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Driver Jennifer Heinlein of Vancouver would benefit from a proposed new law that would require ride-hail companies to pay benefits and minimum wage to contractors. Opponents say it will drive up the cost of rides.

Clark County, Washington ride-hail drivers could soon be getting raise, benefits

Driver Jennifer Heinlein of Vancouver would benefit from a proposed new law that would require ride-hail companies to pay benefits and minimum wage to contractors. Opponents say it will drive up the cost of rides.

March 4, 2022, 6:44pm Business

Drivers for ride-hail companies don’t always get the best treatment. When Jennifer Heinlein, an Uber driver, was driving a passenger home from the airport one night, her car was smashed when a drunk driver caused a multiple car pileup on the St. John’s Bridge that launched her into oncoming traffic.… Read story

Brewer Josh McKinley installs a gasket into a fermentation tank at 54-40 Brewing Co. in Washougal. The brewery has been picked up for statewide distribution.

Washougal’s 54-40 Brewing on tap for state distribution

Brewer Josh McKinley installs a gasket into a fermentation tank at 54-40 Brewing Co. in Washougal. The brewery has been picked up for statewide distribution.

March 4, 2022, 6:07am Business

His college history class paper was on German immigration and the brewing industry; it was a choice he made because his grandfather always drank Pabst Blue Ribbon and Henry Weinhard’s Private Reserve. Read story

Former Red Lion Hotel on the River-Jantzen Beach reopens as Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront

March 3, 2022, 5:59am Business

After a multiyear renovation, IHG Hotels & Resorts announced Wednesday the grand opening of its Holiday Inn Portland-Columbia Riverfront. Read story

The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

PeaceHealth announces new specialty services

The PeaceHeath Southwest Medical Center emergency room.

March 1, 2022, 6:03am Business

PeaceHealth patients will soon be able to get specialty pharmacy services or infusion services through a new partnership with Ardon Health and Emerging Health. Read story

A shopper walks in front of a Loop return bin Tuesday at the Grand Central Fred Meyer. The company is partnering with Loop, which offers reusable packaging for select groceries.

Reusable packaging gets in the Loop at Fred Meyer stores

A shopper walks in front of a Loop return bin Tuesday at the Grand Central Fred Meyer. The company is partnering with Loop, which offers reusable packaging for select groceries.

March 1, 2022, 6:03am Business

Grocery shoppers are used to buying food knowing that the containers the food is in will either have to be thrown away or recycled. But now for shoppers at Portland-area Fred Meyer stores, there’s a third option: they can be reused. Read story

Social media influencer Jeimy Cruz, stands in front of a wall of products as she uses her smartphone to film a post for TikTok at her northeast Vancouver garage.

Influencers in Clark County use social media to turn hobbies into income, careers

Social media influencer Jeimy Cruz, stands in front of a wall of products as she uses her smartphone to film a post for TikTok at her northeast Vancouver garage.

February 28, 2022, 6:03am Business

Jeimy Cruz is not in movies. She’s not on television. But people still recognize her when she’s shopping at Walgreens. Why? She’s an influencer. Read story

Peanut Butter Pickle Burger at Killer Burger on Monday August 6, 2012.

‘A great next step’: Killer Burger to open third shop in Vancouver

Peanut Butter Pickle Burger at Killer Burger on Monday August 6, 2012.

February 26, 2022, 2:04pm Business

A darling of local burgers, Killer Burger, announced Friday that it’s opening its third location in Vancouver. The shop will open Monday at 14321 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. in the Evergreen Crossing shopping center and will give customers a mix of classic and original tastes. Read story

Paul Demanyik, pastor at Ukrainian Baptist Church, walks out the front doors of the church in northeast Vancouver on Feb. 22. Demanyik is among those who are closely watching the situation at the border of Ukraine and Russia.

Vancouver church launches collection for Ukraine

Paul Demanyik, pastor at Ukrainian Baptist Church, walks out the front doors of the church in northeast Vancouver on Feb. 22. Demanyik is among those who are closely watching the situation at the border of Ukraine and Russia.

February 26, 2022, 6:06am Churches & Religion

Vancouver’s Ukrainian Baptist Church is collecting money and supplies to send to Ukraine. Read story

Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato bisque soup and coffee at the Rosemary Cafe in2012.

Rosemary Cafe in downtown Vancouver closes

Grilled cheese sandwich, tomato bisque soup and coffee at the Rosemary Cafe in2012.

February 25, 2022, 6:03am Business

The Rosemary Cafe, which had occupied the ground floor in the 1001 Main St. building in downtown Vancouver, closed its doors Dec. 31. Read story

Paul Demyanik, pastor at Ukrainian Baptist Church, pauses for a portrait in his church's sanctuary in northeast Vancouver. He fears for those in his homeland if Russia takes over the country.

Ukrainian immigrants in Clark County fear for homeland

Paul Demyanik, pastor at Ukrainian Baptist Church, pauses for a portrait in his church's sanctuary in northeast Vancouver. He fears for those in his homeland if Russia takes over the country.

February 23, 2022, 6:04am Churches & Religion

As the Russian government moves into Ukraine, local Ukrainian immigrants fear for the freedoms of their friends and family. Read story