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Hard-fought Hirst compromise reached for rural Washington


Jan 19, 2018
After nearly a year of negotiations, Sen. Judy Warnick, former chair of the Senate’s water-related committee and lead negotiator…





Hard-fought Hirst compromise reached for rural Washington


Jan 19, 2018
After nearly a year of negotiations, Sen. Judy Warnick, former chair of the Senate’s water-related committee and lead negotiator…

Colville Business Council Expels Councilwoman Williams-Louis


Jan 18, 2018
By a 10-3 vote, the Colville Business Council (CBC) today approved the expulsion of CBC member Melissa Louis-Williams. The…

Maycumber proposes legislation to assist veterans in underserved counties


Jan 16, 2018
Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, introduced legislation this week to help veterans in Northeast Washington access the…

Kretz proposes Hirst equity bill: The One Washington Water Act


Jan 15, 2018
House Republican Deputy Leader Joel Kretz introduced The One Washington Water Act today.  The proposal is designed to break the…

WVC offers admission guarantee program for Tonasket, Omak and Bridgeport seniors


Jan 13, 2018
In order to help high school seniors successfully transition into college, Wenatchee Valley College and Tonasket, Omak and…