Layoffs

The owners of the daily newspaper have been selling off properties in recent years to subsidize newsroom costs

The owners of the daily newspaper have been selling off properties in recent years to subsidize newsroom costs

The company has operated in Seattle since 1974 but was recently sold and is now closing down its Seattle plant

The company has operated in Seattle since 1974 but was recently sold and is now closing down its Seattle plant

The Seattle company had been struggling with cash-flow issues and was ‘unable to attract the capital needed’ to remain viable, it says

The Seattle company had been struggling with cash-flow issues and was ‘unable to attract the capital needed' to remain viable, it says

The company’s woes are not isolated to Seattle, however, as shifting consumer shopping habits are taking a bite out of its operations nationally

The company’s woes are not isolated to Seattle, however, as shifting consumer shopping habits are taking a bite out of its operations nationally

The move is part of a plan to consolidate operations at a company facility in Kansas

The move is part of a plan to consolidate operations at a company facility in Kansas

Five Washington companies have announced a total of 829 layoffs so far in June, federal filings show

Five Washington companies have announced a total of 829 layoffs so far in June, federal filings show

The operations of the closed facility will be consolidated into the company’s remaining hospital in Seattle

The operations of the closed facility will be consolidated into the company’s remaining hospital in Seattle

The acquiring company plans to rehire all positions and more, although all workers will have to meet citizenship or visa requirements

The acquiring company plans to rehire all positions and more, although all workers will have to meet citizenship or visa requirements

Washington’s tree-fruit industry is ripe for consolidation because of an oversupply of product and packing houses, industry observers say.

Washington’s tree-fruit industry is ripe for consolidation because of an oversupply of product and packing houses, industry observers say