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Port advances waterfront plan amid skepticism

October 13, 2015, 6:05pm Business

The Port of Vancouver on Tuesday advanced a broad plan for redeveloping 10 acres of its Terminal 1 waterfront property, with details to be hammered out later. However, the plan's unanimous approval by commissioners came amid continuing skepticism during public comments about whether its plan conflicts with a larger adjoining waterfront redevelopment project. Read story

Vancouver firefighters union opposes oil terminal at port

October 13, 2015, 11:34am Business

Citing threats to public safety, the head of Vancouver's firefighters union announced Tuesday that the union opposes a proposal to build the nation's largest rail-to-ship oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver. Read story

City will have say in port’s waterfront plan

October 12, 2015, 4:34pm Business

If the Port of Vancouver and a private developer continue to lock horns over the future development of Vancouver's waterfront, one thing is certain: Neither party will get the final say. Read story

Firm’s HIV drug could be ‘game-changer’

October 7, 2015, 6:01am Business

If all goes as planned, the Vancouver-based biotechnology company CytoDyn Inc. will introduce a "game-changing" HIV therapy for sale sometime in 2017. Read story

Pet-focused Banfield Foundation launches inaugural fundraising effort

October 6, 2015, 4:19pm Business

The Banfield Foundation, a nonprofit focused on improving the well-being of pets, has launched with an inaugural $200,000 commitment over three years to the American Veterinary Medical Foundation. Read story

Sunlight shows through in Amphitheater’s new name

October 1, 2015, 4:28pm Business

Sunlight Supply, a Vancouver manufacturer and distributor of specialty gardening supplies, is raising its profile, and Amphitheater Northwest — formerly known as the Sleep Country Amphitheater — is getting a new name: Sunlight Supply Amphitheater. Read story

Port, Red Lion call off exclusive talks

September 30, 2015, 4:57pm Business

The Port of Vancouver and Red Lion have ended exclusive negotiations about building a new hotel on the port's Terminal 1 property, adding a new twist to an ongoing effort to rejuvenate the historic site west of the Interstate 5 entrance into Vancouver. Read story

Workshop offers advice on facades, websites to downtown businesses

September 24, 2015, 4:31pm Business

Memo to downtown Vancouver business owners: If you want to attract customers, you've got to give off your best look — both digitally and physically. Read story

Port of Camas-Washougal names new member

September 22, 2015, 7:59pm Business

WASHOUGAL -- Port of Camas-Washougal commissioners on Tuesday appointed John Spencer, former city administrator for the city of North Bonneville, to finish the District 1 term of the late Commissioner Mark Lampton. Read story

Clark County labor market makes ‘very solid’ gains

September 22, 2015, 5:06pm Business

Clark County's labor market experienced "very solid" job gains in the 12 months through August, the region's labor economist said Tuesday, and the unemployment rate continued to drop -- from 7.5 percent a year ago to a preliminary 6.2 percent. Read story