Clark Public Utilities said Monday it's one of 50 companies named to J.D. Power and Associates' 2014 Customer Champions. The utility and others were named to the list by J.D. Power — a global market research company — out of more than 600 brands across nine major industries.
Vancouver's newest downtown apartment complex is now open and offering data transmission at extremely high speeds, in addition to modern kitchens with stainless-steel appliances, granite counters, wood laminate floors and walk-in closets.
Joe Lanning has always been a person who could fix things. He was tired of having to relocate for his retail job, so he headed off in a new direction. Lanning took classes in diamond setting and jewelry repair and launched his own jewelry business. "I like the customers' reaction when they pick up their jewelry after it's cleaned and repaired. They get the enjoyment of wearing something that belonged to their parents or grandparents," he said.
Portland-based Fred Meyer Stores Inc. plans to expand its fuel sales in Clark County by adding an off-site fueling station near its Salmon Creek store. Construction of the fuel center is expected by June or July.
Conrad Cluff had big dreams for his general contracting firm. But as he spent 12 years trying to grow his Clark County business, he kept coming back to the same basic truth: His strengths were as a contractor, not a marketing guru or a business development expert.
On an early morning hike nine days ago, we climbed steep hills south of San Francisco to enjoy stunning views both of San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Then we headed to the local Starbucks, in San Mateo, to round out our morning.
About 250 people gathered Saturday morning at the Kiggins Theatre downtown to hear from five opponents of a proposed $110 billion oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver. If built, it would be the Northwest's largest oil transfer terminal.
J.B. Schutte has been named general manager of Westfield Vancouver mall, Clark County's largest retail center off state Highway 500 and Interstate 205. Schutte replaces Geoff Mason, who relocated to Germany after managing Westfield Vancouver for one year.
Clark Public Utilities announced this week it’s received more than 20 reports from commercial customers — mostly small restaurants — of deceptive calls claiming the businesses are overdue in their electricity bills.
Perkins & Co, a Portland-based public accounting firm, has opened a downtown Vancouver office in the Bank of America Financial Center, 805 Broadway. The office will serve the company's Clark County clients and will be staffed primarily by Clark County residents, the company said.
Representatives of the two companies that want to build the Northwest's largest oil transfer terminal in Vancouver have held many public meetings in the community to make presentations and to answer questions about their proposed oil-by-rail project. But a decision by Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies against attending a forum Saturday is stirring controversy over the companies' approach to communicating with the public.
When the owners of Portland-based Laurelwood Public House & Brewery decided to sell their popular Battle Ground location, Eric and Paula Starr saw an opportunity to fulfill a dream of owning their own business.
The newly remodeled Clark County Permit Center will reopen to the public March 17, on the first floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St. The center's business hours will be 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.