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The median home sale price in November came in at $483,500, $1,500 less than the median sale price in October. However, the same metric was $410,000 in November of last year. A sign outside a new home in Kennedy Farm in July lets homebuyers know the property's status in Ridgefield.

Clark County’s low housing inventory is ‘not normal’

The median home sale price in November came in at $483,500, $1,500 less than the median sale price in October. However, the same metric was $410,000 in November of last year. A sign outside a new home in Kennedy Farm in July lets homebuyers know the property's status in Ridgefield.

December 22, 2021, 6:04am Business

It’s kind of more of the same, said Terry Wollam, broker at Wollam and Associates, when asked about the latest market action real estate report. Read story

A worker lends a hand to the construction of VITA Elementary School at 1111 Fort Vancouver Way. The school is set to open in fall 2022.

Clark County’s strong November job market beats state numbers

A worker lends a hand to the construction of VITA Elementary School at 1111 Fort Vancouver Way. The school is set to open in fall 2022.

December 21, 2021, 6:01pm Business

Clark County’s job market enjoyed another strong month in November, adding 1,200 nonfarm jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis. Read story

Construction is underway on 69 affordable apartments next to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. Units will be reserved for families earning less than half the median local income.

Affordable housing being built adjacent to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center

Construction is underway on 69 affordable apartments next to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. Units will be reserved for families earning less than half the median local income.

December 21, 2021, 6:02am Business

A new affordable housing community will be opening adjacent to PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center next summer. PeaceHealth and Mercy Housing Northwest recently celebrated a ground-breaking at the site. Read story

Teri Schmeets, owner of Doppelganger in downtown Vancouver, prepares online orders for shipping. During the pandemic, Doppelganger opened an online store, which was a sizeable portion of its business at one point.

Locally owned boutiques in downtown Vancouver prove fashion can move city forward

Teri Schmeets, owner of Doppelganger in downtown Vancouver, prepares online orders for shipping. During the pandemic, Doppelganger opened an online store, which was a sizeable portion of its business at one point.

December 20, 2021, 6:04am Business

Boutiquing in downtown Vancouver is now a thing, said Teri Schmeets, owner of the Doppelganger boutique near Esther Short Park. Read story

As part of the PDX Next project, Portland International Airport unveiled its remodeled Concourse B Dec. 8. The newly remodeled terminal has floor-to-ceiling windows, art, seating and restaurants like Good Coffee and Screen Door, which will open next spring.

PDX remodel takes off: Project to bring Portland airport up to date expected to be finished in 2024

As part of the PDX Next project, Portland International Airport unveiled its remodeled Concourse B Dec. 8. The newly remodeled terminal has floor-to-ceiling windows, art, seating and restaurants like Good Coffee and Screen Door, which will open next spring.

December 19, 2021, 6:04am Business

Walking into the Portland International Airport terminal, things seem a bit different. Read story

Sky Zone Trampoline Park offers gift certificates and monthly passes for unlimited jump time and perks such as pizza and socks.

Clark County businesses, organizations offer gifts that enlighten, entertain and thrill

Sky Zone Trampoline Park offers gift certificates and monthly passes for unlimited jump time and perks such as pizza and socks.

December 19, 2021, 6:03am Business

As the clock ticks down to Christmas Day, last-minute shoppers may be scrambling to find something that doesn’t require battling crowded stores or keeping fingers crossed for speedy delivery. But what if the perfect gift isn’t a thing at all? Maybe it’s an experience. Read story

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December 19, 2021, 6:00am Business

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Silagy Sauces spice up dinner and make good gifts.

Clark County shops, eateries offer edible gifts galore

Silagy Sauces spice up dinner and make good gifts.

December 17, 2021, 6:09am Business

Disrupted global supply chains make getting thoughtful gifts to friends and family in time for the holidays more complicated this year. Many presents ordered online will sit at the ports well into January. Fortunately, the shelves at Vancouver businesses are well-stocked with locally made food and drink gifts for everyone… Read story

A concept rendering shows the planned "Aegis Phase II" portion of a project to rehabilitate the Providence Academy building and redevelop part of the campus. The plans for the proposed garden expansion are only conceptual, but the Sacred Heart Garden that sits in front of the academy will be preserved.

Providence Academy garden to get fresh look

A concept rendering shows the planned "Aegis Phase II" portion of a project to rehabilitate the Providence Academy building and redevelop part of the campus. The plans for the proposed garden expansion are only conceptual, but the Sacred Heart Garden that sits in front of the academy will be preserved.

December 17, 2021, 6:07am Business

A revived and expanded garden will grace the front of Providence Academy in Vancouver. The 148-year-old building is owned by The Historic Trust, which submitted plans to the City of Vancouver for the garden area, as well as parking lot improvements. Read story

Planes are parked near the runway at Pearson Field in March 2019.

Pearson Field to receive federal funds

Planes are parked near the runway at Pearson Field in March 2019.

December 17, 2021, 6:03am Business

Vancouver’s Pearson Field is set to receive $159,000 in federal infrastructure funding to improve its safety, security and volume. Read story