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.
A Vancouver-based pharmacy provider that serves homebound and assisted living facility patients has been sold to an Alaska-based provider of similar services. The new corporate owners say they intend to more than double the number of employees in Vancouver, making it the company's hub for operations in the U.S. mainland.
Papa Murphy's Holdings Inc., the Vancouver-based parent of Papa Murphy's take-and-bake pizza chain, said Tuesday it posted a fourth-quarter profit of $2.8 million. That compares with a net loss of $2.9 million in the same October-to-December period a year earlier.
For the last year eight years, Dublin Down owner Brandon Smith has planned major St. Patrick's Day events at his pub at 813 Main Street, and each year it has been hands down his busiest day of the year. In fact, it's only gotten busier.