Regional News

Labor market strengthens further in May


Jun 13, 2018
Washington’s economy added 8,500 jobs in May and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for May was 4.7…





Washington's wolf population increases for 9th straight year


Mar 19, 2018
Washington’s wolf population continued to grow in 2017 for the ninth straight year, according to the results of an annual survey…

Appeals court agrees with AG opinion on local marijuana bans


Mar 13, 2018
A three-judge state court of appeals panel today ruled that local jurisdictions have the authority to ban marijuana sales,…

Short blasts Democrats for supporting raid of voter-approved rainy-day fund


Mar 08, 2018
Calling it an irresponsible gimmick that threatens Washington’s future budget stability, 7th District Sen. Shelly Short…

Test Your Smoke Alarms When You Change Your Clocks!


Mar 08, 2018
Daylight savings time takes place on Sunday, March 11.  The State Fire Marshal’s Office is asking that you take a few minutes to…

Washington jobs report delivers promising start to new year


Mar 07, 2018
Washington’s economy added 6,800 jobs in January and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate came in at 4.7…