Regional News

Spring black bear special hunt applications due Feb. 28


Feb 25, 2021
Hunters must buy and submit their 2021 spring black bear special hunt applications by midnight on Feb. 28. Hunts will occur in…





WDFW invites public comment on spring black bear hunting seasons


Oct 09, 2020
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) invites the public to submit written comment on a proposed spring black…

State’s 2021 minimum wage reaches $13.69

News Release


Oct 01, 2020
The state’s minimum wage will increase to $13.69 per hour starting Jan. 1, 2021. The change is significant this year because it…

DNR Closes Recreation on Eastern Washington Lands Due To Fire Danger


Sep 08, 2020
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is closing all of the lands it manages east of the Cascades to…

WDFW invites public input on grazing on department lands


Sep 04, 2020
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) invites the public to submit written comments on how it proposes to manage…

Resources for coping with stress and prioritizing wellness


Aug 25, 2020
The Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) is launching a campaign that encourages young people and their parents to…