Regional News

Flu is back; experts recommend vaccinating your whole family now


Sep 27, 2018
Fall is here, which means school, football and… flu. Flu illness has begun circulating in Washington communities and flu vaccine…





Forest begins assessing burned area flooding risk from Naches to the Methow Valley

Press Release


Sep 11, 2018
Starting September 10, a team of soil scientists, hydrologists, and other experts will begin time-critical assessments of areas…

Ecology launches review of proposed smelter near Newport


Sep 11, 2018
The Washington Department of Ecology will conduct an environmental review for a proposed silicon smelter in Pend Oreille…

Supreme Court’s I-940 decision allows ballot printing to proceed


Aug 28, 2018
In the wake of last week’s ruling on Initiative 1639, the Washington Supreme Court has issued another ruling that clears the way…

Taxpayers with children, other dependents should check their withholding soon


Aug 16, 2018
The Internal Revenue Service urges taxpayers with children and other dependents to use the Withholding Calculator at IRS.gov to…

Campfires Banned on DNR-Protected Lands Across Eastern Washington


Aug 16, 2018
As of Friday, August 17, campfires are banned on all lands protected from wildfire by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR)…