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Aaron Corvin

port & economy reporter


Recent Stories

Tesoro-Savage deny request for longer comment period

By Aaron Corvin July 2, 2015 5:08 p.m.

The companies seeking to build the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver haven't been shy in expressing their disappointment about delays in the project's review by a state agency.

Papa Murphy's to expand presence at its HQ

By Aaron Corvin July 2, 2015 6 a.m.

Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc., parent of Papa Murphy's take-and-bake pizza chain, is expanding at its corporate headquarters in Vancouver.

Christensen Shipyards sold to part owner, will stay in Vancouver

By Aaron Corvin June 30, 2015 5:08 p.m.

Two things are clear about Christensen Shipyards, the builder of yachts in Vancouver that once appeared to be irreversably sliding into liquidation: The company now has a viable future, and it's fully in the hands of former part-owner Henry Luken, a deep-pocketed Tennessee businessman.

Tidewater christens new towboat

By Aaron Corvin and Tom Vogt June 28, 2015 3:59 p.m.

Tidewater Transportation and Terminals, the Vancouver-based marine transportation business, highlighted its new towboat, Crown Point, at a christening ceremony Saturday.

Can PeaceHealth cure its ills?

By Aaron Corvin and Marissa Harshman June 28, 2015 6 a.m.

Three weeks ago, PeaceHealth set out a belated welcome mat for hundreds of Clark County business leaders and elected officials. The operator of PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center and nine other medical centers in three states wanted to introduce itself to the community — something PeaceHealth leaders say they hadn't done since moving corporate offices here from Bellevue four years ago.

Port's oil-terminal lease focus of court hearing

By Aaron Corvin June 24, 2015 5:31 p.m.

A three-judge appeals court panel will hear oral arguments Thursday over whether the Port of Vancouver skirted the state's environmental rules in approving a lease for what would be the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal.

May 'another strong month' for county job growth

By Aaron Corvin June 23, 2015 4:38 p.m.

Clark County's labor market posted "another strong month" in May, the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, with 1,800 jobs — unadjusted for seasonal factors — coming on line since April.

Tesoro, Savage can intervene in lawsuit

By Aaron Corvin June 19, 2015 5:29 p.m.

Proponents of building the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver will be allowed to intervene in a lawsuit that accuses the port of unlawfully cloaking parts of the lease.

Ideas abound for Terminal 1

By Aaron Corvin June 18, 2015 4:25 p.m.

Consultants to the Port of Vancouver on Thursday rolled out numerous different design concepts for rejuvenating the port's 13-acre Terminal 1 waterfront property. The concepts ranged from putting green roofs on terraced buildings and installing a traffic-calming corridor to creating a specialized retail market and merging blocks to generate a campus setting.

Judge rules against recall for Vancouver port's Wolfe

By Aaron Corvin June 17, 2015 3:37 p.m.

A Clark County Superior Court judge has ruled against a petition to recall from office Port of Vancouver Commissioner Brian Wolfe, saying the charges leveled against Wolfe weren't enough to allow the petition to move forward.

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