Regional News

State Board of Health passes emergency ban on flavored vapor products


Oct 10, 2019
Today the Washington State Board of Health passed an emergency rule banning the sale of flavored vapor products or any products…





BLM Issues Fire Restrictions Order in Eastern Washington


Jun 20, 2019
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Spokane District has issued a fire restrictions order on public lands administered by the…

Expanded Burn Restrictions, Increased Fire Danger in Parts of Eastern Washington


Jun 13, 2019
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partnering agencies, will implement the…

Keller Ferry out of service due to issues with north shore loading ramp


Jun 10, 2019
The Keller Ferry vessel, M/V Sanpoil, will be out of service until further notice due issues with the north shore loading ramp.…

Lake Roosevelt sturgeon fishery opens for third year in a row


Jun 06, 2019
The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will open a harvest fishery for white sturgeon in Lake Roosevelt…

Miners need written approval before suction dredging in Washington starting November 1


Jun 04, 2019
Mineral prospectors will now need to get a Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA) to suction dredge in Washington. The new HPA…