By Gordon Oliver May 28, 2015 5:09 p.m.
This week's announcement by the Department of Revenue that taxable retail sales rose by more than 8 percent in Clark County in 2014 was good news for an area where the retail trade has struggled in the shadow of sales tax-free Oregon.
By Gordon Oliver May 26, 2015 6 a.m.
Alarmed at the high injury rate in the tree-care business, the state Department of Labor & Industries has launched a round of safety workshops for tree-care professionals across the state, including one next month in Vancouver.
By Gordon Oliver May 24, 2015 6 a.m.
We can't count the ways that legitimate and not-so-legitimate businesses come after our pocketbooks, and how often they find our vulnerabilities despite our best defenses. Few among us have escaped being drawn in by too-good-to-be-true deals for discounts or financial deals that ended up costing us in the long run.
By Gordon Oliver May 21, 2015 4:26 p.m.
The Ace Hardware store at 8000 E. Mill Plain Boulevard is closing its doors after losing its lease as part of what the property owner says will be a larger upgrade of the Garrison Square shopping center at East Mill Plain and North Garrison Road.
By Gordon Oliver May 15, 2015 2:39 p.m.
Clark County's housing market continued to gain momentum in April, with the inventory of homes offered for sale shrinking to the lowest level in years despite a 12 percent increase in new listings, the Portland-based RMLS real estate listing service reported.