Regional News

Lake Roosevelt to open for white sturgeon fishing


May 25, 2017
Action: Open a harvest fishery for white sturgeon in Lake Roosevelt. Species affected: White sturgeon. Locations and effective…





Timber industry challenges spotted owl plan

By Associated Press
Jan 26, 2011
The timber industry is challenging the legality of a new plan for saving the northern spotted owl from extinction. The…

Cantwell: Make sales tax deduction permanent

By Associated Press
Jan 25, 2011
U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell of Washington has introduced a bill that would make the sales tax deduction permanent on…

WA foster parents sue state in federal court

By Associated Press
Jan 20, 2011
A Washington foster parents group has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court, saying the state has a low reimbursement…

Lawmakers pressed to act on business tax cut

By Associated Press
Jan 17, 2011
Lawmakers were pressed Monday to quickly pass a couple of bills that Gov. Chris Gregoire's office says will cut taxes to…

Feds drop appeal on lynx habitat, will revise plan

By Associated Press
Jan 17, 2011
Wildlife officials have dropped their appeal of a court ruling that forces the government to revise its flawed plan to…