By Gordon Oliver November 19, 2014 5 p.m.
In an era in which companies draw on behavioral research tools to hire employees, it's somehow reassuring to learn that the CEO of a highly successful local company measures job applicants in part on whether their cars are clean and uncluttered.
David Capolarello bought his home in a quiet Hazel Dell neighborhood in 2008. At the time, housing prices were near their peak following a stratospheric climb that was fueled by easy money and low or no-down payment deals. Homeownership was on the rise, and some thought the good days would keep on rolling.
By Gordon Oliver November 13, 2014 6 a.m.
Since early summer, Chris "Salty" Reed and his wife, Cindy Reed, have worked to bring new life to a charming downtown storefront that for years had been vacant and overlooked.
By Gordon Oliver November 6, 2014 5:12 p.m.
The Port of Vancouver and Northwest Packing Co. have reached an agreement on a 25-year extension of the company's lease on its fruit packing plant at the port, ending three years of sometimes tense negotiations over a new lease.