Economy

Paper Mill Reopens
6:17 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Reason To Celebrate As Paper Mill Reopens In Grays Harbor

Ron Grant is back on the job at the recently reopened paper mill in Grays Harbor County. Last year he was laid off when the plant closed. As a result he lost his house.
Credit Photo by Austin Jenkins / Northwest News Network

Nearly 300,000 people in Washington are still unemployed and looking for work. But there was reason to celebrate Monday in coastal Grays Harbor County – where the unemployment rate is tied with Ferry County for the highest in the state. A shuttered paper mill there recently roared back to life. With it came 175 jobs. Correspondent Austin Jenkins reports.

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