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Completed apartment buildings border the Four Seasons Lane subdivision, one of Ginn Development’s projects underway in Vancouver. The project will bring more than 400 homes aimed at entry-level homebuyers to the Landover-Sharmel neighborhood.

House hunters feel burn of hot market in Clark County

Completed apartment buildings border the Four Seasons Lane subdivision, one of Ginn Development’s projects underway in Vancouver. The project will bring more than 400 homes aimed at entry-level homebuyers to the Landover-Sharmel neighborhood.

July 29, 2018, 6:02am Business

A home shouldn’t have been so hard to find, Morganna Figueroa recalled. Read story

Construction crews works at The Waterfront Vancouver, near where the park and water feature meet the Grant Street Pier. The city of Vancouver announced Friday that it will host a grand opening for the park on Sept. 29.

Vancouver’s waterfront park has a grand opening date

Construction crews works at The Waterfront Vancouver, near where the park and water feature meet the Grant Street Pier. The city of Vancouver announced Friday that it will host a grand opening for the park on Sept. 29.

July 27, 2018, 6:01pm Business

Vancouver’s long-awaited waterfront park will open Saturday, Sept. 29, city officials confirmed Friday. Read story

Coca-Cola Co. refreshments are on display in May at a supermarket.

Grocers in Clark County support anti-tax measure

Coca-Cola Co. refreshments are on display in May at a supermarket.

July 25, 2018, 5:28pm Business

Rising costs of business have led some Clark County companies to support a new ballot measure, backed largely by big beverage companies. Read story

Brandon Anderson, a builder at Van Haus Conversions, starts the initial work of customizing a van at its West Minnehaha workshop. The custom van industry in the region has grown significantly in recent years, fueling companies such as Van Haus that charge at least $30,000 to outfit a van.

Van Haus Conversions, Panther RV find success in customized autos

Brandon Anderson, a builder at Van Haus Conversions, starts the initial work of customizing a van at its West Minnehaha workshop. The custom van industry in the region has grown significantly in recent years, fueling companies such as Van Haus that charge at least $30,000 to outfit a van.

July 22, 2018, 6:05am Business

If there’s an engine that runs on social media envy and daydreams, it’s the one powering the business of building adventure wagons. Read story

The building at 812 Main St. in Vancouver, the last tenant of which was Spanky’s Consignment in 2008, is being brought back up to code, city officials and local business leaders said. Property owners in the area say there could be more news about the building in the coming weeks.

Repairs underway at former home of Spanky’s in downtown Vancouver

The building at 812 Main St. in Vancouver, the last tenant of which was Spanky’s Consignment in 2008, is being brought back up to code, city officials and local business leaders said. Property owners in the area say there could be more news about the building in the coming weeks.

July 21, 2018, 6:00am Business

The old home of Spanky’s Consignment could soon house more than just graffiti. Read story

The store will be Clark County’s sixth Goodwill. It is expected to open in December, according to representatives.

New Goodwill store under construction in east Vancouver

The store will be Clark County’s sixth Goodwill. It is expected to open in December, according to representatives.

July 17, 2018, 4:55pm Business

Construction is underway on a new, 10,500-square-foot Goodwill in Orchards. Read story

Four-year-old Lilyanne Obias of Vancouver pushes a tricycle during outdoor play at Tawney’s Tots day care on a recent Monday. Helene Padget, who owns the day care, is among the many local in-home care providers who worry new state rules could hurt their industry.

State’s day care rule changes may not be kid’s stuff

Four-year-old Lilyanne Obias of Vancouver pushes a tricycle during outdoor play at Tawney’s Tots day care on a recent Monday. Helene Padget, who owns the day care, is among the many local in-home care providers who worry new state rules could hurt their industry.

July 15, 2018, 6:02am Business

When Helene Padget watched the four children playing in her bonus room, she wondered how much longer she could make a living in child care. The Vancouver woman has run the business out of her home in the Sunnyside neighborhood for nearly 40 years, and said she has typically kept… Read story

Igloo Restaurant, which was a landmark Vancouver eatery, has closed its doors. The fate of the building, seen on Tuesday, remains uncertain.

Vancouver’s Igloo Restaurant closes

Igloo Restaurant, which was a landmark Vancouver eatery, has closed its doors. The fate of the building, seen on Tuesday, remains uncertain.

July 10, 2018, 4:38pm Business

The Igloo Restaurant closed down this spring, but it’s still unclear what will happen to the two-story, 2,200-square-foot building. Read story

The Jim Henson Company announced it will feature the creations of Vancouver-based Slumberkins in a new educational television series.

Vancouver doll company Slumberkins lands TV deal

The Jim Henson Company announced it will feature the creations of Vancouver-based Slumberkins in a new educational television series.

July 10, 2018, 6:02am Business

Slumberkins may have fallen short last fall on ABC’S “Shark Tank,” but it still apparently has the star power for television. Read story

Traffic moves along Northeast 179th Street and on Interstate 5.

What does future hold for the 179th interchange?

Traffic moves along Northeast 179th Street and on Interstate 5.

July 8, 2018, 6:01am Business

Jim Carlson knows his dream house is close at hand, if he can land the right deal. Read story