Slight Decline in Columbia Basin Unemployment Numbers
Declining numbers in the October unemployment rates for counties in the Columbia Basin.
Franklin County's rate dropped from 7.6% to 7.3%. Benton County's dropped one tenth to 7.8%. Yakima dropped from from 8% to 7.6%. Walla Walla's is down to a low 5.9%.
The county with the highest unemployment rate was Wahkiakum County, at 11.7%.