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Apartments planned in Vancouver’s Hudson’s Bay area

June 26, 2021, 5:46am Clark County Business

A developer has submitted a preliminary application to build a pair of multi-family residential buildings totaling four units on a 0.15-acre site at 1919 Davis Ave., with a connected roof structure over an on-site parking area. Read story

Pearson, Grove fields among Washington airports to receive $32,000 grants

June 26, 2021, 5:35am Clark County News

The office of Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Washington, announced Tuesday that Washington airports will be awarded a combined total of more than $217 million from the Airport Rescue Grants Program, which was created as part of the American Rescue Plan Act passed by Congress in March and is intended to help… Read story

Port of Vancouver wraps up berm project

June 26, 2021, 5:34am Clark County News

The Port of Vancouver announced Monday that it has completed work on the Parcel 3 Berm project, a 12-foot tall, roughly 3,500-foot long earthen berm to the south of the Vancouver Lake Flushing Channel at the west end of the port’s property, following about two years of construction. Read story

Traffic travels east on state Highway 14, right, as the highway is looking east at Interstate 205 Monday morning. WSDOT is plans to add a lane in each direction to a portion of the highway next year to ease congestion.

Highway 14 congested corridor to gain lanes in east Vancouver

Traffic travels east on state Highway 14, right, as the highway is looking east at Interstate 205 Monday morning. WSDOT is plans to add a lane in each direction to a portion of the highway next year to ease congestion.

June 22, 2021, 6:04am Business

The state Highway 14 corridor in Vancouver is notorious for rush hour congestion, with an especially unpleasant choke point between Interstate 205 and Southeast 164th Avenue that tends to tie up commuters heading for Oregon. Read story

A signed copy of Emancipation Proclamation at The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

NAACP Vancouver commemorates Juneteenth

A signed copy of Emancipation Proclamation at The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum.

June 19, 2021, 6:01pm Clark County News

The NAACP Vancouver held a virtual event Saturday morning to commemorate Juneteenth, replacing its usual annual celebration with an online presentation for the second year in a row due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Vet assistant Kristin Skalbeck, left, lends a hand as Dr. Troy Schlines treats four-legged patient Buster, 6, for an ear infection at WellHaven Mill Plain on Monday. The company has experienced a surge in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jones is new leader of the pack at Vancouver-based WellHaven Pet Health

Vet assistant Kristin Skalbeck, left, lends a hand as Dr. Troy Schlines treats four-legged patient Buster, 6, for an ear infection at WellHaven Mill Plain on Monday. The company has experienced a surge in demand during the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 18, 2021, 6:03am Business

Vancouver-based WellHaven Pet Health has a new CEO, and she’s stepping into the role at a time when the 3-year-old company is experiencing unprecedented demand at its chain of animal hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

ILWU Local 4 President Cager Claybaugh talks to Gov. Jay Inslee while they walk alongside a wind turbine blade with Port of Vancouver CEO Julianna Marler on Tuesday at the Port of Vancouver. Inslee visited the Port to view an in-progress shipment of wind turbine blades that are coming through Vancouver on their way to Wasco, Ore.

Inslee lauds wind energy jobs during visit to Port of Vancouver

ILWU Local 4 President Cager Claybaugh talks to Gov. Jay Inslee while they walk alongside a wind turbine blade with Port of Vancouver CEO Julianna Marler on Tuesday at the Port of Vancouver. Inslee visited the Port to view an in-progress shipment of wind turbine blades that are coming through Vancouver on their way to Wasco, Ore.

June 15, 2021, 6:50pm Business

Gov. Jay Inslee paid a visit to the Port of Vancouver Tuesday afternoon to tour one of the terminals where a shipment of wind turbine blades is in the process of being unloaded and trucked out to a wind energy project near Wasco, Ore. Read story

Houses under construction in Camas.

Clark County housing market stays hot in May

Houses under construction in Camas.

June 15, 2021, 6:05am Business

Clark County’s housing market saw another month of intense activity in May, according to the latest report from the Regional Multiple Listing Service, with high sales outpacing new listings and keeping the market constrained at a near-record low supply. Read story

For the second year in a row, the "Welcome to Washington" display along Interstate 5 has not been replanted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The garden is normally replanted with flowers each spring by volunteers from the Washington State University Extension Master Gardener program.

Washington welcome sign must wait until spring for delayed replanting

For the second year in a row, the "Welcome to Washington" display along Interstate 5 has not been replanted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The garden is normally replanted with flowers each spring by volunteers from the Washington State University Extension Master Gardener program.

June 15, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

The “Welcome to Washington” display along Interstate 5 in Vancouver became an indirect pandemic casualty last summer, and the Evergreen State-shaped flower bed is going to have to wait another year before it can return to its former glory. Read story

Vladimir Rakach, senior construction manager for Hurley Development, works in his office at Hurley Tower in downtown Vancouver.

Office space in Vancouver on the rebound

Vladimir Rakach, senior construction manager for Hurley Development, works in his office at Hurley Tower in downtown Vancouver.

June 13, 2021, 6:05am Business

The coronavirus pandemic triggered an immediate and seismic shift in the professional office landscape, sending entire offices home for 15 months of remote work and forcing companies to grapple with unexplored questions about how much of their work actually requires a professional office setting. Read story