Regional News

Fire danger increases in Eastern Washington ahead of dry cold front


Jun 20, 2017
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today that a dry cold front will pass through Tuesday…





Washington Legislature may restrict tanning beds

By NCBI
Feb 09, 2011
Hearings are scheduled Thursday in Olympia on bills that would put age restrictions on tanning beds in Washington. HB…

More Washington students take and pass AP exams

By Associated Press
Feb 09, 2011
About 17 percent of Washington's class of 2010 earned college credit by passing Advanced Placement exams. The number of…

WA Senate approves unemployment tax break

By Associated Press
Feb 04, 2011
Washington businesses would get a break on this year's unemployment taxes under a bill approved by the state Senate. The…

Hikes may doom prepaid tuition credits

By Associated Press
Feb 02, 2011
The prospect of big tuition hikes at state universities has Washington lawmakers considering scaling back a popular…

Bill would make radical change in teachers layoffs

By Associated Press
Jan 28, 2011
The sponsor of a bill that would make teacher effectiveness the main determining factor during layoffs says the proposal…