Regional News

Reclamation seeks comments on draft environmental assessment for recreational use at “Geezer Beach”


May 08, 2019
The Bureau of Reclamation proposes making changes to the recreational use of a portion of the Lake Roosevelt shoreline,…





Special hunt permit application deadline May 22


Apr 22, 2019
Hunters can submit special hunt applications between April 22 to May 22 for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep,…

Avoid attracting bears and other wildlife this spring


Apr 18, 2019
Springtime comes with increased wildlife activity, which allows for exciting wildlife viewing opportunities statewide. However,…

Nonfarm payroll employment soars back in March


Apr 17, 2019
Washington’s economy gained 27,900 jobs in March and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for March rose…

Maycumber bill to assist local veterans passes Legislature, heads to governor’s desk


Apr 17, 2019
Veterans living in northeast Washington and other rural counties throughout the state could receive assistance accessing federal…

Kids can get Salmonella from Chicks and Ducklings


Apr 16, 2019
With Easter coming this weekend, the Washington State Department of Health reminds parents that chicks and ducklings don't make…