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Callie Christensen, co-CEO of Slumberkins, talks about the challenges facing her business this year during the annual Economic Forecast Breakfast at the Hilton Vancouver Washington. Other panelists were Esther Liu of LSW Architects and Scott Bailey of the state Employment Security Department.

Keynote speaker at economic forecast event lauds Clark County’s recovery

Callie Christensen, co-CEO of Slumberkins, talks about the challenges facing her business this year during the annual Economic Forecast Breakfast at the Hilton Vancouver Washington. Other panelists were Esther Liu of LSW Architects and Scott Bailey of the state Employment Security Department.

June 2, 2022, 7:04pm Business

Gas prices are too high. Housing is in short supply. Consumer confidence is falling. Read story

Recruitment ads for The Columbian's first community funded journalists are seen in the Sunday, May 22, 2022 edition of the newspaper.

From the Newsroom: We’re on a hiring spree

Recruitment ads for The Columbian's first community funded journalists are seen in the Sunday, May 22, 2022 edition of the newspaper.

May 28, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

We’ve been busy in the newsroom lately, interviewing reporter candidates. Read story

Columbian photojournalist Taylor Balkom works in The Columbian's photo studio on May 4 with staff members Amy Libby, from left, Mark Bowder, Monika Spykerman, Scott Hewitt and Erin Middlewood.

From the Newsroom: Working together, yet apart

Columbian photojournalist Taylor Balkom works in The Columbian's photo studio on May 4 with staff members Amy Libby, from left, Mark Bowder, Monika Spykerman, Scott Hewitt and Erin Middlewood.

May 21, 2022, 6:00am Clark County News

Is journalism a collaborative effort? Should it be? Those are big theoretical questions behind a few small projects we have been working on at The Columbian. Read story

Two pleasure boats catch fire on Columbia River

May 15, 2022, 10:29pm Clark County News

Two pleasure boats caught fire on the Columbia River between Vancouver and Caterpillar Island Sunday afternoon. One boat sank, according to the Vancouver Fire Department. The alarm was sounded at 2:39 p.m. Vancouver firefighters responded to 10612 N.W. Lower River Road with one engine, one ladder truck, two fire boats… Read story

Oregon suspects linked to crimes in Vancouver

May 14, 2022, 8:27pm Clark County News

Two men under arrest in Tigard, Ore., are also suspects in crimes in Vancouver, according to Tigard police. Read story

Columbian photographer Reid Blackburn photographs Mount St.

From the newsroom: Covering St. Helens in 1980

Columbian photographer Reid Blackburn photographs Mount St.

May 14, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

Wednesday marks the 42nd anniversary of the catastrophic eruption of Mount St. Helens. On May 18, 1980, it erupted at 8:32 a.m., killing Columbian photojournalist Reid Blackburn and more than 50 other people. Read story

Heavy machinery is in place at the former Joe's Crab Shack, due to be demolished beginning today.

Joe’s Crab Shack demolition begins ahead of new Vancouver waterfront development

Heavy machinery is in place at the former Joe's Crab Shack, due to be demolished beginning today.

May 13, 2022, 6:03am Business

The wrecking ball will swing on both sides of the Interstate 5 Bridge in Vancouver today. Even as the last of the Red Lion Hotel at the Quay disappears, Kirkland Development plans to start demolition of the former Joe’s Crab Shack restaurant. Read story

Founder and CEO Sean McClain poses next to a mural in a lab at Absci Corp., headquartered in Vancouver.

Absci reports quarterly loss of $29.5 million

Founder and CEO Sean McClain poses next to a mural in a lab at Absci Corp., headquartered in Vancouver.

May 12, 2022, 5:59am Business

Vancouver-based biotechnology company Absci on Wednesday reported a net loss of $29.5 million, or 33 cents per diluted share, on revenues of $819,000 for its fiscal first quarter ended March 31. That compares with a loss of $11 million on revenues of $1.1 million in the same quarter last year. Read story

Port of Vancouver officials look on as the iconic sign for the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay comes down Thursday morning. The sign removal is a part of a larger project to demolish the former hotel and rebuild Terminal 1, extending the district established by the new Waterfront Vancouver.

End of the line for Red Lion hotel sign

Port of Vancouver officials look on as the iconic sign for the Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay comes down Thursday morning. The sign removal is a part of a larger project to demolish the former hotel and rebuild Terminal 1, extending the district established by the new Waterfront Vancouver.

May 5, 2022, 5:52pm Business

There are no more rooms at the inn. And now, no iconic sign, either. Read story

A mural by artist Guy Drennan on the east side of The Columbian building pictured on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

From the Newsroom: CFJ helps regain what was lost

A mural by artist Guy Drennan on the east side of The Columbian building pictured on Tuesday, November 10, 2020.

April 30, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

By now, you’ve probably read the big news about The Columbian: We’ve launched a Community Funded Journalism initiative in order to boost our metro reporting staff. Read story