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Test fixtures in the design and test lab at Nautilus Inc.’s Innovation Center in Vancouver.

Nautilus lays off about 30 employees in Vancouver, elsewhere

Test fixtures in the design and test lab at Nautilus Inc.’s Innovation Center in Vancouver.

February 12, 2019, 2:15pm Business

Nautilus Inc. laid off about 30 employees Tuesday as the company followed through on plans announced to investors last month. Read story

Repairs are done to a ship on the dry docks at Vigor on Swan Island in Portland.

Tide rising for Vigor in Vancouver

Repairs are done to a ship on the dry docks at Vigor on Swan Island in Portland.

February 10, 2019, 6:02am Business

As economic development director for the city of Vancouver, Chad Eiken knows that opportunities don’t happen often like the one that walked through the door in late November. Read story

Columbia Machine, which builds concrete products-making equipment and package-moving palletizers, employs nearly 1,000 people worldwide, 467 of whom work in Vancouver.

Columbia Machine buys Brazilian manufacturing partner Vibramolde

Columbia Machine, which builds concrete products-making equipment and package-moving palletizers, employs nearly 1,000 people worldwide, 467 of whom work in Vancouver.

February 7, 2019, 6:00pm Business

Columbia Machine, Inc., the Vancouver-based concrete products equipment manufacturer with customers in more than 100 countries, has purchased manufacturing partner Vibramolde of Brazil. Read story

DiscoverOrg CEO Henry Schuck, whose company is one of the fastest growing in the county, is pictured in his downtown office. The CEO says he hopes to lead the company to go public in a few years.

DiscoverOrg acquires another market intelligence company — Zoom Information

DiscoverOrg CEO Henry Schuck, whose company is one of the fastest growing in the county, is pictured in his downtown office. The CEO says he hopes to lead the company to go public in a few years.

February 4, 2019, 10:21am Business

Vancouver-based market intelligence company DiscoverOrg announced Monday it had acquired one of its chief competitors, Zoom Information Inc. of Waltham, Mass. Read story

Vigor Industrial Evolution has entered an agreement to take over the former home of Christensen Yachts in Vancouver.

Shipbuilder Vigor picks Vancouver for Army landing craft manufacturing

Vigor Industrial Evolution has entered an agreement to take over the former home of Christensen Yachts in Vancouver.

February 1, 2019, 12:15pm Business

Vigor, a Portland-based shipbuilder with footprints in Washington and Oregon, delivered a massive boost to Vancouver’s riverfront industry Friday, announcing it has chosen the city to build a new generation U.S. Army landing craft under a nearly $1 billion contract. Read story

Vancouver issued $68 million in bonds in 2003 to build the Hilton Vancouver Washington and Vancouver Convention Center. A citywide hotel room tax repays the bonds. The bonds’ balance was refinanced at a lower interest rate in 2013. The bonds are set to be paid in full in 2043.

Proposal would give Visit Vancouver USA 15% of lodging tax revenue

Vancouver issued $68 million in bonds in 2003 to build the Hilton Vancouver Washington and Vancouver Convention Center. A citywide hotel room tax repays the bonds. The bonds’ balance was refinanced at a lower interest rate in 2013. The bonds are set to be paid in full in 2043.

January 29, 2019, 6:50pm Business

Visit Vancouver USA, the city’s lead tourism-promotion agency, may have a clearer path to city-backed promotion funding under a proposal presented this week to the Vancouver City Council. Read story

Fisher Construction Group to build offices at Vancouver port

January 29, 2019, 6:05am Business

Fisher Construction Group of Burlington plans to build a 10,000-square-foot, 2-story office building at the Port of Vancouver to house its growing operations in Clark County. Read story

Jacobson Salt Co. founder Ben Jacobsen shows off some of his favorite infused salts at the company’s shop and event space in Portland. Some of the infused salts partner with other local companies like the Infused Stumptown Hair Bender Salt.

Jacobsen CEO worth his salt

Jacobson Salt Co. founder Ben Jacobsen shows off some of his favorite infused salts at the company’s shop and event space in Portland. Some of the infused salts partner with other local companies like the Infused Stumptown Hair Bender Salt.

January 27, 2019, 6:00am Business

Ben Jacobsen started making salt in 2011, and it didn’t take long for the former Vancouver resident to land on some important radars. Read story

Lawsuit: Former Bonneville Hot Springs Resort employee alleges sexual harassment

January 24, 2019, 9:18pm Clark County News

A former Bonneville Hot Springs Resort massage therapist says the resort’s former owner sexually harassed her and at least a dozen women at that resort and Carson Hot Springs Resort, LLC, according to a lawsuit filed in Skamania County Circuit Court. Read story

Nautilus CEO Bruce Cazenave, left, speaks with Amy Scharnhorst as she exercises on a StairMaster during her break at Nautilus’ headquarters.

Nautilus stock settles down after steep decline

Nautilus CEO Bruce Cazenave, left, speaks with Amy Scharnhorst as she exercises on a StairMaster during her break at Nautilus’ headquarters.

January 23, 2019, 6:03am Business

Nautilus Inc., just days removed from a precipitous plunge in its stock price, appeared to have found level ground Tuesday. Read story