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Barrett posts $8.7 million profit in Q2

July 28, 2015, 5:00pm Business

Barrett Business Services Inc., the Vancouver-based supplier of staffing and outsourced human resources services, said Wednesday it recorded a second-quarter profit of $8.7 million. That compares with a profit of $7.3 million in the April-to-June period of 2014. Read story

Port hires safety consultant for energy projects

July 28, 2015, 5:00pm Business

The Port of Vancouver has hired a safety consultant to examine energy projects, including the proposal to build the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal at the port. Read story

Port of Vancouver cuts budget by 18 percent

July 27, 2015, 5:00pm Business

As expected, the Port of Vancouver on Tuesday slashed its total budget by 18 percent, an unusual move triggered largely by the failure of a new freight-hauling venture to live up to revenue expectations. Read story

Judge backs legality of port’s oil terminal lease

July 23, 2015, 5:00pm Business

The Port of Vancouver's lease for what would be the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal will stay in place because the port took a second public vote to correct problems with how it initially handled the contract, a Clark County Superior Court judge ruled Friday. Read story

Lackluster venture may spur port to cut budget revenues by millions

July 23, 2015, 5:00pm Business

In an unusual move, the Port of Vancouver is expected to cut $15.29 million in revenue from its overall 2015 budget because it now anticipates a new freight-hauling venture will not live up to expectations. Read story

Judge rebukes Vancouver port for letter to Inslee on terminal

July 22, 2015, 5:00pm Business

An administrative law judge has rebuked the Port of Vancouver for contacting Washington Gov. Jay Inslee about a proposal to build the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal at the port. Read story

Clark County jobs market hits milestone in June

July 20, 2015, 5:00pm Business

We knew Clark County's economy was adding jobs at a nice clip. Read story

SunModo eyes room to grow at proposed new headquarters

July 19, 2015, 5:00pm Business

Having outgrown its current space, SunModo, the Vancouver-based producer of mounting hardware for solar systems, is seeking to relocate its headquarters to a place with room for additional expansion. Read story

Port of Vancouver candidates look to make a splash

July 19, 2015, 12:00am Business

If this year's primary election is any indication, the days of drowsy politics at the Port of Vancouver are gone. That's good for voters, who will choose from candidates with a wide range of backgrounds and thoughts about the port's role in shaping the community's future. Read story

Candidates not in step on port’s direction

July 18, 2015, 12:00am Business

In the Port of Vancouver primary election, the number of candidates who say the port's decision-making process and economic development priorities need to be reformed far outweigh those who say the port is largely on the right path. Read story