Posts Tagged ‘Chelan-Douglas Counties’

Candidate Filing Week Is Here – Offices Open Across Chelan, Douglas Counties

It’s candidate Filing Week here in Washington state, with hundreds of offices from city council to U.S. Senator on the ballot this fall. According to the Secretary of State’s Office, in this year’s election cycle, 596 offices are up for election. These include U.S. Senator, all 10 of Washington’s Congressional representatives, more than 120 seats…

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WSU Extension’s 4-H Program Reaches All Ages, Classes Open Now

Part of Washington State University’s extension in Chelan and Douglas Counties includes a 4-H program, the nation’s largest youth development organization. But locally the program reaches kids and adults alike, said Seth Wendzel, Experiential Education Coordinator with the Extension’s 4-H. Wendzel joins KOHO’s Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about the program,…

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Defying State Trend, Construction Leading Local Job Growth

The latest jobs report is out for Chelan-Douglas Counties, showing a 7.1% unemployment rate for the month of January. That’s the lowest for that month in nearly 30 years, representing 400 less unemployed people from Jan. 2017, and 275 more people in the local labor force. Construction jobs drove the most growth in the two-county…

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Special Election One Week Away, Ballots Due Feb. 13

For voters in many area school districts, ballots have arrived and are due back in one week. Districts are asking voters to approve levies in Cashmere, Entiat, Waterville, Palisades, Orondo and others, as well as the Douglas and Grant County Hospital Districts. Dan Langager has more.

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Streak Of Record-Low Unemployment Rate Continues In Chelan-Douglas Counties

The latest jobs report is out for Chelan-Douglas Counties, showing a 4.6% unemployment rate for the month of November. That’s 730 less unemployed people from Nov. 2016, and 2,000 more people in the local labor force. Construction jobs were up, as well as health services, retail and tourism. Manufacturing, government and private services were flat.…

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