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Spring black bear special hunt applications due Feb. 28


Feb 25, 2021
Hunters must buy and submit their 2021 spring black bear special hunt applications by midnight on Feb. 28. Hunts will occur in…





Secretary Bernhardt Listens to Local Concerns and Scraps Plans to Reintroduce Grizzly Bears into the North Cascades Ecosystem


Jul 08, 2020
 U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced today at a roundtable with community members…

Changes in Washington overtime rules take effect July 1


Jul 01, 2020
Updates to Washington’s rules that spell out what type of workers don’t have to receive overtime pay take effect July 1. The…

WDFW seeks public comments on proposed hunting contest rule changes


Jun 17, 2020
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments on proposed recommendations for hunting contest…

Washington families get help to buy food during school closures


Jun 10, 2020
Because schools have been closed due to COVID-19, families in Washington state will soon have food benefits available to them to…

WDFW invites public comment on target shooting rule update


May 21, 2020
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) invites the public to submit written comment on a proposed target shooting…