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Dave Christensen watches as the 157-foot yacht Barchetta, built by Christensen Yachts in Vancouver, got stuck on S.E. Marine Park Way, as workers tried to make a tight corner on the way to the boat launch on May 4, 2006.

Yacht builder Dave Christensen dies at 87

Dave Christensen watches as the 157-foot yacht Barchetta, built by Christensen Yachts in Vancouver, got stuck on S.E. Marine Park Way, as workers tried to make a tight corner on the way to the boat launch on May 4, 2006.

October 16, 2018, 7:27pm Business

Dave Christensen, who started a mega-yacht business in his hometown that catered to the rich and sometimes to the famous, died Monday evening. He was 87. Read story

Initiative 1631 likely would affect Clark Public Utilities’ River Road Generating Plant in Vancouver, utility officials say.

Clark Public Utilities: Carbon-fee initiative might raise rates

Initiative 1631 likely would affect Clark Public Utilities’ River Road Generating Plant in Vancouver, utility officials say.

October 12, 2018, 6:03am Business

Clark Public Utilities’ costs and electricity rates would increase if Washington voters approve charging a direct fee on carbon pollution to fight climate change, utility officials say. Read story

Ankrom Mosian Architects designed the fourth building.

Fourth Vancouvercenter building on track

Ankrom Mosian Architects designed the fourth building.

October 9, 2018, 6:05am Business

Downtown Vancouver’s continued renaissance appears likely to include a long-awaited fourth Vancouvercenter building. Read story

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Two killed, two injured in fiery Hockinson crash

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October 7, 2018, 8:35am Clark County News

Two people were killed Saturday night and two injured, one of them with life-threatening injuries, in a single-car crash in the Hockinson area, Clark County authorities said. Read story

Randy Meeks of Winston-Salem, N.C., browses the cases at Cameo Main Street Loan and Pawn Shop in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday. After more than six decades in business, Cameo Main Street will close its doors in November. The shop has planned a weekend auction on Nov. 17 and 18 to sell the remaining inventory.

Vancouver’s Cameo Main Street Loan and Pawn Shop fading to black

Randy Meeks of Winston-Salem, N.C., browses the cases at Cameo Main Street Loan and Pawn Shop in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday. After more than six decades in business, Cameo Main Street will close its doors in November. The shop has planned a weekend auction on Nov. 17 and 18 to sell the remaining inventory.

September 30, 2018, 6:00am Business

Howard Zidell remembers when there were six pawnshops in downtown Vancouver. Read story

Water from the Columbia River has started to become visible at river level at the bottom of the Hotel Indigo construction site on Block 4 of The Waterfront Vancouver. The water is a normal and expected part of the construction process, officials said.

Columbia intrudes on hotel project on waterfront

Water from the Columbia River has started to become visible at river level at the bottom of the Hotel Indigo construction site on Block 4 of The Waterfront Vancouver. The water is a normal and expected part of the construction process, officials said.

September 29, 2018, 6:02am Business

Visitors to Saturday’s grand opening of the Vancouver Waterfront Park and Grant Street Pier will undoubtedly stop to look at buildings that are under construction. Read story

Moses Leon of Colors NW lends a hand with last-minute landscaping Friday as crews prepare for Saturday’s grand opening of The Waterfront Vancouver.

Waterfront opening Saturday expected to attract 10,000 to 12,000 people

Moses Leon of Colors NW lends a hand with last-minute landscaping Friday as crews prepare for Saturday’s grand opening of The Waterfront Vancouver.

September 28, 2018, 5:01pm Business

If you're planning to attend Saturday's grand opening of Vancouver's new Waterfront Park, you may want to plan your transportation strategy carefully. Read story

The view from the property that will be home to 281 homes.

Washougal site could see 281 homes

The view from the property that will be home to 281 homes.

September 27, 2018, 6:02am Business

A developer is seeking Washougal’s approval for a 281-lot housing development that would be built on a 100-acre lot on Washougal’s north side. Read story

Twigs Bistro & Martini Bar is seen here, along with other Waterfront Vancouver construction, earlier this month.

The Waterfront Vancouver setting sail

Twigs Bistro & Martini Bar is seen here, along with other Waterfront Vancouver construction, earlier this month.

September 23, 2018, 6:03am Business

Standing at the prow of the Grant Street Pier suspended above the Columbia River, Barry Cain took on an aura of a conductor facing the orchestra. Cain, the developer of The Waterfront Vancouver, relished the crescendo. Read story

Nick Yahn of Battle Ground, a WildFin American Grill bartender, laughs while practicing menu cocktails with the rest of the bartending staff during training at The Vancouver Waterfront on Thursday morning.

Waterfront Vancouver restaurants will open doors to customers next week

Nick Yahn of Battle Ground, a WildFin American Grill bartender, laughs while practicing menu cocktails with the rest of the bartending staff during training at The Vancouver Waterfront on Thursday morning.

September 20, 2018, 6:18pm Business

Nick Yahn proved he could perform under pressure Thursday morning, but the real test will come next week. Read story