The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo62° Mostly Clear

Friday

Hi88° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo66° Mostly Clear

Saturday

Hi88° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo62° Partly Cloudy

Sunday

Hi83° Partly Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo61° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi84° Sunny

Monday Night

Lo61° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi82° Sunny

July jobless rate falls to lowest in seven years

Send to Kindle
Print This

WENATCHEE — A summer surge in home construction and seasonal labor helped shrink Chelan and Douglas counties’ July unemployment rate by nearly 24 percent compared to one year ago.

The two-county area’s 3.9 percent unemployment rate is the lowest July job numbers in seven years, according to a report released last week by the state Employment Security Department.

View my options or Sign in