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.
The Port of Vancouver and Red Lion have ended exclusive negotiations about building a new hotel on the port's Terminal 1 property, adding a new twist to an ongoing effort to rejuvenate the historic site west of the Interstate 5 entrance into Vancouver.
Riverview Bancorp's recent appointment of an institutional investor to its board of directors has triggered speculation that the Vancouver-based banking company, parent of Riverview Community Bank, could become the target of a corporate takeover.
A self-proclaimed pest-control industry nerd, Wally Melendez looks forward to his daily challenges, even after 25 years in the business. "You just never know what's going to come up," he says. "Whenever someone calls and says, 'You're not going to believe this,' I say, 'Try me. I'm all ears.' Whatever it is, I'll figure it out."
A Camas woman who filed a lawsuit last year in federal court alleging sex discrimination and retaliation against the U.S. Department of Energy and the Bonneville Power Administration has agreed to dismiss the suit after reaching a $130,000 settlement, according to her Vancouver attorney, Robert Milesnick.
The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries announced Wednesday that it is proposing an average 2 percent increase in workers' compensation rates for 2016, saying the increase in insurance rates is due to rising wages and health care costs.
Clark County's newest Wal-Mart, a 24-hour Supercenter at 14505 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. in Orchards, opened Wednesday with the national anthem, speeches by company and public officials, and a crowd of eager shoppers waiting for their time to spend.
Clark County's labor market experienced "very solid" job gains in the 12 months through August, the region's labor economist said Tuesday, and the unemployment rate continued to drop -- from 7.5 percent a year ago to a preliminary 6.2 percent.
Conan Miller would like to offer you a piece of Chipotle Mango Lemon Meringue Pie. It's an example of the tongue-expanding ideas Miller has for hot sauce customers who buy his products online and at local farmers markets. "I like to help people get past the preconceived notions of what my hot sauce is, help them know how to incorporate it into different things," says Miller, who has worked in the food industry for 27 years. "Being able to share what I do is my favorite part of my work."
Die-hard detractors of the Columbia River Crossing might want to take this sitting down: Even in death, the politically discordant Interstate 5 Bridge replacement project that included light rail into Vancouver is helping rearrange the city's future development.