Business News — Dec. 2, 2020

  • Wednesday, December 2, 2020 1:30am
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Julie Hendrickson joins staff at Windermere Real Estate

Windermere Real Estate/Sequim-East, 842 E Washington St., announced last week the addition of Julie Hendrickson to the staff.

“I love meeting new people and creating a connection with them, which helps me in my search to find their dream home,” said Hendrickson, a Sequim native for most of her life.

Reach Hendrickson at 360-670-3200 or

Stylist opens Head to Toe Studio

Sarah Simmons-Lynn, a master stylist at the JCPenney Salon in Sequim for 11 years, has recently opened Head to Toe Studio at the Elements Salon at 435 W. Washington St.

A licensed cosmetologist since 2009, Simmons-Lynn said she enjoys cuts, colors, perms and pedicures. Contact her directly at 360-461-4874.

Fleurish Lavender earns medals

Susan Steffes of Fleurish Lavender of Lost Mountain earned three silver medals and two bronze medals at the International Judging of 2020 Lavender Essential Oils in November, the business announced last week.

The silver medal winners were Grosso, royal Velvet and Folgate (late); bronze winners were Super and Folgate (early).

Steffes and Doug Fahlgren operate the lavender farm and gift shop at 1541 Taylor Cut-Off Road. See or call 360-681-2782 for more information.

State unemployment drops

Washington state’s economy added 1,000 jobs in October and the state’s preliminary seasonally adjusted monthly unemployment rate for October decreased from 8.3 percent to 6 percent, according to the Employment Security Department (ESD).

“The preliminary read on October payroll employment shows a very small increase once more,” said Paul Turek, economist for the department.

Clallam County’s unemployment rate for October 2020 was 6.8 percent — ninth-highest among the state’s 39 counties.

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