By Gordon Oliver March 4, 2014 8:35 p.m.
BNSF Railway is investing millions of dollars in safety improvements on tracks and the purchase of new oil tanker cars, railroad officials told Clark County business leaders during an invitation-only meeting Tuesday. At the 90-minute session, the officials also promised to develop a more open relationship with the community as local residents debate a proposal for rail transport of oil to a transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver.
By Gordon Oliver March 2, 2014 6 a.m.
On an early morning hike nine days ago, we climbed steep hills south of San Francisco to enjoy stunning views both of San Francisco Bay and the Pacific Ocean. Then we headed to the local Starbucks, in San Mateo, to round out our morning.
By Gordon Oliver February 23, 2014 6 a.m.
As Nordstrom prepares for a dignified but disappointing exit next year from Westfield Vancouver mall, and as Wal-Mart continues its aggressive expansion in the same market area, it's time to take a closer look at what these changes in retail offering say about our community.
By Gordon Oliver February 18, 2014 3:06 p.m.
Three Clark County businesses have been added to a list of retailers in six states that received meat products from Rancho Feeding Corp. of Petaluma, Calif., that have been recalled for being from "diseased and unsound animals."
By Gordon Oliver February 16, 2014 6 a.m.
To those who love a taste of city life, there's something about the presence of food carts that makes a city feel real.
By Gordon Oliver February 2, 2014 6 a.m.
Big-time businesses are paying an average of $4 million to spend 30 seconds in your home during today's Super Bowl. The advertisers know who they'll find in front of the screens: a huge, attentive crowd of consumers.
By Gordon Oliver January 30, 2014 2:25 p.m.
Vancouver-based Riverview Bancorp, parent of Riverview Community Bank, has extended its profitability into a sixth consecutive quarter.