Skip to content

Posts Tagged ‘manufacturing’

Local Leaders Open ‘Capstone Of Economic Development’ In Cashmere

Initiatives to bring new businesses and jobs to rural areas can take many forms – including public and private entities working together towards a shared goal. A vision 15 years in the making by Chelan County developers is finally complete. The new Cashmere Mill Business Park was dedicated yesterday with leaders from throughout the region.…

Read More

Unemployment Rate Up Again Despite Job, Labor Force Growth

The unemployment rate continues to tick up in Chelan and Douglas Counties, but people are still entering the labor market. That’s according to the latest county data from the State Employment Security Department. For July, the local unemployment rate was four percent, up from 3.2 percent in July last year. The rate of job growth…

Read More

Unemployment Rate Hits 30-Year Low in Chelan-Douglas Counties

The unemployment rate for Chelan and Douglas Counties dropped to four percent for the month of June, according to the latest data from the state’s Employment Security Department. That’s a full percentage point decrease from both the month before and the June of last year. Labor Economist for North Central Washington Don Meseck joined Dan Langager…

Read More

GWATA Announces Keynote Panel for Innovator Awards

The Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance’s 17th annual Innovator Awards are currently taking nominations. The luncheon is March 30, but the nomination deadline is March 1. GWATA’s Executive Director Jenny Rojanasthien joins Chris Hansen in the KOHO studio to talk about the three entrepreneurs on their keynote panel discussion – Lithic Skis of Peshastin, eqpd of…

Read More