On a recent November afternoon, Sheryl Procopio, a home clerk and cashier for the Fred Meyer in Orchards, walked the floor, fluidly connecting with customers.
By ANNE D'INNOCENZIO, Associated Press November 27, 2014 10:16 a.m.
NEW YORK — Millions of Americans are expected to head to the stores for holiday gift shopping on Thanksgiving in what's quickly becoming a new holiday tradition.
By Alison Griswold, Slate November 27, 2014 6 a.m.
Instead of competing head on with Amazon this Black Friday, Barnes & Noble is looking to offer something that the online retailer can't.
By TOM MURPHY and JENNIFER AGIESTA, Associated Press November 27, 2014 6 a.m.
Employers squeezed by years of rising medical costs and pressure from the health care overhaul are still making employee health insurance a priority, but that coverage may grow skimpier in the coming years.
By The Columbian November 27, 2014 6 a.m.
Columbia River Economic Development Council representatives attended the JEC Asia Composites Show and Conferences in Singapore Nov. 17 to 19 as part of CREDC's effort "to support the growing composites industry in Clark County," the public-private organization said in a news release.
By Associated Press November 26, 2014 6 a.m.
MOUNT VERNON — A $23 million construction project will soon give the Tesoro Refinery in Anacortes the capability to fill fuel tanker trucks.
By Gordon Oliver November 2, 2014 6 a.m.
We love those lower gas prices, right? We drive away from the pump with a few more dollars for groceries, movies, maybe even our savings accounts to backstop our flat wages.
By Don Brunell November 25, 2014 6 a.m.
For some, Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends and give thanks for the blessings we enjoy. For others, it's a time to volunteer at soup kitchens to help the less fortunate. For still others, it's simply a chance to eat a huge meal and watch football.
By The Columbian November 20, 2014 6 a.m.
Proud Ground, an Oregon nonprofit agency that aims to provide affordable homeownership for low- to middle-income, first-time homebuyers, has won a grant to expand its services into Clark County.
David Capolarello bought his home in a quiet Hazel Dell neighborhood in 2008. At the time, housing prices were near their peak following a stratospheric climb that was fueled by easy money and low or no-down payment deals. Homeownership was on the rise, and some thought the good days would keep on rolling.