Evergreen Plastics moving to Vancouver

By Cami Joner April 24, 2014 4:56 p.m.

Clark County has landed a plastic bottle manufacturer from Portland, adding to a growing list of companies that plan to cross the state line.

Sales of new U.S. homes plunge 14.5%

By Associated Press April 23, 2014 4:58 p.m.

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans buying new homes plummeted in March to the slowest pace in eight months, a sign that real estate's spring buying season is off to a weak start.

Prestige Plaza's grand opening celebrated

By Cami Joner April 16, 2014 5:01 p.m.

Vancouver business leaders, city officials and a sister city mayor from Japan gathered at downtown's newest housing development, Prestige Plaza, on Wednesday to acknowledge the site's past and marvel at its future.

Upscale subdivision planned for Camas

By Cami Joner April 15, 2014 4:52 p.m.

With the promise of 53 upscale homes, a planned Camas subdivision is already attracting buyers with the financial means to pay for views and custom-home features.

Clark County home sales continue to improve

By Cami Joner April 14, 2014 5:20 p.m.

Clark County home sales continued to show signs of improvement in March, as residential values increased and more sellers listed their properties for sale.

City discloses Banfield sweeteners

By Stephanie Rice April 11, 2014 9:04 p.m.

Incentive options for Banfield Pet Hospital, which announced plans last week to build a new corporate headquarters in Vancouver, will be discussed by the Vancouver City Council at a May 12 workshop at City Hall.

Wal-Mart in Orchards?

By Cami Joner April 10, 2014 6:47 p.m.

Just as Wal-Mart prepares to open its second Neighborhood Market in Vancouver and its third Clark County Supercenter in Battle Ground, the giant retailer appears to be moving forward with plans for a long-mothballed project in Orchards.

Online room-sharing sites create boarders without borders

By Susan Feyder, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) April 10, 2014 6 a.m.

Teri Ross has been getting compliments on the guest room in her Minnetonka, Minn., townhouse for years — only now, they're coming from people she's never met before.

Bemis Co. Inc. sells Vancouver plant to Hood Packaging

By Cami Joner April 4, 2014 5:27 p.m.

Bemis Co. Inc. announced this week it has sold its Vancouver plant, along with three other paper packaging plants to Hood Packaging Corp. based in Mississippi.

Local labor leader Parker dies

By Cami Joner April 3, 2014 2:39 p.m.

Well-known Vancouver labor leader and jobs advocate Philip A. Parker, who served on a number of county and state boards, has died.

Old Federal Reserve building up for grabs in Seattle

By Linda Shaw, The Seattle Times March 29, 2014 9:59 p.m.

After years in limbo, the former Federal Reserve building in downtown Seattle soon may be given away for free.

Condo owners, developer clash in Camas

By Paris Achen March 26, 2014 6 a.m.

CAMAS — Residents in the Stoneleaf Condominium Owners Association say they are challenging a developer’s plan to fragment their neighborhood.

Papa Murphy's seeking a bigger slice of pie

By Cami Joner March 23, 2014 6 a.m.

Papa Murphy's International has long maintained a low-key local presence as it expanded its network of franchised pizza outlets across the nation, while quietly increasing its workforce to 183 employees at its modest headquarters near Westfield Vancouver mall.

New lodge, landscape at familiar Camas site  

By Justin Runquist March 21, 2014 9:32 p.m.

CAMAS — More than a dozen years after purchasing an aging Moose Lodge overlooking Lacamas Lake, the city of Camas has revamped the property with a bright new lodge and a fresh landscape.

Hales, Trader Joe's officials will meet next week in Calif.

By Amelia Templeton, Oregon Public Broadcasting March 21, 2014 5:24 p.m.

PORTLAND — The push to bring a Trader Joe's grocery to a city-owned lot in Northeast Portland is back on.