Regional News

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…





Fire danger rating increases in northeast Washington


Jun 10, 2015
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in fire danger rating, burn…

Firefighters Progress on Thunder Creek Fire


Jun 08, 2015
Firefighters continue to work the lightning-caused Thunder Creek Fire within North Cascades National Park Service…

Smokejumpers Added to Thunder Creek Fire Crew


Jun 05, 2015
Nineteen wildland firefighters continue suppression efforts on the edges of the Thunder Creek Fire in North Cascades National…

Ribbon Cutting Launches Secure Medicine Take-back Initiative


Jun 04, 2015
  Republic Mayor Jim Burnside was joined by council members Larry Hemming and Elbert Koontz at the Republic Police Department…

Parenting Series Concludes Successfully


Jun 02, 2015
Seven weeks of sharing, laughing, learning during the Strengthening Families Program have come to a successful conclusion with…