Posts Tagged ‘Chelan-Douglas Counties’

2019 Health Insurance Market Enrollment Starts Tomorrow, Nov. 1

Hundreds of thousands of Washingtonians must buy their own health coverage. Open enrollment starts tomorrow, Nov. 1, on the state Exchange. Eleven health insurers have been approved to sell 74 plans next year in the individual health insurance market. Washington state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler said a 13.6 percent average increase was approved, even though…

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Streak of Record-Low Unemployment Rates Continue in Chelan-Douglas Counties

A streak of record-low unemployment rates continues in the Chelan-Douglas County economy. July this year sported a 3.3 percent unemployment rate, down from 3.9 percent the month prior in June this year and down from 3.5 percent in July last year. That’s despite a loss of about a thousand people from the labor force. But…

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