Local medical residency program to expand under partnership
When Vancouver-based PeaceHealth and University of Washington Medicine recently trumpeted a new partnership, their announcement came with big plans to better serve patients and to coordinate care — all with the goal of meeting the looming demands of federal health care reform.
BEIJING — Lenovo, the world's second-biggest maker of personal computers, reported a 90 percent gain in fourth-quarter profit after increasing its market share and boosting smartphone sales.
Greater Portland Inc., a public-private economic development organization, on Thursday released Greater PDX, an iPad app that provides access to data and information about the Portland-Vancouver region. The free app provides data on business costs, education, innovation, exports and manufacturing, and community attributes.
Pendleton Woolen Mills' Lake View Village store in Lake Oswego will be transformed into a Pendleton Home Store, the Portland-based company announced on Wednesday.
PORTLAND — Developers proposing a $7 billion plant to export natural gas from the Rockies and Canada to Asia filed a formal application this week with federal regulators.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, former CEO of Seattle-based REI, will visit Portland tomorrow and Friday for public events.
Hurley Development new owner of former Pacific Tower; firm has targeted city's urban corridor
Another downtown Vancouver building has sold to Hurley Development, a local company in its fifth year of snapping up real estate in this city's only urban corridor.
It's going to be another busy Memorial Day weekend on the nation's highways.
CEO says revenue might not start growing at an acceptable rate for a while
SAN FRANCISCO — Hewlett-Packard's slump is deepening as the world's largest personal computer maker scrambles to meet the growing demand for more versatile and less expensive mobile devices.
Congresswoman's provision advises agency to consider project's economic impacts
U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler moved legislation on Wednesday cautioning the U.S. Coast Guard to think twice about granting a permit for a new Columbia River bridge if it restricts river traffic.
An energy-efficient home, designed for a low-income family, is open for public tour between 3 and 5 p.m. Friday. The Plant Clark Emerald House, 9717 N.E. 25th Ave. was designed to use 60 percent less energy and water than a typical home. Features include:
Federal benefits reduced 21% for 2,500 people due to sequester
An estimated 2,500 Clark County residents received a 21 percent reduction to their federal unemployment benefits over the weekend, demonstrating one more way across-the-board federal spending cuts could slow Clark County's economic growth, a regional economist says.
Employment gained 2,500 jobs in 12 months through April
Clark County's economy continued to expand in April at a healthy annualized rate of roughly 2 percent, a state Employment Security Department report showed Tuesday, with payrolls fattening in several sectors, including construction, manufacturing, and leisure and hospitality.
Plans for a $400 million natural gas-fueled power plant at Kalama are on hold after one of the partners dropped out of the project.
Cowlitz County commissioners approved a contract Tuesday with a consultant to conduct the environmental review for a proposed coal export terminal on the Columbia River at Longview.
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