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Amazon plans another building in east Vancouver

September 30, 2022, 6:01am Business

Another Amazon industrial building is joining the future cluster of Amazon distribution buildings near Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard and Northeast 169th Avenue. Read story

Camas physical therapy clinic perfects balancing act

September 30, 2022, 6:04am Business

Mike Teater and his physical therapy team at FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Center of Camas have a mission — to be masters of balance. Read story

FILE - Tesla Motors, Inc. CEO Elon Musk speaks at the Paris Pantheon Sorbonne University as part of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris on Dec. 2, 2015. An early prototype of Tesla Inc.'s proposed Optimus humanoid robot slowly and awkwardly walked onto a stage, turned, and waved to a cheering crowd at the company's artificial intelligence event Friday, Sept. 30, 2022.

Tesla robot walks, waves, but doesn’t show off complex tasks

FILE - Tesla Motors, Inc. CEO Elon Musk speaks at the Paris Pantheon Sorbonne University as part of the COP21, United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris on Dec. 2, 2015. An early prototype of Tesla Inc.'s proposed Optimus humanoid robot slowly and awkwardly walked onto a stage, turned, and waved to a cheering crowd at the company's artificial intelligence event Friday, Sept. 30, 2022.

October 1, 2022, 8:02pm Business

An early prototype of Tesla Inc.'s proposed Optimus humanoid robot slowly and awkwardly walked onto a stage, turned, and waved to a cheering crowd at the company's artificial intelligence event Friday. Read story

A disturbance in the water is seen above a gas pipeline leak Thursday in the Baltic Sea. The pipeline carries natural gas from Russia to Western Europe.

Danes: Nord Stream 2 pipeline seems to have stopped leaking

A disturbance in the water is seen above a gas pipeline leak Thursday in the Baltic Sea. The pipeline carries natural gas from Russia to Western Europe.

October 1, 2022, 6:52pm Business

The Danish Energy Agency says one of two ruptured natural gas pipelines in the Baltic Sea appears to have stopped leaking natural gas. Read story

Farm worker Enrique Rubio of Mexico, works at the Dutch Hollow Farms milking Jersey dairy cows ,,Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, in Schodack Landing N.Y.  Harvest season means long days for U.S. farmworkers -- but usually no overtime pay. New York is now joining several states that have begun to change this rule. The state's labor commissioner today approved a proposal to implement its own 40-hour overtime rule for farm workers.

Pay bumps coming for more farmworkers, long denied overtime

Farm worker Enrique Rubio of Mexico, works at the Dutch Hollow Farms milking Jersey dairy cows ,,Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, in Schodack Landing N.Y.  Harvest season means long days for U.S. farmworkers -- but usually no overtime pay. New York is now joining several states that have begun to change this rule. The state's labor commissioner today approved a proposal to implement its own 40-hour overtime rule for farm workers.

October 1, 2022, 12:41pm Business

Harvest season means long days for U.S. farmworkers — but usually no overtime pay. Federal law exempts farms from rules entitling most workers to 1.5 times their regular wage when they work more than 40 hours in a week. Read story

Workers construct the Y-shaped columns that will support Portland International Airport's new roof on Wednesday, at Thompson Metal Fab in Vancouver. The company is celebrating its 85th anniversary this year.

Producer of PDX’s new roof supports, Thompson Metal Fab, celebrates 85 years with innovation, diversification

Workers construct the Y-shaped columns that will support Portland International Airport's new roof on Wednesday, at Thompson Metal Fab in Vancouver. The company is celebrating its 85th anniversary this year.

October 1, 2022, 6:05am Business

Tucked away on Vancouver’s Southeast Hidden Way is a piece of living, breathing history. Eighty-five-year-old Thompson Metal Fab has produced and continues to produce some of the region’s largest metal infrastructure projects. Read story

Pho Divine sits on Main Street on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, in Vancouver. The Vietnamese restaurant recently opened.

Pho back in Uptown Village

Pho Divine sits on Main Street on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, in Vancouver. The Vietnamese restaurant recently opened.

October 1, 2022, 6:04am Business

A new pho place, Pho Divine, has opened at 2014 Main St. in Uptown Village. Read story

Marina Aina, a 21-year-old student majoring in American Studies at Pomona College, poses for photos on the school's campus in Claremont, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. Aina was used to getting paid for her internships and could not see taking an unpaid opportunity over a summer job. "If I felt that it wasn't compensated then I wouldn't go for it because I wouldn't have the funds to cover it," Aina says. "I wouldn't want to ask my parents, who are helping me pay for college, to pay for something I'm doing over the summer." (AP Photo/Jae C.

Unpaid internships face new scrutiny as barriers to careers

Marina Aina, a 21-year-old student majoring in American Studies at Pomona College, poses for photos on the school's campus in Claremont, Calif., Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022. Aina was used to getting paid for her internships and could not see taking an unpaid opportunity over a summer job. "If I felt that it wasn't compensated then I wouldn't go for it because I wouldn't have the funds to cover it," Aina says. "I wouldn't want to ask my parents, who are helping me pay for college, to pay for something I'm doing over the summer." (AP Photo/Jae C.

October 1, 2022, 6:02am Business

The value of an internship is unmistakable. It teaches marketable skills, it builds professional networks, and it helps students test-drive careers. Read story

Montana site fouled by copper smelter to get final cleanup

September 30, 2022, 6:45pm Business

A subsidiary of London-based oil giant BP agreed to finish its cleanup of a 300-square mile (776-square kilometer) site in Montana that's contaminated with arsenic and other pollutants from decades of copper smelting, and to repay the U.S. government $48 million in response costs. Read story

Boeing behind schedule in gaining approval for new Max jets

September 30, 2022, 2:56pm Business

Federal officials say Boeing has completed little of the work necessary to certify new versions of its 737 Max jetliner by a year-end deadline, and the aircraft maker is lobbying Congress for more time. Read story