Regional News

Commissioner Franz Enacts Statewide DNR Burn Ban

Jul 01, 2021
With fire danger increasing ahead of the Fourth of July weekend, Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz has signed an order…

New NW spotted owl plan out; rival bird targeted

By Associated Press
Jun 30, 2011
After two decades on the list of endangered plants and animals, the northern spotted owl is losing ground faster than…

Washington Supreme Court hearing school case

By Associated Press
Jun 27, 2011
The Washington Supreme Court hears oral arguments Tuesday in a lawsuit filed against the state by a coalition of school…

New legislation gives Washington State Medicaid clients access to low-cost eyeglass lenses, frames, contacts

Jun 02, 2011
Legislation passed during this year's regular legislative session will help state Medicaid clients affected by a budget…

Summer burn ban to take place on all DNR-protected lands

May 18, 2011
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources has announced there will be a statewide burn ban on all…

WA Senate eyes tuition for Running Start students

By Associated Press
May 05, 2011
Washington state lawmakers are pushing a plan to get high school students who enroll in college courses to pay some…