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Vancouver couple accused of workers’ comp fraud

July 19, 2021, 6:10pm Business

A Vancouver couple have been charged with the theft of workers’ compensation insurance benefits from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries. Read story

The I-5 bridge looking north from the southeast tower into Vancouver.

I-5 Bridge project details timeline, goals

The I-5 bridge looking north from the southeast tower into Vancouver.

July 18, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Less than a year from now, the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program office hopes to have settled on a single preferred configuration for a new Interstate 5 Bridge over the Columbia River — one that would answer all of the big design questions, such as how many lanes the bridge would… Read story

Signs and caution tape are common sights along the Mill Plain corridor lately due to an ongoing WSDOT project aimed at setting up the corridor to better accommodate freight traffic and adding new bike and pedestrian infrastructure.

Clark County road work gets into gear

Signs and caution tape are common sights along the Mill Plain corridor lately due to an ongoing WSDOT project aimed at setting up the corridor to better accommodate freight traffic and adding new bike and pedestrian infrastructure.

July 17, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

Washington State Department of Transportation officials say they’re in the midst of a busy summer packed with repair projects and maintenance work on Southwest Washington roadways, and local motorists should try to stay on top of big upcoming projects and prepare to deal with occasional delays. Read story

New homes are under construction at Kennedy Farm in Ridgefield .

Sizzling weather barely cools June housing market in S.W. Washington

New homes are under construction at Kennedy Farm in Ridgefield .

July 15, 2021, 3:27pm Business

The Southwest Washington housing market stayed hot in June, with an influx of new listings balanced out by a surge in closed sales, according to the latest report from the Regional Multiple Listing Service. Read story

A 60-foot Vine bus pictured at the C-Tran maintenance center in Vancouver.

C-Tran proposes service changes, including bus line to Ridgefield

A 60-foot Vine bus pictured at the C-Tran maintenance center in Vancouver.

July 15, 2021, 6:02am Business

C-Tran staff unveiled a wide-ranging list of proposed service changes this week, including the establishment of a fixed-route bus line to Ridgefield and the consolidation of some of the agency’s express service routes between Vancouver and Portland. Read story

The Crosley Lanes sign flashes and spins on Tuesday in Vancouver. Owners Don and Rachel Allen plan to retire and sell the property to a developer who intends to build a five-story apartment complex on the site.

Crosley Lanes to be sold, Vancouver site to become apartments

The Crosley Lanes sign flashes and spins on Tuesday in Vancouver. Owners Don and Rachel Allen plan to retire and sell the property to a developer who intends to build a five-story apartment complex on the site.

July 15, 2021, 6:02am Business

Allen’s Crosley Lanes, the 65-year-old bowling center in Vancouver’s Hudson’s Bay neighborhood, is heading for an upcoming — though not quite imminent — closure. Read story

Vancouver-based Papa Murphy’s reports heat wave put a chill on sales

July 14, 2021, 5:55am Clark County Business

Pacific Northwest consumers appear to be reluctant to fire up their ovens during triple-digit weather events. Read story

Port of Vancouver to develop its Climate Action Plan

July 14, 2021, 5:54am Clark County Business

The Port of Vancouver’s Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to authorize CEO Julianna Marler to develop and implement the port’s Climate Action Plan, which will guide port staff’s efforts to reduce the port’s greenhouse gas emissions. Read story

Deserted desks line the main office of ZoomInfo in downtown Vancouver.(Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

ZoomInfo announces $575M acquisition of Chorus.ai

Deserted desks line the main office of ZoomInfo in downtown Vancouver.(Amanda Cowan/The Columbian)

July 13, 2021, 10:02am Business

Vancouver-based ZoomInfo announced Tuesday that it will acquire business intelligence company Chorus.ai in a $575 million transaction. Read story

Vancouver resident Rachael Okerlund steps off a C-Tran bus wearing a face covering on Friday at the Vancouver Mall Transit Center. Face coverings remain a requirement on Vancouver public transit in accordance with CDC rules.

C-Tran ridership on the rebound in Clark County

Vancouver resident Rachael Okerlund steps off a C-Tran bus wearing a face covering on Friday at the Vancouver Mall Transit Center. Face coverings remain a requirement on Vancouver public transit in accordance with CDC rules.

July 13, 2021, 6:00am Business

June 30 marked the end of most of Washington’s COVID-19 pandemic restrictions including the indoor mask mandate at most businesses and public locations, but the requirement has persisted for transit riders on C-Tran buses due to separate state and federal mandates. Read story