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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 …

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.

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 …

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, …

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 …

Small sectors, big opportunity

When people talk about the good news in the local job market, they invariably return to two kinds of work: health care and education. Those two pillars of the jobs …

Prospects still bright for nurses

Time is on your side. Registered nurses can take those words to the bank, say regional health care employers. Although jobs are fewer this year and some registered nurses in …