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Pop-Local owner Jessica Chan opened the store on Saturday at 111 Grant St. amid a crowd of enthused community members. It's the first permanent store specifically selling retail products on the waterfront, and it's meant to draw locals and as well as tourists, Chan said.

Waterfront Vancouver hails Pop-Local

Pop-Local owner Jessica Chan opened the store on Saturday at 111 Grant St. amid a crowd of enthused community members. It's the first permanent store specifically selling retail products on the waterfront, and it's meant to draw locals and as well as tourists, Chan said.

March 7, 2022, 6:33pm Business

For about a year, Jessica Chan took the lead role in building the interior of her new store, Pop-Local, at The Waterfront Vancouver’s RiverWest building. During a time when construction costs are high, she built much of the store, including the 50 wood shelves she cut, sanded and stained. Read story

School buses parked in Helena, Mont., ahead of the beginning of the school year, Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. School districts across the country are coping with a shortage of bus drivers, a dilemma that comes even as they struggle to start a new school year during a new surge of the coronavirus pandemic.

Training program seeks to fill jobs in Clark County

School buses parked in Helena, Mont., ahead of the beginning of the school year, Friday, Aug. 20, 2021. School districts across the country are coping with a shortage of bus drivers, a dilemma that comes even as they struggle to start a new school year during a new surge of the coronavirus pandemic.

March 4, 2022, 6:05am Business

A new short-term job-training program aims to help 110 people learn the skills to get living-wage jobs in Clark County. Read story

Ukrainian flag.

Rally to support Ukraine slated for Esther Short Park

Ukrainian flag.

March 2, 2022, 3:22pm Clark County News

A coalition of local advocacy groups are hosting an event on Sunday to show support for Ukraine as the country fights the Russian army. Read story

Orange Nebula creative director Marc Neidlinger, left, and president Tom Mattson talk about their board game Unsettled on Tuesday at the Orange Nebula office in Vancouver.  Game Informer, one of the most popular video game magazines, ranked Unsettled in the top 10 games of 2021. At top, a game piece from Unsettled.

Vancouver board-game company survives Unsettled year

Orange Nebula creative director Marc Neidlinger, left, and president Tom Mattson talk about their board game Unsettled on Tuesday at the Orange Nebula office in Vancouver.  Game Informer, one of the most popular video game magazines, ranked Unsettled in the top 10 games of 2021. At top, a game piece from Unsettled.

March 2, 2022, 6:05am Business

Inside “Shipping Container No. 3” on a ship outside the Port of Los Angeles, the first-ever stock of Orange Nebula’s new game Unsettled sat waiting for months in the middle of 2021. Read story

Jon Day holds letters he received from the city of Vancouver outside his Airbnb rental. The city is in the early stages of figuring out its long-term plan and laws for Airbnb and other short-term rental homes. Some homeowners rent their homes for financial support with no objections from neighbors, but other homes are a source of complaints.

Short-term rentals: Service or scourge?

Jon Day holds letters he received from the city of Vancouver outside his Airbnb rental. The city is in the early stages of figuring out its long-term plan and laws for Airbnb and other short-term rental homes. Some homeowners rent their homes for financial support with no objections from neighbors, but other homes are a source of complaints.

February 27, 2022, 6:04am Business

Jon Day and Vicki Coles have two vastly different experiences with the short-term home rentals that Vancouver homeowners have been offering on sites such as Airbnb. Read story

Craig Miller, from left, his wife Laurie, both of Salem, Ore., and Jennifer Miller and her husband Scott, both of West Linn, Ore., enjoy beers together at Trusty Brewing Co. in Vancouver in September 2020. Trusty Brewing is for sale because the owner needs to care for a family member experiencing medical issues.

Downtown Vancouver’s Trusty brewing Co. for sale

Craig Miller, from left, his wife Laurie, both of Salem, Ore., and Jennifer Miller and her husband Scott, both of West Linn, Ore., enjoy beers together at Trusty Brewing Co. in Vancouver in September 2020. Trusty Brewing is for sale because the owner needs to care for a family member experiencing medical issues.

February 25, 2022, 6:03am Business

Downtown Vancouver’s Trusty Brewing Co. is for sale. Owner Anja O’Neil said she is caring for a family member with health issues and can’t “give my business the attention it deserves.” Read story

A golfer plays a round at Club Green Meadows golf course. The club is for sale, but the sellers wish for the golf course to remain.

Vancouver landmark Club Green Meadows seeks new owner; only golf-lovers need apply

A golfer plays a round at Club Green Meadows golf course. The club is for sale, but the sellers wish for the golf course to remain.

February 17, 2022, 6:03am Business

A local landmark, Club Green Meadows, is for sale for $29.5 million. As a condition, the next owners must keep the golf course running, preventing building development. Read story

Retail store opening at Waterfront Vancouver

February 17, 2022, 6:02am Business

A retail store selling local goods and gifts called Pop-Local is set to open March 5 at the Waterfront Vancouver’s RiverWest building, according to an announcement from owner Jessica Chan. Read story

The second-story patio at Barlow's Public House has a view of the Columbia River.

Barlow’s closes its Waterfront Vancouver location

The second-story patio at Barlow's Public House has a view of the Columbia River.

February 16, 2022, 6:02am Business

Barlow’s Public House at The Waterfront Vancouver has announced it closed permanently over the weekend, and a new restaurant called The Waterfront Taphouse is due to open in the spot as soon as late spring. Read story

nLIGHT engineering technician Erica Williams works on a qualifying tool for production use at nLIGHT in Vancouver in April 2018.

nLIGHT buys Plasmo

nLIGHT engineering technician Erica Williams works on a qualifying tool for production use at nLIGHT in Vancouver in April 2018.

February 14, 2022, 4:50pm Business

Camas-based semiconductor and fiber lasers company nLIGHT announced Monday that it has acquired an Austrian-based company called Plasmo. Read story