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Dansel sworn in to four-year Senate term

Brian Dansel, R-Republic, was sworn in to serve a full, four-year term as Senator for the 7th Legislative District, yesterday in Olympia.

Senate: New taxes require two-thirds vote

The state Senate voted 26-23 Monday to require any bills creating new revenue sources to be supported by two-thirds of members for passage.

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Kinross to host marketing and business course

A marketing and business development program to assist communities affected by the looming closure of Kinross Kettle River-Buckhorn mine is set for Jan. 14.

Okanogan County under burn ban

The state Department of Ecology issued the ban Monday based on forecasts of stagnant air conditions in the region, putting the county at risk for air pollution to reach unhealthy levels.

Snohomish County massage therapist indefinitely suspended for sex charge

State health officials have suspended the license of Snohomish County massage therapist Steven Lee Cook indefinitely for sexual misconduct.

Newhouse, McMorris Rodgers vote for Keystone

State's Congressional delegation splits along party lines as U.S. House of Representatives passes Keystone XL Pipeline Act

Osteopath suspended after charges of sexual contact with a child

Charging documents allege Craig Morgenstern, who practices in Stevens County, allegedly drugged a 13-year-old boy and had sexual contact with him in October 2014, the state Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery said Thursday.

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Apartments burn in Omak

Kitchen fire damages six units

Man shot while sitting in car

Grant County Sheriff's Office looking for information about the shooting

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Columbia River reopens above Wanapum

Most of the 36-mile stretch of the Columbia River is again accessible to the public

Wildfire meeting draws hundreds

Reps. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, and Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, hosted the presentations by local and state officials during the meeting at Brewster High School.

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Newhouse takes oath of office

Sunnyside farmer now represents Okanogan, Douglas, Grant, Yakima, Franklin, Adams and Benton counties

Town's 911 system down

Outage affects Wilson Creek, other areas of Grant County

Interstate 90 closed due to rockslide danger

Interstate 90 is closed to westbound traffic because of an unstable slope that’s being assessed for safety.

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Fire destroys home; three hospitalized

Fire crews responding to a structure fire at 8:53 a.m. arrived to find a home fully engulfed in flames. A mother and her two children were hospitalized.

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