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Feds provide grant to Washington state to boost unemployment pay for jobless

By Rolf Boone The Olympian FEMA announced Monday the state has been…

  • Aug 25th, 2020
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GHPUD General Manager Dave Ward to retire

Grays Harbor PUD General Manager Dave Ward has announced he will retire…

  • Aug 25th, 2020
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Goldman says almost a quarter of temporary virus layoffs in U.S. to be permanent

By Reade Pickert Bloomberg News The rehiring of temporarily laid-off workers will…

  • Aug 25th, 2020

Fed has used only a fraction of its Main Street lending capacity

By Laura Davison Bloomberg News The Federal Reserve has used only a…

  • Aug 24th, 2020

Phyl’s Furniture in Olympia ‘broken but still open’ after car crashes into display room

By Sara Gentzler The Olympian A letter board outside Phyl’s Furniture Connexion…

  • Aug 24th, 2020

Unemployment claims keep falling in Washington state, but many are still waiting for benefits

By Paul Roberts The Seattle Times Unemployment claims in Washington state dropped…

  • Aug 24th, 2020

Amazon downplays latest relocation rumors. But is COVID making Seattle even less attractive?

By Paul Roberts The Seattle Times Amazon is downplaying the latest report…

  • Aug 18th, 2020
DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP                                 People walk the boardwalk at the Westport Marina Aug. 13. Visitors wore masks when not socially distanced, dropping them only for bites of ice cream.

Record-setting year for some Westport businesses, South Beach state parks drawing thousands

On a sunny, mild and calm August Thursday, the Westport Marina was…

DAN HAMMOCK | GRAYS HARBOR NEWS GROUP                                 People walk the boardwalk at the Westport Marina Aug. 13. Visitors wore masks when not socially distanced, dropping them only for bites of ice cream.

Slow dismantling of old Trump Plaza casino in Atlantic City has begun

By Amy S. Rosenberg The Philadelphia Inquirer ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The…

  • Aug 18th, 2020

Court finds Amazon can face liability for defective products sold by third parties on its website

By Mike Freeman The San Diego Union-Tribune Amazon can be held liable…

  • Aug 17th, 2020

Jobless claims fall in state, but nearly 600,000 still on benefits

By Paul Roberts The Seattle Times For the third week running, Washington…

  • Aug 17th, 2020

Oly merchants ask for support as survey paints grim picture

By Rolf Boone The Olympian Downtown Olympia has seen hard times before.…

  • Aug 17th, 2020

Agency: Nearly 87,000 bogus unemployment claims filed in Washington state

By Paul Roberts The Seattle Times Emergency actions taken last May to…

  • Aug 4th, 2020
Alaska Airlines warns nearly 1,600 Washington state employees of COVID-19-driven fall layoffs

Alaska Airlines warns nearly 1,600 Washington state employees of COVID-19-driven fall layoffs

Alaska Airlines filed notice Monday with Washington state of almost 1,600 permanent…

  • Aug 4th, 2020
Alaska Airlines warns nearly 1,600 Washington state employees of COVID-19-driven fall layoffs

Ford’s plan to defer loan payments a ‘concerning sign’ for investors

DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. confirmed Friday that it sought and won…

  • Aug 3rd, 2020

Microsoft wants to buy Trump target TikTok

By Wendy Lee Los Angeles Times Microsoft on Sunday said it is…

  • Aug 3rd, 2020

State’s jobless claims remain at historic highs as recovery slows

By Paul Roberts The Seattle Times In the latest sign of a…

  • Jul 31st, 2020

U.S. economy shrinks at record 32.9% pace in second quarter

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. economy suffered its sharpest downturn since at…

  • Jul 31st, 2020