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Steve Hilken, one of the owners of Courses Golf &amp; Grill opening in east Vancouver, takes a swing as he demonstrates a new golf simulator last week.

Courses Golf & Grill aims for perfect mix of food, drink, sport at restaurant opening in east Vancouver

Steve Hilken, one of the owners of Courses Golf &amp; Grill opening in east Vancouver, takes a swing as he demonstrates a new golf simulator last week.

December 19, 2023, 6:04am Business

Golf isn’t ideal for players during the region’s rainy, icy and snowy seasons. Read story

Above, The Ninebark apartments near the Port of Camas-Washougal are among new developments coming to Clark County.

Clark County could see 1,000s more apartments in 2024 as developments in Vancouver, Camas, Washougal take shape

Above, The Ninebark apartments near the Port of Camas-Washougal are among new developments coming to Clark County.

December 15, 2023, 6:04am Business

Fisher’s Quarry, the Heights, Waterfront Gateway and the Camas-Washougal waterfront — will be moving into their next stages of development next year. Combined, the mixed-use developments are expected to bring thousands of new residential units and tens of thousands of square feet of retail space to the county. Read story

Construction continues at The Ledges at Palisades in Camas on Tuesday morning. The multifamily development is one of several around the county slated to come online in the coming years.

Multifamily construction: Occupancy rates in Clark County hit healthy level, rents remain steady, real estate company says

Construction continues at The Ledges at Palisades in Camas on Tuesday morning. The multifamily development is one of several around the county slated to come online in the coming years.

December 14, 2023, 6:09am Business

With Clark County’s multifamily occupancy rate healthy after having been tight coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic, rents in the area have remained steady. And developments are still coming online to accommodate the area’s growing population. Read story

After its windows were broken in recent weeks, Bleu Door Bakery decided to sell Broken Window cookies so the community could show support for the business.

Vancouver businesses’ windows broken during spate of vandalism

After its windows were broken in recent weeks, Bleu Door Bakery decided to sell Broken Window cookies so the community could show support for the business.

December 12, 2023, 5:12pm Business

Bleu Door Bakery has been a staple of Vancouver’s Uptown Village for more than a decade. It’s well known in the community for its decadent pastries and cookies. Read story

Thousands lose power in Vancouver

December 12, 2023, 1:08pm Clark County News

A fallen tree limb took out power for nearly 3,500 customers in downtown Vancouver at about 12:40 p.m. Tuesday. Read story

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Clark County expert encourages vigilance as holidays are a prime time for scams, and AI could give scammers a boost

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December 8, 2023, 6:02am Business

Artificial intelligence is making scams more difficult to identify. People should be cautious about giving away their information, especially during the holiday season when scams are more prevalent. Read story

A sign informing Ridgefield area residents of a proposed development sits in the front yard of a house on Northeast 29th Avenue. The developer has proposed splitting three parcels and subdivide them into 72 single-family home lots.

Developer plans 72 housing lots on Ridgefield-area farmland

A sign informing Ridgefield area residents of a proposed development sits in the front yard of a house on Northeast 29th Avenue. The developer has proposed splitting three parcels and subdivide them into 72 single-family home lots.

December 7, 2023, 1:28pm Business

More farmland south of Ridgefield may soon sprout housing. Developer Rotschy LLC plans to create 72 single-family home lots on three adjoining properties totaling 19.4 acres off Northeast 29th Avenue just south of 194th Street. Read story

During the late June heat wave in 2021, Clark Public Utilities' peak demand for power was 62 percent higher than usual, causing extra load on its substations and power lines.

Clark Public Utilities could consider rate increase in face of $17.7 million shortfall

During the late June heat wave in 2021, Clark Public Utilities' peak demand for power was 62 percent higher than usual, causing extra load on its substations and power lines.

December 5, 2023, 3:00pm Business

Facing a $17.7 million budget shortfall, the Clark Public Utilities Board of Commissioners will consider possible rate increases come January, a step the utility hasn’t taken in more than a decade. Read story

Commissioners for the Port of Vancouver unanimously approved the port&rsquo;s $102 million 2024 budget last week, a $24.1 million increase over last year&rsquo;s budget.

Port of Vancouver’s 2024 budget climbs $24M over 2023

Commissioners for the Port of Vancouver unanimously approved the port&rsquo;s $102 million 2024 budget last week, a $24.1 million increase over last year&rsquo;s budget.

December 5, 2023, 6:06am Business

The Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners approved the port’s $102 million budget last week, a $24.1 million increase over last year’s budget. Read story

Port of Vancouver accepts applicants for community funding

December 1, 2023, 5:57am Business

The Port of Vancouver plans to grant $10,000 from its community fund to selected projects that focus on economic development, workforce training and tourism. It will accept applications until 5 p.m. Jan. 22, 2024. Read story