Gov. Jay Inslee, who will have the ultimate say over the construction of what would be the Northwest's largest oil-by-rail transfer terminal in Vancouver, hasn't taken a stand on the project. But members of the state's Congressional delegation are weighing in.
By Don Brunell April 15, 2014 6 a.m.
One of the problems with the minimum wage debate is the name itself. If we want to ensure that we don’t hurt lower-income workers, we should consider total compensation, not just wages.
By J.D. Harrison, The Washington Post April 15, 2014 6 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Carol Supplee thought she had everything in order.
By Stephanie Rice April 14, 2014 8:12 p.m.
BNSF Railway officials emphasized a safety-first mentality, billions of dollars' worth of capital investments and a pledge to spend millions training first responders in the event of an oil spill during a workshop Monday with the Vancouver City Council.
By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press April 14, 2014 5:27 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The calendar shows April 15, and you haven’t even started on your federal tax return? Chances are, you don’t need to fret.
By JONATHAN J. COOPER, Associated Press April 14, 2014 4:18 p.m.
SALEM, Ore. — Oregon employers are reporting 10,000 more job vacancies than they had a year ago and more trouble finding the right candidates, leading to higher wages, according to a report released Monday by the Oregon Employment Department.
By Mary Ricks April 14, 2014 6 a.m.
Constant Lu opened his first office in Hazel Dell shortly after he graduated from dentistry school. “I like the community,” Lu says. “People are friendly, open and there are many ways for people to get involved.” Lu is very involved, donating many hours to providing dental services to those in need through Compassion Connect.
By The Associated Press April 13, 2014 4:41 p.m.
SEATTLE — The family of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is donating $20 million to the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
By Courtney Sherwood April 13, 2014 6 a.m.
DENVER — Marijuana may be legal now in Colorado, but I felt like a criminal the first time I visited an adult recreational vendor of the drug. To find a store, I downloaded the Weedmaps app to my phone, and already I was nervous that my cellular carrier might call the cops on me.
By CANDICE CHOIAP, Associated Press April 13, 2014 6 a.m.
NEW YORK — Panera CEO Ron Shaich realizes that ordering at his chain can be chaotic.
By Aaron Corvin April 13, 2014 6 a.m.
Opponents of a proposal to build the Northwest’s largest oil-by-rail transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver have packed public hearings and repeatedly pounded a message to port commissioners: cancel the lease with Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies.