Regional News

WDFW cancels in-person open houses on wolf post-recovery plan and will schedule online, interactive webinars this fall

Aug 28, 2019
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is canceling a series of in-person wolf post-recovery planning open houses…

Changes to state gender pay equality law took effect July 28, 2019

Aug 01, 2019
Changes to the Equal Pay and Opportunities Act (EPOA) make it unlawful for employers to request a job applicant’s wage or salary…

Newhouse, McMorris Rodgers Reject Flawed Privately-Funded Dam Study

Press Release

Jul 29, 2019
Today, Reps. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released a joint statement following the release of a…

WDFW to open application period for Master Hunter Permit Program

Jul 25, 2019
Washington’s Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting new applicants to join the ranks of 1,650 certified master…

State Invests $25 Million in Removing Barriers to Migrating Fish

Jul 25, 2019
Migrating fish soon will have access to more than 82 miles of streams in Washington, thanks to $25 million in grants from…

Free MMR Vaccine Now Available for Child Care Workers

Jul 25, 2019
The Department of Health is collaborating with Safeway Inc. and Albertsons Companies LLC and with the Department of Children,…