Clark County at Work: Vancouver Woodworks Furniture

By Mary Ricks November 11, 2013 6 a.m.

Vancouver Woodworks sells quality wood furniture and accessories including tables, chairs, bedroom furniture, desks, bookcases, television stands, futons, kids furniture, lamps and artwork.

Clark County at Work: United Natural Foods, Inc.

By Mary Ricks October 21, 2013 6 a.m.

Sam Braden, general manager, said United Natural Foods is the largest wholesale distributor of natural/organic foods in the nation. The independent distributor also provides marketing and promotional tools, merchandising, category management and store support services for its customers.

Clark County at Work: Northwest Tubes N' Hoses

By Mary Ricks October 14, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Northwest Tubes N' Hoses.

Clark County at Work: Allweather Wood/Humboldt Redwood

By Mary Ricks October 7, 2013 6 a.m.

Allweather Wood/Humboldt Redwood is a manufacturer and distributor of pressure-treated lumber and redwood products. Today, the inventory features pressure-treated and redwood lumber products for building decks, fences and landscaping projects. In addition the company carries pressure-treated lumber that can be used in applications for docks, bridges and pole-type buildings.

Clark County at Work: 1-800-GOT-JUNK

By Mary Ricks September 23, 2013 6 a.m.

1-800-GOT-JUNK is a franchised full-service junk removal company. The company removes household junk from the garage or a warehouses full of office furnishings.

Clark County at Work: Dresscode

By Mary Ricks September 16, 2013 6 a.m.

Dresscode, formerly known as The Scrub Shop, caters to local medical, restaurant and spa professionals who wear uniforms. Dresscode assists clinics of all sizes to ensure the proper fit, fashion and function. And Dresscode goes to its customers. The company takes uniforms to hospitals and clinics to make it convenient for employees to shop.

Clark County at Work: Quality Machine

By Mary Ricks September 9, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Quality Machine.

Clark County at Work: Caribbean And Beyond

By Mary Ricks September 3, 2013 6 a.m.

Owners: Ann Cappa and her sister Fran Cappa.

Clark County at Work: Industrial Finishes & Systems Inc.

By Mary Ricks August 26, 2013 6 a.m.

Industrial Finishes & Systems Inc. is a full-service automotive and industrial coatings supplier, providing products and services to the collision repair and industrial manufacturing industries. It offers tools and equipment for the auto body professional and also carries a complete line of automotive car wash and detailing supplies.

Clark County at Work: Global TTL

By Mary Ricks August 19, 2013 6 a.m.

Global TTL is a locally owned manufacturer of energy-efficient LED commercial and industrial light fixtures sold under the EnviroLux brand name. EnviroLux LED fixtures are ranked No. 1 for efficiency, which qualifies buyers for Department of Energy rebates. Some of the typical uses of EnviroLux LED lighting fixtures are for parking lots and garages, building walls, interior office and warehouse space, industrial flood lights, and hazardous locations.

Clark County at Work: Autumn's Auto Lube

By Mary Ricks August 12, 2013 6 a.m.

Autumn's Auto Lube owner Autumn Lonstad said she tries to focus on being a complete preventative maintenance shop which can provide service for just about any type of vehicle.

Clark County at Work: Acne Treatment Center

By Mary Ricks August 3, 2013 3:30 p.m.

In the simplest terms, Jane Dudik said her office offers clear skin treatment to people of all ages who have acne. Effective treatment sometimes can change a person's life, Dudik says. For example, one young man in his mid-20s with severe cystic acne was brought into her clinic by his clear-skinned brother. The brother with acne didn't have a job, and he hid in his apartment. By his third visit he was smiling and shaking Dudik's hand.

Clark County at Work: Stone NW Inc.

By Mary Ricks July 29, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Stone NW Inc.

Clark County at Work: Vancouver Cyclery

By Mary Ricks July 22, 2013 6 a.m.

Vancouver's oldest bicycle store sells new bicycles, all types of accessories for bikes including tires, tubes, bags, gloves and parts for the repair of used bikes. They also sell cycling shoes and clothing. The store does not sell used bicycles.

Clark County at Work: Bleu Door Bakery

By Mary Ricks July 15, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Bleu Door Bakery

Clark County at Work: Sego's Herb Farm

By Mary Ricks July 8, 2013 6 a.m.

Sego's Herb Farm is an organically certified medicinal herb farm on 55 acres which grows and sells goldenseal, ginseng, and ginkgo. The primary market is to wholesalers located throughout the world.

Clark County at Work: K&D Services Inc.

By Mary Ricks July 1, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: K&D Services Inc.

Clark County at Work: Blue Bird Transfer Inc.

By Mary Ricks June 24, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Blue Bird Transfer Inc. It is an authorized agent of Atlas Van Lines.

Clark County at Work: Applied Motion Systems Inc.

By Mary Ricks June 17, 2013 6 a.m.

Applied Motion Systems helps manufacturers improve the performance, reliability and operation of their production equipment. General manager Paul Johnson said his company specializes in upgrading the control and drive systems of machinery that require precise coordination of multiple motors. The company also develops complete specialty machines for niche applications. This often involves introducing new technology to companies big and small across industries such as paper, glass, aerospace, wood products and renewable energy.

Students get top honors

By Mary Ricks June 12, 2013 5:59 a.m.

Skyview High School reports three additional students to its Top 5 percent seniors: Tana Alise, Kailynn Doan and Teresa Johansson. Mountain View High School reports one additional student to its Top 5 percent seniors: Danial A. Chowdhry.

