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Tech expo allows students to interact with professionals

Apr 29, 2016

Andrew King missed the school bus to Vancouver’s inaugural Digital Technology Expo on Thursday morning because he had to take a test. But the Fort…

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Business News

Boeing publicly discloses 2015 savings from state tax breaks

April 29, 2016, 11:19 AM

OLYMPIA -- Boeing says it saved $305 million through state tax breaks last year, marking the first time the company has been required by law to publicly disclose such information.

Appeals court: Amtrak can’t have regulatory role

April 29, 2016, 10:47 AM

WASHINGTON -- A federal appeals court has once again ruled that Congress can't give Amtrak power to impose rail standards on other private railroads.

Longview coal terminal report due today

April 29, 2016, 6:31 AM

SEATTLE — State and local regulators say a coal-export terminal proposed along the Columbia River in southwest Washington could have some unavoidable significant impacts on greenhouse gases emissions, vessel traffic and rail safety.

Mobility strategy forum set for Tuesday

April 29, 2016, 6:02 AM

The third and final community forum for the Westside Mobility Strategy planning process will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St., Vancouver.

The Vancouver Clinic names two new officials

April 29, 2016, 6:01 AM

The Vancouver Clinic on Thursday named Paul Brown as its new chief financial officer and Rebecca Birenbaum as its new chief human resources officer.

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Briefs

The Vancouver Clinic names two new officials

April 29, 2016, 6:01 AM

The Vancouver Clinic on Thursday named Paul Brown as its new chief financial officer and Rebecca Birenbaum as its new chief human resources officer.

Amazon Q1 revenue jumps 28 percent

April 28, 2016, 5:04 PM

SEATTLE — Amazon.com Inc. reported better-than-expected first-quarter results, fueled by a 28 percent jump in revenue.

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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

Marcus: Get discussion of transgender, restrooms out of gutter

April 29, 2016, 6:00 AM

Into the overheated, under- informed bathroom wars comes a well-timed intrusion of sanity in the form of a decision by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Parker: Plato warned us about Trumpian distorting rhetoric

April 28, 2016, 6:00 AM

When it comes to rhetoric, Plato was right and Aristotle -- not so much.

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Real Estate

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.

Wood-fired pizza coming to downtown

April 14, 2016, 4:47 PM

Vancouver's food scene is on fire, with new restaurants and food carts stoking new energy downtown.

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