Northwest jobs http://kplu.org en Study: Cherry Point coal terminal would snarl Seattle traffic, cause dangerous delays http://kplu.org/post/study-cherry-point-coal-terminal-would-snarl-seattle-traffic-cause-dangerous-delays <p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">The City of Seattle continues to build its case against huge new coal</span><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; "><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">trains that would rumble through town if an export terminal is built</span><br style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; "><span style="c Tue, 06 Nov 2012 04:05:30 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 7006 at http://kplu.org Forecasters predict ho-hum holiday hiring in Northwest http://kplu.org/post/forecasters-predict-ho-hum-holiday-hiring-northwest SALEM, Ore. - It's the time of year that retailers think about hiring extra help for the holidays. Labor experts in Oregon and Washington say job prospects for seasonal hires are ho-hum in the jolly ho-ho-ho season.<p>Washington state's Employment Department is predicting about 13,000 holiday jobs will materialize in the state through the end of the year. If true, that would fall short of last year's numbers.<p>Oregon doesn't issue a specific holiday jobs forecast, but employment economist Nick Beleiciks says last year employers hired about 11,000 Oregonians over the holidays. Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:26:06 +0000 2857 at http://kplu.org