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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

Student Justin Spencer, center in white, performs a simulated rescue while on a wind turbine training tower at the Northwest Renewable Energy Institute. Safety is a focus of student training.

Renewable energy field’s flourishing brings new careers

Student Justin Spencer, center in white, performs a simulated rescue while on a wind turbine training tower at the Northwest Renewable Energy Institute. Safety is a focus of student training.

June 24, 2018, 6:03am Business

It’s not out of the ordinary for drivers near East Mill Plain Boulevard and Grand Boulevard to see people wearing hard hats and climbing gear gathered around a steel tower next to the road. These are students, and their training is actually becoming more common. Read story

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.

Cantwell presses Commerce Secretary Ross on trade

Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.

June 20, 2018, 7:51pm Business

Workers and businesses in Washington could be among the first casualties of a trade war if the Trump administration keeps up its current practices, Sen. Maria Cantwell said Wednesday. 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

Dean Kirkland, second from left, chats with colleagues and supporters after the groundbreaking of Hotel Indigo and Kirkland Tower. The two buildings will be the sixth and seventh buildings at The Waterfront Vancouver.

Hotel Indigo, Kirkland Tower break ground at The Waterfront Vancouver

Dean Kirkland, second from left, chats with colleagues and supporters after the groundbreaking of Hotel Indigo and Kirkland Tower. The two buildings will be the sixth and seventh buildings at The Waterfront Vancouver.

June 13, 2018, 7:23pm Business

Even if golden shovels weren’t customary at groundbreakings, Dean Kirkland may have wanted one anyway. Read story

Efren Martinez Zavala with GRO Outdoor Living works on the outdoor patio outside The Black Pearl in Washougal. The long-unused building is expected to open as an events center in August.

The Black Pearl nears opening as events venue

Efren Martinez Zavala with GRO Outdoor Living works on the outdoor patio outside The Black Pearl in Washougal. The long-unused building is expected to open as an events center in August.

June 13, 2018, 6:02am Business

A prized but unfinished restaurant on the Washougal waterfront is on its way to finding new life as an events center. Read story

Construction continues in the upcoming park at The Waterfront Vancouver. The city-owned land will be seeded this summer and likely won’t be open until fall.

Vancouver, developer, businesses in no rush with waterfront

Construction continues in the upcoming park at The Waterfront Vancouver. The city-owned land will be seeded this summer and likely won’t be open until fall.

June 10, 2018, 6:00am Business

Something new seems to appear with every glance at The Waterfront Vancouver, but even as construction increases this summer, developers say there is a long way to go. Read story