Business

Peninsula labor force grows, unemployment up slightly

Nearly 1,000 North Olympic Peninsula residents entered the labor force in July as unemployment rose by one-tenth of 1 percent in Clallam and Jefferson counties,… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Port Townsend Main Street Program featured by governor; PA producer certified in insurance

Port Townsend members from the state Main Street Program were featured in Gov. Jay Inslee’s recent ResultsWA meeting. The meeting focused on the… Continue reading

Washington state unemployment rate is steady at 4.5 percent

Washington state’s unemployment rate of 4.5 percent held steady for a third consecutive month in July,… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Customer appreciation day in PA … and other items

Jim’s Pharmacy will hold its customer appreciation day from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Featured at the event will be the inaugural… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

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

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Breakfast meetings with networking and educational programs are held Tuesdays at 7:30 a.m. at Joshua’s Restaurant, 113 DelGuzzi Drive (off… Continue reading

Trump administration urged to void salmon protection rules

Trump administration urged to void salmon protection rules

A group that represents farmers is calling the costs of saving imperiled salmon in the largest… Continue reading

  • Aug 11, 2017
Trump administration urged to void salmon protection rules
New Discovery Bay shop owner hopes to make outdoor gear more affordable

New Discovery Bay shop owner hopes to make outdoor gear more affordable

The North Olympic Peninsula is full of activities for outdoor enthusiasts and the owner of a new store in Discovery Bay is… Continue reading

New Discovery Bay shop owner hopes to make outdoor gear more affordable

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:15 a.m. in the second-floor… Continue reading

BUSINESS BRIEFS: Port Angeles Ambassadors host ribbon-cuttings for three local businesses … and other items

The Port Angeles Ambassadors recently held grand opening ribbon-cuttings for three local businesses. The businesses were Sacred Roots-Kundalini Yoga, Meditation & Massage,… Continue reading

Third round of tourism grants available from Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau

The Olympic Peninsula Visitor Bureau has announced an application deadline of Sept. 1 for the second round of 2017 Tourism Enhancement Grants.… Continue reading

Taylor Shellfish paying $160,000 in racial harassment case

One of the nation’s largest producers of shellfish has agreed to settle allegations of racial harassment against a black maintenance mechanic for $160,000.… Continue reading

EYE ON BUSINESS: This week’s meetings

Luncheon meetings are usually Wednesdays at noon at Blakeslee’s Bar &Grill, 1222 S. Forks Ave. The chamber is on summer… Continue reading

Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe announces new economic development authority director

Kyle E. Johnson will soon head the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe’s Economic Development Authority as its new executive director. Johnson is a former Marine… Continue reading

An Amazon Fulfillment Center in Miami is shown July 19. (Alan Diaz/The Associated Press)

Now hiring at Amazon: Thousands of people in 1 day

Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a… Continue reading

An Amazon Fulfillment Center in Miami is shown July 19. (Alan Diaz/The Associated Press)
New Olympic Wi-Fi staff dedicated to doing right by customers

New Olympic Wi-Fi staff dedicated to doing right by customers

When new owners or managers take over a “turnkey” business they expect just that —… Continue reading

New Olympic Wi-Fi staff dedicated to doing right by customers
The cargo ship Astoria Bay takes on a load of logs at the Port of Port Angeles Terminal 3 in Port Angeles on Saturday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

ON THE WATERFRONT: Some ships may get an assist in Port Angeles Harbor

ON THURSDAY MORNING, the cargo ship Astoria Bay moored to the Port of Port Angeles’ Terminal 3 to take on a load of debarked logs… Continue reading

The cargo ship Astoria Bay takes on a load of logs at the Port of Port Angeles Terminal 3 in Port Angeles on Saturday. (Keith Thorpe/Peninsula Daily News)

BUSINESS BRIEFS: New vendors welcomed to Port Angeles Farmers Market … and other items

The Port Angeles Farmers Market recently announced that it has added four new vendors to its lineup. The vendors are Lady &… 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

State unemployment figures hold steady

Washington state’s unemployment rate held steady last month at 4.5 percent and the state gained 2,500 jobs. According to the latest numbers released… Continue reading