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Local unemployment rate 10 percent in January

Staff Writer

A report on the January 2013 employment situation, which provides a somewhat bleak picture for Pagosa Country, was released last week by Chief Economist Alexandra Hall from the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

The 10 percent unemployment rate for Archuleta County is up from 9.4 percent in December 2012 but, when compared to a year ago, it is down from 11.2 percent in January 2012. The total county labor force of 5,745 included 5,169 people who claimed to be employed and 576 who claimed to be unemployed.

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This story was posted on March 21, 2013.