Business

Thousands attend hearing on Longview coal terminal

May 25, 2016

LONGVIEW — Bearing signs, planting flags and dressed in red or blue, thousands of people descended on the Cowlitz Expo Center on Tuesday to testify…

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Bank of Canada: Economy will shrink due to Alberta wildfires

May 25, 2016, 9:45 AM

TORONTO — Canada’s central bank said Wednesday the Canadian economy will shrink in the second quarter because of Alberta’s devastating wildfires, which shut down its oil sands production.

Coming soon to Twitter: More room to tweet

May 25, 2016, 6:30 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is making some big changes, at least in the context of 140 characters or fewer.

208 apartment units planned for Tech Center

May 25, 2016, 6:00 AM

A developer this week submitted plans for 208 "loft-style" apartment units east of Southeast 177th Avenue along Mill Plain Boulevard.

Singletary: 5 financial rules to live, prosper by

May 25, 2016, 6:00 AM

Many of the mistakes we make with our money stem from not having guidelines and sticking to them.

Nautilus sues competitor on patent infringement

May 25, 2016, 5:55 AM

Nautilus Inc., the Vancouver-based exercise equipment brand, has sued Utah-based Icon Health & Fitness for alleged patent infringement.

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Briefs

208 apartment units planned for Tech Center

May 25, 2016, 6:00 AM

A developer this week submitted plans for 208 "loft-style" apartment units east of Southeast 177th Avenue along Mill Plain Boulevard.

Nautilus sues competitor on patent infringement

May 25, 2016, 5:55 AM

Nautilus Inc., the Vancouver-based exercise equipment brand, has sued Utah-based Icon Health & Fitness for alleged patent infringement.

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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

Cepeda: Domestic workers are deserving of protection, too

May 25, 2016, 6:00 AM

Workers’ rights are on a bit of a roll these days. Not only are $15 minimum-wage increases starting to take hold in cities across the country, but bills mandating paid sick time are making their way through state legislatures. And top brands like Starbucks and J. Crew are eliminating erratic “on-call” work schedules for their employees.

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.

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Real Estate

208 apartment units planned for Tech Center

May 25, 2016, 6:00 AM

A developer this week submitted plans for 208 "loft-style" apartment units east of Southeast 177th Avenue along Mill Plain Boulevard.

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.

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