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A Pacific Lifestyle Homes subdivision is under construction at the intersection of Northwest 179th Street and Northwest 11th Avenue south of Ridgefield. While it will add to the available supply of homes in the county, the demand still far exceeds the supply, causing rising prices.

Clark County housing market heats up

A Pacific Lifestyle Homes subdivision is under construction at the intersection of Northwest 179th Street and Northwest 11th Avenue south of Ridgefield. While it will add to the available supply of homes in the county, the demand still far exceeds the supply, causing rising prices.

April 19, 2022, 6:05am Business

There were 18 showings on the first day for a Camas home that Jamie Benway wanted to buy last month. Read story

James Mbuya, owner of a new coffee shop in Uptown Village called Richland Hub, takes a break behind the front counter Friday morning. The "Karibu" sign behind him means "Welcome" in Swahili.

Vancouver coffee shop owner serves coffee, mankind

James Mbuya, owner of a new coffee shop in Uptown Village called Richland Hub, takes a break behind the front counter Friday morning. The "Karibu" sign behind him means "Welcome" in Swahili.

April 18, 2022, 6:03am Business

One of the first things you’ll see when walking into Vancouver’s newest coffee shop, Richland Hub, is photos from owner James Bonny Mbuya’s village in Tanzania near Mount Kilimanjaro. Read story

The Couve Cycle party cycle en route to its next small-business shopping destination during the Sip, Shop and Spin tour in downtown Vancouver on Nov. 30, 2019.

Vancouver’s Couve Cycle is for sale

The Couve Cycle party cycle en route to its next small-business shopping destination during the Sip, Shop and Spin tour in downtown Vancouver on Nov. 30, 2019.

April 8, 2022, 3:37pm Business

Couve Cycle, a company that takes beer drinkers around the city center’s breweries on a 10-person, pedal-powered vehicle, is for sale for $50,000. But if owner Michael Palensky doesn’t find a local buyer, he will sell the party cycle and company to a buyer in another city. Read story

Cascadia Development Partners plans to start construction of the New Seasons in downtown Vancouver in early May.

Construction of downtown New Seasons set to start in May

Cascadia Development Partners plans to start construction of the New Seasons in downtown Vancouver in early May.

April 7, 2022, 6:01am Business

Construction of a downtown Vancouver New Seasons market is due to begin May 2, bringing the only grocery store to the growing city center by the third quarter of 2023. Read story

The Historic Trust has received a demolition permit to tear down the landmark Providence Academy smokestack, but it must wait 90 days to see if $3.5 million can be raised to preserve the structure instead.

The Historic Trust receives permit to demolish Providence Academy smokestack

The Historic Trust has received a demolition permit to tear down the landmark Providence Academy smokestack, but it must wait 90 days to see if $3.5 million can be raised to preserve the structure instead.

April 1, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

The Historic Trust received a permit to demolish the Providence Smokestack on Wednesday, but there remains a 90 day period to see if the trust can raise $3.5 million to restore it. Read story

The old Lieser School is set for demolition to make way for a new fire station, affordable housing units, social services classrooms and a new park, according to the Vancouver Housing Authority.

Old Lieser School set for demolition

The old Lieser School is set for demolition to make way for a new fire station, affordable housing units, social services classrooms and a new park, according to the Vancouver Housing Authority.

March 29, 2022, 6:04am Clark County News

The old Lieser School is set for demolition to make way for a new fire station, affordable housing units, social services classrooms and a new park, according to the Vancouver Housing Authority. Read story

Delicate blossoms frame the Interstate 5 Bridge as they brighten the Vancouver waterfront on Thursday morning. The Coast Guard is reviewing plans for the new Interstate 5 Bridge that would provide marine traffic with 32 percent less clearance than the current twin drawbridges' clearance of 178 feet when fully raised.

Clearance for proposed I-5 Bridge replacement echoes CRC

Delicate blossoms frame the Interstate 5 Bridge as they brighten the Vancouver waterfront on Thursday morning. The Coast Guard is reviewing plans for the new Interstate 5 Bridge that would provide marine traffic with 32 percent less clearance than the current twin drawbridges' clearance of 178 feet when fully raised.

March 24, 2022, 7:36pm Clark County News

A proposed replacement Interstate 5 Bridge would have the same clearance for marine traffic that the Columbia River Crossing project considered nearly a decade ago, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Read story

The Kirkland Tower is set to open June 1 after multiple delays for supply chain, labor and permitting issues for the hotel and condo project.

Waterfront Vancouver projects Kirkland Tower, Hotel Indigo face delays

The Kirkland Tower is set to open June 1 after multiple delays for supply chain, labor and permitting issues for the hotel and condo project.

March 22, 2022, 6:02am Business

The Kirkland Tower and Hotel Indigo projects at The Waterfront Vancouver are facing more delays, with developers now targeting June 1 as their opening date. Read story

Courtesy of the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
Cyndi Holloway, Ali Migaki, Megan Chono Dudley, Jeanne Bennett and Lisa Gibert have won the Iris Award from the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce.

Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce bestows Iris Award on 5 women

Courtesy of the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce
Cyndi Holloway, Ali Migaki, Megan Chono Dudley, Jeanne Bennett and Lisa Gibert have won the Iris Award from the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce.

March 12, 2022, 2:38pm Business

The Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce honored five women with the Iris Award for their contributions and dedication to the community during a ceremony on Tuesday. Read story

Bartender Mike Dunning serves lunch in the dining room at Main Event East in late 2021.

Clark County jobs data shows strength

Bartender Mike Dunning serves lunch in the dining room at Main Event East in late 2021.

March 9, 2022, 7:15pm Business

In the months of July, August and September, Clark County employed 1,400 more people than initial data showed, and the county also added another 800 jobs in January after seasonal adjustments. Read story