Clark County at Work: Shur-Way Building Centers

By Mary Ricks June 3, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Shur-Way Building Centers.

Clark County at Work: Silke Communications

By Mary Ricks May 27, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Silke Communications.

Clark County at Work: Alpha Ecological Pest Control

By Mary Ricks May 20, 2013 6 a.m.

Alpha Ecological is a pest management company located in Vancouver, with service in Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Arizona, Texas and Idaho. The company says it focuses on preventing infestation by identifying conditions conducive to pests and by assessing the biology of the insect, using as little product as possible. The company says it uses reduced-toxicity products that are a combination of natural, botanical-mineral and biodegradable products that target specific pests. In addition to commercial and residential pest control, Alpha specializes in air-duct cleaning, crawl space restoration, and commercial gutter and window cleaning.

Clark County at Work: Total Merchant Concepts

By Mary Ricks May 13, 2013 6 a.m.

Total Merchant Concepts offers credit card processing, and check conversion/guarantee, gift cards, social media assistance, terminals and wireless/smartphone processing options.

Clark County at Work: Earthworks Excavating Services

By Mary Ricks May 6, 2013 6 a.m.

Earthworks specializes in new and existing sewer and septic system construction and replacement. The company also does any work related to excavation, including all phases of residential, commercial and light industrial site development.

Clark County at Work: Integrity Tree Care Inc.

By Mary Ricks April 29, 2013 6 a.m.

Integrity Tree Care Inc., is a full-service residential and commercial tree care company operated by International Society of Arboriculture certified arborists, specializing in the preservation of old growth trees as well as low-impact removal of large trees in confined spaces.

Clark County at Work: Acuity Group

By Mary Ricks April 22, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Acuity Group.

Clark County at Work: Lil' Snippers Haircare for Kids

By Mary Ricks April 15, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Lil' Snippers Haircare 4 Kids.

Clark County at Work: Vancouver Bolt and Supply Inc.

By Mary Ricks April 8, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Vancouver Bolt and Supply Inc.

Clark County at Work: Pacific Trail Logistics, LLC.

By Mary Ricks April 1, 2013 6 a.m.

Pacific Trail Logistics is a freight-brokerage company; it serves as the middleman between food shippers and the carriers who transport food products throughout the United States.

Clark County at Work: Biggs Insurance Services

By Mary Ricks March 25, 2013 6 a.m.

Biggs Insurance Services is a locally owned full-service insurance agency, specializing in auto, home, business and health insurance. In addition, the company offers a broad range of products and services including risk consulting, employee benefits and commercial surety (bonding). Greg Seifert, president and chief executive officer, said they work with businesses and individuals to tailor insurance plans that meet their specific needs.

Clark County at Work: Lawrence Company

By Mary Ricks March 18, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Lawrence Company.

Clark County at Work: Amfit Inc.

By Mary Ricks March 11, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Amfit Inc.

Clark County at Work: OnTrac

By Mary Ricks February 11, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: OnTrac.

Clark County at Work: Curly's Lock & Key Inc.

By Mary Ricks February 4, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Curly's Lock & Key Inc.

Clark County at Work: Advanced Air Systems

By Mary Ricks January 28, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Advanced Air Systems.

Business briefing

By Mary Ricks January 27, 2013 6 a.m.

People in business

Clark County at Work: Comfort Keepers of Vancouver

By Mary Ricks January 21, 2013 6 a.m.

Comfort Keepers provides home care services designed to help seniors and others maintain optimal levels of independence in their own homes. The company's caregiving philosophy includes four inter-related aspects: engagement of the mind, an active body, proper nutrition and safety.

Clark County at Work: Handley Rock and Jewelry Supply

By Mary Ricks January 14, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: Handley Rock and Jewelry Supply

Clark County at Work: EcoDigital Media

By Mary Ricks January 7, 2013 6 a.m.

Business name: EcoDigital Media.

Clark County at Work: Vancouver Plastics, LLC

By Mary Ricks December 24, 2012 6 a.m.

Business name: Vancouver Plastics, LLC

Clark County at Work: Premier Pump & Power LLC

By Mary Ricks December 17, 2012 6 a.m.

Business name: Premier Pump & Power LLC.

Clark County at Work: Molly Maid

By Mary Ricks December 10, 2012 6 a.m.

Business name: Molly Maid.

Clark County at Work: Advance Welding Inc.

By Mary Ricks December 3, 2012 6 a.m.

Business name: Advance Welding Inc.

Clark County startup: Green Flush Technologies

By Mary Ricks November 26, 2012 6 a.m.

Business name: Green Flush Technologies.

Clark County at Work: Haag & Shaw Inc.

By Mary Ricks November 19, 2012 6 a.m.

Business name: Haag & Shaw Inc.

Clark County at Work: PUJ

By Mary Ricks November 12, 2012 6 a.m.

Business name: Puj.

Clark County at Work: Sustainable Wealth Management

By Mary Ricks November 5, 2012 6 a.m.

Business name: Sustainable Wealth Management.

Clark County at Work: Richardson Eye and Contact Lens Clinic

By Mary Ricks October 29, 2012 6 a.m.

Business name: Richardson Eye and Contact Lens Clinic.

Clark County at Work: Creative Computer Solutions, Inc.

By Mary Ricks October 22, 2012 6 a.m.

Business name: Creative Computer Solutions, Inc.