Posted by DAVE GALLAGHER on August 19, 2014
Whatcom County's unemployment rate nudged upward in July but remained below the state average.
The local rate was 5.3 percent last month, up from 5.1 percent in June, according to data from the Washington State Employment Security Department. While up from June, the rate is down from a year ago, when it was 6.8 percent.
Whatcom County had 5,430 people actively seeking work last month, up 160 people from June but down 1,610 compared to a year ago.
Posted by DAVE GALLAGHER on August 18, 2014
BELLINGHAM - McEvoy Oil Company has opened a commercially focused diesel and gas station on Irongate Road, near the East Bakerview Road intersection.
Posted on August 18, 2014
Below is a news release about a vascular testing company from Bothell purchasing a Bellingham lab:
Posted by DAVE GALLAGHER on August 15, 2014
Washington state is one of those places where plenty of residents are juggling multiple jobs.