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Vancouver-based nLIGHT posts another solid quarter despite coronavirus

August 6, 2020, 6:00am Business

Vancouver-based industrial laser manufacturer nLIGHT posted stronger-than-expected second quarter results Wednesday, marking two quarters in a row that the company has managed to avoid major negative impacts from the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Trunnion, sheaves for September repair of Interstate 5 Bridge span arrivevideo icon

August 5, 2020, 6:05am Business

The Interstate 5 Bridge trunnion replacement project won’t begin in earnest until September, but preliminary work is already underway at the site, including the Tuesday morning arrival of a barge carrying the new sheaves, trunnion and other replacement components for the bridge’s lift system. Read story

Herrera Beutler vows to seek funds from federal gas tax for I-5 Bridge

August 3, 2020, 5:58pm Clark County News

U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Battle Ground, pledged Monday to help bring in federal gas tax funding for a potential new Interstate 5 Bridge replacement project. But she also called for the planning process to be mindful of the concerns of Southwest Washington residents. Read story

Weeds make for eyesore on I-5 in Vancouver

July 23, 2020, 3:56pm Clark County News

The “Welcome to Washington” display on Interstate 5 in Vancouver has become a little drab lately, with a large crop of weeds taking over what is normally a state-shaped bed of flowers in front of the sign. Read story

Two more wineries planned for Waterfront Vancouver

July 23, 2020, 6:02am Business

Two more wineries are heading to The Waterfront Vancouver, bringing the grand total to nine wineries with a current or planned presence at the development. Read story

Stretch of Interstate 5 in Clark County to temporarily close as summer road projects begin

July 22, 2020, 6:05am Business

A roughly five-mile stretch of Interstate 5 in Clark County is scheduled to close in both directions beginning 11 p.m. Friday while crews install an overhead sign bridge. The freeway is scheduled to reopen at 6 a.m. Saturday. Read story

CytoDyn touts ‘impressive’ early results for virus drug

July 21, 2020, 6:03pm Business

Vancouver-based biotechnology company CytoDyn Inc. on Tuesday detailed what it characterized as an “impressive” set of initial results from a recent clinical trial to test the safety and effectiveness of the company’s signature drug as a treatment for COVID-19 symptoms. Read story

Clark County small-business owners fear possible ‘phase rollbacks’

July 21, 2020, 6:05am Business

March was a nightmare scenario for any restaurant when the pandemic struck and state restrictions limited business practices: Layoffs came. Tens of thousands of dollars worth of food and stale beer were thrown away. There was no profit for the foreseeable future. Read story

Economic recovery forum in Vancouver adjusts to pandemic landscape

July 17, 2020, 7:18pm Business

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the usual lineup of conferences and events that would be held at the Hilton Vancouver Washington in a typical year, but this week saw a hint of how those kinds of events are evolving to match the times. Read story