Meeting a family with three deaf children changed Katie Raymond's career. After getting to know the family, she decided to become an interpreter. Raymond says: "I am most excited about video interpreting. I am able to help people understand complex subjects."
By Roberto A. Ferdman, The Washington Post
March 29, 2015 6 a.m.
It's a tough time to be in the cereal business. General Mills, the biggest seller of cereal in the United States, announced another disappointing quarter Wednesday morning, marking the sixth straight time the company has reported lower sales.
Scott Dalesandro, general manager at Columbia River Logistics in Vancouver, has announced his candidacy for the District 2 seat on the nonpartisan Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners that is now held by Nancy Baker.
Opponents of a plan to build the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver are inviting the public to a forum aimed at detailing what they see as the project's threats to public safety and spelling out how people can help defeat it.
The Building Industry Association of Clark County signaled the official launch of construction for this year's NW Natural Parade of Homes with a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday morning at the site where six to eight luxury homes will be built for the September show.
A Clark County Superior Court judge has appointed a receiver to assume control of the assets of Christensen Shipyards, a move that ultimately could lead to liquidation of the financially troubled yacht building company.
Clark County's employment growth "remained very strong" in the 12 months ending in February, the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, adding 6,900 jobs and posting an annualized growth rate of 4.9 percent.
After retiring from the Air Force, the Air Force Reserve and managing a military personnel office, Cathy Sevier attended a professional organizers meeting. She felt like she was home. "I like being a part of helping a client organize their cluttered spaces into organized spaces," Sevier said. "My actual reward is observing them. The look of being overwhelmed is replaced by a look of happiness and relief when the job is finished."
I'm stuck. Stuck between two schools of thought about the inexorable shift toward higher levels of technology, toward the further distillation of automatic, mobile, social, virtual — everywhere, at all times.