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Lucas Gubala and Sarah Summerhill recently opened Birdhouse Books on the corner of Main Street and Evergreen Boulevard. The shop's name refers to the fact the store is upstairs.

Birdhouse bookstore opens in downtown Vancouver

Lucas Gubala and Sarah Summerhill recently opened Birdhouse Books on the corner of Main Street and Evergreen Boulevard. The shop's name refers to the fact the store is upstairs.

August 16, 2021, 6:05am Business

Nestled above Rosemary Cafe on Main Street stands Birdhouse Bookstore, a recently opened shop filled with various books ranging from sci-fi and fantasy to classics to antique books. Read story

Houses in Vancouver as seen in March 2015.

Clark County housing market slows, but only slightly

Houses in Vancouver as seen in March 2015.

August 14, 2021, 5:19pm Business

Clark County’s real estate market appeared to slow in July, but only slightly — and only in comparison with the breakneck pace of market activity so far this year. Read story

A help wanted sign is displayed at a gas station in Mount Prospect, Ill., Tuesday, July 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y.

Unemployment claims in Clark County steadily declining

A help wanted sign is displayed at a gas station in Mount Prospect, Ill., Tuesday, July 27, 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y.

August 14, 2021, 2:34pm Business

Unemployment insurance claims in Clark County are the fewest since the pandemic began, and they continue a steady decline. Read story

Dr. Shannel Adams, OB-GYN and reproductive endocrinologist, will welcome patients at the Pacific Northwest location of the Vios Fertility Institute later this month.  "I've always been drawn back to home specifically because I think the Pacific Northwest is a unique area with a very special patient population and great, kind people who are open to many things," she said.

Working in Clark County: Dr. Shannel Adams, OB-GYN and reproductive endocrinologist

Dr. Shannel Adams, OB-GYN and reproductive endocrinologist, will welcome patients at the Pacific Northwest location of the Vios Fertility Institute later this month.  "I've always been drawn back to home specifically because I think the Pacific Northwest is a unique area with a very special patient population and great, kind people who are open to many things," she said.

August 14, 2021, 6:00am Business

Dr. Shannel Adams is Vancouver’s newest fertility doctor — so new, in fact, that the building she will be practicing at hasn’t officially opened yet. Read story

Vancouver-based software firm Hubb acquired by Intrado

August 14, 2021, 5:54am Business

Vancouver-based event planning software company Hubb has been acquired by telecommunications company Intrado. The price of the sale was not disclosed. Read story

Mav's Taphouse owner Calista Crenshaw pauses for a portrait with her son, Maverick Britt in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday afternoon. The new taphouse is named in honor of Maverick.

Mav’s Taphouse in downtown Vancouver has family-friendly vibe

Mav's Taphouse owner Calista Crenshaw pauses for a portrait with her son, Maverick Britt in downtown Vancouver on Wednesday afternoon. The new taphouse is named in honor of Maverick.

August 13, 2021, 6:04am Business

Mav’s Taphouse, a family-friendly spot with 25 taps of craft beer and cider as well as a well-rounded food menu recently opened in the space formerly occupied by the Old Ivy Taproom at 108 W. Evergreen Blvd. Read story

Michelle Melton of Battle Ground rents her swimming pool through an app and website called Swimply. Clients pay a base rate of $75 per hour.

Rent-a-pool app makes a splash in Clark County

Michelle Melton of Battle Ground rents her swimming pool through an app and website called Swimply. Clients pay a base rate of $75 per hour.

August 13, 2021, 6:02am Business

Local swimming pool owners have found a way to make extra cash this summer by renting out their facilities by the hour through an app called Swimply. It’s been called the Airbnb of pools. Read story

Oriental Fast Bowl on Main Street in downtown Vancouver has closed its doors permanently. The space will soon be occupied by a new Eastern European restaurant.

Oriental Fast Bowl in downtown Vancouver closes

Oriental Fast Bowl on Main Street in downtown Vancouver has closed its doors permanently. The space will soon be occupied by a new Eastern European restaurant.

August 12, 2021, 6:03am Business

Oriental Fast Bowl, a long-running restaurant in the heart of downtown Vancouver that provided cheap Asian noodle lunches to folks for decades, has closed permanently. Read story

Nautilus Shop in Vancouver in 2017.

Nautilus reports quarterly sales record, topping estimates

Nautilus Shop in Vancouver in 2017.

August 11, 2021, 5:20pm Business

Vancouver-based Nautilus has reported a quarterly sales record for its fiscal second quarter as people continued to embrace home fitness during the pandemic. Read story

Shoppers at Bi-Zi Farms enter the farmers market to search for fresh produce. The farm has been in the Zimmerman family since 1872 and the Bi-Zi Farms retail operation has been going since 1985.

Dispute over water permit could spell the end for sixth-generation Bi-Zi Farms

Shoppers at Bi-Zi Farms enter the farmers market to search for fresh produce. The farm has been in the Zimmerman family since 1872 and the Bi-Zi Farms retail operation has been going since 1985.

August 10, 2021, 6:05am Business

The co-owner of the beloved 105-acre, sixth-generation Bi-Zi Farms says he might have to close because of a water-rights dispute with the Washington State Department of Ecology. Read story