On Thursday, July 25th The South Central Workforce Council has organized a Shared Work information session. Employers from Klickitat and Skamania counties are invited to learn about the Shared Work program. It may help some avoid a potential layoff. Find out how the program works.  For more information contact South Central Workforce Council at 509-574-1950

Construction starts MONDAY JULY 15th on the Round-about coming soon to SR 14 and Carson intersection. For more information on  construction schedules and expected traffic delays and interruptions check out the link on the wsdot website – link below.

https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/SR14/windriverrdintersectionimprove/home

Promoting Economic Growth and Retention in Skamania County

The EDC has three loan programs for business start-ups and existing businesses - one large loan fund and two micro-loan funds. The EDC works diligently with our loan committees to provide you the capital you need and ensure that your business plan and financials are sound.

Promoting Economic Growth and Retention in Skamania County

Steady growth is essential in a healthy business. Take advantage of our business resources and connections to ensure your business has the necessary tools to grow at a healthy pace.

Promoting Economic Growth and Retention in Skamania County

Companies exploring relocation opportunities may find exactly what they are looking for in Skamania County: reduced cost of living, less traffic, business friendly environment, lower permitting costs, easy access to PDX and metro area, and many more. Explore your relocation opportunities!

Promoting Economic Growth and Retention in Skamania County

The EDC works with our local businesses, schools, and workforce programs to identify employment demands and employer needs. The manufacturing industry is continuing to expand in Skamania County and workforce training is crucial element in helping businesses.

Promoting Economic Growth and Retention in Skamania County

The EDC has three loan programs for business start-ups and existing businesses - one large loan fund and two micro-loan funds. The EDC works diligently with our loan committees to provide you the capital you need and ensure that your business plan and financials are sound.

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Local and state incentives are a key component in the decision making process for companies when they are locating or relocating business. See some of the key incentives Washington State and Skamania County have for business.


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Workforce Development Council Programs

The EDC continually works with our community partners to identify available property for development and assists businesses with answering any questions about specific properties.


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