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…

New DOT number requirements for commercial vehicle owners

Mar 19, 2015
Beginning October 23, 2015, businesses that need US Department of Transportation (USDOT) numbers for company vehicles will be…

Washington’s unemployment rate remains flat at 6.3 percent

Mar 18, 2015
After several months of increasing unemployment rates, Washington’s unemployment rate for the month of February remained steady…

Rep. Short's bill to study wolf impacts on ungulate populations passes state House

Mar 16, 2015
With 12 of the state's 16 confirmed wolf packs living in Northeast Washington, residents continue to have significant concerns…

House passes bill to take a second look at wolf management plan

Mar 12, 2015
The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill March 10 to require the Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) to review…

State Patrol Detectives Seek Witnesses to Crash Involving School Bus

Mar 11, 2015
The Washington State Patrol is investigating the March 5, 2015 fatality collision that occurred on US 97 near Orondo.  The…