Salmon study ends with release

Seventh-graders from Granger Middle School finished off a year of hands-on study of salmon and their life cycle by releasing fingerlings they hatched and raised into the Yakima River yesterday, May 9.

May 9, 2018 7 p.m. read more..

Locks reopen to boaters

Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District re-opened the navigation locks at John Day Lock and Dam and The Dalles Lock and Dam on Tuesday.

March 28, 2018 11:34 a.m. read more..

BLM approves 30 advisory committee charters

The federal Bureau of Land Management has renewed charters for 21 of 37 Resource Advisory Councils. The councils assist in the development of committee recommendations on public land management issues.

March 19, 2018 5:19 p.m. read more..

New rules implemented for e-bike use

Gov. Jay Inslee signed new standards governing the use of electric-assisted bicycles into law on Tuesday, March 13. The new rules create three classes of electric-assisted bicycles, adjusts the age requirements for the highest speed e-bikes, and require manufacturers to provide labels listing the classification number, top assisted speed and motor wattage.

March 14, 2018 6:05 p.m. read more..