Peterson & Associates, an accounting firm in Clark County since 1962, is inviting people to celebrate the retirement of the firm's founder, Vern Peterson, and the 58th wedding anniversary of Vern and his wife, Jelene. The celebration is at Bethany Vineyards, 4115 N.E. 259th St. in Ridgefield. RSVPs are appreciated. Register at http://www.vernandjelene.eventbrite.com, email@example.com or 360-574-0644.
Adventist Health has purchased the Fisher's Landing Medical Building at 417 S.E. 164th Ave. for $2.38 million, according to commercial brokerage firm NAI Norris, Beggs & Simpson. Adventist Health has occupied the 10,550 square foot building since August 2011, when it signed a lease with a purchase option.
With a steady stream of bad news stories about maimed soldiers, the Boston Marathon bombing and the house of horrors in Cleveland, it would be natural to despair for the human condition. What defect in the human character allows us to do such things?
CEO says it will accommodate 700 workers
Ken Fisher said Monday he plans to break ground in July on a second office building, which will be able to accommodate some 700 workers on its five floors, at his Fisher Investments' campus in Camas.
Microelectronics, Laboratories' step leaves 1 site empty
Sharp Microelectronics of the Americas and Sharp Laboratories of America have condensed staff into one of two buildings at the company's Camas campus, leaving one structure vacant and ready to lease.
United Airlines is getting its 787s back in the air.
OMAHA, Neb. — Billionaire Warren Buffett is spending his day listening to business pitches from a select group of kids, but the ideas aren't likely to generate new acquisitions for Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate.
Alpha Ecological is a pest management company located in Vancouver, with service in Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Arizona, Texas and Idaho. The company says it focuses on preventing infestation by identifying conditions conducive to pests and by assessing the biology of the insect, using as little product as possible. The company says it uses reduced-toxicity products that are a combination of natural, botanical-mineral and biodegradable products that target specific pests. In addition to commercial and residential pest control, Alpha specializes in air-duct cleaning, crawl space restoration, and commercial gutter and window cleaning.
BLAINE A report from the state Department of Revenue shows that online commerce is a big boon for the Whatcom County towns of Blaine and Sumas on the Canadian border.
People in business
It's a reflection of the Port of Vancouver's desire to do the right thing that it held a public workshop last week to discuss how to handle crude oil safely, including how to clean up potential oil spills in the Columbia River.
People at conference in Vancouver heard that message, then saw how it plays out here
A long-vacant lot near Esther Short Park is a place of pride for downtown Vancouver boosters.
New members, new structure intended to make group more stable
The Vancouver Farmers Market on Thursday appointed a couple of new board members, elected interim officers, worked out a procedure to vet additional board members and reviewed a draft of proposed bylaws changes.
The Health Systems Quality Assurance Division of the state Department of Health recently took disciplinary actions or has withdrawn charges against these Clark County health care providers.
Program to help merchants cover workers won't be up until 2014
SEATTLE (AP) — A new health insurance marketplace being set up in Washington to help small businesses find insurance for their employees will not be fully operational this fall, as planned.
How much are you paying for liquor in Clark County?
We'd like your help in sharing information with other Columbian readers. Help us fill out a chart with information about what the same brands cost after the June 1 privatization of liquor sales. Help us measure local shelf prices by telling us what you paid.