Planet Fitness will open its second Vancouver location on Friday at 9919 N.E. Hazel Dell Ave. in the Northgate Village Shopping Center, next to Grocery Outlet. The company’s first Clark County gym opened in 2011 in the Garrison Square retail center off East Mill Plain Boulevard and Garrison Road.
The state Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, the agency charged with reviewing a proposal by Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies to build and operate an oil transfer terminal in Vancouver, will hold a meeting in Vancouver to consider a scope of environmental review for the proposed terminal.
Peter Dougherty knew early in life he wanted to own a restaurant. He first job after culinary school was in the tropics. After that, Dougherty gained restaurant experience working in Portland. He and his wife, Lisa, opened La Bottega in downtown Vancouver eight years ago, and then opened Charlies Bistro across the street three years later. He was raised in a small town and says he likes Vancouver’s small-town feeling. “I wanted a place in my community,” Dougherty says. “My restaurant is a family endeavor.”
John Wirth has been dreaming up business ideas since his teenage days, but so far he's never struck it big. Now, as he awaits word on his latest big idea, the Vancouver native says he thinks the fourth time will be the charm.
Before most of us have had our first chance to try Google Glass, a device that hides computing and communications inside a pair of eyeglasses, restless software developers are racing to come up with ways to advance the nascent technology.