Posts Tagged ‘local economy’

City of Wenatchee Supports Mission Ridge Expansion, Councilmember Esparza Says

Wenatchee City Councilwoman and Mayor Pro Tem Ruth Esparza swings by the KOHO studio to talk about the city’s support of the proposed expansion of Mission Ridge. Esparza said it’s a major piece of the local economy, especially during the winter, and it’s worth taking action to keep it locally-owned through new revenue sources. A…

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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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