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Remember Land Executive Director Elliot Rasenick became interested in Recompose and was interested in the cultural impact of composting commingled human remains compared to burying a person in the ground in one spot "where we pretend we can extend home ownership in perpetuity," he said.

From dust to dust — to compost in Clark County

Remember Land Executive Director Elliot Rasenick became interested in Recompose and was interested in the cultural impact of composting commingled human remains compared to burying a person in the ground in one spot "where we pretend we can extend home ownership in perpetuity," he said.

December 5, 2021, 6:05am Business

Remember Land only site in world restoring wildlife habitat with mulch commingled with human remains Read story

Shoppers come and go outside of Chuck's Produce & Street Market's east Vancouver location on Wednesday morning. Both locations of the popular local grocery store are listed for sale.

Both Chuck’s Produce locations for sale

Shoppers come and go outside of Chuck's Produce & Street Market's east Vancouver location on Wednesday morning. Both locations of the popular local grocery store are listed for sale.

December 2, 2021, 6:05am Business

Chuck’s Produce & Street Market’s two locations are for sale. Both businesses and real estate are included, according to an online listing. Read story

Vancouver-based Conway Construction won a contract for over $13 million from the Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. Conway will restore a section of the paved Historic Columbia River Highway in the Columbia River Gorge.

Vancouver-based Conway Construction to restore section of historic highway

Vancouver-based Conway Construction won a contract for over $13 million from the Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration. Conway will restore a section of the paved Historic Columbia River Highway in the Columbia River Gorge.

November 30, 2021, 6:01am Business

Vancouver-based Conway Construction won a contract from the Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration for over $13 million to restore some of the last unfinished sections of the Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge. Read story

During World War I, John Blaker of Vancouver served in the Twentieth Engineers, the largest regiment in U.S. Army history, with over 8,200 officers and men. Their job as "Fighting Foresters" was to establish a logging network in Europe to supply troops with lumber for firewood, railroads, barracks, trench walls and more, according to the U.S. Forestry Service.

Before he was Vancouver’s police chief, John Blaker served as a ‘Fighting Forester’ in WWI

During World War I, John Blaker of Vancouver served in the Twentieth Engineers, the largest regiment in U.S. Army history, with over 8,200 officers and men. Their job as "Fighting Foresters" was to establish a logging network in Europe to supply troops with lumber for firewood, railroads, barracks, trench walls and more, according to the U.S. Forestry Service.

November 28, 2021, 6:05am Clark County News

A day before Thanksgiving in 1917, Vancouver-born John Blaker stowed two onions in anticipation of a “square meal” that included corned beef and hash, he hoped. Read story

Clark County nonfarm employment
October in Clark County brought an increase in workers enough to top pre-pandemic employment levels. (SOURCE: Washington State Employment Security Department)

Clark County employment tops pre-pandemic levels

Clark County nonfarm employment
October in Clark County brought an increase in workers enough to top pre-pandemic employment levels. (SOURCE: Washington State Employment Security Department)

November 26, 2021, 4:07pm Business

October in Clark County brought enough of an increase in the workforce to break the record for the highest number of workers, but population growth is a major factor and many are still unemployed. Read story

Joshua Coleman, owner of a local branch of the franchise <a href="https://www.jdogjunkremoval.com/locations/washington/vancouver-junk-removal/">JDog Junk Removal & Hauling</a>, started the business a few months ago and operates out of his Ridgefield home. He hopes to partner with military veterans to expand his business.

Ridgefield vet continues to serve through junk-hauling business

Joshua Coleman, owner of a local branch of the franchise <a href="https://www.jdogjunkremoval.com/locations/washington/vancouver-junk-removal/">JDog Junk Removal & Hauling</a>, started the business a few months ago and operates out of his Ridgefield home. He hopes to partner with military veterans to expand his business.

November 24, 2021, 6:02am Business

A local Coast Guard veteran is starting a junk-hauling service and hoping to help his fellow veterans shrink homelessness in Clark County. Read story

A two-story Christmas tree sits among hanging holiday lights at Vancouver Mall, which is already in Christmas mode. The mall is also at near peak capacity with tenants after eight new stores opened in eight weeks. Retailers are expecting a busier than average year, especially with no indoor capacity limits.

Clark County retailers are stocked, ready to welcome holiday shoppers

A two-story Christmas tree sits among hanging holiday lights at Vancouver Mall, which is already in Christmas mode. The mall is also at near peak capacity with tenants after eight new stores opened in eight weeks. Retailers are expecting a busier than average year, especially with no indoor capacity limits.

November 21, 2021, 6:05am Business

Leah Pickering, owner of Kazoodles toy store in Vancouver, placed an order for Christmas puzzles in May. On Tuesday, she found out that they might not arrive by Christmas. Read story

NW Natural serves about 2.5 million people in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

NW Natural sets carbon neutrality goal

NW Natural serves about 2.5 million people in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

November 20, 2021, 3:14pm Business

NW Natural has a plan to be carbon neutral by 2050, and on Thursday, the gas company published an in-depth analysis on how it will make that happen. Read story

Right outside the town of Klickitat, much of the land is now meant for conservation and restoration by its new owner, the Conservation Fund.

Conservation group purchases 35,000 acres in Gorge

Right outside the town of Klickitat, much of the land is now meant for conservation and restoration by its new owner, the Conservation Fund.

November 20, 2021, 6:07am Business

A large scattering of small pieces of timberland in the Gorge is under the ownership of a new group called the Conservation Fund. The new ownership plans to conserve and restore the beautiful lands accessible by hiking trails. Read story

The Interstate 5 Bridge.

I-5 Bridge panel considers grants

The Interstate 5 Bridge.

November 19, 2021, 6:01am Business

The Interstate Bridge Replacement program is assessing grant options from the federal Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act signed by President Joe Biden on Monday. Read story