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Aaron Corvin

port & economy reporter


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Nautilus finishes '14 in financially fit fashion

By Aaron Corvin February 23, 2015 4:36 p.m.

Nautilus, the Vancouver-based manufacturer of fitness machines, wrapped up 2014 in strong financial shape, recording net sales of $94.93 million in the fourth quarter and posting a profit of $10.37 million in the three-month period ended Dec. 31.

Labor & Industries agent helps employees, mends fences

By Aaron Corvin February 22, 2015 6 a.m.

You might think it takes a bulldog to force employers who stiff their workers to cough up the money they owe under Washington law.

Oil terminal review gets new deadline

By Aaron Corvin February 17, 2015 5:17 p.m.

The state panel examining a proposal to build a rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal in Vancouver agreed Tuesday to extend to Nov. 1 of this year the deadline for completing the review and for making a recommendation to Gov. Jay Inslee.

Christensen sued by a supplier

By Aaron Corvin February 17, 2015 5:16 p.m.

A supplier to Christensen Shipyards has sued the Vancouver-based builder of custom yachts, alleging the company failed to pay more than $966,000 for materials and equipment used in the construction of hulls.

Port of Vancouver's Shuck leaving for oilfield services job

By Aaron Corvin February 12, 2015 4:54 p.m.

The departure of Curtis Shuck, with more than nine years at the port, including most recently as its senior sales director, “was purely voluntary on his part,” port Commissioner Jerry Oliver said today.

Port of Vancouver OKs sale of land

By Aaron Corvin February 10, 2015 1:17 p.m.

Critics call the port's decision to sell, rather than lease, land at Centennial Industrial Park short-sighted.

Gates closed at Christensen Shipyards

By Aaron Corvin February 9, 2015 7:55 p.m.

Workers arrived early Monday morning to start their day at Christensen Shipyards, the Vancouver-based builder of custom yachts, only to find the gates locked.

No decision on legal fight over port meetings

By Aaron Corvin February 5, 2015 5:31 p.m.

A Clark County Superior Court judge on Thursday heard arguments over how far three environmental groups should be able to push in seeking information to support their allegations that the Port of Vancouver illegally excluded the public from discussions of a proposed oil terminal lease.

Battered Barrett envisions brighter future

By Aaron Corvin February 4, 2015 4:51 p.m.

To say Barrett Business Services, the Vancouver-based human resources company, experienced a bumpy 2014 would be a bit of an understatement.

Clark Public Utilities' community solar program embraced

By Aaron Corvin February 4, 2015 6 a.m.

Residential customers of Clark Public Utilities are rapidly embracing the utility's efforts to build and operate its first community solar program.

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