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Small business coalition says oil terminal will cost jobs

August 17, 2015, 5:00pm Business

Debate over the economic merits of an oil terminal proposed in Vancouver resurfaced Tuesday, with a coalition of small business owners arguing the project's 176 jobs will come at a loss of 2,880 jobs over 10 years. Read story

Port of Vancouver celebrates completion of trench project

August 13, 2015, 5:00pm Business

The Port of Vancouver on Thursday shined a spotlight on the completion of a $30 million project — a new rail entrance to the port dubbed the "trench" — that's part of a larger effort to relieve congestion and to speed products to markets. Read story

Columbia Riverkeeper sues Vancouver rebuilder over stormwater

August 12, 2015, 5:00pm Business

An environmental group has filed a lawsuit against a Vancouver-based rebuilder of heavy construction equipment, alleging the company has illegally poured polluted stormwater into the Columbia River. Read story

Port sets priorities for waterfront plan

August 10, 2015, 5:00pm Business

The Port of Vancouver's work to re-imagine and, eventually, redevelop its Terminal 1 waterfront property took further shape Tuesday as commissioners grappled with several concepts to breathe new life into an old site. Read story

Port to look at design options for waterfront

August 9, 2015, 5:00pm Business

Port of Vancouver commissioners on Tuesday will review and discuss four alternative design concepts as part of a larger effort to rejuvenate the port's Terminal 1 waterfront property. Read story

Port’s critics celebrate victory for disclosure

August 6, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

New details in the contract that undergirds a proposed rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver, released Thursday as part of a legal settlement, hand a victory to critics of the port's lack of transparency. The new information also arrives during a highly charged political season that will decide whether an opponent or backer of the oil terminal joins the port's three-member board, which could face a decision… Read story

Late Port of C-W commissioner’s devotion praised

August 5, 2015, 5:00pm Business

The death of Port of Camas-Washougal Commissioner Mark Lampton has triggered a process to appoint his successor within 90 days. The process launches as the port's executive director on Wednesday spoke of Lampton as a boss, friend and champion of economic development. Read story

Ross, LaBrant take early lead in port contest

August 4, 2015, 5:00pm Clark County News

Eric LaBrant and Lisa Ross will apparently face off in the Nov. 3 general election for the District 2 seat on the Port of Vancouver commission, according to the first returns tabulated in Tuesday's primary election. Read story

Nautilus: Q2 profit at $2.42 million

August 2, 2015, 5:00pm Business

Nautilus, the Vancouver-based manufacturer of fitness machines, said Monday it posted a second-quarter profit of $2.42 million. That compares with a profit of $557,000 in the April-to-June period of 2014. Read story

Strictly Business: Raising wages a worthy venture

August 1, 2015, 5:00pm Columnists

The problems of stagnant worker pay and rising global wealth inequality often seem insurmountable — too big to get your brain wrapped around them, too thorny and plutocratically entrenched to uproot with good policy prescriptions. Read story