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…





April unemployment rate drops to 7 percent

Okanogan Country Radio News


May 15, 2013
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to an estimated 7 percent in April, the lowest point since December…

Emergency unemployment benefits being reduced due to federal sequester

Okanogan County Radio News


May 08, 2013
The state’s Employment Security Department is preparing to reduce emergency unemployment compensation benefits by 21.08 percent…

Wash. high court strikes supermajority for taxes

By Associated Press
Feb 28, 2013
The Washington Supreme Court on Thursday made it easier for the Legislature to raise taxes, ruling that the only way to…

Car tab, bike fees part of House transportation package

By Associated Press
Feb 20, 2013
House Democrats unveiled a transportation revenue package Wednesday that would raise $9.8 billion over the next decade…

WA state Senate passes workers' compensation bills

By Associated Press
Feb 04, 2013
The Republican-controlled Washington state Senate passed three contentious measures intended to save businesses money by…