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Will Mantz, left, and his wife, Jannea, right, stand outside their house with their daughter Ari. They rent their home and are hopeful the housing market will balance out soon so they can buy.

Will the housing market stabilize in 2018?

Will Mantz, left, and his wife, Jannea, right, stand outside their house with their daughter Ari. They rent their home and are hopeful the housing market will balance out soon so they can buy.

December 24, 2017, 6:05am Business

Even though his house is near his daughter’s school, convenient to his wife’s work and in a great neighborhood, Will Mantz wants to move. Read story

Construction continues Friday morning on Block 6 at The Waterfront Vancouver. A seven-story office building and six-story apartment building are expected to be structurally complete by September.

Parking garage complete at Block 6 on waterfront

Construction continues Friday morning on Block 6 at The Waterfront Vancouver. A seven-story office building and six-story apartment building are expected to be structurally complete by September.

December 22, 2017, 9:19pm Business

Parking is, apparently, a gift that keep on giving. In this case, for developers and future tenants at The Waterfront Vancouver. Read story

Johnson Bixby & Associates in downtown Vancouver, right, could be demolished and turned into a five-story office building, according to a pre-application filed with the city of Vancouver this week.

5-story office building proposed in downtown Vancouver

Johnson Bixby & Associates in downtown Vancouver, right, could be demolished and turned into a five-story office building, according to a pre-application filed with the city of Vancouver this week.

December 20, 2017, 5:24pm Business

More mixed-use development is coming to downtown Vancouver, this time in the form of a new five-story building on Main Street. Read story

Logging trucks remain stopped just before where cars from an Amtrak train lay spilled onto Interstate 5 below alongside smashed vehicles as some train cars remain on the tracks above Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. The Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off the overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing some people, authorities said. Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when the train moving at more than 80 mph derailed about 40 miles south of Seattle before 8 a.m., Amtrak said.

Fatal train derailment snarls traffic, strands travelers

Logging trucks remain stopped just before where cars from an Amtrak train lay spilled onto Interstate 5 below alongside smashed vehicles as some train cars remain on the tracks above Monday, Dec. 18, 2017, in DuPont, Wash. The Amtrak train making the first-ever run along a faster new route hurtled off the overpass Monday near Tacoma and spilled some of its cars onto the highway below, killing some people, authorities said. Seventy-eight passengers and five crew members were aboard when the train moving at more than 80 mph derailed about 40 miles south of Seattle before 8 a.m., Amtrak said.

December 18, 2017, 5:53pm Business

While investigators work to understand a deadly passenger train derailment near DuPont Monday morning, travelers and businesses even 100 miles away in Vancouver face a logistical dilemma. Read story

Kevin Tapani, left, and Leigh Tapani are pictured at the construction site for the Columbia Palisades in southeast Vancouver. The brothers are two of six family owners of Tapani Inc., which is coming off a record year for revenue in 2017.

Tapani builders who build on family

Kevin Tapani, left, and Leigh Tapani are pictured at the construction site for the Columbia Palisades in southeast Vancouver. The brothers are two of six family owners of Tapani Inc., which is coming off a record year for revenue in 2017.

December 17, 2017, 6:05am Business

It was 1983 when Edward “Iner” Tapani, a Wisconsinite who flocked to family and construction work in the Northwest, was laid off from his job. According to eldest son Kevin Tapani, his dad came home ready to tell his pregnant wife the bad news. Read story

Port of Vancouver officials inspect property on Columbia Way where construction has been proposed for The AC by Marriott hotel on Aug. 8. A pre-application document was filed with the city of Vancouver this week.

AC by Marriott could break ground in late 2018

Port of Vancouver officials inspect property on Columbia Way where construction has been proposed for The AC by Marriott hotel on Aug. 8. A pre-application document was filed with the city of Vancouver this week.

December 15, 2017, 6:31pm Business

The AC by Marriott hotel could break ground in the fourth quarter of next year, adding yet another project along the Columbia River waterfront. Read story

Doris Meade, from left, of Church & Dwight Co. Inc., Clark County councilors Julie Olson and Eileen Quiring, and state Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver. On Thursday, public officials toured the Vancouver plant where gummy vitamins are made.

Officials chew on success of vitamin-maker

Doris Meade, from left, of Church & Dwight Co. Inc., Clark County councilors Julie Olson and Eileen Quiring, and state Sen. Lynda Wilson, R-Vancouver. On Thursday, public officials toured the Vancouver plant where gummy vitamins are made.

December 14, 2017, 5:34pm Business

Local officials visited the Vancouver factory behind Vitafusion and L’il Critters gummy vitamins on Thursday, saying they were just what the doctor ordered. Read story

Port of Vancouver hires new chief commercial officer

December 12, 2017, 5:51pm Business

The job of marketing and promoting the Port of Vancouver’s growing list of assets is changing hands. Read story

Papa Murphy’s CEO Weldon Spangler, seen in his Vancouver offices Tuesday morning, said the company’s biggest moves ahead are to embrace online sales and sell off its company-owned stores.

Papa Murphy’s CEO: Company’s future lies in mobile ordering, delivery

Papa Murphy’s CEO Weldon Spangler, seen in his Vancouver offices Tuesday morning, said the company’s biggest moves ahead are to embrace online sales and sell off its company-owned stores.

December 10, 2017, 6:05am Business

Weldon Spangler said he is no stranger to the business of turning companies around, and he’s hoping a mix of technology changes and his role as freshly named CEO will lead Papa Murphy’s the same way. Read story

The Grant Street Pier at The Waterfront Vancouver is starting to take shape as construction crews attach the pier cables Thursday. Two restaurant buildings and the pier are on pace to open in July, officials said.

Long-planned pier, restaurants on track to open in summer

The Grant Street Pier at The Waterfront Vancouver is starting to take shape as construction crews attach the pier cables Thursday. Two restaurant buildings and the pier are on pace to open in July, officials said.

December 7, 2017, 8:37pm Business

The first drinks and plates of food sold to the public at The Waterfront Vancouver could be served within seven months, on July 1. Read story