar 25, 2020
The state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the closure of all DNR-managed lands to the public. The closure…

Confluence Health Foundation is now accepting donations of PPE

Confluence Health


Mar 24, 2020
The willingness to respond to community needs, especially in times of crisis, has always been at the heart of our North Central…