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.
Glenwood, Sifton, Proebstel and Orchards lie miles outside Vancouver. Residents pay taxes to Clark County Fire Protection District 5 and vote for fire commissioners. Just the same, if a house catches fire there, it's a Vancouver truck that will answer the call.
Those who have commented on the proposal by Tesoro Corp. and Savage Companies to build the Northwest's largest oil-by-rail facility at the Port of Vancouver are overwhelmingly opposed to the project, according to a report released by the Washington Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council this week.
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.
Students and faculty from WSUV's Creative Media and Digital Culture Program will perform in a laptop orchestra and will exhibit augmented and virtual reality art at the community launch of #nextchapter from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the lobby at City Hall, 415 W. Sixth St.