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RealWear netted $17 million in investment near the end of January, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. An employee wears its head-mounted tablet while working last September.

RealWear partners with Honeywell to boost sales of new versions of flagship products

RealWear netted $17 million in investment near the end of January, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. An employee wears its head-mounted tablet while working last September.

May 10, 2018, 2:24pm Business

Vancouver augmented reality company RealWear has inked a deal that could kickstart sales of its flagship products this year. Read story

Tayler Smith of Papa Murphy’s sprinkles cheese while creating a pizza in March 2016 at Papa Murphy’s on East Mill Plain Boulevard.

Papa Murphy’s finishes first quarter in the black

Tayler Smith of Papa Murphy’s sprinkles cheese while creating a pizza in March 2016 at Papa Murphy’s on East Mill Plain Boulevard.

May 9, 2018, 5:43pm Business

Papa Murphy’s year is off to a little fresher start, but the pizza company continues to watch sales shrink. Read story

Ryan Mayer of Waste Connections of Washington empties a garbage bin at the corner of West Ninth and Washington streets. A task force of city officials and business owners is proposing new dumpster enclosures and fines to corral garbage.

Downtown distracted by dumpsters

Ryan Mayer of Waste Connections of Washington empties a garbage bin at the corner of West Ninth and Washington streets. A task force of city officials and business owners is proposing new dumpster enclosures and fines to corral garbage.

May 9, 2018, 5:59am Clark County Life

Bars, restaurants and coffee shops are opening up more in downtown Vancouver and drawing people to the area, but dumpsters apparently can’t keep up. Read story

Nautilus, the maker of the Bowflex, reported that retail sales for the first quarter rose $43 million, for a 13.7 percent rise over last year’s first quarter.

Nautilus sees revenue rise, earnings fall

Nautilus, the maker of the Bowflex, reported that retail sales for the first quarter rose $43 million, for a 13.7 percent rise over last year’s first quarter.

May 7, 2018, 4:43pm Business

Strong retail sales helped Nautilus Inc. lift revenues in its first fiscal quarter — though earnings thinned. Read story

The freeway sign for ilani is seen in August. On top of the casino’s entertainment venue the Muze, the Meeting & Entertainment Center opened last month.

As ilani marks first anniversary, cities say growth a sure bet

The freeway sign for ilani is seen in August. On top of the casino’s entertainment venue the Muze, the Meeting & Entertainment Center opened last month.

May 6, 2018, 6:05am Business

COWLITZ INDIAN RESERVATION — With a large and luxurious new concert and convention venue, there are more reasons than ever for the public to visit ilani, the casino that opened a year ago north of Vancouver. But nearby towns are still waiting for those people to wander a bit outside of ilani’s gaming floor. Read story

Josh King of Vancouver welds together equipment made by screen printing company Ryonet Corp. The Vancouver company sells its equipment mainly to other businesses, as well as do-it-yourselfers.

Vancouver firm Ryonet grows into clothes

Josh King of Vancouver welds together equipment made by screen printing company Ryonet Corp. The Vancouver company sells its equipment mainly to other businesses, as well as do-it-yourselfers.

May 6, 2018, 6:02am Business

“Made in the USA” can tell a brief story in the space of a clothing tag, but a Vancouver company hopes to tell a larger story. Read story

Sunlight Supply in downtown Vancouver has been acquired by Scott’s Miracle-Gro, becoming part of its hydroponic gardening subsidiary, Hawthorne Gardening Company. Sunlight’s 300,000-square-foot headquarters will be the cornerstone of Hawthorne’s supply chain, according to a statement from Scott’s.

Sunlight Supply quietly laid off workers before sale to Scotts

Sunlight Supply in downtown Vancouver has been acquired by Scott’s Miracle-Gro, becoming part of its hydroponic gardening subsidiary, Hawthorne Gardening Company. Sunlight’s 300,000-square-foot headquarters will be the cornerstone of Hawthorne’s supply chain, according to a statement from Scott’s.

May 4, 2018, 3:07pm Business

Sunlight Supply may have quietly laid off more than 100 workers in the year leading up to its $450 million sale to Scotts Miracle-Gro. Read story

More than 400 homes have been proposed in the Landover-Sharmel neighborhood, near Northeast Four Seasons Lane. Ginn Development of Vancouver began grading and preparing the land last spring. The homes, according to the company, could sell for between $250,000 and $300,000, less than the county’s median price of $345,000 in February.

Under Construction in Clark County

More than 400 homes have been proposed in the Landover-Sharmel neighborhood, near Northeast Four Seasons Lane. Ginn Development of Vancouver began grading and preparing the land last spring. The homes, according to the company, could sell for between $250,000 and $300,000, less than the county’s median price of $345,000 in February.

April 29, 2018, 6:00am Business

Sunnier weather means Clark County will soon be in the grips of construction season. In fact, major projects are already underway. Read story

From left, Allison Mckellar, 11, Ellie Stewart, 14, Helen Dreasher, 12, Viridian Klei, 13, Freya Rozell, 13 and Anneke Talke, 13, raise a flag at the Boy Scouts’ 2018 Camporee on Saturday. Their unit, called Eddie Spaghetti Patrol, was one of two all-girls units at the weekend event.

All-girls unit joins in on Boy Scouts’ Camporee fun

From left, Allison Mckellar, 11, Ellie Stewart, 14, Helen Dreasher, 12, Viridian Klei, 13, Freya Rozell, 13 and Anneke Talke, 13, raise a flag at the Boy Scouts’ 2018 Camporee on Saturday. Their unit, called Eddie Spaghetti Patrol, was one of two all-girls units at the weekend event.

April 28, 2018, 11:17pm Clark County News

A little history was made at the Boy Scouts’ 2018 Camporee. The first two-man saw race was not won by men nor boys. Read story

nLight worker Megan Stone applies photo resistance to wafers during the laser manufacturing process at its Vancouver headquarters. The company started trading at $16 per share and closed at $26.95.

Vancouver’s nLight soared in first day of trading

nLight worker Megan Stone applies photo resistance to wafers during the laser manufacturing process at its Vancouver headquarters. The company started trading at $16 per share and closed at $26.95.

April 26, 2018, 6:22pm Business

Day one of public trading for nLight is officially underway, and the early results are bright. Read story