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After getting its start in February 2020, Champ Pizza now has six locations.

Vancouver-based Champ Pizza expands into Oregon

After getting its start in February 2020, Champ Pizza now has six locations.

October 25, 2022, 6:04am Business

Tyson Cook had never worked in a restaurant before starting Champ Pizza. But armed with a mixer and links to YouTube videos, he found his dough recipe. With his dough, passion for sports and dedication to quality ingredients, the restaurant boomed. Now, a sixth location in less than two years… Read story

The Safe Stay community in east Vancouver opened in December 2021 on 51st Circle.

Vancouver to fight lawsuit against Stay Safe Community

The Safe Stay community in east Vancouver opened in December 2021 on 51st Circle.

October 25, 2022, 6:02am Business

Vancouver’s City Attorney’s Office is prepared to fight the lawsuit that developer Herontide II LLC filed last week against the city for blocking access to its development near the North Image Safe Stay Community. Read story

The homepage of Washington Trust Bank, watrust.com.

Washington Trust Bank looking to expand in Southwest Washington

The homepage of Washington Trust Bank, watrust.com.

October 22, 2022, 8:46pm Business

Washington Trust Bank, a Spokane-based full-service community bank, has hired local banking executive Erik Selden to expand the company’s footprint into Southwest Washington. Read story

The city of Vancouver is being sued over its North Image Safe Stay Community, shown here, which Herontide II LLC says is blocking the access needed for its construction vehicles to reach its housing development site nearby.

City of Vancouver sued over first Safe Stay location

The city of Vancouver is being sued over its North Image Safe Stay Community, shown here, which Herontide II LLC says is blocking the access needed for its construction vehicles to reach its housing development site nearby.

October 22, 2022, 6:04am Business

Development company Herontide II LLC filed a lawsuit earlier this week against the city of Vancouver, alleging the city’s North Image Safe Stay Community cuts off access for the company’s construction vehicles to reach its multifamily housing site nearby. Read story

Cedar Lapp-Ngauamo, owner and creator of Cedar's Academy of Makeup Artistry, appeared recently on "The Blox," a reality show that focuses on entrepreneurship. The show also featured her Vancouver salon.

Owner of Cedar’s Academy of Makeup Artistry in Vancouver competes on reality series ‘The Blox’

Cedar Lapp-Ngauamo, owner and creator of Cedar's Academy of Makeup Artistry, appeared recently on "The Blox," a reality show that focuses on entrepreneurship. The show also featured her Vancouver salon.

October 20, 2022, 6:02am Business

Cedar Lapp-Ngauamo, owner of Cedar’s Academy of Makeup Artistry in downtown Vancouver, recently used her business prowess to compete with 59 other entrepreneurs around the country in the reality series “The Blox.” Read story

Niche Wine Bar, which is celebrating 12 years in downtown Vancouver, opened its new, larger location recently at 900 Washington St.

Niche Wine Bar stretches out at new downtown Vancouver locale

Niche Wine Bar, which is celebrating 12 years in downtown Vancouver, opened its new, larger location recently at 900 Washington St.

October 19, 2022, 6:04am Business

Niche Wine Bar and Bistro has been a staple in downtown Vancouver for 12 years, and now it has a new address. Read story

A large plume of smoke billows from the Nakia Creek Fire near Larch Mountain in east Clark County in this view taken at about 11:30 a.m. Fire activity increased significantly Sunday morning due to unseasonably hot, dry and windy conditions.

Nakia Creek Fire breaks through containment lines, evacuation areas cover much of east Clark County

A large plume of smoke billows from the Nakia Creek Fire near Larch Mountain in east Clark County in this view taken at about 11:30 a.m. Fire activity increased significantly Sunday morning due to unseasonably hot, dry and windy conditions.

October 16, 2022, 9:30pm Clark County News

The Nakia Creek Fire in east Clark County exploded in size on Sunday, prompting a significant expansion of mandatory evacuation zones affecting about 2,903 residences in the rural outskirts of Camas and Washougal and warning zones affecting 33,782 residents extending as far as Hockinson and east Vancouver. Read story

Hazmat incident sends 3 Molecular Testing Labs workers to hospital

October 15, 2022, 6:43pm Clark County News

A reckless driver fleeing a Clark County sheriff’s traffic stop caused a serious crash late Friday in what a passenger said was a desire to see if “defunded” authorities would pursue them, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Read story

Cassidy Forsburg, 2, of Battle Ground sits in the pumpkin patch at Pomeroy Farm in Yacolt. The Pumpkin Lane event will run on weekends through the rest of the month.

It’s pumpkin season at Pomeroy Farm

Cassidy Forsburg, 2, of Battle Ground sits in the pumpkin patch at Pomeroy Farm in Yacolt. The Pumpkin Lane event will run on weekends through the rest of the month.

October 15, 2022, 5:28pm Clark County News

A warm breeze blew through the air Saturday morning at Pomeroy Farm. It carried the scent of hay, leading attendees at the farm’s annual Pumpkin Lane event to a barn hosting kids’ activities — a grain box filled with toy tractors and sand toys, and a hay bale maze. Read story

Nancy Barnes and Don Steinke will advance to the general election Public Utility District No. 1 of Clark County Commissioner, District No. 2.

Clark Public Utilities commissioner candidates split on path to climate goals

Nancy Barnes and Don Steinke will advance to the general election Public Utility District No. 1 of Clark County Commissioner, District No. 2.

October 13, 2022, 7:01pm Clark County News

With aggressive state requirements to become greenhouse gas emissions neutral, the future for Clark Public Utilities is green. The question is, how will the utility do it? That’s a topic the two vying for a seat on the utility’s commission were asked to speak to. Read story