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Less than a month after a Kittitas County sheriff's deputy was killed in the line of duty, the state House of Representatives once again paused Monday to pay tribute to a...

April 16, 2019

The state House of Representatives has approved a measure that would authorize the state Department of Ecology to implement a California-style low carbon fuel standard. House Republicans voted no, saying it...

March 13, 2019

The state House of Representatives has approved Governor Inslee's bill that would add a public option to health insurance plans offered in the Washington State Health Benefits Exchange. The measure passed...

March 11, 2019

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, joins KELA to discuss his legislation regarding abandoned cemeteries, efforts to improve rural broadband, forecasts that show that the state is raising additional revenue, the budget, a...

March 6, 2019

Few things are as sad as a cemetery that has been abandoned – even locked up to keep surviving family members out. That's the story at a privately owned cemetery in...

March 6, 2019

The state House of Representatives approved a bill that would provide a one-time property tax reduction next year. Although some Republican lawmakers voted for the measure, most Republicans agreed the Legislature...

April 24, 2018

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, discusses 20th District transportation priorities, sharing updates on the Chamber Way overpass and North Lewis County Industrial Access projects. KELA host Peter Abbarno asks Orcutt about how...

Feb. 7, 2018

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, talks with Glenn Vaagen of the Washington Ag Network about the threat of wildfires and the possible solution of prescriptive burning, discusses how Gov. Jay Inslee's proposed...

Jan. 31, 2018

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, joins Glen Vaagen on the Washington Ag Network to discuss SB 5546 and its plan to create forest health treatment assessments as well as SB 5393, which...

March 29, 2017

Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, talks with Glenn Vaagen of the Washington Ag Network about legislation involving timber, agriculture and tax finance bills that could affect the agriculture industry. Orcutt is a...

Feb. 15, 2017