Here it is: The promised job statistics for Coos County from Annette Shelton-Tiderman of the Oregon Employment Department.
Coos County total payroll employment rose by 170 in August.
Transportation, warehousing, and utilities (+30), professional
and business services (+40), and local government education
(+70) accounted for most of the month’s gain. Manufacturing
employment fell by 30, with 20 of the losses in the wood
products manufacturing component.
Over the year, a number of private-sector industries showed
estimated employment increases. Those gaining jobs included
wood product manufacturing (+70); construction (+60);
transportation, warehousing, and utilities (+30); financial
activities (+30); and private educational and health services
(+40). Employment fell in mining and logging (-70), and in
business and professional services (-200). Government
employment rose by 110, with 30 of the increase occurring in
local government education. Indian tribal and state government
each lost 10 jobs since August 2012.
Local Business News
All material gleaned from published, nonconfidential sources.
K-Mart in Coos Bay will close in November. It employs 25 people and they will be able to apply at other K-Mart or Sears stores. KCBY, 8/5/2013
Stillwagon Distillery will open in Charleston by December. It will produce rums and whiskeys. The World, 8/30/2013
Fred Meyer opened a fueling center in Coos Bay. It is expected to employ 25 workers. KCBY, 9/24/2013