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Port of Vancouver CEO stepping down May 19

May 4, 2016

Port of Vancouver CEO Todd Coleman is stepping down effective May 19, the port announced Tuesday afternoon. His sudden and unexpected departure marks the end…

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Business News

Papa Murphy’s reports ‘disappointing’ Q1

May 4, 2016, 4:08 PM

Papa Murphy’s made a $642,000 profit in the first quarter of 2016, but that’s thin-crust in comparison to last year’s $2.6 million take.

Corporate earnings keep falling, but oil’s recovery fuels early hopes

May 4, 2016, 6:05 AM

NEW YORK — Are we there yet? It’s another weak quarter on Wall Street, but there are some signs corporate America will come out of its recent funk.

Airport businesses seeking workers plan a job fair

May 4, 2016, 6:05 AM

Portland — Portland International Airport businesses are recruiting new workers at a May 16 jobs fair.

Sunlight plans 2nd construction project

May 4, 2016, 6:05 AM

Sunlight Supply has only just started building a 306,000-square-foot headquarters at the Port of Vancouver, but already the company is expanding its existing Vancouver footprint further.

Singletary: Introduce college grads to future financial self

May 4, 2016, 6:00 AM

My 15-year-old likes to tease me about my age.

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Briefs

Airport businesses seeking workers plan a job fair

May 4, 2016, 6:05 AM

Portland — Portland International Airport businesses are recruiting new workers at a May 16 jobs fair.

Small Business Month has full calendar of events

May 4, 2016, 6:00 AM

Vancouver — The Vancouver City Council on Monday proclaimed May as Small Business Month to coincide with this week's National Small Business Week.

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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

Camden: Listing top donors on initiative petitions kicks up fuss

May 4, 2016, 6:00 AM

When someone hits you up for your name on an initiative petition, how much of it do you read before deciding whether to sign?

Sowell: Random thoughts, and a instructive tour of history

May 3, 2016, 6:00 AM

Random thoughts on the passing scene:

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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.

Camas-based Craft Warehouse to open store in Hazel Dell site

April 21, 2016, 6:02 AM

The ghost of Best Buy is being exorcised in Hazel Dell to make room for a locally owned craft store.

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.

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