Veterinarian Carrie Burhenn was fresh out of college. She needed a job but first wanted a vacation. While looking for a place to board her cat during her travels, she came upon a clinic that needed another veterinarian. Her career was launched. Now she wants to "keep on doing what I am doing, just get better at it." Name: Carrie Burhenn, veterinarian.
By Paris Achen March 10, 2014 6:31 p.m.
A former longshore worker accused of sabotaging operations at a Vancouver grain export terminal during a labor dispute in December 2012 is seeking to seal a variety of court records in a related civil lawsuit against him.
By Associated Press March 10, 2014 4:13 p.m.
PORTLAND — Port of Portland officials say a South Korean shipping company unhappy about the pace of work among longshore workers will continue serving the port's container operation.
By Associated Press March 10, 2014 4:01 p.m.
BELLEVUE — AAA reports the average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $3.55, up 9 cents in a week.
By Leslie Patton, Bloomberg News March 10, 2014 3:59 p.m.
CHICAGO — McDonald's Corp., the world's largest restaurant chain, said sales at stores open at least 13 months fell 0.3 percent in February as its U.S. business slumped for the fourth straight month amid harsh weather.
By The Columbian March 10, 2014 6 a.m.
The Columbia River Economic Development Council will address the topic of "State of Education: Partnering for Success" at its first-quarter luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 25.
By Joe Taschler, McClatchy-Tribune March 10, 2014 6 a.m.
Next time you bite into a big, juicy hamburger, don't be surprised if it bites back — at your bank account.
By ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press March 9, 2014 4:19 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.
By Gordon Oliver March 9, 2014 6 a.m.
When it comes to customer services, Clark Public Utilities is playing in the big leagues.
By Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press March 9, 2014 6 a.m.
Microsoft's Office is the go-to software package for creating and sharing documents, spreadsheets and presentations. Google's Docs has emerged as a good, free alternative for lightweight tasks. But what's often overlooked is Apple's iWork.
By James Barragan, Los Angeles Times March 9, 2014 6 a.m.
Tia Smith clutched her new phone in one hand and a phone case in the other as she shopped at a Best Buy in West Hollywood, Calif.
By Mike Cassidy, San Jose Mercury News March 9, 2014 6 a.m.
The stubbornly low number of female computer science students in the United States has generated a pile of academic studies, ample hand-wringing and a wide-ranging discussion in tech and education circles about what can be done to boost the number of women choosing computing careers.
By Victoria Stilwell, Peter Robison and William Selway, Bloomberg News March 8, 2014 2:42 p.m.
SEATTLE - When Washington state residents voted in 1998 to raise the state's minimum wage and link it to the cost of living, opponents warned the measure would be a job-killer. The prediction hasn't been borne out.