Wednesday, April 17, 2024


What's happening in the Pacific Northwest? For information and details regarding Northwest news, see our articles below.

Updated 11 hours, 35 minutes ago

WDFW releases new hunting season and regulation information

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Monday the latest big game hunting season and r…

Updated 12 hours, 44 minutes ago
WA law enforcement org weights in on pursuit law changes

(The Center Square) – In less than two months, law enforcement agencies across Washington state will have a less restrictive set of rules when it comes to vehi…

Updated 18 hours, 49 minutes ago
WSU researchers have identified several "vampiric" bacteria

PULLMAN – Some of the world’s deadliest bacteria seek out and feed on human blood, a newly-discovered phenomenon researchers are calling “bacterial vampirism.”

Updated 19 hours, 1 minute ago
State Veterans Cemetery to hold Forgotten Heroes interment

MEDICAL LAKE – The State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake has announced that it will hold a Forgotten Heroes interment ceremony April 29 at 2 p.m. to put to r…

Updated 19 hours, 17 minutes ago
Author, war veteran Roy Scranton to speak in Ellensburg

ELLENSBURG — The Lion Rock Visiting Writers Series at Central Washington University will continue April 25-26 with a visit from Roy Scranton, an Iraq War veter…

Updated 1 day, 12 hours ago
Fed pandemic dollars fuel WA spending increase

(The Center Square) – Washington state government spending increased 169% from 1991 to 2023. The state’s total spending was $12.21 billion in 1991 and incre…

Updated 1 day, 12 hours ago
Japanese consul-general visits Moses Lake

MOSES LAKE — The ties between Moses Lake and Japan were highlighted Monday as Japan’s consul-general for the region paid a visit to Moses Lake.

Updated 1 day, 12 hours ago
Statewide fishing season opens April 27, redesigned fishing app launched

OLYMPIA — The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will recognize the opening of fishing season with a statewide trout fishing derby. Lakes throughout th…

Updated 1 day, 13 hours ago
Crop Report: Warmer weather for WA

OLYMPIA - There were 6.7 days suitable for fieldwork in Washington from April 8 to April 14, up from 5.1 days suitable the previous week.

Updated 2 days, 3 hours ago
Chilly and dusty weather returns to the Basin

MOSES LAKE — The good news is the likelihood of snow in Tuesday’s forecast isn’t all that likely in the Columbia Basin. The bad news is that the warm, tantaliz…

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
Apple Blossom Festival 104-year-old Wenatchee tradition

WENATCHEE — Apples, apple blossoms, parades, a car show, carnival rides, live music, crafts for children, food booths and plenty of activities will fill the st…

Updated 2 days, 4 hours ago
CWU photography student wins national innovation award

ELLENSBURG — Charlie Tadlock’s fascination with the open road came to him in his search for his artistic voice in photography on the highways of Montana. Now, that fascination has earned him the Society for Phot…

Updated 3 days, 16 hours ago
WA Supreme Court to hear arguments in magazine capacity case

(The Center Square) - The owner of the Kelso gun shop behind the legal challenge to the state’s ban on "high-capacity" magazines says business was brisk for a …

Updated 5 days, 11 hours ago
Grant supports helping the power grid prepare for the future

PULLMAN — A Washington State University-led research team has been selected to receive a $2.4 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant to better prepare t…

Updated 5 days, 11 hours ago
Dent reflects on 2024 legislative session

MOSES LAKE — After 2024’s short 60-day legislative session, which wrapped up in March, Rep. Tom Dent, R-Moses Lake, discussed what went well for him during the…