Regional News

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…





Washington’s workers’ comp rates will increase 2.7 percent in 2014


Dec 02, 2013
Premiums for workers’ compensation insurance next year will increase for the first time in three years, the Department of Labor…

Washington to regain 9 weeks of long-term unemployment benefits


Dec 02, 2013
The federal shutdown in October generated one dubiously positive result: it helped to lift the state’s unemployment rate enough…

Health Care Authority working to restore adult dental benefit in Medicaid


Oct 11, 2013
Washington State’s Health Care Authority is rebuilding the guidelines and treatment codes for dentists and doctors so the Apple…

FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR FOREST LANDOWNERS IN OKANOGAN AND FERRY COUNTIES


Oct 09, 2013
During the current biennium, the Washington State Legislature appropriated over $1 million in forest hazard reduction funding…

Starting Tomorrow Stiffer Penalties for Boating While Drinking


Jul 27, 2013
People who operate a boat while under the influence of alcohol or drugs (BUI) will face stiffer penalties starting Sunday,…