Regional News

Prepare now for winter snow and ice


Oct 23, 2019
With winter fast approaching, now is the time for travelers to make sure they’re prepared for driving in inclement weather.  …





Lake Roosevelt sturgeon fishery opens for third year in a row


Jun 06, 2019
The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will open a harvest fishery for white sturgeon in Lake Roosevelt…

Miners need written approval before suction dredging in Washington starting November 1


Jun 04, 2019
Mineral prospectors will now need to get a Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA) to suction dredge in Washington. The new HPA…

Applications now open for NE WA Wolf-Livestock Management grants


Jun 04, 2019
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is now accepting applications for the Northeast Washington Wolf-Livestock…

Washington expands prescription data sharing to better inform prescribers, opioid crisis response

Press Release


May 30, 2019
Under a new data sharing agreement, the Washington State Department of Health is now sharing Prescription Monitoring…

Don’t Forget Fire Safety This Holiday Weekend


May 24, 2019
With Washington’s forests drying out quickly, Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz is asking residents to use caution to…