Regional News

North Cascades east side closure point to move from Silver Star Gate to Early Winters on Wednesday


Jan 05, 2021
This Wednesday the east side closure point on SR 20 North Cascades Highway will move from Silver Star Gate at milepost 171 to…





Campfire Restrictions Increasing Again


Aug 24, 2020
Due to the continuous hot, dry weather, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today more changes…

Secretary Bernhardt Renames Third Power Plant at Grand Coulee After Father-Son Hydropower Pioneers


Aug 14, 2020
On August 12,  U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary David Bernhardt announced the Third Power Plant at Grand Coulee Dam…

WDFW director authorizes lethal action in Leadpoint wolf pack


Aug 14, 2020
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Director Kelly Susewind today authorized the incremental removal of wolves…

Eastern Washington Increasing Campfire Restrictions and Fire Precaution Levels


Aug 13, 2020
Due to the continuous dry, hot weather, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today more changes…

Hot, Dry Conditions Prompt Commissioner Franz to Enact Statewide Burn Ban

News Release


Jul 28, 2020
Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz signed an order yesterday creating a statewide burn ban on all forestland under the…