Friday, April 13, 2012
The Portland and Seattle regions have generally mirrored each other in the size of their big job losses in the first two years of the downturn and their slow recovery since. And the rest of Washington actually had a smaller dip and is now near the same point in recovery as the Northwest's two big metropolitan regions.
Economist Josh Lehner says three big reasons why non-Seattle Washington is doing better than "the other Oregon" come down to Hanford, housing and agriculture.
Read more at OregonLive.com.