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

Free online business planning workshop scheduled

The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce will host a “One Page Business Plan Workshop” from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. today, Wednesday,… Continue reading

Willey presented with leadership award

Dr. Scott Kennedy, Olympic Medical Center’s chief medical officer, presented the center’s leadership award to Wendy Willey. Willey is the center’s administrative… Continue reading

Automakers help restart US industry as globe reopens further

More than 130,000 autoworkers returned to factories across the U.S. for… Continue reading

  • May 19, 2020

J.C. Penney files for bankruptcy protection

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed the storied but troubled department store chain J.C. Penney into… Continue reading

  • May 17, 2020

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

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

Forks Forum relaunch delayed

The relaunch of the Forks Forum, which was suspended during COVID-19 cutbacks, has been delayed. The goal was to have the weekly newspaper… Continue reading

Clallam PUD recognized by American Public Power Association

Public Utility District #1 of Clallam County was recently designated as a Reliable Public Power Provider by the American Public Power Association. The… Continue reading

Why the prospect of deflation could pose a threat to the US economy

The economic paralysis caused by the coronavirus led in April to the steepest month-to-month fall in… Continue reading

  • May 13, 2020

Wave Broadband extends COVID-19 provisions

Commitments include not terminating service, waiving late fees, waiving internet data overage fees

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

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

$2.1B in unemployment benefits paid in state

More than $2.1 billion has been paid out to people seeking unemployment benefits in Washington… Continue reading

  • May 8, 2020

As US accumulates debt to aid economy, even usual critics cheer

The U.S. government has opened the spigots and let loose nearly $3 trillion… Continue reading

  • May 6, 2020

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Weekly virtual meeting at 12 p.m. Wednesday. Join the Zoom online conference at For audio only… Continue reading

US allows use of first drug shown to help virus recovery

U.S. regulators on Friday allowed emergency use of the first drug that appears to… Continue reading

1 in 5 Washington workers file unemployment claims

Nearly $1.5 billion in benefits paid out

Federal Reserve signals it will likely hold rates near zero for months

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it will keep its key short-term interest rate near zero for… Continue reading

  • Apr 30, 2020

Trump: Postal Service must charge Amazon more or no loan

President Donald Trump won’t approve a $10 billion loan for the U.S. Postal Service… Continue reading

WeDo Fudge to reopen drive-thru

Sequim’s drive-thru fudge and prayer stand is set to re-open Friday. WeDo Fudge, at 11 Valley Center Place in Carlsborg, will open for… Continue reading

Government OKs $50B in small biz loans, banks complain of snags

Industry groups say loan processing system still unable to handle volume of applications