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Weyerhaeuser hands over 145,000 acres of timberland to Hampton Lumber

The Chronicle Approximately 145,000 acres of Weyerhaeuser timberland in Washington have been…

  • Jul 12th, 2021

Wine giant Ste. Michelle sold for $1.2 billion

Heidi Groover The Seattle Times After more than 40 years under tobacco…

  • Jul 12th, 2021

Trump sues Facebook, Twitter and Google over bans

By Mark Niquette and Naomi Nix Bloomberg News Former President Donald Trump…

  • Jul 7th, 2021

Ford is about to ship thousands of F-150s to dealers as pickup demand remains high

Despite having relatively barren supplies on dealer lots and dismal sales in…

  • Jul 6th, 2021
Irfan Khan | Los Angeles Times 
Workers at Amazon’s Fulfillment Center in San Bernardino, Calif.

Amazon’s new CEO will need to be more than Jeff Bezos 2.0

Twenty-seven years to the day after founding Amazon in a Bellevue garage,…

  • Jul 5th, 2021
Irfan Khan | Los Angeles Times 
Workers at Amazon’s Fulfillment Center in San Bernardino, Calif.

Ocean Pours Taproom makes Grays Harbor Youth Works its nonprofit of the month

Ocean Pours Taproom in Ocean Shores announced it’s making Grays Harbor Youth…

Mario Tama | Getty Images 
A “Now Hiring” sign is displayed at a fast food chain on June 23, 2021 in Los Angeles, Calif. Nearly 650,000 retail workers gave notice in April, the biggest one-month worker exodus in the retail industry in more than 20 years, amid a strengthening job market.

U.S. jobs jump by most in 10 months as economy gains steam

The pace of U.S. hiring accelerated in June, with payrolls increasing by…

  • Jul 5th, 2021
Mario Tama | Getty Images 
A “Now Hiring” sign is displayed at a fast food chain on June 23, 2021 in Los Angeles, Calif. Nearly 650,000 retail workers gave notice in April, the biggest one-month worker exodus in the retail industry in more than 20 years, amid a strengthening job market.

Job scene is a workers’ market as reopening beckons

Workers looking for jobs, or a new career, have opportunities this summer…

  • Jul 3rd, 2021
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The Port of Grays Harbor is a major cog in the county’s, and region’s economy. “You have an extraordinary port that is an economic driver in the community,” said Congressman Derek Kilmer at a Greater Grays Harbor Inc. economic review presentation Tuesday. A record 3.2 million metric tons of cargo was handled at the Port in 2020.

County home sales, sales tax revenue, average wage rose in 2020

Jobs lost, unemployment rates cause for concern

DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The Port of Grays Harbor is a major cog in the county’s, and region’s economy. “You have an extraordinary port that is an economic driver in the community,” said Congressman Derek Kilmer at a Greater Grays Harbor Inc. economic review presentation Tuesday. A record 3.2 million metric tons of cargo was handled at the Port in 2020.

Need a job? Harbor Wholesale is offering a $2,000 signing bonus

Harbor Wholesale, a Lacey-based food distributor, still needs workers. And this time…

  • Jun 22nd, 2021

Federal hearings seek to reverse Trump-era student loan rules

By Eric Stirgus The Atlanta Journal-Constitution U.S. Department of Education officials are…

  • Jun 21st, 2021

Local Business Briefs

PUD seeks applicants for vacancy on board The Grays Harbor PUD Commissioners…

  • Jun 21st, 2021

Renting vs owning: The best choice for a home might surprise you

By Amber Randall South Florida Sun Sentinel The choice of whether to…

  • Jun 21st, 2021

With cost of lumber skyroceting, home builders suggest waiting out volatile prices

By Stephen Singer Hartford Courant Home builders and lumber yards are whipsawed…

  • Jun 21st, 2021
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The Port of Grays Harbor has been recognized by the Washington Public Ports Association for its role in the county’s mass vaccination clinic, in operation from late January to late May at a Pasha Automotive facility at the Port’s Terminal 4.

Port recognized for its part in county’s mass vaccination site

The Washington Public Ports Association has awarded the Port of Grays Harbor…

  • Jun 18th, 2021
DAN HAMMOCK | THE DAILY WORLD 
The Port of Grays Harbor has been recognized by the Washington Public Ports Association for its role in the county’s mass vaccination clinic, in operation from late January to late May at a Pasha Automotive facility at the Port’s Terminal 4.

Aberdeen hiring event: hot jobs and hot dogs Saturday

The Daily World In the middle of a challenging labor market, several…

  • Jun 15th, 2021

California offers $100 million to rescue its struggling legal weed industry

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Legislature on Monday approved a $100 million…

  • Jun 15th, 2021

Looking for those sweet Spooner berries? They should be available soon

Martín Bilbao The Olympian Thurston County residents looking to buy strawberries from…

  • Jun 14th, 2021
Courtesy Port of Grays Harbor 
Lynch Creek Farm, producer of custom wreaths, is expanding production at the Port of Grays Harbor’s Satsop Business Park.

Lynch Creek Farm to expand centerpiece production at Satsop Business Park

The Daily World Lynch Creek Farm — a handcrafter of traditional and…

  • Jun 14th, 2021
Courtesy Port of Grays Harbor 
Lynch Creek Farm, producer of custom wreaths, is expanding production at the Port of Grays Harbor’s Satsop Business Park.

U.S. inflation expectations build in June survey of economists

By Olivia Rockeman and Sarina Yoo Bloomberg News Economists’ inflation expectations keep…

  • Jun 14th, 2021