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Several trucks burn early Saturday morning at a light industrial park on Southeast Columbia Way in Vancouver.

Trucks burn in Vancouver industrial park

Several trucks burn early Saturday morning at a light industrial park on Southeast Columbia Way in Vancouver.

July 7, 2018, 9:43am Clark County News

Four semitruck tractors and five trailers caught fire early Saturday morning, according to local officials, but details remain scant. Read story

Real estate agents seek flood insurance reform

July 7, 2018, 6:06am Business

Reforming federal flood insurance policies could help take pressure off of the housing market, local real estate agents say, and calls for change are rising. Read story

Blokable’s first housing unit arrived in Edmonds over the weekend. The Seattle-based housing and technology company manufactures the units in Vancouver.

Vancouver’s Blokable delivers, sets up first housing unit in Edmonds

Blokable’s first housing unit arrived in Edmonds over the weekend. The Seattle-based housing and technology company manufactures the units in Vancouver.

July 3, 2018, 6:02am Business

Blokable won’t reinvent the wheel, but its hopes to reinvent housing construction are officially rolling. Read story

Weighing how salaries stack up in the Vancouver-Portland area

July 1, 2018, 6:00am Business

A strong economy is starting to put more dollars in the hands of local workers, but some occupations are paying better than others. Read story

Homebuilders face fines for unlicensed hires

June 29, 2018, 10:38pm Business

Several construction companies in Clark County could be hit with citations for employing unlicensed tradespeople and subcontractors. Read story

Housing in the Ridgefield and La Center areas is among the priciest in the county.

More homes hit market in Clark County; prices up

Housing in the Ridgefield and La Center areas is among the priciest in the county.

June 29, 2018, 6:02am Business

More homes are hitting the market in Clark County this year, but they’re barely satisfying demand and keeping prices in the rafters. Read story

A rendering of the new headquarters for Holland Partner Group just south of 38th Street in Camas, which is slated to start construction this summer. The city approved the plan Monday.

Camas OKs new Holland campus

A rendering of the new headquarters for Holland Partner Group just south of 38th Street in Camas, which is slated to start construction this summer. The city approved the plan Monday.

June 20, 2018, 6:48pm Business

The city of Camas unanimously approved this week a new a mixed-use plaza centered around Holland Partner Group, despite some protest from neighbors. Read story

Construction hiring continues to be a bright spot in Clark County's employment picture. In May, Clark County added 400 jobs in the category.

Hiring slows in Clark County, still positive amid ‘steady’ economy

Construction hiring continues to be a bright spot in Clark County's employment picture. In May, Clark County added 400 jobs in the category.

June 19, 2018, 5:29pm Business

Hiring in Clark County slowed but stayed positive in May, netting 360 jobs according to the state Employment Security Department. Read story

Workers assemble components at Blokable’s production facilities during a recent visit from Gov. Jay Inslee. The Seattle company makes its modular housing units — called bloks — in Vancouver.

Blokable builds on idea

Workers assemble components at Blokable’s production facilities during a recent visit from Gov. Jay Inslee. The Seattle company makes its modular housing units — called bloks — in Vancouver.

June 17, 2018, 6:05am Business

This summer is shaping up to be a big one for Blokable, the Seattle construction technology company that hopes to upend the market for new affordable housing. Read story

Hawthorne Gardening Co., a subsidiary of Scotts Miracle-Gro, hopes to lease space from the Port of Vancouver’s Centennial Industrial Building, seen Thursday morning. The new space would be down the road from the former Sunlight Supply headquarters, which Scotts bought in May.

Sunlight Supply’s new owners making moves in Vancouver

Hawthorne Gardening Co., a subsidiary of Scotts Miracle-Gro, hopes to lease space from the Port of Vancouver’s Centennial Industrial Building, seen Thursday morning. The new space would be down the road from the former Sunlight Supply headquarters, which Scotts bought in May.

June 14, 2018, 5:13pm Business

Sunlight Supply Inc.’s new owners could soon arrive in Vancouver with supplies of their own. Read story