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Hazel Dell Christmas store owner’s gift to self, family, community

September 20, 2021, 6:00am Business

As Koleena Roth was piecing together her new year-round Christmas store, it was a source of joy for not only her but also the passersby, including children who’d “press their… Read story

Former newspaper editor helps women learn financial literacy

September 19, 2021, 6:08am Business

Julia Anderson has spent a lifetime absorbing financial trends, first as a farmer’s daughter growing up in Idaho and later in a career as a journalist. Read story

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A truck joins other traffic crossing the Interstate 5 Bridge while traveling north on I-5 on Jan. 7, 2020. The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program office is aiming to settle on a single recommended configuration for a replacement bridge in January.

Lawmakers review Interstate 5 Bridge progress

A truck joins other traffic crossing the Interstate 5 Bridge while traveling north on I-5 on Jan. 7, 2020. The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program office is aiming to settle on a single recommended configuration for a replacement bridge in January.

September 19, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Business

The bistate legislative committee of Oregon and Washington lawmakers overseeing the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program held its first meeting in four months on Friday, reviewing the project office’s progress over the summer. Read story

Visitors take a tour of the Interstate 5 Bridge. The older of the two spans opened in 1917, with the newer span following in 1958.

Keeping the Interstate 5 Bridge up and running

Visitors take a tour of the Interstate 5 Bridge. The older of the two spans opened in 1917, with the newer span following in 1958.

September 19, 2021, 6:05am Business

The Interstate Bridge Replacement Program has been running in earnest for more than a year now, slowly developing a plan for a new bridge to carry Interstate 5 across the Columbia River — a plan that lawmakers and officials on both sides of the river hope will succeed where the… Read story

Raoul Campbell-Rouzan of Vancouver packs up his garage while gearing up for his upcoming move to Arizona on Friday morning. A record number of people are quitting their jobs during the pandemic.

Clark County workers may be part of ‘Great Resignation’ trend

Raoul Campbell-Rouzan of Vancouver packs up his garage while gearing up for his upcoming move to Arizona on Friday morning. A record number of people are quitting their jobs during the pandemic.

September 18, 2021, 6:05am Business

The remote-work atmosphere of the pandemic left lots of extra time for Raoul Campbell-Rouzan to rethink his career path. As a worker at the Washington State Department of Transportation, he didn’t have the urge of excitement for his job. Although it was steady, the slow burn of his dissatisfaction with… Read story

A new food cart pod called Carts by the Park is being created in downtown Ridgefield.

Carts by the Park food-truck site buoys Ridgefield restaurant scene

A new food cart pod called Carts by the Park is being created in downtown Ridgefield.

September 18, 2021, 6:03am Business

RIDGEFIELD — Carts by the Park recently opened in downtown Ridgefield, bringing expanded eating options to the community at 219 Pioneer St., across from City Hall. Read story

Catch up on the news.

Morning Press: Benton lawsuit; The Sedgwick; COVID deaths; Det. Brown killing; Swiss Pie

Catch up on the news.

September 18, 2021, 6:02am Business

Here are some of the stories that were most popular this week with Columbian readers. Read story

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Clark County food experts say: Think outside the lunch box

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September 17, 2021, 6:01am Business

Let’s admit it: The pandemic made us forget how to pack a lunch. Now that school and work are in person, we’re digging for container tops and trying to figure out what to put in all those little plastic boxes. Read story

Melissa McCusker prepares for customers while working at The Sedgwick in downtown Vancouver. The new restaurant opened recently in the space previously occupied by Tommy O's.

The Sedgwick brings world of small-plate flavors to downtown Vancouver

Melissa McCusker prepares for customers while working at The Sedgwick in downtown Vancouver. The new restaurant opened recently in the space previously occupied by Tommy O's.

September 16, 2021, 6:05am Business

Tim and Melissa McCusker, owners of Feast 316 in downtown Camas, opened their new restaurant, The Sedgwick, in downtown Vancouver on Sept. 9. The restaurant is named after Dr. Alice Isabel Sedgwick, a doctor and businesswoman who lived in Vancouver in the early 1900s and built the space in 1907. Read story

The Vancouver Waterfront pictured from the air on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

Apartment building planned at Waterfront Vancouver Block 19

The Vancouver Waterfront pictured from the air on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

September 15, 2021, 6:05am Business

Another apartment tower is in the works at The Waterfront Vancouver. A developer submitted a pre-application packet to the city earlier this month outlining plans for a 180-unit building on Block 19, one of the blocks along the railroad tracks near the western edge of the redevelopment area. Read story