Regional News

Law designed to reduce abuse of disabled parking takes effect July 1


Jun 27, 2015
Changes to the laws governing special parking privileges for persons with disabilities will take effect July 1 and are aimed at…





Hover announces he is leaving WSDA


Mar 31, 2015
Director Bud Hover announced Monday he is leaving the Washington State Department of Agriculture  to return to his farm in…

Washington drivers are reminded to remove studded tires by March 31


Mar 19, 2015
As spring approaches across the region, the Washington State Department of Transportation reminds drivers to remove their…

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…