BBB: Shop safely this holiday season

DuPont — Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday—the holiday shopping season is here, and Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Western Washington and Oregon is advising consumers to shop and give wisely.

According to the National Retail Federation, shoppers spent an average of $407 last year and more than 100 million consumers shopped on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday. [Read more…]

Amazon.com creating seasonal jobs in western Washington

Amazon.com announced it is creating 80,000 seasonal positions across its U.S. network of fulfillment and sortation centers this holiday season in order to meet an increase in customer demand. Hundreds in the Western Washington facilities which include DuPont. Last year, Amazon converted thousands of seasonal employees into regular, full-time roles after the holidays, and expects to do the same this year. [Read more…]

Scammers prey on public’s fear of Ebola

DuPont, Wash — Scams tend to follow the news, especially when a health scare makes the headlines. Better Business Bureau serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington warns consumers that scam artists are preying on the public’s fear of Ebola. Fraudsters are making unsubstantiated claims that the disease can be cured or prevented by using products containing everything from silver to herbal oils to snake venom. [Read more…]

DuPont Historical Society Living History Presentation by Karen Haas

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The DuPont Historical Society will kick off its 2014-2015 lecture series with a moving Civil War era living history performance (I Am Always on the Women’s Side: Vignettes of the Civil War) by historian and musician Karen Haas.

  • When: Sunday November 9th at 2:00pm
  • Where: DuPont Community Presbyterian Church – In the Historic Village
  • 502 Barksdale Ave DuPont 98327
  • Contact: Carol Estep 253.459.4339
  • Free Admission – Donations welcome.

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