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Jobs post slight gain in July

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WENATCHEE — Summertime construction and leftover shipping from last year’s harvest helped boost jobs in July in Chelan and Douglas counties.

July’s unemployment rate improved 0.3 percent over the same month last year to hit 5.5 percent in the two-county area. It was the 24th straight month to show a decline in the jobless rate.

Job numbers for Chelan and Douglas counties were released Wednesday by the state Employment Security Department. Numbers for Okanogan and Grant counties are…

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