By Cami Joner June 2, 2014 9:46 a.m.
The Clark College Foundation has been given more land in Ridgefield, valued at about $730,000, and has purchased a $2 million tract to create a gateway to the Vancouver college’s planned north county satellite campus.
By Cami Joner May 30, 2014 6:49 p.m.
Papa Murphy's International appears to be making moves to patch up its troubled relationships with some franchise owners, an issue that has drawn attention from investment analysts and prompted critical reviews of the Vancouver-based company's recently issued stock.
By Cami Joner May 22, 2014 4:48 p.m.
Papa Murphy's reports profit, but its stock has dropped since initial public offering this month.
By Cami Joner May 21, 2014 6:31 p.m.
Clark College has acquired 59 acres near the Ridgefield Interstate 5 junction that will allow it to take root in north Clark County with educational programs within a decade, college President Bob Knight told The Columbian on Wednesday.
By Cami Joner May 13, 2014 5:23 p.m.
Port of Vancouver commissioners unanimously made a decision Tuesday that holds the promise of keeping a port tenant satisfied and helps the port prepare for more railroad expansion.
By Cami Joner May 12, 2014 6 a.m.
Vancouver-based Burgerville opens its newest restaurant today at the Portland International Airport, providing a chance for the homegrown food vendor to transport a good impression of the Pacific Northwest to the world that's just a flight away.
By Cami Joner May 7, 2014 5:30 p.m.
Telecommunications company Integra has quietly completed its trek north across the Columbia River to Vancouver, moving more than 500 employees this month into new headquarters on the former campus of Hewlett-Packard Co. and bringing a healthy jobs boost to Clark County.
By Cami Joner May 2, 2014 5:26 p.m.
Papa Murphy’s initial stock offering Friday on the Nasdaq exchange went as well as could be expected for the Vancouver-based pizza chain, with the company’s stock price staying above its $11 per share opening price throughout the session before closing at $11.05.
By Cami Joner April 22, 2014 4:24 p.m.
Vancouver-based take-and-bake pizza chain Papa Murphy’s International has established a stock price for its initial public offering of $11 to $13 per share, according to Nasdaq.com.
By Cami Joner April 4, 2014 5:27 p.m.
Bemis Co. Inc. announced this week it has sold its Vancouver plant, along with three other paper packaging plants to Hood Packaging Corp. based in Mississippi.
By Cami Joner April 1, 2014 4:42 p.m.
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.
By Cami Joner March 31, 2014 10:25 a.m.
Bill’s Chicken and Steak House, a landmark Vancouver restaurant, has been sold and its longtime family owners expect April 12 to be the venue’s last day of business.
By Cami Joner March 25, 2014 6:13 p.m.
Clark County employment grew by 4,700 jobs over the 12 months ending Feb. 28. The 3.5 percent increase in jobs over that one-year period was “solid,” said Scott Bailey, regional economist for the state Employment Security department. That included a gain of 600 jobs since January.
By Cami Joner March 23, 2014 6 a.m.
Papa Murphy's International has long maintained a low-key local presence as it expanded its network of franchised pizza outlets across the nation, while quietly increasing its workforce to 183 employees at its modest headquarters near Westfield Vancouver mall.
By Cami Joner March 23, 2014 5:58 a.m.
Analysts and prospective investors will be examining the financials of Papa Murphy's International in the weeks ahead in preparation for the stock sale on a date that has not been announced. Here are some of the key points the company has presented, as required, in the S-1 form of its Security and Exchange Commission filing:
By Cami Joner March 20, 2014 6:56 p.m.
A group of Clark County business and economic development advocates is moving to counter the direction of Republican commissioners David Madore and Tom Mielke by creating a PAC to help fill the board seat vacated by Democrat Steve Stuart and support a more transportation-friendly legislative agenda.