Local unemployment rate increases slightly


Staff Writer

With construction continuing on the Tractor Supply Company store and still no word concerning Wal-Mart, the local unemployment rate rose slightly over the month due to a drop in the number of people working in Pagosa Country.

According to James Dickhoff from the Town of Pagosa Springs planning department, work is currently underway on the steel structure of the TSC store, with the building scheduled for completion by April and a grand opening planned for June.

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