Business

State officials: Clallam, Jefferson unemployment dips

Nearly 200 North Olympic Peninsula residents found jobs last month as Clallam and Jefferson County unemployment continued on a slow-but-steady downturn, state… Continue reading

Study: Seattle minimum wage hasn’t cut jobs

Seattle’s $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs, according to a… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Sequim business partners with art gallery for curated collection; Peninsula lawyers honored

Estes Builders recently partnered with Blue Whole Gallery to display a curated collection of artwork in the builders’ office at 259003 U.S. Highway… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar &Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s gathering will focus on… Continue reading

Seven Olympic Medical Center lab employees recognized

Seven Olympic Medical Center laboratory staff were honored at a recent commissioners board meeting. The employees are Kate Carter, core lab manager,… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Open house Thursday for Port Angeles business; new directory available

Olympic Peninsula Massage will hold an open house from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. Attendees can win door prizes including gift… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. in the second-floor… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Logs and launches abound in Port Angeles

LAST WEEKEND, A log barge came into the harbor. I understand the barge had a few bundles of logs for PA Hardwood that were offloaded… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Gym sets weeklong open house; septic rebate program available in Clallam County

The Sequim Gym at 145 E. Washington St. will hold a weeklong open house in celebration of its new certification starting Monday. The… Continue reading

Sequim’s All Around Bikes to close in July; owner turning attention to making bike products

After more than 15 years selling bikes in Sequim, Mike Wanner, owner of All Around Bikes,… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Readers reach out on logs exported to China

EARLIER LAST WEEK, Astoria Bay moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 to take on a cargo of debarked logs that will be… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Port Angeles salon hires new employee … and other items

Sassy Kat Salon at 105 E. First St. recently hired Amber Rauch as a hairstylist. Rauch graduated from Gene Juarez Academy in… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar &Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s gathering will be on… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Remodel, new hours for Sequim business; new employees hired at Port Angeles bank

Rodda Paint recently remodeled its store at 271 S. Seventh Ave. and is featuring new hours for its spring and summer schedules. The… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar &Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. This Wednesday’s gathering will feature Mike… Continue reading

NEWS BRIEFS: Olympic Medical Center recognized among top rural community hospitals … and other items

Olympic Medical Center recently accepted an award from the National Rural Health Association as one of the Top 20 Rural Community… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Twice-monthly breakfast meetings are held at 11:45 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Sunland… Continue reading

ON THE WATERFRONT: Waterfront Day sails in to Port Angeles today

THE SECOND ANNUAL Waterfront Day in Port Angeles is today from noon until 4 p.m. There have been some changes to the original venues because… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Employee anniversary at PA bank; Port Hadlock business expands

Shirley Jarnagin will celebrate her 40th anniversary of employment at KeyBank with a celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May… Continue reading

Washington unemployment rate drops to 4.6 percent

Washington state’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.6 percent last month and the state added 1,200 new jobs. The latest numbers… Continue reading

  • May 18, 2017