Regional News

WDFW director authorizes removing wolves from 2 packs preying on cattle


Nov 08, 2018
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) Director Kelly Susewind today authorized the use of lethal measures to remove…





Campfires Banned in the Forest Starting August 2


Aug 01, 2018
Continuing hot, dry weather, worsening fire danger, and scarcity of firefighting resources due to current large fires burning…

Counts of summer chinook salmon prompt reopening fishery in upper Columbia River


Jul 24, 2018
Stronger-than-expected returns of summer chinook salmon moving past Priest Rapids Dam have prompted fishery managers to reopen…

Opioid prevention campaign kicks off in Washington


Jun 26, 2018
The Washington State Department of Health will launch a statewide campaign this summer to warn about the dangers of opioid…

Commission selects Kelly Susewind as new director of WDFW


Jun 16, 2018
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission today appointed Kelly Susewind of Olympia as the new director of the Washington…

Labor market strengthens further in May


Jun 13, 2018
Washington’s economy added 8,500 jobs in May and the state’s seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for May was 4.7…