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The new Pacfic Continental Bank in downtown Vancouver's Hudson Building features a large, open lobby area with amenities that the business bank hopes will appeal to its customers and the larger community.

Bank branches are branching out

The new Pacfic Continental Bank in downtown Vancouver's Hudson Building features a large, open lobby area with amenities that the business bank hopes will appeal to its customers and the larger community.

March 27, 2016, 6:07am Business

Walk into the glistening Pacific Continental Bank in downtown Vancouver's new Hudson Building, and you'll see one vision of banking's future. Read story

Vancouver New Seasons Market manager Glen Jones, left, and the store's Green Team captain Makayla Karlsen look over energy-saving doors at the store, which was recognized Thursday evening by the Clark County Green Business Program as the Green Business of the Year.

New Seasons named Green Business of Year

Vancouver New Seasons Market manager Glen Jones, left, and the store's Green Team captain Makayla Karlsen look over energy-saving doors at the store, which was recognized Thursday evening by the Clark County Green Business Program as the Green Business of the Year.

March 24, 2016, 7:05pm Business

Clark County's Green Business Program is a growing concern, and its new Green Business of the Year event Thursday evening is a sign of its push for a higher community profile. Read story

DiscoverOrg co-founder Henry Schuck chose downtown Vancouver for their business expansion.

DiscoverOrg set for growth with cash infusion

DiscoverOrg co-founder Henry Schuck chose downtown Vancouver for their business expansion.

March 21, 2016, 5:46pm Business

DiscoverOrg, the Vancouver-based provider of market intelligence information to businesses, is about to launch another growth spurt. Read story

Umpqua Bank will close this Heights branch bank at 6501 E. Mill Plain Blvd, this summer, one of 26 branch closures in four states that Umpqua will make this summer.

Vancouver branch among Umpqua Bank closures

Umpqua Bank will close this Heights branch bank at 6501 E. Mill Plain Blvd, this summer, one of 26 branch closures in four states that Umpqua will make this summer.

March 18, 2016, 4:59pm Business

Umpqua Bank is closing its Heights branch at 6501 E. Mill Plain Blvd., one of 26 branch closures in four states for the Portland-based bank. Read story

Clark County's housing market continued to show continued strength in February.

Clark County housing market still strong

Clark County's housing market continued to show continued strength in February.

March 14, 2016, 4:54pm Business

Clark County's housing market in February once again showed continued strength, but with some month-over-month softness in sales and median sale price, according to the monthly report from the Portland-based RMLS listing service. Read story

Strictly business: Ex-Im customers ask: Why?

March 13, 2016, 6:05am Business

Back in October, Jim Harris was waiting for Congress to do what both political parties say is vital to the nation: create jobs. Read story

Portland firm acquires HDJ Design Group of Vancouver

March 10, 2016, 3:04pm Business

Portland based consulting firm PBS Engineering and Environmental Inc. has acquired HDJ Design Group of Vancouver in a transaction that will merge the two companies into a nearly 200-employee engineering and design consulting firm with a strong presence across the Northwest region. Read story

Barrett Business Services stock dives after firing CFO

March 10, 2016, 1:58pm Business

Vancouver-based Barrett Business Services disclosed late Wednesday that it has terminated Chief Financial Officer Jim Miller after learning that Miller made "unsupported journal entries " in financial records during each calendar quarter of 2013. Read story

Duane Wilson, founder of DeWils Industries

DeWils founder Wilson remembered as ‘a creator’

Duane Wilson, founder of DeWils Industries

March 9, 2016, 6:08pm Business

In high school, Duane Wilson snagged a job building rowboats for the owners of a marina on Lacamas Lake. By building at least 10 of the boats at the same time, Wilson realized the time-saving value of cutting and assembling many parts at a time. Read story

Werner Letsch, a customer at the new Parkrose Hardware store at 8000 E. Mill Plain Blvd., shops for sledge hammers.

Parkrose Hardware expands with new Vancouver location

Werner Letsch, a customer at the new Parkrose Hardware store at 8000 E. Mill Plain Blvd., shops for sledge hammers.

March 9, 2016, 6:05am Business

Vancouver's newest Parkrose Hardware store will hold its official grand opening this weekend to coincide with the company's 51st anniversary celebration. Events are set at both Vancouver stores and the company's flagship east Portland store. Read story