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Fruit Valley Terrace, a tiny home village for people exiting homelessness, opened in 2021 through a partnership between Wolf Industries and Community Roots Collaborative. The organizations are planning to partner again to build cottage cluster homes in Vancouver's Ogden neighborhood.

Nonprofit putting down roots, this time in central Vancouver

Fruit Valley Terrace, a tiny home village for people exiting homelessness, opened in 2021 through a partnership between Wolf Industries and Community Roots Collaborative. The organizations are planning to partner again to build cottage cluster homes in Vancouver's Ogden neighborhood.

November 14, 2022, 6:05am Business

Modular homebuilder Wolf Industries is teaming up again with nonprofit tiny homes developer Community Roots Collaborative for a proposed project to build cottage cluster homes in Vancouver’s Ogden neighborhood at 8005 N.E. 32nd St. Read story

Trees and a house sit on the future site of a 26-unit, townhome-style development Thursday on Northeast 117th Avenue.

East Vancouver parcel to become 26 apartments

Trees and a house sit on the future site of a 26-unit, townhome-style development Thursday on Northeast 117th Avenue.

November 13, 2022, 6:04am Business

A townhome-style apartment development is in the works on Northeast 117th Avenue in east Vancouver. Read story

A "preferred concept" shows how the Camas' North Shore will likely develop: with a mix of residential (yellow, orange), mixed-use, commercial and mixed employment (brown, red, blue) uses near open space and parkland (green).

Camas North Shore Development to 2,900 residential units, 1,400 new jobs

A "preferred concept" shows how the Camas' North Shore will likely develop: with a mix of residential (yellow, orange), mixed-use, commercial and mixed employment (brown, red, blue) uses near open space and parkland (green).

November 13, 2022, 6:03am Business

Camas officials have approved a subarea plan that will guide future development in the city’s North Shore, a mostly undeveloped 990-acre area north of Lacamas Lake. Read story

Joseph Fowler, right, is one of roughly 65,000 Clark County workers who commute to Portland. But unlike most of them, he rides public transportation.  At top, a C-Tran bus stops at the Fisher's Landing Transit Center before taking commuters to the Parkrose/Sumner transit center in Portland so they can board a MAX light rail train.

The rail world: MAX offers cheap, quick commute for Clark County, Portland residents

Joseph Fowler, right, is one of roughly 65,000 Clark County workers who commute to Portland. But unlike most of them, he rides public transportation.  At top, a C-Tran bus stops at the Fisher's Landing Transit Center before taking commuters to the Parkrose/Sumner transit center in Portland so they can board a MAX light rail train.

November 13, 2022, 6:02am Business

As Joseph Fowler boarded the MAX light rail on his way to work one October morning, he found a seat near an exit door. There were about 30 people aboard, mostly commuters and tired travelers headed to downtown Portland from the airport. You could notice the quiet of the early… Read story

Expansion planned for east Vancouver warehouse

November 12, 2022, 6:06am Business

Gensco is planning a 50,000-square-foot expansion to its warehouse on Northeast 56th Street in Vancouver. Read story

Jheraun "J.D." Dunlap is the founder and lead upholsterer at Tailor Made Stitching. The small business repairs, restores and customizes automobile interiors.

Working in Clark County: Jheraun Dunlap, owner of Tailor Made Stitching

Jheraun "J.D." Dunlap is the founder and lead upholsterer at Tailor Made Stitching. The small business repairs, restores and customizes automobile interiors.

November 12, 2022, 6:02am Business

Long-term residents will be familiar with Clark County’s lively car culture. When the sun is out, one is almost guaranteed to see retro and custom vehicles of all shapes, colors and sizes on the roads. Read story

Glasses, plates and napkins await diners at El Gaucho. The upscale steakhouse opened Thursday at the new Hotel Indigo at the Waterfront Vancouver.

El Gaucho steakhouse opens at Vancouver waterfront

Glasses, plates and napkins await diners at El Gaucho. The upscale steakhouse opened Thursday at the new Hotel Indigo at the Waterfront Vancouver.

November 11, 2022, 6:05am Business

Vancouver’s newest restaurant and steakhouse El Gaucho opened at The Waterfront Vancouver on Thursday evening, also offering city’s first rooftop bar called the Witness Tree. Soon to follow, the Hotel Indigo and all-day restaurant 13 Coins both plan a soft opening on Nov. 17. Read story

A smashburger from Bless Your Heart Burgers, part of the Portland-based Sesame Collection of eateries that will be opening a new burger location at The Mill shopping center in Vancouver's North Garrison Heights neighborhood.

Bless Your Heart Burgers to open at The Mill in Vancouver

A smashburger from Bless Your Heart Burgers, part of the Portland-based Sesame Collection of eateries that will be opening a new burger location at The Mill shopping center in Vancouver's North Garrison Heights neighborhood.

November 10, 2022, 6:02am Business

At the end of the pandemic, as workers who formerly frequented restaurants in city centers continued to work at home, urban-based restaurants began to reconsider the suburbs as a place to open. Read story

Nancy Barnes is leading Don Steinke in the race for Clark Public Utilities commissioner on Tuesday night.

Barnes leads Steinke in Clark Public Utilities race

Nancy Barnes is leading Don Steinke in the race for Clark Public Utilities commissioner on Tuesday night.

November 8, 2022, 10:19pm Business

Nancy Barnes was leading Don Steinke in the race to represent Clark Public Utilities’ second commissioner district Tuesday night. Barnes, the incumbent, has been on the commission since 1992. Read story

Clark Public Utilities' River Road Generating Plant burns natural gas to make about 225 megawatts of electricity, using a turbine similar to those used on jet engines in airplanes.

Upgrades to Clark Public Utilities’ gas-powered plant to boost flexibility, lower emissions, costs

Clark Public Utilities' River Road Generating Plant burns natural gas to make about 225 megawatts of electricity, using a turbine similar to those used on jet engines in airplanes.

November 8, 2022, 6:05am Business

Clark Public Utilities’ River Road Generating Plant has been a controversial place. Its billowing clouds of steam and carbon emissions stick out in a region powered largely by hydropower. Now it is on its way to becoming less of a dominating force and more of a backup option. Read story