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Dutch Bros confirms COVID-19 case at Hazel Dell shop

June 1, 2020, 9:14am Business

Dutch Bros, the popular coffee drive-thru chain, said over the weekend that a case of novel coronavirus was confirmed among the employees at its Hazel Dell coffee stand.  Read story

Working in Clark County: Garrett Wellman, foreman landscaper, Woody’s Custom Landscaping

May 30, 2020, 5:04am Business

What started out as a summer gig when he was 16 has turned into a full-time career for Garrett Wellman, now 21. Read story

C-Tran’s Mill Plain Vine project secures federal funding

May 29, 2020, 6:05pm Business

C-Tran’s Mill Plain Vine project reached a significant milestone Friday when the Federal Transit Administration announced that it has allocated $24.9 million for the planned bus rapid transit line. The federal funding will cover approximately half of the project’s $50 million cost. Read story

Cold brew for later? In Clark County, cafes can (and bottle)

May 29, 2020, 6:00am Business

As the calendar shifts toward June, many of the temporarily closed coffee shops in Vancouver are slowly reopening. Business owners weren’t idly sitting around during their spring closures. They spent the time imagining new ways to make online ordering and takeout transactions quicker, easier and safer. Everyone seemed to reach the same solution: lattes and cold-brew coffee in bottles and cans. Read story

‘Dramatic decline’ in initial jobless claims in Clark County, Washington

May 28, 2020, 6:59pm Business

Clark County’s initial unemployment insurance claims show the largest week-over-week drop since the pandemic began, down 63.3 percent. Read story

Crowds line up for ilani casino’s reopening

May 28, 2020, 10:33am Business

COWLITZ INDIAN RESERVATION — ilani reopened its doors Thursday following a 70-day closure due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Firestone Pacific Foods admits safety lacking

May 27, 2020, 8:21pm Business

As 22 more COVID-19 cases were connected to the outbreak at Firestone Pacific Foods on Wednesday, Clark County Public Health and Firestone CEO Josh Hinerfeld confirmed that certain safety measures in the facility were not stringent enough. Read story

ZoomInfo, Vancouver marketing data company, seeks up to $800 million from IPO

May 27, 2020, 8:45am Business

Vancouver marketing data broker ZoomInfo indicated Wednesday it hopes to raise up to $801 million from its pending initial public offering. The offering could give the company a market value of more than $3 billion. Read story

Select Vancouver Mall retailers begin curbside operations

May 27, 2020, 6:05am Business

A dozen retailers at the Vancouver Mall have begun offering “Retail To Go” services, according to the mall’s website, although the mall itself remains shuttered due to the novel coronavirus pandemic and Washington’s statewide stay-at-home order. Read story

Clark County’s Phase 2 application on indefinite pause

May 26, 2020, 5:55pm Clark County Business

Clark County is operating on an unknown timeline for its application for relaxed Phase 2 precautions, as the coronavirus outbreak associated with Vancouver’s Firestone Pacific Foods continues to grow. Read story