Panelists weigh in on county's decision to quit supporting CREDC
Clark County's economic future was the official theme this morning in Vancouver.
UL official: Changesahead for electric’s use, generation
The ways we buy and use electricity are in the midst of a dramatic shake-up, according to the Camas-based head of Underwriters Laboratories’ global wind energy efforts. And despite efforts to build this region’s eco-credentials, the Pacific Northwest is lagging behind a number of California and Midwest communities, Jason Hopkins said in a keynote address at Friday’s Clean Energy Industry Buyers & Sellers Forum in Portland.
Average in Vancouver is $3.95 per gallon, with some stations charging more than $4
Gasoline prices have climbed every day for 33 consecutive days, rising more than 40 cents to flirt with the $4 mark for a gallon of regular unleaded on Tuesday in Vancouver.
State officials will gather feedback on reforms in Vancouver on Feb. 21
State officials will be in Vancouver later this month to gather feedback about how to best put into force recent reforms to Washington’s workers’ compensation system.
Today’s paper includes a stand-alone Business section, but for the rest of the past week The Columbian’s business pages were a little harder to find. Monday through Saturday, our stocks page, local reporting, and coverage of national and global financial news now begin inside the Clark County section, as of last week.
Moving in the right direction Local businesses recorded some positive moves that yielded jobs, but unemployment persists
It’s deja vu, all over again.
2011 saw a 25 percent dip from the previous year
Clark County foreclosures dropped by 25 percent in 2011, though homeowners continued to run into trouble at far greater rates than before housing prices began to slide in 2006, according to a report issued Wednesday.
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John C. Williams was the keynote speaker at Tuesday's 2012 Economic Forecast Breakfast, presented by The Columbian.
Economic forecast event will be Tuesday in Vancouver
What will it take to get Southwest Washington’s economy growing at a healthy clip, and what do national data say about how to get us there?
Small firms in metro area hired more, paid less in 2011
Portland-Vancouver area small business owners hired more people in 2011 than the year before, but paid them less, according to data released Tuesday, and hiring should continue to climb in 2012, with half of all small business owners planning to add jobs in the year ahead.