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For about two years, Jon Day had been in contact with city employees about permitting and code compliance while he built his ADU. At that time, the city said it was OK that he rented it as an Airbnb, he said.

City of Vancouver looking at regulating Airbnb, other short-term rentals

For about two years, Jon Day had been in contact with city employees about permitting and code compliance while he built his ADU. At that time, the city said it was OK that he rented it as an Airbnb, he said.

June 28, 2022, 10:16am Business

Vancouver city councilors agree that Airbnbs and other short-term home rentals should be allowed. But they also agree they should be regulated, and they’re looking into the possibility of requiring owners to live on site. Read story

Brightside Roadside Service owner Bryan Munnick changes the oil on a Ford Explorer. He was connected through the customer through Oili, an app from a Vancouver-based developer that allows customers to schedule oil changes at their homes.

Tech startups thrive in Clark County

Brightside Roadside Service owner Bryan Munnick changes the oil on a Ford Explorer. He was connected through the customer through Oili, an app from a Vancouver-based developer that allows customers to schedule oil changes at their homes.

June 21, 2022, 6:04am Business

Oili is an app that’s like the Uber of oil changes: independent contractors get oil change requests on their device, drive where the requester is parked and change their oil on the spot. Read story

The City of Vancouver is looking to buy a $500,000 rapid DNA machine to analyze DNA from property crimes.

Vancouver Police seeks DNA machine amid surging crime

The City of Vancouver is looking to buy a $500,000 rapid DNA machine to analyze DNA from property crimes.

June 18, 2022, 3:31pm Clark County News

The Vancouver Police Department is looking to buy a new $500,000 machine to rapidly analyze DNA to provide evidence for property crime investigations. Read story

The RiverWest building at The Waterfront Vancouver in the first half of 2020.

Pasta eatery coming to Vancouver waterfront

The RiverWest building at The Waterfront Vancouver in the first half of 2020.

June 18, 2022, 3:20pm Business

A popular Portland pasta restaurant called Grassa is coming to The Waterfront Vancouver’s RiverWest building. Read story

AC Hotel opens on Vancouver’s waterfront

June 16, 2022, 5:29am Clark County News

The AC Hotel Vancouver Waterfront, operated by Vesta Hospitality, officially opened on Wednesday at 333 W. Columbia Way. Read story

The leaders of the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program agree that a 116-foot clearance will be suitable for the needs of the stakeholders in the community. If the U.S. Coast Guard disagrees, the program is prepared to prove its point over a course of a few years with written reports, studies and data.

I-5 Bridge Replacement Program strives for Coast Guard approval of 116-foot clearance

The leaders of the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program agree that a 116-foot clearance will be suitable for the needs of the stakeholders in the community. If the U.S. Coast Guard disagrees, the program is prepared to prove its point over a course of a few years with written reports, studies and data.

June 15, 2022, 5:45pm Clark County News

Leaders of the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program expect to hear from the Coast Guard that their plans for a 116-foot bridge clearance won’t be high enough for marine traffic, but they’re planning on working toward a common goal. Read story

ZoomInfo joins global sustainability program

June 7, 2022, 6:04am Business

ZoomInfo announced Monday it signed the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, the United Nations Global Compact. Read story

A new apartment building in downtown Vancouver called The Adera will soon rise from a city block that formerly housed the Boomerang Therapy works in downtown Vancouver, between Washington and Columbia Streets and West Fourth and Fifth streets.

New apartments planned for downtown Vancouver

A new apartment building in downtown Vancouver called The Adera will soon rise from a city block that formerly housed the Boomerang Therapy works in downtown Vancouver, between Washington and Columbia Streets and West Fourth and Fifth streets.

June 6, 2022, 7:19pm Business

A new apartment building will soon rise from a parcel that formerly housed Boomerang Therapy Works in downtown Vancouver, just south of the Smokin’ Oak. Read story

Sunlight and river views filter into a nearly-finished room at the AC Hotel by Marriott at the Vancouver Waterfront. Rates start at about $220 per night.

New Marriott hotel at Vancouver waterfront packed with amenities and luxury, readies for opening

Sunlight and river views filter into a nearly-finished room at the AC Hotel by Marriott at the Vancouver Waterfront. Rates start at about $220 per night.

June 4, 2022, 6:15am Business

Perhaps what best shows the luxury at the AC Hotel by Marriott Vancouver Waterfront is a box-like robot that transports food, towels and other items up and down elevators and through the hallways to guests’ rooms. Read story

(The Associated press files)

Clark County’s expected jobs fell short in April

(The Associated press files)

May 28, 2022, 5:05pm Business

April was not the best month for Clark County’s job market. Due to seasonal trends, 700 net new jobs were expected, but only 200 jobs were tallied. Read story