Regional News

DNR to Hire 550 Seasonal Firefighters


Nov 27, 2018
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has begun recruiting for 550 temporary firefighters to serve during…





Labor market continued to improve in August


Sep 19, 2018
Washington’s economy added 9,100 jobs in August and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for August was 4.5…

USDA Forest Service seeks public comment on improving management of mineral, oil, and gas resources


Sep 13, 2018
Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service published Advance Notices announcing its plan to revise two parts of…

Duffy, Newhouse Introduce Legislation to Delist the Gray Wolf


Sep 13, 2018
Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI) and Congressman Dan Newhouse (R-WA) introduced legislation with bipartisan support that would…

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…