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A customer uses the Riverview Community Bank ATM in downtown Vancouver on Thursday.

Riverview Bancorp profits up in 2018

A customer uses the Riverview Community Bank ATM in downtown Vancouver on Thursday.

April 26, 2018, 4:55pm Business

Last year was a strong one for Riverview Community Bank, thanks in part to the strong economy and its purchase of an Oregon bank. Read story

A welder works on a brace frame on the sixth floor of the seven-story office tower at the Vancouver waterfront in March. An upsurge in construction positions helped drive a 400-job increase in seasonally adjusted Clark County employment in March.

Clark County adds 400 jobs, adjusted for time of year

A welder works on a brace frame on the sixth floor of the seven-story office tower at the Vancouver waterfront in March. An upsurge in construction positions helped drive a 400-job increase in seasonally adjusted Clark County employment in March.

April 24, 2018, 6:18pm Business

As spring arrived, so too did about 400 jobs in Clark County, according to the latest labor market updates. Read story

Burgerville will suspend dine-in service during the COVID-19 outbreak but drive-thrus will remain open.

Burgerville workers in Southeast Portland vote to unionize

Burgerville will suspend dine-in service during the COVID-19 outbreak but drive-thrus will remain open.

April 23, 2018, 6:11pm Business

Burgerville workers at a Southeast Portland restaurant have officially voted to unionize, capping a two-year effort to become the first federally recognized fast-food union in the country. Read story

Keith Stauffer, of PortEngine, identifies Washington ports the company plans to visit and pitch to join its platform. The platform aims to be a real estate listing service, specializing in land owned by public ports.

PortEngine gets in gear in Ridgefield

Keith Stauffer, of PortEngine, identifies Washington ports the company plans to visit and pitch to join its platform. The platform aims to be a real estate listing service, specializing in land owned by public ports.

April 22, 2018, 6:02am Business

There are 75 port districts scattered across the state of Washington. Though they are disparate in their goals and assets, a scrappy local tech company wants to tie them together. Read story

The Fourth Plain Corridor, shown in August, lies within one of the new Opportunity Zones.

Inslee tags county for tax breaks, investment

The Fourth Plain Corridor, shown in August, lies within one of the new Opportunity Zones.

April 21, 2018, 11:12pm Clark County News

Seven Clark County communities were dubbed “Opportunity Zones” by the governor’s office Friday, positioning them for more investment — although it is unclear when. Read story

Lawn seating area at the Sunlight Supply Amphitheater. No changes have been announced for the venue.

Sunlight Supply sale won’t affect amphitheater branding

Lawn seating area at the Sunlight Supply Amphitheater. No changes have been announced for the venue.

April 19, 2018, 5:49pm Business

The sale of Sunlight Supply and a possible rebranding does not appear to impact the amphitheater that bears its name, at least for now. Read story

Mike Bomar has said he is leaving the Columbia River Economic Development Council for a similar deal-making job at the Port of Vancouver.

CREDC president Bomar taking job at Port of Vancouver

Mike Bomar has said he is leaving the Columbia River Economic Development Council for a similar deal-making job at the Port of Vancouver.

April 19, 2018, 9:12am Business

Mike Bomar has said he will leave the Columbia River Economic Development Council for a similar deal-making position at the Port of Vancouver. Read story

Technicians at nLight’s Vancouver offices in October process laser bars into chips that will eventually be used in lasers. NLight will soon go public, offering shares between $13 and $15.

NLight expects shares to be $13 to $15 in IPO

Technicians at nLight’s Vancouver offices in October process laser bars into chips that will eventually be used in lasers. NLight will soon go public, offering shares between $13 and $15.

April 16, 2018, 4:59pm Business

Vancouver laser maker nLight expects to raise between $70 and $81 million after it soon shares stock to the public. Read story

United Grain Corp. said it has already seen impacts in business after China suggested tariffs on soybeans and more than 100 other U.S. products. The company is the largest exporter at the Port of Vancouver.

Trade tensions worry soybean exporter at Port of Vancouver

United Grain Corp. said it has already seen impacts in business after China suggested tariffs on soybeans and more than 100 other U.S. products. The company is the largest exporter at the Port of Vancouver.

April 16, 2018, 6:00am Business

The latest trade dispute between the United States and China has created even more uncertainty in a network of local companies. Read story

Coach Joe Cain, left, watches at Battle Ground High School golfers Grace Ritola, Jessica Spalding and Reilly Joma practice at The Cedars on Salmon Creek. The course sold 30 acres to a real estate developer last year in the hopes of landing more neighbors and business.

Golf courses say … show me the greens

Coach Joe Cain, left, watches at Battle Ground High School golfers Grace Ritola, Jessica Spalding and Reilly Joma practice at The Cedars on Salmon Creek. The course sold 30 acres to a real estate developer last year in the hopes of landing more neighbors and business.

April 15, 2018, 6:02am Business

BRUSH PRAIRIE — Some of the bucolic qualities of The Cedars on Salmon Creek are on hiatus. Read story