The Seattle Times

2 of 4
GREG GILBERT / THE SEATTLE TIMES
Advertising

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Strong job gains last year leave dot-com bust in dust

Cranes zigzag across the sky in Ballard, as crews work on new apartment and condominium projects. Construction was one of the industries that contributed to job creation last year, when the state added the most nonfarm jobs in a year since 1997.