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…





Permit Renewals Considered for Recreation Events & Guided Activities


Feb 26, 2018
As an agency that cares for the land and serves people, connecting individuals with our public lands is an essential part of…

NE Washington Wolf-Livestock Grant Board awards five grants for wolf-livestock projects


Feb 16, 2018
The Northeast Washington Wolf-Livestock Grant Board has completed their evaluation process of the seven applications received…

Forest Service urges drivers to respect groomed routes; stop road damage


Feb 16, 2018
Forest Service crews are reporting finding road damage from forest recreationists driving on groomed snowmobile routes and…

Senate passes Short bill aimed at better access to health-care benefits


Feb 14, 2018
The Senate voted 42-4 to approve a bill introduced by Sen. Shelly Short that would help patients have access to the health-care…

Commission approves final land purchase for 20,000-acre wildlife area near Coulee Dam


Feb 12, 2018
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission has approved the final phase of a 20,000-acre land acquisition to conserve critical…