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Average tech salaries in Seattle rise 4.6% to $158K, second-highest in U.S.

Demand for tech talent remains at an all-time high, the report said, while the “Great Resignation” is resulting in workers quitting at record rates — 62% expect to look for a new opportunity in the next six months.

As Insurance Companies Stop Full Coverage for Covid-19, Rural Hospitals Brace for More Financial Burdens

The federal government will still pay for the care of uninsured Covid-19 patients. But the insurance-rule changes could stress struggling rural hospitals.

Science-based management, fire-resistant homes can offset wildfires – Concrete Log Homes

The Forest Service has continued to put out 98% of the wildfires that start, instead of letting a few burn to clear out debris.

“Our recent wildfires are telling us an awful lot about what works and what doesn’t,” said Fire Lab scientist Mark Finney. “They’re telling us the current practices, whatever we’re doing, are not protecting our wildlands, our watersheds, our timber, our habitat, our recreational values.”

WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho) is more than just a well-run decentralized medical school

It is precisely this beautiful duality — the pressures of the work and the opportunity to improve the lives of my fellow Montanans — that makes Montana WWAMI (the joint medical school program run through the University of Washington that supports Wyoming, Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho) so dear to me.

Rural Communities Across the U.S. Are Attracting Remote Workers Through Different Incentive Programs – Learn More About Montana’s Great Rural Communities

As the pandemic continues to affect how Americans live and work, some are looking outside urban centers for opportunities.

Growing Crops Under Solar Panels? Now There’s a Bright Idea

In the new scientific (and literal) field of agrivoltaics, researchers are showing how panels can increase yields and reduce water use on a warming planet.

“Boise Is In A Full Fledged Housing Crash” Real Estate Expert – OR – Why the U.S. Housing Boom Isn’t a Bubble

Boise leads the nation in price reductions at 920%.

Unleash your LIONs

The Local Investment Opportunity Network (LION) of Port Townsend, Washington, was formed in 2006 with a simple premise: local relationships are the basis for local investments.

Why child-care workers are quitting

Working in a day care is a demanding job — but the pay is typically around just $12 an hour, and often without benefits. Many child-care workers have quit during the pandemic, leaving parents without options and struggling to return to work themselves.

A War For Talent Is Starting—Spoiler Alert: Workers Will Win

It’s incredulous to see the economy and job market heating up, when only a few months ago, we were mired in misery. In a dramatic comeback, Americans are finding new jobs.