Funding secured to build a permanent memorial commemorating the historic Oso Slide
1 Dec 2021
OSO, Wash. - Snohomish County Council approved $4.8 million in the 2022 budget to secure the last piece of funding needed to build a permanent memorial commemorating the Oso Slide.
On March 22, 2014, 43 people were killed after a landslide devoured an entire subdivision. It was the deadliest landslide in U.S. history.
Contract opportunity: Commerce seeks nonprofit organizations to expand business support efforts with historically marginalized communitiesDec 1 2021
OLYMPIA, WA — The Washington State Department of Commerce is soliciting community-based nonprofit organizations interested in joining the agency’s Small Business Resiliency Network. Network organizations provide culturally- and linguistically- appropriate outreach, translation, education and other assistance to small business owners from historically marginalized communities. “The pandemic revealed enormous disparities...
Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) Holds Business Resiliency Forum: Focus on TalentDec 1 2021
Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) held an important forum in November, focusing on business resiliency and attracting and retaining talent. There were several keynote speakers as well as multiple smaller breakout sessions focusing on a wide-range of timely topics, all with the goal of providing businesses with the tools they...
The first release of 2020 U.S. Census data has been made public and confirms a trend that demographers and interested observers (including site selectors) have been watching develop for several decades: The U.S. population is growing more slowly, aging more rapidly and continuing to diversify. Here is a snapshot...