By Gordon Oliver April 17, 2014 5:41 p.m.
Umpqua Bank has been on a self-proclaimed mission of changing the face of banking with its living-room-friendly "stores," its hyper-courteous employees, and the "world's greatest bank" moniker it brashly embraced years ago as a tiny Oregon community bank.
By Gordon Oliver April 15, 2014 4:27 p.m.
Sen. Maria Cantwell, will host a field hearing of the Senate Small Business Committee at 10:30 a.m. today at Vancouver City Hall, 415 W. Sixth St.
By Gordon Oliver April 4, 2014 5:53 p.m.
The American Empress riverboat, set to launch its first full Columbia River cruise on Sunday, docked briefly today in Vancouver in advance of its formal christening Saturday on the Willamette River in downtown Portland.
By Gordon Oliver April 3, 2014 4:58 p.m.
The U.S. Small Business Administration's loan program took a hit when the federal government closed its doors Oct. 1-16 due to a political impasse in Congress, but business loans are moving again at a healthy pace locally as the federal fiscal year hits its midway point.
By Gordon Oliver March 30, 2014 6 a.m.
Before most of us have had our first chance to try Google Glass, a device that hides computing and communications inside a pair of eyeglasses, restless software developers are racing to come up with ways to advance the nascent technology.