Business

Diverse groups join forces against oil terminal

May 30, 2016

When plans for the nation's largest oil terminal at the Port of Vancouver surfaced in 2013, project backers likely expected opposition from environmentalists. But what…

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Education Department replaces career college monitor

May 29, 2016, 4:32 PM

WASHINGTON — The Education Department has appointed a new law firm to oversee the turnaround of schools once owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc. The appointment of attorney Clark Kent Ervin of Squire Patton Boggs LLP comes after an Associated Press probe found ongoing trouble with the career training programs.

ON Semiconductor acquisitions feed growth

May 29, 2016, 4:30 PM

GRESHAM, Ore. — A wave of consolidation sweeping over the semiconductor industry is washing into Gresham and bringing more jobs with it.

Oregon firm sells for $4.2 billion

May 29, 2016, 3:56 PM

SEATTLE — Leading scientific instrument company Thermo Fisher Scientific announced Friday it will buy Hillsboro, Ore.-based FEI Co. for about $4.2 billion in cash.

CSC, HP Enterprise plan to merge

May 29, 2016, 3:55 PM

For months now, there’s been a huge shakeout among companies that provide technology services to corporations, government agencies and large organizations, and the biggest may have come last week, with broad ramifications for businesses in the Washington area.

Strictly Business: Startups facing challenges

May 29, 2016, 6:05 AM

Do you remember the old mom-and-pop neighborhood markets?

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Briefs

Education Department replaces career college monitor

May 29, 2016, 4:32 PM

WASHINGTON — The Education Department has appointed a new law firm to oversee the turnaround of schools once owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc. The appointment of attorney Clark Kent Ervin of Squire Patton Boggs LLP comes after an Associated Press probe found ongoing trouble with the career training programs.

ON Semiconductor acquisitions feed growth

May 29, 2016, 4:30 PM

GRESHAM, Ore. — A wave of consolidation sweeping over the semiconductor industry is washing into Gresham and bringing more jobs with it.

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Strictly Business

Strictly Business: Startups facing challenges

May 29, 2016, 6:05 AM

Do you remember the old mom-and-pop neighborhood markets?

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.

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Columnists

Harrop: TSA waits for officials’ aid

May 29, 2016, 6:01 AM

I was about to share my own sob story, when I read that hundreds of passengers missed their flights at Chicago O’Hare International Airport because of hourslong security lines.

Dems, don’t panic about polls – yet

May 29, 2016, 6:01 AM

Democrats hoped this presidential election would be a cakewalk. In their eyes, the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump, spent most of the spring alienating big chunks of the electorate, beginning with women. Meanwhile, the presumptive Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, has run a careful, well-funded, well-honed campaign. What could go wrong?

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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.

More east Vancouver development planned

May 24, 2016, 6:05 AM

The city’s going to need an air traffic controller to manage all the development about to land at the old Evergreen Airport.

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?

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