Business

Working in Clark County: Jeff Iverson, manager at Vanco Golf Range

May 2, 2016

Understatement of the week: Jeff Iverson loves golf. His passion for it goes back to his childhood when he and his three brothers caddied for…

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Business News

Lawsuit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice

May 2, 2016, 5:14 PM

Chicago — A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

Apartments, retail planned on Evergreen Boulevard

May 2, 2016, 5:13 PM

A developer has submitted plans for two three-story apartment buildings at 2713 E. Evergreen Blvd.

U.S. stocks rise as some technology companies recover, but not Apple

May 2, 2016, 5:10 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes moved solidly higher Monday afternoon, recovering some of last week’s steep declines. Recently battered technology stocks such as Amazon.com and Microsoft all posted gains, helping end a seven-day losing streak in the Nasdaq composite.

Alcoa won’t idle Washington smelter in June as planned

May 2, 2016, 5:09 PM

FERNDALE — Alcoa says it now plans to keep an aluminum smelter in Ferndale open after reaching a power agreement with Bonneville Power Administration that keeps the facility competitive.

International to acquire Pulp Assets for $2.2B

May 2, 2016, 4:44 PM

International Paper Co., the world’s largest paper company, agreed to buy Weyerhaeuser Co.’s pulp business for about $2.2 billion to double its global position in the raw material used in diapers and other hygiene products.

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Briefs

Lawsuit: Starbucks overfills cold drinks with ice

May 2, 2016, 5:14 PM

Chicago — A federal lawsuit claims Starbucks regularly overfills its cold drinks with ice instead of using the advertised amount of coffee or other liquid in its plastic cups.

Apartments, retail planned on Evergreen Boulevard

May 2, 2016, 5:13 PM

A developer has submitted plans for two three-story apartment buildings at 2713 E. Evergreen Blvd.

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Strictly Business

Strictly Business: Is 5 better than 3 for the port?

April 17, 2016, 6:00 AM

One of two things should have happened when Port of Vancouver Commissioners Jerry Oliver and Brian Wolfe both showed up to a labor roundtable earlier this month: One should have left, or one shouldn't have spoken.

Strictly business: Let’s go to the mall, you guys

March 20, 2016, 6:04 AM

I used to know everyone at the mall -- the girls at Orange Julius and the Mrs. Fields cookie shop, the arcade attendants, the Moxie Java baristas. Like many American teenagers in a middle-size city in the middle of the country, I considered the mall a second home for a while, and those people were family.

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Columnists

Pitts: Shame on Sanders backers’ my-way-or-highway stance

May 2, 2016, 6:01 AM

“And now, the end is near, and so I face the final curtain.”

Jayne: Grace is gone; is there any hope of getting her back?

May 1, 2016, 6:01 AM

Grace, a longtime fixture in the United States and a staple of American society, has been reported missing and is presumed dead.

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Real Estate

Apartments, retail planned on Evergreen Boulevard

May 2, 2016, 5:13 PM

A developer has submitted plans for two three-story apartment buildings at 2713 E. Evergreen Blvd.

Feds let Vancouver housing agency keep flexibility

April 19, 2016, 11:50 AM

Vancouver Housing Authority is among 39 housing authorities around the country that recently got 12-year extensions on Moving to Work, a demonstration program that allows some flexibility in spending federal dollars.

Builder proposes apartments on Main in downtown

April 19, 2016, 6:01 AM

A 116-unit, four-story apartment complex is in the works for a long-vacant downtown lot across from the Clark County Historical Museum.

Clark County homes for sale still in short supply

April 15, 2016, 5:39 PM

Homes for sale remained in extremely short supply in Clark County in March, with an inventory of just 1.7 months supply and an average time on the market of just 66 days, according to the monthly market report from RMLS, the regional real estate listing service.

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