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May ‘another strong month’ for county job growth

June 23, 2015, 12:00am Business

Clark County's labor market posted "another strong month" in May, the region's labor economist reported Tuesday, with 1,800 jobs — unadjusted for seasonal factors — coming on line since April. Read story

Tesoro, Savage can intervene in lawsuit

June 20, 2015, 12:00am Business

Proponents of building the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal at the Port of Vancouver will be allowed to intervene in a lawsuit that accuses the port of unlawfully cloaking parts of the lease. Read story

Ideas abound for Terminal 1

June 18, 2015, 12:00am Business

Consultants to the Port of Vancouver on Thursday rolled out numerous different design concepts for rejuvenating the port's 13-acre Terminal 1 waterfront property. The concepts ranged from putting green roofs on terraced buildings and installing a traffic-calming corridor to creating a specialized retail market and merging blocks to generate a campus setting. Read story

Judge rules against recall for Vancouver port’s Wolfe

June 17, 2015, 12:00am Business

A Clark County Superior Court judge has ruled against a petition to recall from office Port of Vancouver Commissioner Brian Wolfe, saying the charges leveled against Wolfe weren't enough to allow the petition to move forward. Read story

Oil terminal foes ask judge to void port approval

June 16, 2015, 12:00am Business

Three environmental groups are asking Clark County Superior Court Judge David Gregerson to reconsider an earlier ruling and to wipe out the Port of Vancouver's lease for an oil terminal in light of "evidence of much more extensive" violations of Washington's open public meetings law. In their newly revised lawsuit filed on June 12, Columbia Riverkeeper, Sierra Club and the Northwest Environmental Defense Center allege the port unlawfully excluded the… Read story

County, state head to Paris Air Show

June 14, 2015, 12:00am Business

This week presents as grand a stage as any to burnish the state of Washington's global standing as an aerospace hub: the 51st International Paris Air Show. And Clark County, home to 84 companies tied to the aerospace and defense industries, isn't about to miss out on it. Read story

Judge hears arguments on petition to recall Wolfe

June 12, 2015, 12:00am Business

A Clark County Superior Court judge heard arguments Friday over whether to allow to move forward a petition to recall from office Port of Vancouver Commissioner Brian Wolfe. Read story

Port leaders issue warning to critics on public comments

June 10, 2015, 12:00am Business

After months of public criticism over approving a lease for an oil terminal, the Port of Vancouver's leaders on Tuesday showed a new sensitivity to barbs directed at the port by its critics. Read story

Port of Vancouver seat candidates share views

June 9, 2015, 12:00am Business

Six of seven candidates for Port of Vancouver commissioner weighed in on Monday on everything from a proposed oil transfer terminal and the contract that underpins it to public transparency and accountability in the port's approach to making decisions. Read story

Strictly Business: Location drives your bottom line

June 7, 2015, 12:00am Business

When we think about economic mobility — our capacity to improve our economic status by pumping up our paychecks — a college education, job training and hard work are among the winning ingredients that likely come to mind. Read story