Government

     

Legislative session begins

The state Supreme Court’s Hirst and McCleary decisions will continue to occupy lawmakers’ time this legislative session as they work on ways to address the rulings’ fallout.

January 9, 2018 12:38 p.m. read more..
  

ELECTION: Short, Maycumber cruise to early wins

Incumbents fared well in initial general election returns Monday night with most looking to retain their seats. We'll continue to update this story as we compile votes from the races, including several multi-county ones.

November 7, 2017 5:44 p.m. read more..


'It's not about water'

State Senator Shelly Short (R-Addy) and Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber (R-Republic) talked about the facts behind the Hirst decision and how it will impact rural Washington during the Okanogan County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting on Monday.

October 3, 2017 10:57 a.m. read more..


NVH leaders cancel Thursday's board meeting

North Valley Hospital leaders have canceled their regular board meeting originally scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 28. During the last North Valley Hospital meeting, Sept. 14, residents pressed the board of commissioners over what they termed potential illegal procedures and policies.

September 26, 2017 3:45 p.m. read more..