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Cold brew for later? In Clark County, cafes can (and bottle)

May 29, 2020, 6:00am Business

As the calendar shifts toward June, many of the temporarily closed coffee shops in Vancouver are slowly reopening. Business owners weren’t idly sitting around during their spring closures. They spent… Read story

‘Dramatic decline’ in initial jobless claims in Clark County, Washington

May 28, 2020, 6:59pm Business

Clark County’s initial unemployment insurance claims show the largest week-over-week drop since the pandemic began, down 63.3 percent. Read story


Crowds line up for ilani casino’s reopening

May 28, 2020, 10:33am Business

COWLITZ INDIAN RESERVATION — ilani reopened its doors Thursday following a 70-day closure due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Firestone Pacific Foods admits safety lacking

May 27, 2020, 8:21pm Business

As 22 more COVID-19 cases were connected to the outbreak at Firestone Pacific Foods on Wednesday, Clark County Public Health and Firestone CEO Josh Hinerfeld confirmed that certain safety measures in the facility were not stringent enough. Read story

ZoomInfo, Vancouver marketing data company, seeks up to $800 million from IPO

May 27, 2020, 8:45am Business

Vancouver marketing data broker ZoomInfo indicated Wednesday it hopes to raise up to $801 million from its pending initial public offering. The offering could give the company a market value of more than $3 billion. Read story

Select Vancouver Mall retailers begin curbside operations

May 27, 2020, 6:05am Business

A dozen retailers at the Vancouver Mall have begun offering “Retail To Go” services, according to the mall’s website, although the mall itself remains shuttered due to the novel coronavirus pandemic and Washington’s statewide stay-at-home order. Read story

Clark County’s Phase 2 application on indefinite pause

May 26, 2020, 5:55pm Clark County Business

Clark County is operating on an unknown timeline for its application for relaxed Phase 2 precautions, as the coronavirus outbreak associated with Vancouver’s Firestone Pacific Foods continues to grow. Read story

Clark County’s unemployment rate jumps to 13.8 percent

May 26, 2020, 1:19pm Business

Clark County lost about 24,300 jobs in April as the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic hit home, pushing the unemployment rate to 13.8 percent. Read story

With Firestone cases, Clark County COVID-19 total jumps to 510

May 26, 2020, 1:18pm Business

The total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Clark County jumped to 510 on Tuesday.  Read story

American Eagle Mortgage process continues

May 25, 2020, 4:21pm Clark County Business

The American Eagle Mortgage receivership process has quietly marched forward during the COVID-19 pandemic, with receiver Hamstreet and Associates selling more property from the defunct mortgage pools and settling two lawsuits brought against parties that had received loans from the pools. Read story