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In Clark County, the health care field saw growth in May 2015.

May ‘another strong month’ for county job growth

In Clark County, the health care field saw growth in May 2015.

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

Port of Vancouver commissioners Nancy Baker, Jerry Oliver and Brian Wolfe, and port CEO Todd Coleman have come under public criticism for advancing a lease for what would be the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal.

Tesoro, Savage can intervene in lawsuit

Port of Vancouver commissioners Nancy Baker, Jerry Oliver and Brian Wolfe, and port CEO Todd Coleman have come under public criticism for advancing a lease for what would be the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal.

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

The Port of Vancouver is making plans to redevelop Terminal 1, its oldest property, which includes the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay.

Ideas abound for Terminal 1

The Port of Vancouver is making plans to redevelop Terminal 1, its oldest property, which includes the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay.

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… Read story

Brian Wolfe, Port of Vancouver commission president

Judge rules against recall for Vancouver port’s Wolfe

Brian Wolfe, Port of Vancouver commission president

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

Port of Vancouver commissioners Nancy Baker, Jerry Oliver and Brian Wolfe, and port CEO Todd Coleman have come under public criticism for advancing a lease for what would be the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal.

Oil terminal foes ask judge to void port approval

Port of Vancouver commissioners Nancy Baker, Jerry Oliver and Brian Wolfe, and port CEO Todd Coleman have come under public criticism for advancing a lease for what would be the nation's largest rail-to-marine oil transfer terminal.

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… Read story

Jay Schmidt, left, executive vice president and general manager of Silicon Forest Electronics in Vancouver, will attend the 51st International Paris Air Show.

County, state head to Paris Air Show

Jay Schmidt, left, executive vice president and general manager of Silicon Forest Electronics in Vancouver, will attend the 51st International 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

Brian Wolfe, Port of Vancouver commission president

Judge hears arguments on petition to recall Wolfe

Brian Wolfe, Port of Vancouver commission president

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 commissioner Nancy Baker

Port leaders issue warning to critics on public comments

Port commissioner Nancy Baker

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

Six of seven candidates for Port of Vancouver commissioner fielded questions Monday from The Columbian's editorial board, who sit at the left of the table. Clockwise from the head of the table are: Eric LaBrant, Bob Durgan, Lisa Ross, Peter Harrison, Nick Ande and Bill Hughes.

Port of Vancouver seat candidates share views

Six of seven candidates for Port of Vancouver commissioner fielded questions Monday from The Columbian's editorial board, who sit at the left of the table. Clockwise from the head of the table are: Eric LaBrant, Bob Durgan, Lisa Ross, Peter Harrison, Nick Ande and Bill Hughes.

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