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Chandra Chase, programs and communications director at the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, took a lead role in developing the upcoming Digital Technology Expo, which will be held Thursday at the Hilton Vancouver Washington.

Making tech connections at Vancouver’s first Digital Technology Expo

Chandra Chase, programs and communications director at the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, took a lead role in developing the upcoming Digital Technology Expo, which will be held Thursday at the Hilton Vancouver Washington.

April 24, 2016, 6:00am Business

Just when we learn some new technology in today's workplace, something newer and supposedly better comes along to replace it. Then we have to learn again. Read story

Wacom, a maker of digital pens used by artists and illustrators, showed off its new Wacom Americas headquarters in Portland's Pearl District on Thursday. The company relocated from Vancouver after 27 years to increase its visibilty and connections with Portland's creative technology sector.

Wacom completes Portland move

Wacom, a maker of digital pens used by artists and illustrators, showed off its new Wacom Americas headquarters in Portland's Pearl District on Thursday. The company relocated from Vancouver after 27 years to increase its visibilty and connections with Portland's creative technology sector.

April 21, 2016, 4:59pm Business

Wacom's new Americas headquarters in Portland's Pearl District is 18 miles and a whole world away from the digital pen maker's former offices in Vancouver's Columbia Tech Center, and the company couldn't be happier about its new world view in Portland's creative heartland. Read story

Cars are parked outside Instafab on a Monday morning in February in Vancouver.

Vancouver’s Instafab fined for serious safety violations

Cars are parked outside Instafab on a Monday morning in February in Vancouver.

April 19, 2016, 4:20pm Business

State safety regulators have imposed $30,400 in fines on Instafab, a steel fabrication and installation firm under fire from labor union advocates, for 10 safety violations categorized as "serious" at the Vancouver company's fabrication plant. Read story

The American Empress, shown here in 2015, launches its Columbia River cruises from the Port of Vancouver's Terminal One, adjacent to the now-shuttered Red Lion at the Quay. The ship is increasingly popular as it moves into its third consecutive year on the Columbia.

Cruise passengers get rollin’ on the river

The American Empress, shown here in 2015, launches its Columbia River cruises from the Port of Vancouver's Terminal One, adjacent to the now-shuttered Red Lion at the Quay. The ship is increasingly popular as it moves into its third consecutive year on the Columbia.

April 15, 2016, 4:13pm Business

With the Columbia River now a hot destination for U.S. river cruises, the is preparing to welcome record numbers of travelers as it moves into its third consecutive year on the great river of the West. Read story

Kuni Auto Group President Greg Goodwin gives a tour of the company headquarters in Vancouver in November.

Vancouver-based Kuni auto group sold to N.J. dealer

Kuni Auto Group President Greg Goodwin gives a tour of the company headquarters in Vancouver in November.

April 12, 2016, 9:35am Business

Vancouver-based Kuni Automotive has been sold to a New Jersey auto dealership group, both companies announced this morning. Kuni, with 14 dealerships in five western states, will retain its brand name. Read story

Comcast employees and customers interact in the company's new Vancouver Plaza store, which opened Monday. The Xfinity Store is part of Comcast's new approach to customer service.

Comcast opens new, larger Xfinity Store

Comcast employees and customers interact in the company's new Vancouver Plaza store, which opened Monday. The Xfinity Store is part of Comcast's new approach to customer service.

April 12, 2016, 5:45am Business

Comcast has expanded and upgraded its retail presence in Clark County with the opening at Vancouver Plaza of a new, larger store. Read story

Longview coal plan report set for release

April 8, 2016, 4:37pm Business

A draft Environmental Impact Statement for Millennium Bulk Terminals' Longview coal export terminal will be released April 29, and public comments will be accepted through June 13, according to the Washington Department of Ecology. Read story

Construction continues Friday morning at the intersection of S.E. Mill Plain Boulevard and S.E. 164th Avenue where Vancouver's first Chick-fil-A is being built.

Chick-fil-A is on its way to Vancouver

Construction continues Friday morning at the intersection of S.E. Mill Plain Boulevard and S.E. 164th Avenue where Vancouver's first Chick-fil-A is being built.

April 8, 2016, 4:37pm Business

Construction is underway on Vancouver's first Chick-fil-A restaurant, at the intersection of Southeast 164th Avenue and Mill Plain Boulevard. Read story

John McDonagh

Vancouver Business Journal publisher named chamber CEO

John McDonagh

April 6, 2016, 4:24pm Business

John McDonagh, publisher and co-owner of the Vancouver Business Journal, has been appointed president and chief executive officer of the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce. Read story

Clark County's job increase in February was spread out across nearly every employment sector, including health care, where the county added 200 jobs.

Clark County posts solid job growth rate in February

Clark County's job increase in February was spread out across nearly every employment sector, including health care, where the county added 200 jobs.

March 30, 2016, 6:05am Business

Clark County added 5,500 jobs for the yearlong period that ran through February, regional economist Scott Bailey reported Tuesday. For the month, the county's seasonally adjusted nonfarm employment rose by 300 jobs Read story