State's unemployment rate increases slightly; more jobseekers returning to job market

  • Nov 19, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Nov 20, 2014 at 11:03AM

Washington's unemployment rate rose slightly this month to 6.0 percent, despite an estimated gain of 5,600 jobs in October, according to preliminary and seasonally adjusted labor statistics released by economists with the state Employment Security Department today.


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6 Ways to Weatherproof Your Home For Winter

With the colder months approaching, it is time to weatherproof your home. Here are 6 ways to keep your house temperature high and your heating bill low. Weatherproof your doors. This will help prevent any unnecessary cold from entering your house. This tutorial from DIY Network will walk you through the steps in a process...

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10 Simple Ways to Decorate For Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it’s time to get your house together for celebrating with friends and family. Here are some simple, easy ways to decorate your home without breaking the bank, or anything else, in the process! Hollow out a pumpkin, or get one from your local craft store, and keep flowers in...

Applebee's, Brown Bear Car Wash honor veterans

  • Nov 10, 2014 at 10:00AM

Area businesses and restaurants honor veterans past and present with special opportunities on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11.

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7 Tips for Improving Your Credit Score

Is your credit score impacting your ability to move to the home you’ve always dreamed of? Here are some easy ways to raise your credit score. 1. Watch your credit card balances. It’s easy to spend money on credit cards, but pay attention to how much credit you’re actually using compared to how much you...

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