New life is coming to a prime piece of downtown Vancouver street-front real estate, five years after it became vacant, according to the commercial real estate broker working to lease the former site of Koplan's Home Furnishings.
By Aaron Corvin August 19, 2014 5:29 p.m.
The state panel reviewing a proposal for an oil-by-rail transfer terminal in Vancouver agreed Tuesday to extend to early next year the timeline for completing a review of the proposal and for making a recommendation to Gov. Jay Inslee.
August 19, 2014 4:48 p.m.
REARDAN — Too much heat and too little rain this summer are taking a toll on the winter wheat crop in eastern Washington.
By Aaron Corvin August 19, 2014 4:26 p.m.
Clark County's economy expanded by 6,100 jobs in the 12 months ending in July, the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, posting a growth rate of 4.4 percent and plunging its preliminary unemployment rate to 6.3 percent, down from 9.5 percent a year ago.
By The Columbian August 16, 2014 6 a.m.
Two Clark County nursing centers operated by Vancouver-based Prestige Care Inc. have been recognized by Qualis Health as among the top-performing skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers in Idaho and Washington state.
By Gordon Oliver August 17, 2014 6 a.m.
As a teenager, Fred Grubmeyer decided to explore life beyond Brooklyn and headed west. He briefly tried his hand at gold mining in Alaska but realized his small miner's shovel was no match for the mountain in front of him. The young man found his way to Portland, shortened his name to Meyer and over decades built a chain of shopping centers that made him a local household name.
By Gordon Oliver July 13, 2014 6 a.m.
It's rare when any business in Clark County attracts national or even regional interest, so the media throng that greeted last Wednesday's opening of Main Street Marijuana was quite a curiosity.
By Don Brunell August 19, 2014 6 a.m.
The good news is Washington is separating itself from the national jobless rate. In July, an average of 6.2 percent of Americans were looking for work, while Washington's unemployment rate dropped to 5.6 percent.
By Kenneth R. Harney August 18, 2014 6 a.m.
A new federal court suit alleging kickback violations by one of the country's top-producing real estate sales teams raises an unsettling question for homebuyers: Could your agent or broker be pocketing under the table large chunks of what you pay for title insurance?
By Gordon Oliver August 11, 2014 5:09 p.m.
The engineering and environmental consulting firm BergerABAM said Monday that it will move its Vancouver offices to the former City Hall building at 210 E. 13th St., the first announced tenant in a building that is now called Block 56.
By LUCIA WORTHINGTON for The Columbian August 10, 2014 6 a.m.
As a community of shoppers, we have a lot of choices in Clark County on how and where to spend our money. With more than 50 shopping centers on the north side of the Columbia River, our shopping options are just around the corner.
By Erin Middlewood July 29, 2014 4:21 p.m.
Jacinta Cox has been looking for a new house to rent since late May with no luck. She and her family have lived in the same place for eight years, but the landlord wants to sell the house. The Cox family would love to stay in Camas, but Jacinta has had to widen her search.