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Where the Jobs are

A special report on employment in the Inland Northwest.


Stories


  • Mon., June 1, 2009

    Visualizing Spokane’s jobs outlook

    Click on the images on this page to explore interactive graphs showing data from the Washington State Employment Security Department’s 2009 jobs outlook for the Spokane area.


  • Mon., June 1, 2009

    Federal infusion is boon for laborers

    In North Idaho’s recession-plagued Silver Valley, there’ll be an extra 70 high-paying seasonal jobs this summer removing and replacing lead-contaminated soil as part of the Bunker Hill cleanup, thanks to …


  • Mon., June 1, 2009

    Stimulus translates to contracts, grants

    New water lines in Republic. A large sewage project in Airway Heights. Millions for schools, for crime-victim advocates, and to expand broadband access into rural areas. Hundreds of miles of …


  • Mon., June 1, 2009

    Industries keep eye on the future

    Go West, young person. It worked for those who heeded the advice of 19th-century newspaperman Horace Greeley, and it just might work for today’s job seekers, who on the West …


  • Mon., June 1, 2009

    Young workers face skilled rivals

    College graduates such as Nathan Coltrane are looking to land a good job right smack in the middle of one of the toughest economies of the past three decades. Coltrane, …

Documents


  • Spokane County job lists, part 1

    The number of jobs projected to be created in Spokane County between 2007 and 2017, the starting wage and the training required.


  • Spokane County job lists, part 2

    The number of jobs projected to be created in Spokane County between 2007 and 2017, the starting wage and the training required.