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The latest news around the Northwest! If you hear of or see any newsworthy event feel free to share it with us. HERE or call 509-888-2020

Graybill on Columbia Closure

Salmon fishing closure on Columbia no surprise to WDF&W Commissioner

The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced a summer salmon fishing closure for the entire Columbia River. Fish and Wildlife Commissioner Dave Graybill says, unfortunately, this came as...

North Cascade Highway reopens

It was an annual rite of spring when the North Cascades Highway reopened this morning. In preparation, the Washington State Department of Transportation this week brought out what...

Pat Haley named Quincy city assistant administrator

QUINCY, WA. Former Douglas County Port District Manager, Pat Haley has been hired by the City of Quincy as the town's new Assistant Administrator. Haley will eventually succeed Chief Administrator, Tim Snead...
Naneum wolf pack

New wolf pack located in Blewett Pass Mission Ridge area.

WENATCHEE, WA.-Washington State Fish and Wildlife confirms a new wolf pack has been identified in an area that includes Chelan and Kittitas Counties. The agency released its annual wolf population report on...

Inslee declares drought emergency for Okanogan, Methow and Upper Yakima

Despite significant snow in parts of Washington, water supply shortages are projected in the Methow, Okanogan and Upper Yakima basins, prompting Gov. Jay Inslee to declare a drought emergency in those...
Daylight Saving

Daylight Saving bill heads to the Senate

Hopefully you remembered to turn your clocks ahead one hour over the weekend for Daylight Saving Time. On Saturday, the Washington House passed a bill that would make...
hit and run

Hit and run suspect arrested

Moses Lake Police employed Facebook to apprehend a man suspected of felony hit and run. . . Moses Lake Police body cam image of suspect Police...
transgender bullying

Transgender School Bullying Bill Advances in Legislature

Legislation requiring local school districts to adopt new State rules to address bullying of transgendered students has passed a Senate vote. . . Substitute Senate...

Gov. Inslee to announce Judge Hotchkiss replacement by mid-March

We should know by mid-March who Governor Jay Inslee will appoint to replace retiring Douglas County Superior Court Judge, John Hotchkiss. That's the word from Governor's aide, Tara...

Sundberg murder trial goes to jury

EPHRATA, WA.-The Jill Sundberg murder trial was turned over to the the jury today. The 12-person jury started deliberations after hearing closing arguments in the case against Gustavo Tapia-Rodriguez. Rodriguez is charged with first...