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Where the jobs are, Spring 2009

A quarterly survey reveals the cities expecting the largest employment growth–and losses–across the country. Thanks to last year’s strong harvest of apples and the jobs that followed in juicing, packaging and shipping. Yakima, Wash., has the strongest employment outlook in … Continue reading

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“Green” consciousness boon to economic development

Green jobs are a hot topic in Olympia today. Tri-City business leaders are on the bandwagon, spending a couple of days on the Capital campus promoting our region as a hotbed of green jobs. Our strongest foray into the realm … Continue reading

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Tri-City jobs up slightly over year

The Tri-Cities gained about 3,100 non-farm jobs over the past year, but the national economic slowdown is beginning to take a toll as 800 non-farm jobs were lost last month, the State Employment Security Department reported Tuesday. Annual data shows … Continue reading

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