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Mill Plain onramp to I-205 meter activated

January 25, 2022, 6:05am Clark County News

A ramp meter began regulating traffic at the Mill Plain Boulevard onramp to northbound Interstate 205 on Monday. Read story

Devin McFeron of Desert Society, left, chats with Emma Fraser of Farrar's Bistro inside Farrar's Bistro in Felida. Both business owners are just in their 20s, and they encourage other young adults to take a chance on their career dreams.

Young female entrepreneurs call the shots in Felida

Devin McFeron of Desert Society, left, chats with Emma Fraser of Farrar's Bistro inside Farrar's Bistro in Felida. Both business owners are just in their 20s, and they encourage other young adults to take a chance on their career dreams.

January 24, 2022, 6:00am Business

The pandemic was in the back of their minds when Emma Fraser and Devin McFeron, both women in their 20s, decided to buy their own businesses last year. But that fear did not stop them, nor did their age. Read story

Riverview Community Bank's Executive Vice President Kim Capeloto speaks at The Columbian's annual Economic Forecast breakfast in Vancouver in January 2015.

Riverview Community Bank executive Kim Capeloto to step down

Riverview Community Bank's Executive Vice President Kim Capeloto speaks at The Columbian's annual Economic Forecast breakfast in Vancouver in January 2015.

January 21, 2022, 6:32pm Business

Kim Capeloto, executive vice president and chief banking officer at Riverview Community Bank, will step down from the company in February. He’s worked at the bank for 11 years. Read story

A conceptual design shows one way the Interstate 5 Bridge replacement could look passing through Vancouver's downtown area. This option shows a single stacked bridge, while another other shows two bridges. Both incorporate high-capacity transit and a shared-use path for pedestrians and bicycles.

I-5 Bridge Replacement Program unveils visuals that are ‘an example of direction we’re going’

A conceptual design shows one way the Interstate 5 Bridge replacement could look passing through Vancouver's downtown area. This option shows a single stacked bridge, while another other shows two bridges. Both incorporate high-capacity transit and a shared-use path for pedestrians and bicycles.

January 20, 2022, 7:27pm Business

Commuters and Interstate 5 Bridge users can now see conceptual 3D images of what two different design options being considered for the bridge’s replacement would roughly resemble in Vancouver’s downtown area. Read story

Pedigo Products primarily makes stainless steel equipment for sterile processing and operating rooms. The Vancouver company recently received a $7 million contract to provide products to the Defense Logistics Agency for five years.

Vancouver-based Pedigo lands $7M contract to provide medical equipment to DOD

Pedigo Products primarily makes stainless steel equipment for sterile processing and operating rooms. The Vancouver company recently received a $7 million contract to provide products to the Defense Logistics Agency for five years.

January 19, 2022, 6:07am Business

A newly awarded government contract means Vancouver-made hospital equipment will be found in Department of Defense and federal agency medical facilities around the world. Read story

An employee of The Mighty Bowl prepares an order for a customer in downtown Vancouver.

Washington minimum wage increase ripples through Clark County

An employee of The Mighty Bowl prepares an order for a customer in downtown Vancouver.

January 18, 2022, 6:02am Business

As Washingtonians rang in the new year, a big change took place. The state’s minimum wage rose by nearly a dollar, and its minimum threshold for salaried workers increased to $52,743.60 for all employers, regardless of size. Read story

Companies bringing employees back to work have to operate amid the COVID pandemic. United Grain Corporation had a station for COVID-19 protections, including a non-contact temperature measuring system at its corporate office.

Clark County’s 2022 business model: Here & There

Companies bringing employees back to work have to operate amid the COVID pandemic. United Grain Corporation had a station for COVID-19 protections, including a non-contact temperature measuring system at its corporate office.

January 16, 2022, 6:05am Business

It was close to a year ago when the leadership at Vancouver’s AHA Marketing made a bold announcement: The company would continue to operate as a hybrid office indefinitely, with no in-office requirements. Read story

Chef Ricardo Gonzalez of The Diner, right, helps distribute the food into bags for Savor the Couve customers. The event has featured food from 35 restaurants so far this year.

Clark County restaurants, nonprofits enjoy boost from Savor the Couve

Chef Ricardo Gonzalez of The Diner, right, helps distribute the food into bags for Savor the Couve customers. The event has featured food from 35 restaurants so far this year.

January 15, 2022, 6:05am Business

Patrons pulled up to The Diner in Vancouver on Thursday evening, not to eat at the restaurant but to pick up one of 150 curated meals from Savor the Couve. The multiweek event has supported local establishments since the pandemic began. Read story

Clark County pending home sales in December fell by 29.9 percent from the previous month and fell by 8.5 percent compared to December 2020.

Usual winter slump further constricts Clark County housing supply

Clark County pending home sales in December fell by 29.9 percent from the previous month and fell by 8.5 percent compared to December 2020.

January 11, 2022, 4:29pm Business

With winter settling in and fewer people listing their homes for sale, Clark County’s already limited housing supply has shrunk even further, according to the latest report from the Regional Multiple Listing Service. Read story

Zackk Barazowski, owner of Eleven Studios, sees himself as more than just a sound engineer. He hopes to encourage his clients as well.

Eleven Studios owner mixes, masters songs for artists

Zackk Barazowski, owner of Eleven Studios, sees himself as more than just a sound engineer. He hopes to encourage his clients as well.

January 11, 2022, 6:04am Business

When a client walks into Eleven Studios, first they’ll chat with owner Zackk Barazowski. Then, it’s business. They track down a background beat for the song and it’s downloaded onto Barazowski’s computer. Read story