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Whatcom County’s economy stronger

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Whatcom County’s economy stronger

KGMI News Reporting
By Tracy Ellis

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Whatcom County is seeing more jobs created and fewer people unemployed.

Anneliese Vance-Sherman is the state labor economist for the northwest Washington region.

She says the unemployment rate for November was essentially flat compared to October.

Play Anneliese Vance-Sherman on jobs

The jobless rate is down 0.17 percent from last year at this time.

The state added 300 jobs in November from October and 3,300 compared to a year earlier.