Employment gained 2,500 jobs in 12 months through April
Clark County's economy continued to expand in April at a healthy annualized rate of roughly 2 percent, a state Employment Security Department report showed Tuesday, with payrolls fattening in several sectors, including construction, manufacturing, and leisure and hospitality.
It's a reflection of the Port of Vancouver's desire to do the right thing that it held a public workshop last week to discuss how to handle crude oil safely, including how to clean up potential oil spills in the Columbia River.
Hospital grows to handle influx of Kaiser patients
Preparing for an influx of patients in October, Legacy Salmon Creek Medical Center has kicked off a $6 million project to remodel and equip a portion of the hospital, including the addition of four labor and delivery rooms, and one new surgical suite.
Operation that would export crude brings environmental risk
When Tesoro Corporation and Savage Companies recently said they'd launch a crude oil operation at the Port of Vancouver, the announcement raised the possibility of new jobs and private capital investment.
Clark County jobs promoter launches bimonthly networking events
Clark County's largest nonprofit jobs promoter and business recruiter is launching a new bimonthly series of networking events aimed at bringing the leaders of local technology companies together to kindle ideas, and to boost the industry's growth and competitiveness.
Somebody has been asking for payments via phone
Attention Clark Public Utilities customers: A scammer wants inside your wallet.
Three of six projects proposed for region have been scuttled
The Pacific Northwest is no longer as big a target for global energy companies looking to export coal from the West Coast to energy-hungry China and other countries.
Company acknowledges that replacement workers are being used
As union dockworkers and United Grain Corp. square off at the Port of Vancouver, both parties also are lobbing unfair labor practice charges at each other to the National Labor Relations Board.
Preparing for a large labor protest, Vancouver police arrived at the Port of Vancouver this morning with a dozen police cars and two motorcycles. No illegal incidents occurred, and there was no large crowd, according to a police spokeswoman.
It would pave way for development of another property
It's no secret the Port of Vancouver wants to move westward, expanding, installing more rail and inviting additional employers to set up shop.