Archive of: Lewis County

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Mandatory area code use starts Saturday

Beginning this weekend, all phone or fax calls made from the South Sound and all western Washington will require inclusion of an area code, even if you're calling just across the street.

July 2017

New employment counts released

Government statisticians released updated data today showing continued modest jobs growth in Washington state and all South Sound areas, except Lewis County, in the June 2017.

July 2017

Enjoy 4th of July holiday

Happy 4th of July. Daily Biz Briefs will return on Wednesday, July 5th.

July 2017

Legislators ‘celebrate’ budget resolutions

Apparently proving the doubters wrong, state legislators are today putting final passage to a new Washington two-year budget, that adds significant new spending to 'basic education,' while bringing modest new tax revenues.

June 2017

State revenue forecast updated

A modest improvement in forecasted state tax revenues announced today will not itself be enough to resolve budgetary differences in the state capital, even as the clocks runs down of the current legislative special session.

June 2017

Washington financial institutions strong

A robust Washington economy is helping financial institutions located here to report strong performance, and qualify for stellar ratings from a financial analysis firm.

June 2017

L&I seeking ‘heroes’

Individual workers who stepped up during a workplace or industrial emergency may be recognized by the state. Nominations are due this month for incidents that happened during the 12 months ended May 31, 2017.

June 2017

Funds available for Lewis’ tourism promo

Using taxes collected from visitors to promote Lewis County tourism starts with proposals from groups in the county. And those ideas must reach Lewis County this month.

June 2017
Unemployed rates keep falling

Unemployed rates keep falling

New jobs are being created at a faster pace than the South Sound workforce is growing, leading to lower April jobless rates that in any month for almost a decade.

May 2017

State $$ to Port of Chehalis

Washington's Department of Commerce has signed on as a funding partner for new development in planning by Lewis County economic development interests.

May 2017
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