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Founder and CEO Sean McClain poses next to a mural in a lab at Absci Corp., headquartered in Vancouver, during a tour on Monday. The drug-discovery company, founded in Portland in 2011, moved to Vancouver in 2016. (Randy L.

Vancouver-based Absci to create drugs for Merck

Founder and CEO Sean McClain poses next to a mural in a lab at Absci Corp., headquartered in Vancouver, during a tour on Monday. The drug-discovery company, founded in Portland in 2011, moved to Vancouver in 2016. (Randy L.

January 7, 2022, 4:38pm Business

Absci Corp. is teaming up with pharmaceutical giant Merck, the Vancouver-based Absci announced Friday. Read story

Vinyl is a fully immersive experience, says Joel Mulligan, owner of Everybody's Music in downtown Vancouver.  Modern-era vinyl sales records were broken over the holiday. At top, "Fearless (Taylor's Version)" by Taylor Swift is among the vinyl records for sale at Everybody's Music.

Demand for vinyl comes full circle at Vancouver record store

Vinyl is a fully immersive experience, says Joel Mulligan, owner of Everybody's Music in downtown Vancouver.  Modern-era vinyl sales records were broken over the holiday. At top, "Fearless (Taylor's Version)" by Taylor Swift is among the vinyl records for sale at Everybody's Music.

January 6, 2022, 6:03am Business

Vinyl is a fully immersive experience, says Joel Mulligan. Read story

Vancouver seeks input for city housing code changes

January 6, 2022, 6:01am Business

The city of Vancouver will host a virtual open house from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Jan. 18 to receive public input on proposed zoning code updates. Read story

Dawda Bah went from working for tech companies to selling books online during the pandemic.

Vancouver man from Gambia starts new chapter as an online bookseller

Dawda Bah went from working for tech companies to selling books online during the pandemic.

January 5, 2022, 6:07am Business

When Dawda Bah thinks back to his childhood in Bakau, a small coastal Gambian cape town, he remembers working at his father’s store that sold imported, used clothing to the locals. Read story

A tray of treats tempts customers at the new Mr. Maple Donuts shop in Hazel Dell. Coffee drinks and bagel breakfast sandwiches are also on the menu.

4th location planned for Mr. Maple Donuts

A tray of treats tempts customers at the new Mr. Maple Donuts shop in Hazel Dell. Coffee drinks and bagel breakfast sandwiches are also on the menu.

January 5, 2022, 6:04am Business

Mr. Maple Donuts will be opening a fourth location at 12019 S.E. Mill Plain Blvd. in Vancouver, according to plans submitted to the city. Read story

Drivers are paying more at the gas pump than this time last year.

Is everything more expensive? From food to rent to gas, Clark County residents paying more for necessities

Drivers are paying more at the gas pump than this time last year.

January 2, 2022, 6:05am Business

Vancouver and Clark County are becoming increasingly expensive places to live. While some costs have risen significantly, others crept upward in a nickel-and-dime trend that’s accelerated over the past year. Read story

A vacant 50-by-100-foot lot owned by the city of Camas on Northeast Fifth Avenue between Northeast Franklin and Northeast Garfield streets is poised to become a community garden next year.

Community garden coming to Camas

A vacant 50-by-100-foot lot owned by the city of Camas on Northeast Fifth Avenue between Northeast Franklin and Northeast Garfield streets is poised to become a community garden next year.

December 29, 2021, 5:19pm Business

Downtown Camas is one step closer to having a new community garden, thanks to a partnership between the city and a local entrepreneur. Read story

Christine's Restaurant on Evergreen Boulevard in Vancouver is closing permanently on Jan. 1.

Christine’s Restaurant in Vancouver closing

Christine's Restaurant on Evergreen Boulevard in Vancouver is closing permanently on Jan. 1.

December 29, 2021, 2:28pm Business

Longtime Vancouver favorite Christine's Restaurant is closing. The last day for the eatery, known for breakfasts and cozy atmosphere, will be Friday. Read story

Heather Manning of Vancouver sits aboard a C-Tran Vine bus headed east from the Turtle Place Transit Station on Feb. 22. Passenger count has rebounded on local routes even though the pandemic continues.

C-Tran expects bump in 2022 budget

Heather Manning of Vancouver sits aboard a C-Tran Vine bus headed east from the Turtle Place Transit Station on Feb. 22. Passenger count has rebounded on local routes even though the pandemic continues.

December 27, 2021, 4:33pm Business

C-Tran has budgeted for a $38.2 million bump in net revenue for 2022 compared with 2021. What has caused such a drastic increase in net revenue for an agency that budgeted $2.6 million in net revenue last year? The answer is multifaceted. Read story

New development along the Vancouver waterfront rises behind the former Red Lion Hotel at the Quay earlier this year. The hotel is in the early stages of demolition.

Final roar for Vancouver Red Lion Inn at the Quay

New development along the Vancouver waterfront rises behind the former Red Lion Hotel at the Quay earlier this year. The hotel is in the early stages of demolition.

December 27, 2021, 6:05am Business

On New Year’s Eve, the center of Vancouver’s holiday celebrations once lay at the foot of Columbia Street, just west of the Interstate 5 Bridge. Read story