The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

Five-day forecast

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo45° Rain

Thursday

Hi63° Rain Likely

Thursday Night

Lo43° Mostly Cloudy

Friday

Hi61° Partly Sunny

Friday Night

Lo41° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi62° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo40° Slight Chc Showers

Sunday

Hi61° Slight Chc Showers

Sunday Night

Lo41° Slight Chc Showers

Monday

Hi62° Mostly Cloudy

Record harvest continues to push job gains in Okanogan County

Send to Kindle
Print This

OKANOGAN — Jobs in wholesale trade here took a jump in May to help shrink the unemployment rate for the month to 8.8 percent, the 23rd consecutive month of decreases or no change since July 2011.

That’s a 0.9 percent drop from May 2012, according to a report released Friday by the state Employment Security Department.

View my optionsorSign in