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A Papa Murphy’s worker in Vancouver sprinkles cheese while creating a pizza. The Vancouver-headquartered company is hoping delivery and online ordering can help return it to profitability.

Papa Murphy’s posts loss in 2017

A Papa Murphy’s worker in Vancouver sprinkles cheese while creating a pizza. The Vancouver-headquartered company is hoping delivery and online ordering can help return it to profitability.

March 14, 2018, 5:28pm Business

Fewer pizza sales and a rise in expenses nearly delivered Papa Murphy’s a $20 million loss for 2017, but it was offset by a sizeable tax benefit, according to a Wednesday filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read story

Construction continues on the six-story apartment complex Friday afternoon on the apartment Block 6 West at The Waterfront Vancouver. This section is expected to be structurally complete by fall.

County adds 1,000 jobs in January, state data show

Construction continues on the six-story apartment complex Friday afternoon on the apartment Block 6 West at The Waterfront Vancouver. This section is expected to be structurally complete by fall.

March 13, 2018, 5:27pm Business

Clark County added 1,000 jobs to the workforce in January and continues to grow at a rate higher than the state and the nation. Read story

Camas-based inventor Shane Chen said he barely saw any profits from the hoverboard craze he helped start in 2015 with his invention, the Hovertrax. Knockoffs flooded the market and a typo in his patent later foiled attempts to sue. Here he demonstrates his latest invention, the IOTATrax, that he hopes to better protect.

Camas inventor learns the hard way about protecting patents

Camas-based inventor Shane Chen said he barely saw any profits from the hoverboard craze he helped start in 2015 with his invention, the Hovertrax. Knockoffs flooded the market and a typo in his patent later foiled attempts to sue. Here he demonstrates his latest invention, the IOTATrax, that he hopes to better protect.

March 11, 2018, 6:05am Business

On the first day of the biggest annual convention for their industry, Shane Chen’s wife began to cry. Read story

GTMA co-founders Joshua Swanson, left, and Jason Naumann pause for a photo at their new Vancouver headquarters. The creative agency officially moved from Los Angeles this month.

L.A. creative agency moves to Vancouver

GTMA co-founders Joshua Swanson, left, and Jason Naumann pause for a photo at their new Vancouver headquarters. The creative agency officially moved from Los Angeles this month.

March 9, 2018, 5:25pm Business

An ambitious digital marketing concern from Los Angeles is the latest company to make Vancouver its new home base, and it plans to hit the ground running. Read story

Nautilus Inc. operating income fell 32 percent from 2016 to 2017, from $53.3 million to 36.3 million. That is the lowest operating income for the company since 2014.

Nautilus’ earnings out of shape in 2017

Nautilus Inc. operating income fell 32 percent from 2016 to 2017, from $53.3 million to 36.3 million. That is the lowest operating income for the company since 2014.

March 7, 2018, 5:05pm Business

Nautilus Inc. finished 2017 a little out of shape, according to the latest filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Read story

Terry Koker, left, and Brandon Koumaros of R. Miller Construction look over plans for WildFin American Grill inside the restaurant. The restaurant officially took occupancy Monday at The Waterfront Vancouver. It is expected to open in August.

The Waterfront Vancouver’s first tenant takes its place

Terry Koker, left, and Brandon Koumaros of R. Miller Construction look over plans for WildFin American Grill inside the restaurant. The restaurant officially took occupancy Monday at The Waterfront Vancouver. It is expected to open in August.

March 5, 2018, 7:46pm Business

The Waterfront Vancouver had two touchstones on Monday: it welcomed its first tenant and incurred its first delay. Read story

Columbia Ventures Corporation CEO Ken Peterson, seen in his Vancouver office, has invested more than $40 million in Washington in the last year. An investment in augmented reality company RealWear could revitalize the local tech scene.

Columbia Ventures wants to lay the foundation for Silicon Fort

Columbia Ventures Corporation CEO Ken Peterson, seen in his Vancouver office, has invested more than $40 million in Washington in the last year. An investment in augmented reality company RealWear could revitalize the local tech scene.

March 4, 2018, 6:05am Business

Ken Peterson is a wealthy Vancouver investor with a global appetite for risk and reward. Read story

The produce section pictured at an up-and-running Rosauers in Bozeman, Mont. A new store is expected to open in Ridgefield next spring.

New Rosauers may not be Clark County’s last

The produce section pictured at an up-and-running Rosauers in Bozeman, Mont. A new store is expected to open in Ridgefield next spring.

March 2, 2018, 5:09pm Business

Rosauers Supermarkets is excited by its newly revealed Ridgefield store, and its success could mean more of its stores in the region. Read story

A Rosauers grocery is planned for a development at the Port of Ridgefield.

Spokane-based Rosauers grocery planned for Ridgefield development

A Rosauers grocery is planned for a development at the Port of Ridgefield.

February 28, 2018, 4:00pm Business

RIDGEFIELD — Ridgefield is finally getting a full-service grocery store. Read story

Rachel Haebe, of Vancouver, left, waits patiently while dental assistant Libby Mayea uses an intraoral scanner to digitally map Haebe’s teeth. The map will be used to create invisible aligners to help straighten her teeth and correct her bite. Natalie Olsen, of Vancouver, co-founded the company to make fixing teeth more affordable.

Idea behind OrthoDirect something to smile about

Rachel Haebe, of Vancouver, left, waits patiently while dental assistant Libby Mayea uses an intraoral scanner to digitally map Haebe’s teeth. The map will be used to create invisible aligners to help straighten her teeth and correct her bite. Natalie Olsen, of Vancouver, co-founded the company to make fixing teeth more affordable.

February 22, 2018, 6:00am Business

A young business in Clark County hopes to narrow some gaps in the business of fixing teeth. Read story