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Home sales jump to 13-year high in February

March 21, 2020, 6:01am Business

WASHINGTON -- U.S. home sales jumped in February to their highest level in 13 years, a trend that will almost certainly be reversed as people stop showing their property out of fear of infection in the coronavirus outbreak. Read story

Skamania Lodge closes for 2 months

March 20, 2020, 4:11pm Business

Skamania Lodge has announced that it will close starting on Sunday and continuing through May 30, citing the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. Read story

Mortgage rates climb; 30-year loan at 3.65%

March 20, 2020, 6:03am Business

WASHINGTON -- U.S. long-term mortgage rates climbed this week in a whip-sawing market amid deepening anxiety over devastation to the economy from the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Biotech company, CytoDyn, which is headquartered at 1111 Main Street, pictured, say they're about to start testing a coronavirus treatment drug, as seen Monday afternoon, March 16, 2020.

CytoDyn begins testing COVID-19 treatment

Biotech company, CytoDyn, which is headquartered at 1111 Main Street, pictured, say they're about to start testing a coronavirus treatment drug, as seen Monday afternoon, March 16, 2020.

March 20, 2020, 6:02am Business

Vancouver-based biotechnology company CytoDyn announced Thursday that it received authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to begin testing medication on two COVID-19 patients. Read story

Job openings jumped in January, before outbreak

March 18, 2020, 6:49pm Business Briefs

WASHINGTON -- U.S. employers sharply increased the number of jobs they advertised in January, a sign the job market and economy were in mostly solid shape before the virus outbreak hit. Read story

Volvo recalls vehicles to fix automatic braking flaw

March 18, 2020, 6:47pm Business Briefs

DETROIT -- Volvo is recalling more than 736,000 vehicles worldwide because the automatic emergency braking system may not detect obstacles and stop the vehicles as designed. Read story

FDIC warns of scams saying nation’s banks in trouble

March 18, 2020, 6:46pm Business

FDIC warns of scams saying nation’s banks in trouble Read story

Clark County business owners get options to pay taxes

March 17, 2020, 4:28pm Business Briefs

Business owners impacted by the recent closure orders due to the novel coronavirus will have the option of paying their business personal property taxes over time with no penalties or collection fees, says Clark County Treasurer Alishia Topper. Read story

Clark County, Vancouver utilities halt shutoffs over lack of payment

March 17, 2020, 4:26pm Business Briefs

Clark Public Utilities temporarily has ceased disconnecting electrical or water services due to lack of payment, according to a news release. Read story

Clark County Business Briefing

March 15, 2020, 5:41am Business

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