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By Drew Lawson
The Times 

Lincoln County unemployment rates among state's lowest


Last updated 8/5/2020 at 9:25am

LINCOLN COUNTY – The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected the economy statewide, but Lincoln County hasn’t been hit as hard as most other counties. The Employment Security Department (ESD)’s monthly report shows that Lincoln County’s unemployment rate decreased from 9.9 percent in May to 6.7 percent in June.

Unemployment went down statewide in the same time span, from 15.1 percent to 9.7 percent.

The recorded total of those unemployed in Lincoln County was 293 in June, a decrease from 447 in May.

The only counties with a lower unemployment rate are Adams, Asotin, Walla Walla an...

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