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2014/08/20 14:02
2014/08/20 14:02
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The South Sound economy is producing the kind of reduced unemployment rates not seen in some time, with jobless rates for Pierce and Thurston counties remaining below 6 percent in July, according to...
2014/08/20 14:02
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2014/08/19 23:44
2014/08/19 23:44
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Clark County's economy expanded by 6,100 jobs in the 12 months ending in July, the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, posting a growth rate of 4.4 percent and plunging its preliminary...
2014/08/19 18:26
2014/08/19 18:26
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... Added jobs in construction, manufacturing, health care and education helped the Tri-Cities the 16th consecutive month of year-over-year job growth in July. Overall, about 125,100 Tri-Citians were...
2014/08/15 17:49
2014/08/15 17:49
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BELFAIR — Look beyond Belfair. Keep it in the community. Have a clear vision. Decide something quickly. The opinions on the future of the Mary E. Thler Community Center ranged widely during a North...
2014/08/14 05:09
2014/08/14 05:09
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Large mudslide closes 30 miles of US Highway 12Large mudslide closes 30 miles of US Highway 12 WHITE PASS, Wash. (AP) - Washington state Transportation Department officials say a large mud and rock...
2014/08/14 01:32
2014/08/14 01:32
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OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington state's unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 percent last month, according to numbers released Wednesday by the Employment Security Department. The newest numbers show...
2014/08/13 22:03
2014/08/13 22:03
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Ice Bucket Challenge raising awareness for ALSIce Bucket Challenge raising awareness for ALS SPOKANE, Wash. - If you've logged onto Facebook, Instagram or Twitter this week, you've no doubt seen...
2014/08/10 03:28
2014/08/10 03:28
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YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) - Washington growers are expecting another record apple crop, saying this year's harvest could be the largest ever. Growers and packers are forecasting a harvest of 140 million...
2014/08/03 08:02
2014/08/03 08:02
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Cathy Long’s recent column about her daughter facing long-term unemployment is an important reminder that for many the recession is not over. The good news is that there is help available at our...
2014/07/28 01:49
2014/07/28 01:49
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Julie Tappero believes Kitsap County is facing a problem it hasn't confronted in years: a labor shortage. West Sound still lags behind Washington as a whole in job creation. But hiring has picked up...
2014/07/23 14:02
2014/07/23 14:02
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Good times are here, right? At face value that would appear to be the case as the monthly unemployment rate for June fell sharply in both Pierce and Thurston counties. In fact, the county jobless...
2014/07/23 02:44
2014/07/23 02:44
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Payrolls in Clark County enjoyed "warp speed" growth in the 12 months ending in June, the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, adding 5,800 jobs and posting an annualized growth rate that tops 4...
2014/07/22 23:40
2014/07/22 23:40
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South Sound unemployment numbers plunge in June | Business | The News Tribune The News Tribune Recent Headlines Recent Headlines Recent Headlines Recent Headlines Recent Headlines South Sound...
2014/07/22 18:26
2014/07/22 18:26
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... Job gains with cherry harvest, construction, food processing and health care helped push the Tri-Cities’ June unemployment rate to the lowest it has been in at least 2 1/2 years. The Tri-City...
2014/07/20 13:44
2014/07/20 13:44
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Clark County's economy showed renewed energy in the year's second quarter as the county welcomed one new corporate headquarters, attracted another for relocation next year, and saw other business...
2014/07/18 13:54
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Mike Piper's first labor as the new executive director of the Arc of Southwest Washington, early in 2013, was overwhelmingly symbolic: there were burst pipes in the women's restroom. Who's our...
2014/08/20 14:02
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