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The Hilton Vancouver Washington, decorated for the holidays, opened in June 2005 with less competition than currently surrounds the city-owned hotel. More competition from new hotels is anticipated over the next two years.

Hilton Vancouver Washington expects revenue boost in 2019

The Hilton Vancouver Washington, decorated for the holidays, opened in June 2005 with less competition than currently surrounds the city-owned hotel. More competition from new hotels is anticipated over the next two years.

December 25, 2018, 4:48pm Business

Next year should see a revenue boost at the Hilton Vancouver Washington after convention center bookings this year fell slightly below expectations, says Mike McLeod, hotel general manager. Read story

Dan Herrigstad rides his e-bike across the Interstate 5 Bridge as part of his morning commute from his east Vancouver home to the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center near the Oregon Health and Science University campus.

E-bikes jolt the bicycling world

Dan Herrigstad rides his e-bike across the Interstate 5 Bridge as part of his morning commute from his east Vancouver home to the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center near the Oregon Health and Science University campus.

December 23, 2018, 6:05am Business

Ten years ago, I commuted by bicycle from my St. Johns neighborhood home in Portland to downtown Vancouver. The highlight, if you want to call it that, was crossing the Interstate 5 Bridge. Read story

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

Washougal housing project draws protest

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

December 21, 2018, 6:05pm Business

A hearings examiner is expected to issue a decision next month about the future of a huge housing development in Washougal — “Northside” — that has run into some opposition. Read story

PeaceHealth, ACLU settle transgender lawsuit

December 21, 2018, 5:44pm Business

Vancouver-based PeaceHealth and the ACLU of Washington have settled a lawsuit involving coverage of transgender health care services under PeaceHealth’s employee medical plan, PeaceHealth announced Friday. Read story

Molecular Testing Labs, a Vancouver toxicology and genetic testing laboratory, has agreed to pay up to $1,777,738 to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by paying illegal kickbacks to obtain referrals from government healthcare insurance programs, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Seattle announced Wednesday.

Molecular Testing Labs of Vancouver settles in federal probe for up to $1.8 million

Molecular Testing Labs, a Vancouver toxicology and genetic testing laboratory, has agreed to pay up to $1,777,738 to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by paying illegal kickbacks to obtain referrals from government healthcare insurance programs, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Seattle announced Wednesday.

December 19, 2018, 12:04pm Business

Molecular Testing Labs, a Vancouver toxicology and genetic testing laboratory, has agreed to pay up to nearly $1.8 million to settle allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by paying illegal kickbacks to obtain referrals from government health care insurance programs, the U.S. attorney’s office in Seattle announced Wednesday. Read story

Port of Vancouver Commissioners Don Orange, from left, Jerry Oliver, and Eric LaBrant dedicate the completed West Vancouver Freight Access project with the ringing of an antique train bell replica during the grand opening ceremony on July 31.

Oliver seeks to expand Vancouver port commission to 5

Port of Vancouver Commissioners Don Orange, from left, Jerry Oliver, and Eric LaBrant dedicate the completed West Vancouver Freight Access project with the ringing of an antique train bell replica during the grand opening ceremony on July 31.

December 13, 2018, 5:42pm Business

Port of Vancouver Commissioner Jerry Oliver plans to introduce a resolution in January proposing that the commission be expanded from three members to five. Read story

The new Laughing Planet location opened last week in the Fisher’s Mercantile shopping center at 16209 S.E. McGillivray Blvd.

Laughing Planet opens in Vancouver

The new Laughing Planet location opened last week in the Fisher’s Mercantile shopping center at 16209 S.E. McGillivray Blvd.

December 13, 2018, 6:00am Business

Franz Spielvogel has had his eye on Vancouver and its attractive unincorporated collars for at least three years. Read story

Lynda and Paul Ekeberg of Vancouver check out the selection of trees while stopping by The Tree Wisemans in Ridgefield on Friday morning, Dec. 7, 2018.

Tree Wisemans among those closing U-cut business early

Lynda and Paul Ekeberg of Vancouver check out the selection of trees while stopping by The Tree Wisemans in Ridgefield on Friday morning, Dec. 7, 2018.

December 12, 2018, 6:00am Business

Bruce Wiseman planted Christmas tree seedlings on his Ridgefield property in 1980 and harvested his first Douglas firs in 1986. Not many years after, he allowed customers onto his 25 acres to cut their own trees. Read story

English Under the Arches graduates celebrate following a ceremony on Monday at the McDonald’s at 2814 N.E. Andresen Road.

Clark County McDonald’s employees mark overarching achievement

English Under the Arches graduates celebrate following a ceremony on Monday at the McDonald’s at 2814 N.E. Andresen Road.

December 10, 2018, 5:45pm Business

Jazmin Betancourt, Lupe Lopez, Cecilia Santillan and Estefana Medina started their student lives as strangers. Read story

Dealer Sandy Pham looks over cards while assisting players at The Last Frontier Casino. The casino has about 200 employees.

At age 30, The Last Frontier makes sure this isn’t the last stand

Dealer Sandy Pham looks over cards while assisting players at The Last Frontier Casino. The casino has about 200 employees.

December 9, 2018, 6:06am Business

LA CENTER — Matt Hess took a three-month class to learn how to become a table games dealer about 20 years ago at The Last Frontier Casino and decided he’d found his career calling. Read story