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Jullienne Adams of LiquidNation Liquidators looks over a sign posted in the front door that discourages shoplifting. Retail thefts are up this year compared to last year, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

Losses add up as Clark County businesses deal with surge in shoplifting

Jullienne Adams of LiquidNation Liquidators looks over a sign posted in the front door that discourages shoplifting. Retail thefts are up this year compared to last year, according to the Vancouver Police Department.

September 24, 2022, 6:03am Business

As owner of LiquidNation Liquidator in central Vancouver, Jullienne Adams has seen her share of mysteriously empty boxes and items turning up missing during inventory. Read story

A new Tesla dealership is rising near Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard and Northeast Andresen Road.

Vancouver’s first Tesla dealership, service station taking shape

A new Tesla dealership is rising near Northeast Fourth Plain Boulevard and Northeast Andresen Road.

September 23, 2022, 6:11am Business

Vancouver’s Tesla first dealership and service center is about halfway constructed at 6916 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. There’s no projected timeline for its opening, although progress shows it could open in about a year. Read story

FILE - Facebook's Meta logo sign is seen at the company headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., on, Oct. 28, 2021. Facebook owner Meta is quietly curtailing some of the safeguards designed to thwart voting misinformation or foreign interference in elections even as the U.S. Midterms approach.

Facebook parent Meta, Jabil recruiting in Vancouver for virtual reality jobs

FILE - Facebook's Meta logo sign is seen at the company headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., on, Oct. 28, 2021. Facebook owner Meta is quietly curtailing some of the safeguards designed to thwart voting misinformation or foreign interference in elections even as the U.S. Midterms approach.

September 23, 2022, 6:04am Business

Virtual and augmented reality may be the future, but it’s also the present in Clark County. Read story

A MAX Green Line train pulls into the Southeast Main Street station near Mall 205 in Portland.

C-Tran CEO Donaghy airs I-5 Bridge replacement plan worries

A MAX Green Line train pulls into the Southeast Main Street station near Mall 205 in Portland.

September 22, 2022, 6:03am Business

C-Tran’s CEO Shawn Donaghy recently raised concerns about a breakdown in communication between the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program and C-Tran. Read story

Washington Department of Labor & Industries proposes workers’ compensation rate increase

September 21, 2022, 6:05am Business

Employers and workers may soon be paying more for workers’ compensation insurance after the Washington Department of Labor & Industries proposed a 4.8 percent rate increase. Read story

Restaurants are suffering from staff shortages and Skippers in Hazel Dell has had trouble retaining staff over the summer, as seen on Sept. 9. Food services is one sector that saw gains in August.

Job report: Clark County fares better than state, Seattle

Restaurants are suffering from staff shortages and Skippers in Hazel Dell has had trouble retaining staff over the summer, as seen on Sept. 9. Food services is one sector that saw gains in August.

September 20, 2022, 6:04am Business

Eight hundred jobs were added to Clark County’s local economy in July, according to seasonally adjusted statistics from Scott Bailey, regional economist for the Washington Employment Security Department. Read story

A house on Northeast 118th Street with a Hasson Company Realtors "For Sale" sign out front in September 2021, in north Vancouver.

Clark County housing costs remain high

A house on Northeast 118th Street with a Hasson Company Realtors "For Sale" sign out front in September 2021, in north Vancouver.

September 20, 2022, 6:03am Business

Drops in new real estate listings and inventory continued limiting the options of potential homebuyers in Clark County last month. Read story

Little Conejo Norte employee Jacob Brill hands a bag of chips to a customer at Carts by the Park in Ridgefield.

Food trucks are not idling in Clark County

Little Conejo Norte employee Jacob Brill hands a bag of chips to a customer at Carts by the Park in Ridgefield.

September 19, 2022, 6:04am Business

It’s been 10 years since Steve Valenta founded the Mighty Bowl food truck and ushered in a new era of mobile food units. Read story

Clark County Business Briefing

September 18, 2022, 6:02am Business

Clark County Business Briefing Read story

As lead designer, Raiden Gorby works constructing the shape and form of Luna's Puppets' creations. While his wife Andrea Gorby is the seamstress, assembling the characters' felt, fur and clothing.

Working in Clark County: Raiden Gorby, owner of Luna’s Puppets

As lead designer, Raiden Gorby works constructing the shape and form of Luna's Puppets' creations. While his wife Andrea Gorby is the seamstress, assembling the characters' felt, fur and clothing.

September 17, 2022, 6:02am Business

Whether it’s the brightly colored and comforting citizens of Sesame Street, or the terrifying and deadly creatures on display in Jurassic Park, everyone has a favorite TV show or movie that was helped brought to life by the art of puppetry and animatronics. Read story