Clark County’s taxable retail sales grew by 12.6 percent in last year’s fourth quarter, rising to $1.6 billion for the high-spending October-to-December quarter.
April 28, 2016, 8:41 PM
This wasn’t just any field trip. On Thursday, school kids visited the out-of-the-way laboratory in Hazel Dell where lightning lives.
April 28, 2016, 6:03 PM
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 Vancouver High School student was determined to make it to the expo’s education preview so he could meet potential employers and learn what education and skills he’ll need for a future job.
April 28, 2016, 4:34 PM
NEW YORK — Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the “Shrek,” “Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda” franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, strengthening its presence in the important and growing business of children’s entertainment.
April 28, 2016, 4:34 PM
NEW YORK — U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in three weeks Thursday after a late sell-off. Apple, which is mired in a slump, fell to its lowest price in about two months and dragged the tech sector sharply lower.
April 28, 2016, 4:26 PM
ALBANY, N.Y. — KeyCorp and First Niagara Financial Group have will sell 18 of First Niagara's New York branches to satisfy antitrust issues arising from the planned merger.
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.
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.
April 28, 2016, 6:00 AM
When it comes to rhetoric, Plato was right and Aristotle -- not so much.
April 27, 2016, 6:00 AM
Washington passed an electoral milestone recently, pushing its voter rolls past the 4 million mark.
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.
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.
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.
April 14, 2016, 4:47 PM
Vancouver's food scene is on fire, with new restaurants and food carts stoking new energy downtown.