Mar Meyerhoefer was born in Madrid, Spain, but lived and traveled in the United States growing up. She and her husband began dreaming of owning a vineyard and introducing people to Spanish wines and culture — when they retired. They moved the timetable up and launched their wine venture even while holding their day jobs. Mar wanted to share her love of travel, culture and food over a glass of wine. Emanar Cellars was launched.
The future of Papa Murphy's, the take-and-bake pizza chain, rides on CEO Ken Calwell's leadership, and it's difficult to think he won't succeed when you witness him deliver his plan to win the 21st-century pizza wars.
Two environmental groups on Friday filed an appeal seeking to overturn a lower court's decision that the Port of Vancouver complied with state environmental laws when it approved a lease for the Northwest's largest oil transfer terminal.
Citing threats from union pickets, state grain inspectors are refusing to enter United Grain Corp.'s export facility at the Port of Vancouver, prompting the company to shut down the largest grain elevator on the West Coast. The latest development in the bitter, 17-month-long standoff between United Grain, and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union has triggered a new round of finger-pointing, with no solution in sight.
The big-windowed building near the corner of Southeast Mill Plain and Interstate 205 used to sell used cars for profit. Now it sells used and donated building materials, and folds the revenues into the construction of new homes for the working poor.
The state Department of Financial Institutions on Wednesday filed actions against two companies for operating unlawful mortgage rescue or loan modification schemes that it says scammed consumers into paying large upfront fees but did nothing to help them stay in their homes and avoid foreclosure.
Children's Center, a homegrown Vancouver nonprofit agency that brings mental health care to uninsured and underinsured children, broke ground Wednesday on its new building in east Vancouver. Dignitaries, supporters and neighbors who turned out weren't deterred by strong rain during the noontime ceremony.
The United Grain Co. export facility in Vancouver has stopped operating because state grain inspectors refuse to enter the facility, citing harassment from longshore union pickets, the Capital Press reported Wednesday.
Payrolls in Clark County enjoyed "warp speed" growth in the 12 months ending in June, the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, adding 5,800 jobs and posting an annualized growth rate that tops 4 percent.