Who doesn't look upon typical outdoor restroom facilities with dread and disdain while attending an outdoor event — especially one where you are dressed formally, such as a wedding? That's where Ashley Vizcaino's company, Formal Flush, comes to the rescue, providing a place to refresh yourself that's more like home.
Few people could love their job more than Clinton Cotton, an employee of the New Seasons Market at Fisher's Landing, loves his. And few could receive as much love back in return from fellow employees and customers who enjoy the charming man his father calls a "human magnet" who exudes joy everywhere he goes.
Moody's Investor Service on Thursday assigned a B3 Corporate Family Rating to the Cowlitz Tribal Gaming Authority's $485 million financing for its casino in La Center, a cautionary rating that takes into account potential risks involved in debt-financed casino projects by Native American tribal organizations.
The six employees of the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay who gathered last week to discuss the impending closure of the hotel-restaurant complex have served generations of local and out-of-town guests. The restaurant and bar once served as Vancouver's premiere window on the Columbia River, before it slid into a long, irreversible decline.
In 2011, Evan Smith left a career in which he had to make difficult, uneasy decisions. "As a Medicaid gatekeeper, I kind of held a lot in my hands negotiating prices and making approvals, and knew one day it could be my own mom's case. It hit home." Now Smith ends his evenings with the peaceful knowledge he's helped people and their pets.
Sunlight Supply, a Vancouver manufacturer and distributor of specialty gardening supplies, is raising its profile, and Amphitheater Northwest — formerly known as the Sleep Country Amphitheater — is getting a new name: Sunlight Supply Amphitheater.