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New ‘Gateway’ takes shape in east Vancouver

January 19, 2020, 6:00am Business

A planned assisted living facility has joined the roster of projects slated for the Columbia Palisades area off of Highway 14, the latest in a series developments that are planned… Read story

Smokers need not apply: Fairness of no-nicotine hiring policies questioned

January 19, 2020, 6:00am Business

When U-Haul recently announced it will no longer hire people who use nicotine in any form in the 21 states where such hiring policies are legal, the Phoenix-based moving company… Read story

Washington workers adjusting to life at $13.50

January 19, 2020, 6:05am Business

Minimum-wage increase welcomed by workers, taken in stride by local businesses Read story

U.S. patent activity surged in 2019

January 19, 2020, 6:02am Business

SEATTLE — Washington’s technology giants were both among the top 10 recipients of U.S. patents in 2019, a record year for new intellectual property. Read story

Tech Test: Power station, solar panel can keep power flowing

January 19, 2020, 6:02am Business

If you are a regular reader of this column, you may remember the Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 240 and SolarSaga 60W Solar Panel from my holiday gift guide. Read story

General Mills invests in plant-based seafood brand Good Catch

January 19, 2020, 6:00am Business

Tuna without the mercury and fish burgers without the fish. Read story

Airlines, travel agencies are paying fewer fines

January 19, 2020, 6:00am Business

Airlines and travel agencies have been paying fewer fines for violating consumer protection rules in the last few years as flier complaints have declined. Read story

Startup funding in Oregon companies reached another peak in 2019

January 19, 2020, 6:00am Business

PORTLAND — Investment in young Oregon companies hit another high in 2019, climbing to nearly $700 million. Read story

Social Security: Need to change your name on a Social Security card?

January 19, 2020, 6:00am Business

If you’re changing your name, it’s important to let Social Security know so we can update the information we maintain, send you an updated Social Security card, and ultimately ensure we pay you accurate benefits when you retire or if you become disabled. Read story

Want to sell on Amazon?

January 19, 2020, 6:00am Business

NEW YORK — While many small manufacturers and retailers believe Amazon is the place to be, Lyris Autran is forgoing the opportunity. Read story