Business

Fort Worden PDA to conduct special meeting today

The Fort Worden Public Development Authority board will consider COVID-19-related actions during a special meeting at 10 a.m. today, it was announced… Continue reading

Collins elected VP of Washington Public Utility Districts Association

Kenneth Collins has been selected as the vice president of the Washington Public Utility Districts Association for 2020-2021. Collins was the association’s secretary… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Weekly virtual meeting at 12 p.m. Wednesday. For information email [email protected] angeles.org. • Forks Chamber of Commerce… Continue reading

Social media workshop scheduled

The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce will host “Getting Social (Media) 101” from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday. The free workshop… Continue reading

1.9 million seek jobless aid even as reopenings slow layoffs

Nearly 1.9 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that many employers are… Continue reading

Online workshops to help businesses transition from Phase 2 to 3

The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and Department of Public Health will host a series of business sector-specific workshops to assist local… Continue reading

Washington unemployment fraud might be $650 million

Washington officials said Thursday they believe they have recovered about half of the hundreds of millions… Continue reading

Barhop Brewing to seat locals first

‘When we have space available, we’re happy to seat tourists’

Recreational business survey seeks input for Legislature

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau is requesting participation in a survey about outdoor recreational tourism and activities that affect businesses. The survey is at tinyurl.com/pdn-recreationsurvey.… Continue reading

Black businesses hit hard by COVID-19 fight to stay afloat

Stephanie Byrd agonized over temporarily laying off nearly the entire staff at her family’s trio of Detroit… Continue reading

Goodwill stores to reopen

Goodwill will reopen stores in Port Angeles, Sequim and Port Townsend this week. Donation centers will open Monday followed by retail stores Wednesday. Stores are… Continue reading

Strait Shot bus route begins again Monday

Clallam Transit will revive the Strait Shot bus route to and from the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal beginning Monday. Clallam Transit will… Continue reading

Mortgage rates fall; 30-year loan at all-time low

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week as the key 30-year home loan marked an all-time low for the… Continue reading

Port of Port Angeles to give grants to businesses

A $70,000 program is being established by the Port of Port Angeles to help small businesses overcome challenges posed by the COVID-19… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Weekly virtual meeting at 12 p.m. Wednesday. For information email [email protected] angeles.org. • Forks Chamber of Commerce… Continue reading

Fraud concerns remain as unemployment benefit claims grow

More than 1.1 million people in Washington have filed for unemployment benefits since businesses started… Continue reading

Free website workshop planned

The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce will host “The One Hour Website Workshop” at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 26. The free workshop… Continue reading

Federal Reserve chair says loan programs will launch by June 1

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the Fed’s lending programs for… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2020