Squaw Creek in the lower Methow Valley could become Swaram Creek under a proposal before the state Committee on Geographic Names.
Russian hackers attempted to access Washington state election systems before the 2016 general election, but failed.
Washington State University Extension will have its Women in Agriculture conference Nov. 18 in several locations, including Nespelem and Republic.
Woodcutting restrictions have been reduced in parts of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest because of changes in weather conditions.
Two members of the Colville Confederated Tribes are among the speakers at the Sept. 28 “Healing the Columbia” event the Seattle Mountaineers Building, 7700 Sand Point Way N.E.
State biologists are delaying plans to reintroduce fishers to forests in the North Cascades because of habitat loss from wildfires.
The Diamond Creek Fire is 70 percent contained, with a revised size of 127,498 acres burned as of Friday, Sept. 22.
The Methow Valley School District has made permanent alterations to the board's meeting schedule.
A concert featuring Dum Duet - A Turkish Rhythm Celebration, with Raquy Danziger and Michael Burdi, will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Confluence Gallery, 104 N. Glover St.
The city council has approved annexation of a parcel on North Second Avenue owned by Lee and Sarah Morrison.