Sigma Design, a Vancouver-based product design and engineering firm, said Monday that it will launch a 20,000-square-foot manufacturing site in east Vancouver this spring that will employ at least 20 permanent workers and up to 100 permanent and temporary workers during peak production times.
Eva Metcalfe and her mother started their e-recycle business with some tools, one table, one chair, and a desire to make Clark County greener. Although the work is physically hard, she likes working with her mother, Rachel Treasure.
Several Southwest Washington business and civic organizations are launching Business After School, an initiative to help high school-aged youth learn about and explore career opportunities and skills requirements in local high-growth industries.
La Center's Tina Asburry loyally shopped at the Nordstrom at the Westfield Vancouver mall for three decades, until the store closed Saturday. Two to three times per week, she went shopping at the store on her way home from working at the Clark County Clerk's Office.
Wearing a 1960s dress and thick-rimmed glasses, her white-blond hair stacked atop her head, Lynn Loewen surveys her boutique, looking for any dress out of place, any opportunity to improve. She adjusts a sign, straightens a scarf display.
The state agency that decides major energy projects denied a request on Wednesday that it take over the environmental impact review and permit decisions of two proposed oil-by-rail operations in Grays Harbor County.