Regional News

DNR to Hire 550 Seasonal Firefighters


Nov 27, 2018
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has begun recruiting for 550 temporary firefighters to serve during…





Sno-Park permits go on sale Nov. 1


Oct 30, 2018
The Washington State Parks Winter Recreation Program reminds winter recreation enthusiasts that Sno-Park permits will be…

Public-private safe prescribing initiative results in significant reductions of Medicaid opioid prescriptions


Oct 17, 2018
OLYMPIA – A public-private safe prescribing initiative launched in late 2017, called Better Prescribing, Better Treatment, has…

Reclamation awards $4.5 million contract for stoplogs at Grand Coulee Dam


Oct 16, 2018
The Bureau of Reclamation awarded a $4,494,290 contract on September 18 to Brooklyn Iron Works, Inc., a small business from…

Census Bureau Announces Job Openings for 2020 Census


Oct 02, 2018
The U.S. Census Bureau is now hiring workers for temporary jobs available in Washington in advance of the 2020 Census for the…

Flu is back; experts recommend vaccinating your whole family now


Sep 27, 2018
Fall is here, which means school, football and… flu. Flu illness has begun circulating in Washington communities and flu vaccine…