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Business services consultant Marnie Farness gets settled into WorkSource's new offices, 204 S.E. Stone Mill Drive, on Monday.

WorkSource moves into new offices

Business services consultant Marnie Farness gets settled into WorkSource's new offices, 204 S.E. Stone Mill Drive, on Monday.

November 16, 2015, 4:51pm Business

Employees at WorkSource Vancouver settled into new offices Monday at 204 S.E. Stone Mill Drive, Suite 215, a central Vancouver location that the agency says will offer more space and better access to technology for employees and job seekers than the previous office. Read story

Sean McClain, CEO of AbSci, announces his company has leased a portion of Terminal 1 along the waterfront in Vancouver. Various port and city officials attended the announcement.

Former Red Lion will house biotech company, port announces

Sean McClain, CEO of AbSci, announces his company has leased a portion of Terminal 1 along the waterfront in Vancouver. Various port and city officials attended the announcement.

November 16, 2015, 11:11am Business

A portion of the former Red Lion hotel building on Vancouver’s Columbia River waterfront will be transformed into offices and wet labs for a Portland biotechnology company, under an agreement approved Monday by the Port of Vancouver’s Board of Commissioners, owner of the building at Terminal 1. Read story

Strictly Business: Does a tip in power loom in restaurants?

November 15, 2015, 6:02am Business

Quite a few years ago, after a long night and day running the Hood to Coast Relay, I piled into a van for the drive back home from the Oregon Coast. Famished, we rolled into a restaurant on Highway 26. Read story

Mint Tea in Uptown Village will close its doors at the end of the year.

Mint Tea to close

Mint Tea in Uptown Village will close its doors at the end of the year.

November 13, 2015, 4:57pm Business

Mint Tea, a unique tea shop and bistro restaurant that has been an anchor of Uptown Village since 2008, will close its doors at the end of December. Read story

The Columbia River Economic Development Council has increased its focus on attracting and supporting innovative technlogy companies with events like this "Digital Technology Innovation Showcase" held in 2013. The public-private jobs promotor is among the sponsors of a a Nov. 18 business innovation forum that features Tim Boyle, CEO of Columbia Sportswear, as keynote speaker.

WSUV plans to launch new entrepreneurship major

The Columbia River Economic Development Council has increased its focus on attracting and supporting innovative technlogy companies with events like this "Digital Technology Innovation Showcase" held in 2013. The public-private jobs promotor is among the sponsors of a a Nov. 18 business innovation forum that features Tim Boyle, CEO of Columbia Sportswear, as keynote speaker.

November 12, 2015, 5:12pm Business

Washington State University Vancouver will launch a new entrepreneurship major within its Carson College of Business next fall, saying it is responding to strong community support academic support of Southwest Washington's growing business startup culture. Read story

Dorethea Simone, right, and others protest against the Trans Pacific Partnership along Fort Vancouver Way in Vancouver on Thursday.

Feds release trade data tied to pact

Dorethea Simone, right, and others protest against the Trans Pacific Partnership along Fort Vancouver Way in Vancouver on Thursday.

November 12, 2015, 4:58pm Business

The U.S. Department of Commerce on Thursday released a report listing existing trade volumes between each state and the countries that are included in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership, while declaring that the controversial new trade pact will boost American jobs, investments and exports. Read story

Construction crews from Tapani Underground work at downtown Vancouver's Turtle Place on the future bus terminus for The Vine, a bus rapid transit service that will run to Westfield Vancouver mall.

Turtle Place readied for bus rapid transit

Construction crews from Tapani Underground work at downtown Vancouver's Turtle Place on the future bus terminus for The Vine, a bus rapid transit service that will run to Westfield Vancouver mall.

November 12, 2015, 6:00am Business

Construction has begun at the downtown plaza known as Turtle Place this week as part of C-Tran's development of The Vine. The bus rapid transit service will connect downtown to Westfield Vancouver mall via a route that will run largely along Fourth Plain Boulevard. Read story

The Port of Vancouver on Aug. 13 celebrated the completion of a new $30 million rail entrance project. Dubbed the "trench," it allows trains to move under the Columbia River Rail Bridge and to avoid conflicts with BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad mainlines.

Port OKs preliminary budget of $76.9M

The Port of Vancouver on Aug. 13 celebrated the completion of a new $30 million rail entrance project. Dubbed the "trench," it allows trains to move under the Columbia River Rail Bridge and to avoid conflicts with BNSF Railway and Union Pacific Railroad mainlines.

November 10, 2015, 4:01pm Business

The Port of Vancouver's Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved a preliminary 2016 budget that projects $76.9 million in spending in the fiscal year, including up to $23 million in borrowed money to pay for ongoing fright rail access improvements and other capital projects. Read story

Shares of Vancouver’s Barrett take a beating following disclosure

November 10, 2015, 12:22pm Business

Vancouver-based Barrett Business Services disclosed Monday that its financial filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission in August 2014 "can no longer be relied upon." The company also said it would not meet the deadline for filing its required financial report for the this year's third quarter. Read story

Bobbi Pratt of Orchards, left, sifts through the variety of discounted movies with her mom, Bernice Hayes, also of Orchards on Sept. 23 at the new Wal-Mart.

Clark County, Vancouver top state in retail sales growth

Bobbi Pratt of Orchards, left, sifts through the variety of discounted movies with her mom, Bernice Hayes, also of Orchards on Sept. 23 at the new Wal-Mart.

November 9, 2015, 12:20pm Business

The growth rate in taxable retail sales in Clark County and the city of Vancouver topped statewide averages in this year's second quarter, with Clark County reporting a nearly 15 percent increase from a year ago and Vancouver achieving a 16.8 percent one-year growth rate during the three-month period ending June 30. Read story