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Vancouver’s ZoomInfo launches Targeted Audiences tool

February 4, 2021, 5:58am Clark County Business

Vancouver-based marketing intelligence company ZoomInfo announced Wednesday it has launched a new product called Targeted Audiences, aimed at giving digital marketers a more accurate way to search out their ideal customers. Read story

ilani celebrated the debut of its new parking garage by commissioning a pair of edible cars to race down the access ramp. According to ilani, the cars were 91 percent cake. Top, ilani commissioned two cake cars to celebrate the opening of its new parking garage. Each car weighed in at about 670 pounds and consisted of a cake body mounted on an aluminum frame.

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ilani celebrated the debut of its new parking garage by commissioning a pair of edible cars to race down the access ramp. According to ilani, the cars were 91 percent cake. Top, ilani commissioned two cake cars to celebrate the opening of its new parking garage. Each car weighed in at about 670 pounds and consisted of a cake body mounted on an aluminum frame.

February 3, 2021, 6:05am Business

ilani has officially opened its new six-story parking garage, and the casino opted to celebrate the occasion by racing edible cars — as in, cars made primarily out of cake. Read story

Concept art from Koelsch Communities shows the planned design of a new senior living facility in Salmon Creek called University Village. The $108 million project broke ground in January and is targeted  to open 2022.

University Village breaks ground near Salmon Creek

Concept art from Koelsch Communities shows the planned design of a new senior living facility in Salmon Creek called University Village. The $108 million project broke ground in January and is targeted  to open 2022.

February 1, 2021, 6:05am Business

Koelsch Communities has kicked off construction of a $108 million development that will establish a new senior living center called University Village in the Salmon Creek area. The project broke ground in January and is scheduled to open in 2022. Read story

Heaters at the outdoor dining area of the Main Event in downtown Vancouver add warmth for customers Alyson Hilken, from left, Krissy Sadewasser and John Laughlin as they enjoy a happy hour drink.  At top, a sign informs customers of alternative dining options at Main Event.

Clark County restaurateurs continue to wait as restrictions continue

Heaters at the outdoor dining area of the Main Event in downtown Vancouver add warmth for customers Alyson Hilken, from left, Krissy Sadewasser and John Laughlin as they enjoy a happy hour drink.  At top, a sign informs customers of alternative dining options at Main Event.

January 29, 2021, 6:05am Business

Clark County restaurant owners hoping for a return to indoor dining are going to have to wait at least another two weeks. Read story

A worker lends a hand at a house under construction in the Felida Overlook neighborhood Wednesday morning. A set of energy code updates is set to take effect Feb. 1, and builders have expressed concern that the new rules could drive up construction costs at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has already pushed up home prices.

Clark County homebuilders decry timing of new energy standards, say home prices will go up

A worker lends a hand at a house under construction in the Felida Overlook neighborhood Wednesday morning. A set of energy code updates is set to take effect Feb. 1, and builders have expressed concern that the new rules could drive up construction costs at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic has already pushed up home prices.

January 28, 2021, 6:06am Clark County Business

Vancouver-area homebuilders say a new round of energy efficiency standards could add $15,000 or more to the price of new houses, according to the Building Industry Association of Clark County. The timing appears to be their biggest complaint. Read story

Andy Kao, executive chef at Panda Express, tastes a meatball recipe at the company's Express Innovation Kitchen in Pasadena, Calif.

Vancouver Panda Express planned just south of Mill Plain

Andy Kao, executive chef at Panda Express, tastes a meatball recipe at the company's Express Innovation Kitchen in Pasadena, Calif.

January 27, 2021, 6:00am Business

A developer has submitted plans to build a new drive-thru building that would house a Panda Express fast-food restaurant at 304 S.E. 123rd Ave., slightly south of the intersection with Mill Plain Boulevard. Read story

The homepage of the Washington State Employment Security Department.

Clark County sees 100-job gain in December as retail hiring offset by restaurants’ losses

The homepage of the Washington State Employment Security Department.

January 26, 2021, 6:37pm Clark County Business

Clark County employers added approximately 100 jobs in December, capping a tumultuous year in which the county suffered a net loss of 12,300 jobs since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and 10,800 jobs over the whole year. Read story

Staffer Allison Berhow instructs a driver to self-administer an oral COVID-19 test Saturday at the new Tower Mall drive-thru testing site. Visitors receive their results in two or three days.

Tower Mall COVID-19 testing site offers rapid free testing to all

Staffer Allison Berhow instructs a driver to self-administer an oral COVID-19 test Saturday at the new Tower Mall drive-thru testing site. Visitors receive their results in two or three days.

January 23, 2021, 6:18pm Clark County Health

Universal COVID-19 vaccine availability is still a long way off and local health officials are working to provide faster and easier testing options in the meantime. Clark County's newest rapid testing site debuted two weeks ago at the Tower Mall in Vancouver and is aimed at providing free, no-barrier testing. Read story

Snow gathers on Burnt Bridge Creek Trail in Vancouver on Monday morning, Feb. 25, 2019.

Forecasters: Snow possible in Clark County

Snow gathers on Burnt Bridge Creek Trail in Vancouver on Monday morning, Feb. 25, 2019.

January 23, 2021, 1:19pm Clark County News

Weather forecasts in recent days have raised the tantalizing possibility that Clark County might see some snow in the first half of the week, a welcome break from what has so far been an unseasonably warm winter. Read story

Guests eat indoors on Tuesday at Uptown Barrel Room in Vancouver's Uptown Village.

Challenges continue for Clark County restaurant owners under new ‘open-air’ guidelines

Guests eat indoors on Tuesday at Uptown Barrel Room in Vancouver's Uptown Village.

January 22, 2021, 6:30am Business

For restaurant owners, the latest COVID-19-era adaptation is a number: 450 parts per million. That’s the maximum level of carbon dioxide permitted in the ambient air of any enclosed dining structure under the new “open-air” dining guidelines released last week by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office. Read story