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The Pointe Apartments in central Vancouver sold to Greystar recently for more than $100 million, according to the Portland Business Journal. Since then, the apartment's name has changed to Avana One Zero Nine.

Greystar buys Vancouver apartment complex the Pointe for $100 million

The Pointe Apartments in central Vancouver sold to Greystar recently for more than $100 million, according to the Portland Business Journal. Since then, the apartment's name has changed to Avana One Zero Nine.

August 31, 2021, 6:30pm Business

The Pointe Apartments in east Vancouver sold to Greystar recently for more than $100 million, according to the Portland Business Journal. Since then, the apartment’s name has changed to Avana One Zero Nine. Read story

Power transmission lines and towers that run east through Vancouver are pictured above Burnt Bridge Creek on Monday morning. A balloon hit one of the lines near this spot on Aug. 21 and caused a brief power outage for nearly 19,000 people.

Clark Public Utilities warns: Balloon strikes can pop off power

Power transmission lines and towers that run east through Vancouver are pictured above Burnt Bridge Creek on Monday morning. A balloon hit one of the lines near this spot on Aug. 21 and caused a brief power outage for nearly 19,000 people.

August 31, 2021, 6:03am Business

Just after 8 o’clock on a recent Saturday evening, nearly 19,000 people in central Vancouver lost power. It was little more than a blip — the lights came back on in a matter of seconds — but it was technically an accidental outage, and there was a very specific cause:… Read story

Pedestrians take in sweeping views of the Columbia River while strolling along the Waterfront Vancouver on Monday morning. Below, Rayne Dunn, 12, of Vancouver, left, joins Layla Chappell, also 12, as they celebrate her birthday with a fancy dress and a visit to the Waterfront Vancouver on Monday morning.

Vancouver riverwalk ranks in top 15 in nation

Pedestrians take in sweeping views of the Columbia River while strolling along the Waterfront Vancouver on Monday morning. Below, Rayne Dunn, 12, of Vancouver, left, joins Layla Chappell, also 12, as they celebrate her birthday with a fancy dress and a visit to the Waterfront Vancouver on Monday morning.

August 31, 2021, 6:01am Business

Vancouver’s waterfront is one of the best pedestrian attractions of its kind in the country, according to a recent ranking from a high-profile travel website. Read story

DeeAnn Stansbury and her husband, Brett, join their dog, Clover, as they look over the main venue space at the new Cloverlane Mercantile & Event Center in Hockinson. The space was formerly the Hockinson Finn Hall.

Hockinson site transformed into cafe, sports bar, ballroom

DeeAnn Stansbury and her husband, Brett, join their dog, Clover, as they look over the main venue space at the new Cloverlane Mercantile & Event Center in Hockinson. The space was formerly the Hockinson Finn Hall.

August 30, 2021, 6:05am Business

HOCKINSON — DeeAnn and Brett Stansbury are transforming the historic Finn Hall into Cloverlane Mercantile & Event Center, with a cafe, sports bar, small retail space and upstairs ballroom each with its own elaborate theme. Read story

Skin Works Etc. is one of over 70 local businesses that participate in a local gift card program, Grow the (360).

Grow the (360) gift cards boost Clark County firms

Skin Works Etc. is one of over 70 local businesses that participate in a local gift card program, Grow the (360).

August 28, 2021, 6:05am Business

Grow the (360), a gift card program that circulates money only to Clark County businesses, aims to get those businesses through the pandemic and support the local economy. Read story

Dandelion Teahouse calls its bathroom the Roost Room.

Clark County restaurants’ designs call for cool commodes

Dandelion Teahouse calls its bathroom the Roost Room.

August 27, 2021, 6:03am Business

Several new Clark County restaurants have put a surprising amount of thought and effort into their restrooms, from the drunken-monkey wallpaper at Acorn & The Oak to the otherworldy vortex at Thirsty Sasquatch to the Anthony Bourdain shrine at Mav’s Taphouse. These elaborate restrooms are unisex. Read story

Budtender/cashier Robert Emmons, in blue mask, assists a customer as they pick up an online order inside Main Street Marijuana in Uptown Village on Tuesday morning. The store has put up new signs advising customers that all online orders must now be picked up at indoor counters following a change to state rules three weeks ago.

Clark County cannabis shops kicked away from the curb

Budtender/cashier Robert Emmons, in blue mask, assists a customer as they pick up an online order inside Main Street Marijuana in Uptown Village on Tuesday morning. The store has put up new signs advising customers that all online orders must now be picked up at indoor counters following a change to state rules three weeks ago.

August 26, 2021, 6:03am Business

When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived last year, alcohol and cannabis retailers in Washington were able to mimic their restaurant and retail brethren by embracing carry-out and curbside service models, thanks to temporary exemptions to the state Liquor and Cannabis Board’s normal sales rules. Read story

Jullienne Adams, owner and founder of LiquidNation, started the business out of her garage after buying a pallet of 15 miscellaneous goods from an auction website for $375 about three years ago, she said.

Vancouver woman builds liquidated-goods business, LiquidNation, despite variety of obstacles

Jullienne Adams, owner and founder of LiquidNation, started the business out of her garage after buying a pallet of 15 miscellaneous goods from an auction website for $375 about three years ago, she said.

August 26, 2021, 6:01am Business

There’s a little hole-in-the-wall family business in central Vancouver run by a woman who clawed her way out of homelessness and is now selling liquidated goods that she buys by the pallet. Read story

New homes are under construction at Kennedy Farm in Ridgefield .

Clark County jobs picture brighter

New homes are under construction at Kennedy Farm in Ridgefield .

August 25, 2021, 6:04pm Business

Clark County’s economy took an encouraging step forward in July as jobs returned at a good pace. Read story

The future home of Basalt Brewery, at 400 E. 37th St., will be about 13,000 square feet, and the owners envision having a few food trucks in the parking lot. There are no additions planned for the building, but the interior will undergo a large renovation; the owners hired<a href="https://www.sumdesignstudio.com/brewery"> SUM Design Studio based in Portland</a>.

Basalt Brewing to open in old Vancouver Fire Department station

The future home of Basalt Brewery, at 400 E. 37th St., will be about 13,000 square feet, and the owners envision having a few food trucks in the parking lot. There are no additions planned for the building, but the interior will undergo a large renovation; the owners hired<a href="https://www.sumdesignstudio.com/brewery"> SUM Design Studio based in Portland</a>.

August 25, 2021, 6:02am Business

The former Vancouver Fire Department station near the Main Street Safeway in Vancouver’s Shumway neighborhood will be transformed into a new brewery and taproom called Basalt Brewing. Read story