Business

More east Vancouver development planned

May 24, 2016

The city’s going to need an air traffic controller to manage all the development about to land at the old Evergreen Airport.

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Business News

Monsanto rejects $62B Bayer bid, but still open to talks

May 24, 2016, 11:12 AM

NEW YORK — Monsanto is rejecting Bayer’s $62 billion takeover bid, calling it “incomplete and financially inadequate.

Suspect arrested in death of coal executive Bennett Hatfield

May 24, 2016, 10:28 AM

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A man has been arrested in the death of a former coal company executive found shot at a West Virginia cemetery where his wife is buried, a sheriff said Tuesday.

More east Vancouver development planned

May 24, 2016, 6:05 AM

The city’s going to need an air traffic controller to manage all the development about to land at the old Evergreen Airport.

Brunell: 5 tips for safe Memorial Day trip

May 24, 2016, 6:00 AM

The good news this Memorial Day weekend is more than 38 million Americans are expected to travel, making the unofficial kickoff to summer this year the second busiest on record.

Vancouver seeks scrutiny of Longview coal proposal

May 23, 2016, 5:46 PM

The city of Vancouver wants state regulators to take a close look at what up to 16 mile-and-a-half-long coal trains a day could mean for the community.

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Briefs

Toyota adding 1.6M vehicles to Takata air bag recall

May 23, 2016, 5:06 PM

DETROIT — Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling nearly 1.6 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially faulty front passenger air bag inflators made by Takata Corp. of Japan.

Barrett requests hearing on Nasdaq delisting notice

May 23, 2016, 5:04 PM

Barrett Business Services Inc., the embattled Vancouver human resources company, is requesting an appeal before the Nasdaq hearings board following a delisting notice from the stock exchange.

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Strictly Business

Strictly Business: Instafab standoff takes turn for worse

May 8, 2016, 6:06 AM

It’s not been easy watching the bitter standoff between Instafab, a long-established Vancouver steel fabricator and installer, and its embittered former employees. More than one year out from a walkout by the first five workers to declare a strike against the nonunion company, the feud is only turning uglier and more personal.

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.

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Columnists

Sowell: Today’s commencement speakers send wrong message

May 24, 2016, 6:01 AM

This is the season of college commencement speeches — an art form that has seldom been memorable, but has increasingly become toxic in recent times.

Pitts: The facts of danger confront us in Donald Trump

May 23, 2016, 6:00 AM

I hesitate to bring up facts.

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Real Estate

Sky Zone park growing in old Albertsons

May 20, 2016, 6:07 AM

Construction is well underway at 5000 E. Fourth Plain Boulevard, across from the recently closed — yet still beloved — Golden Skate. By mid-summer, people will be taking leaps and bounds at the region's first Sky Zone Trampoline Park.

Housing, population out of sync in Clark County

May 19, 2016, 6:05 AM

Clark County’s housing crisis hinges on the lack of available and affordable housing. It begs the question: Just how many residences are there right now in Clark County?

Demand for homes exceeds supply in Clark County

May 16, 2016, 4:57 PM

Homebuyer demand in Clark County continues to outstrip supply, pushing up the median price of homes sold in April by 15.4 percent from one year ago.

House prices in state climb; Clark County above median

May 13, 2016, 5:33 PM

SPOKANE — Housing prices across the state continued to rise in the first quarter of 2016, driven by a low supply of homes for sale, with Clark County far exceeding the state increase.

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