Clark County home sales continued to show signs of improvement in March, as residential values increased and more sellers listed their properties for sale.
By The Columbian April 15, 2014 4:51 p.m.
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon state economists say March saw the largest one-month increase in jobs since well before the Great Recession.
By STEVEN DuBOIS, Associated Press April 15, 2014 4:30 p.m.
PORTLAND — The company that operates the Port of Portland’s container terminal has been fined $18,360 following a safety inspection by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
By Gordon Oliver April 15, 2014 4:27 p.m.
Sen. Maria Cantwell, will host a field hearing of the Senate Small Business Committee at 10:30 a.m. today at Vancouver City Hall, 415 W. Sixth St.
By Don Brunell April 15, 2014 6 a.m.
One of the problems with the minimum wage debate is the name itself. If we want to ensure that we don’t hurt lower-income workers, we should consider total compensation, not just wages.
By J.D. Harrison, The Washington Post April 15, 2014 6 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Carol Supplee thought she had everything in order.
By Stephanie Rice April 14, 2014 8:12 p.m.
BNSF Railway officials emphasized a safety-first mentality, billions of dollars' worth of capital investments and a pledge to spend millions training first responders in the event of an oil spill during a workshop Monday with the Vancouver City Council.
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press April 14, 2014 5:27 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The calendar shows April 15, and you haven’t even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don’t need to fret.
By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press April 14, 2014 4:18 p.m.
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon employers are reporting 10,000 more job vacancies than they had a year ago and more trouble finding the right candidates, leading to higher wages, according to a report released Monday by the Oregon Employment Department.
By Mary Ricks April 14, 2014 6 a.m.
Constant Lu opened his first office in Hazel Dell shortly after he graduated from dentistry school. “I like the community,” Lu says. “People are friendly, open and there are many ways for people to get involved.” Lu is very involved, donating many hours to providing dental services to those in need through Compassion Connect.
By The Associated Press April 13, 2014 4:41 p.m.
SEATTLE — The family of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is donating $20 million to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.