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Oregon pot sales 420% stronger along Idaho border

January 18, 2020, 6:05am Business

PORTLAND -- A new state analysis finds marijuana sales strongest along Oregon's border with Idaho, a state where recreational marijuana is not legal. Read story

U.S. housing construction jumps 16.9% in December

January 18, 2020, 6:04am Business

WASHINGTON -- Construction of new homes surged in December to the highest level in 13 years, capping a year in which falling mortgage rates and a strong labor market helped lift the prospects of the housing industry. Read story

Washington Federal Q1 earnings $65.7 million

January 16, 2020, 6:54pm Business

SEATTLE -- Washington Federal Inc. (WAFD) on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $65.7 million. Read story

Trump nominations official for Fed board

January 16, 2020, 6:53pm Business

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump has nominated two people to serve on the Federal Reserve's influential Board of Governors. Read story

Teen business club starts coffee company

January 16, 2020, 6:52pm Business

A local youth business club is preparing to launch its own coffee roasting company, run by the club's teenage members. Read story

Multibuilding complex of apartments planned

January 16, 2020, 6:52pm Business

A multibuilding apartment complex of about 75 units is planned to be built at the northeast corner of Northeast Vancouver Mall Drive and Andresen Road. Read story

MGM Resorts sells assets of MGM Grand

January 15, 2020, 4:31pm Business Briefs

LAS VEGAS -- MGM Resorts International is selling the real estate assets of the MGM Grand on the Las Vegas Strip to a joint venture for about $2.5 billion. Read story

Tidewater welcomes new CEO-president

January 15, 2020, 4:31pm Business

Vancouver-based river barge company Tidewater has a new leader. The company's board of directors announced Wednesday that it has selected Todd Busch to be the company's new CEO and president, effective Jan. 16. Busch succeeds retiring president and CEO Bob Curcio, who has served in the role since 2013. Read story

Bowflex ranked No. 1 by consumer reviews site

January 15, 2020, 4:30pm Business

Home-gym retailer Bowflex, owned by Vancouver-based Nautilus Inc., earned a five-star, best-in-class rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. Read story

Nevada, other states part of $200K PayPal settlement

January 15, 2020, 6:02am Business

RENO, Nev. -- The attorneys general of Nevada and 20 other states have reached a $200,000 agreement with PayPal Charitable Giving Fund Inc. to settle complaints over its handling of charitable contributions through the company's online fundraising platform. Read story