Vancouver neighborhoods cut off from fire and police protection by increased train traffic. A highly volatile commodity traveling near homes. An industrial area prone to liquefying in an earthquake.
By GOSIA WOZNIACKA, Associated Press December 6, 2013 5:43 p.m.
PORTLAND — The eco-friendly building-rating system known as LEED has been around for more than a decade, powering a green arms race in cities across the nation.
By The Columbian December 6, 2013 5:39 p.m.
Vancouver — Employers who hire veterans before the end of the year may be able to claim the federal Work Opportunity Tax Credit worth thousands of dollars, the Internal Revenue says.
By Janet I. Tu, The Seattle Times December 6, 2013 5:23 p.m.
For more than three months now, corporation watchers and tech followers have been playing a lively parlor game: Who will be the next CEO of Microsoft?
By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press December 6, 2013 12:08 p.m.
PORTLAND — Gov. John Kitzhaber is giving Intel Corp. a tax deal similar to the one he granted Nike a year ago.
By JOSH BOAK, Associated Press December 6, 2013 11:49 a.m.
WASHINGTON — A fourth straight month of solid hiring in November could give the U.S. economy a jolt and signal that the job market may finally be gathering momentum.
By DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press December 6, 2013 11:48 a.m.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Friday to a plan offering up to $1.7 billion in incentives over more than two decades if Boeing agrees to assemble a highly sought-after passenger plane in the St. Louis area.
By The World December 6, 2013 6 a.m.
BANDON, Ore. — As the Coos and Curry county cranberry harvest season wraps up, it's turned out to be a mixed bag for local growers.
By The Columbian December 6, 2013 6 a.m.
A Jan. 23 Clark County hearing will consider public comments submitted by a Dec. 20 deadline on a nine-lot single-family home subdivision in the unincorporated Proebstel neighborhood.
By DAVID A. LIEB, Associated Press December 6, 2013 6 a.m.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With Boeing the king of U.S. aircraft manufacturing, more than a dozen states are groveling before the throne for a share of the riches to be made from the next-generation 777 jetliner.
By JOSH BOAK, Associated Press December 5, 2013 11:04 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy is growing faster, corporate profits are rising and companies are laying off the fewest workers in six years.
By Associated Press December 5, 2013 11:06 a.m.
NEW YORK — Costco Wholesale Corp. and Victoria's Secret parent L Brands Inc. were among a handful of retailers that posted weak sales in November on Thursday.
By Candice Choi, Associated Press December 5, 2013 11:21 a.m.
NEW YORK — Fast-food workers and labor organizers are marching, waving signs and chanting in cities across the country Thursday amid a push for higher wages.