Regional News

Hawkins’ renewable hydrogen bill among the first bills approved by Senate


Feb 16, 2019
The Douglas County Public Utility District and other PUDs in Washington could soon have the authority to produce and sell a new…





Deadline to Apply for WAEF Scholarships is March 1st


Feb 05, 2019
The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) will award over $1 million in new and renewing scholarships to college students…

Sutherland introduces bill to amend background check provisions for concealed pistol license holders


Feb 05, 2019
Rep. Robert J. Sutherland, R-Granite Falls, has introduced a bill establishing an exemption from background check requirements…

Maycumber bill to help veterans access services receives public hearing


Jan 31, 2019
Legislation designed to help veterans access the services and programs they have earned, and are entitled to, received a public…

Senate panel hears Short bills seeking to improve GMA to create more housing


Jan 31, 2019
State Sen. Shelly Short’s effort to make housing more affordable and available in Washington took an important step when the…

USDA to Reopen FSA Offices for Additional Services During Government Shutdown


Jan 23, 2019
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that all Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices nationwide will soon…