Tri-County employment for young people outpaces Eastern Oregon counties

Promising trend shows young workers filling majority of jobs

Finding work for young people has long been a cause for concern in Wheeler, Gilliam, and Sherman counties. It has been said that the biggest export for this region is its children.

But new data coming from the U.S. Census Bureau's Quarterly Workforce Indicators shows that the tri-county area is outpacing other Oregon counties and that young people are filling jobs.

The data, which shows changes in...


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