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Jessica Jackson used to work in Oregon, but now can work at home in Vancouver, using the income tax savings to help pay for day care for her son, Colin, 4. She and her husband, David, just welcomed twins Landon and Levi.

Clark County residents employed by Oregon firms but working from home save big on taxes

Jessica Jackson used to work in Oregon, but now can work at home in Vancouver, using the income tax savings to help pay for day care for her son, Colin, 4. She and her husband, David, just welcomed twins Landon and Levi.

January 20, 2022, 6:00am Business

Vancouver resident Jessica Jackson made the monotonous drive to her Portland workplace every workday until the pandemic hit, when she shifted to remote work. Read story

Jill Taylor, Burgerville CEO, is stepping down.

Burgerville CEO stepping down after 5 years

Jill Taylor, Burgerville CEO, is stepping down.

January 18, 2022, 10:31am Business

Burgerville USA’s CEO is leaving the business to resume her leadership at The Taylor Group, a coaching and leadership training company she co-founded.  Read story

ZoomInfo employees raise $2M for program

January 14, 2022, 6:04am Business

Vancouver-based ZoomInfo announced on Tuesday that its employees raised over $2 million during the 2021 Winter Donation Drive. Read story

Cliff Blackburn and Brandy deliver The Columbian in July 1976 somewhere in east Clark County. At top, Phouthong Bonglamphone, left, and Tuy Khounphachansy used a wheelbarrow to deliver newspapers in December 1985 because their bicycles were stolen.

Former Columbian carriers recall fond memories of working after school for Clark County customers

Cliff Blackburn and Brandy deliver The Columbian in July 1976 somewhere in east Clark County. At top, Phouthong Bonglamphone, left, and Tuy Khounphachansy used a wheelbarrow to deliver newspapers in December 1985 because their bicycles were stolen.

January 11, 2022, 6:01am Business

They carried the newspapers in bags, on dogs and horses and in wheelbarrows, and flung them over the handlebars of their bikes. They dealt with harsh weather and snapping dogs but also felt customers’ kindness, especially around Christmas. Read story

PLEXSYS Test Technician Robert Tomlinson runs simulation software on a computer at the PLEXSYS office in Camas. The company's technology is used to train air forces and, soon, space forces.

Camas company’s training simulators have real impact for U.S Air Force

PLEXSYS Test Technician Robert Tomlinson runs simulation software on a computer at the PLEXSYS office in Camas. The company's technology is used to train air forces and, soon, space forces.

January 8, 2022, 6:02am Business

On the border of Camas Meadows golf course, there’s a software company that’s changing the way that air forces around the world train their recruits. It’s about to get into the space industry, too. Read story

Dawda Bah went from working for tech companies to selling books online during the pandemic.

Vancouver man from Gambia starts new chapter as an online bookseller

Dawda Bah went from working for tech companies to selling books online during the pandemic.

January 5, 2022, 6:07am Business

When Dawda Bah thinks back to his childhood in Bakau, a small coastal Gambian cape town, he remembers working at his father’s store that sold imported, used clothing to the locals. Read story

Drivers are paying more at the gas pump than this time last year.

Is everything more expensive? From food to rent to gas, Clark County residents paying more for necessities

Drivers are paying more at the gas pump than this time last year.

January 2, 2022, 6:05am Business

Vancouver and Clark County are becoming increasingly expensive places to live. While some costs have risen significantly, others crept upward in a nickel-and-dime trend that’s accelerated over the past year. Read story

Holiday ornaments and other decorations on offer at Christmas in Vantucky.

Owners of Christmas in Vantucky in Hazel Dell feeling jolly

Holiday ornaments and other decorations on offer at Christmas in Vantucky.

December 24, 2021, 6:02am Business

It’s been about three months since the county’s first and only year-round Christmas store, Christmas in Vantucky, opened in Hazel Dell. Read story

A worker lends a hand to the construction of VITA Elementary School at 1111 Fort Vancouver Way. The school is set to open in fall 2022.

Clark County’s strong November job market beats state numbers

A worker lends a hand to the construction of VITA Elementary School at 1111 Fort Vancouver Way. The school is set to open in fall 2022.

December 21, 2021, 6:01pm Business

Clark County’s job market enjoyed another strong month in November, adding 1,200 nonfarm jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis. Read story

Burgerville union ratifies contract

December 21, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

Burgerville and a workers union that represents some Oregon locations have approved a labor contract, the first for fast-food workers in the country, according to a company announcement on Friday. Read story