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Below, small Linotype letter "C" in Old English font accompanied Will Campbell as he retraced his great-grandfather Herbert's path to owning The Columbian. The letter is reversed due to the printing process.

Searching for my great-grandfather, Herbert J. Campbell

Below, small Linotype letter "C" in Old English font accompanied Will Campbell as he retraced his great-grandfather Herbert's path to owning The Columbian. The letter is reversed due to the printing process.

May 2, 2021, 6:05am Business

There’s an old machine tucked away behind a sliding gray plywood door at The Columbian, near a loading dock where beeping forklifts move massive rolls of blank newsprint. Read story

Jason Clonts, park host at Lewisville Regional Park, started the gig with Clark County Public Works in 2019. "As we're in the park and around, we answer questions and help people, as well as making sure the atmosphere is good," Clonts said. "Sometimes things come up - emergencies -we help first responders get into the right place and then step out of the way.

Working in Clark County: Jason Clonts, Lewisville Regional Park host

Jason Clonts, park host at Lewisville Regional Park, started the gig with Clark County Public Works in 2019. "As we're in the park and around, we answer questions and help people, as well as making sure the atmosphere is good," Clonts said. "Sometimes things come up - emergencies -we help first responders get into the right place and then step out of the way.

May 1, 2021, 6:00am Business

To some, Jason Clonts is living the dream. Read story

Vancouver financial technology startup, led by former Square exec, raises $20 million

April 29, 2021, 7:48am Business

A former executive at mobile payments company Square has launched a financial technology startup in Vancouver. Read story

George Goodrich, left, and his daughter, Gwen, look over samples of booth material for the Cove Restaurant. The Cove announced plans to open as the first commercial business at Tidewater Cove on the Columbia River.

The Cove opening soon at Tidewater Cove Marina in Vancouver

George Goodrich, left, and his daughter, Gwen, look over samples of booth material for the Cove Restaurant. The Cove announced plans to open as the first commercial business at Tidewater Cove on the Columbia River.

April 29, 2021, 6:04am Business

The father-daughter team of George and Gwen Goodrich of The Hammond Kitchen & Craft Bar in Camas is developing a new restaurant and event space at Tidewater Cove Marina in Vancouver. Read story

New development along the Vancouver waterfront rises behind the former Red Lion Hotel at the Quay on Wednesday morning. The Washington Legislature has provided $1 million to demolish the landmark building as part of the Port of Vancouver's Terminal 1 redevelopment project.

Landmark Red Lion Hotel will make way for new projects at Terminal 1

New development along the Vancouver waterfront rises behind the former Red Lion Hotel at the Quay on Wednesday morning. The Washington Legislature has provided $1 million to demolish the landmark building as part of the Port of Vancouver's Terminal 1 redevelopment project.

April 29, 2021, 6:03am Business

It’s almost checkout time for the former Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay. Read story

Vancouver financial startup raises $20M

April 27, 2021, 7:02pm Business

A former executive at mobile payments company Square has launched a financial technology startup in Vancouver. Read story

A corn-on-the-cob plate sits under a warming lamp at Saap Fusion Kitchen at Grand Central Retail Center in Vancouver. The restaurant recently opened and serves a menu with Spanish-Asian influences accessible to many dietary preferences.

New Vancouver restaurant Saap fusing flavors, talents

A corn-on-the-cob plate sits under a warming lamp at Saap Fusion Kitchen at Grand Central Retail Center in Vancouver. The restaurant recently opened and serves a menu with Spanish-Asian influences accessible to many dietary preferences.

April 27, 2021, 6:04am Business

After developing many properties in the area, Ryan Hurley wants to fill some of these spaces with people food and drink. His first foray into the restaurant business is Saap, a Spanish-Asian fusion restaurant at Grand Central Retail Center in the space formerly occupied by Lapellah. Read story

Vancouver residents Josh Golliday, left, and his sister Katherine Golliday take jello shots at Vault 31 Bar in Vancouver. Vault 31 is giving away free jello shots to guests who can prove they have received a COVID-19 vaccination. A vaccination card or a selfie of getting vaccinated both serve as proof.

Clark County businesses finding clever ways to encourage vaccinations

Vancouver residents Josh Golliday, left, and his sister Katherine Golliday take jello shots at Vault 31 Bar in Vancouver. Vault 31 is giving away free jello shots to guests who can prove they have received a COVID-19 vaccination. A vaccination card or a selfie of getting vaccinated both serve as proof.

April 26, 2021, 6:04am Clark County Business

Donut chain Krispy Kreme grabbed headlines across America last month when it announced that customers could receive a free doughnut a day just by vising a store with proof that they’d received a COVID-19 vaccination. Read story

Michelle Todd, a chaplain at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center who lives in Washougal, noticed she enjoyed deeper connections with people when she was a teenager. "I enjoyed when people told me their real problems and I could really listen. That's where I really enjoyed interacting with people - in those deeper spots," she said.

Working in Clark County: Michelle Todd, chaplain at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center

Michelle Todd, a chaplain at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center who lives in Washougal, noticed she enjoyed deeper connections with people when she was a teenager. "I enjoyed when people told me their real problems and I could really listen. That's where I really enjoyed interacting with people - in those deeper spots," she said.

April 24, 2021, 5:00am Business

As a teenager, Michelle Todd wasn’t one for small talk. Read story

A sign in the entryway alerts customers to COVID-19 restrictions at Battle Ground Cinema. Clark County movie theaters are reopening, but owners are still waiting on a federal grant program intended to help them stay afloat.

SBA: Glitches fixed in website that gave Clark County theater owners problems

A sign in the entryway alerts customers to COVID-19 restrictions at Battle Ground Cinema. Clark County movie theaters are reopening, but owners are still waiting on a federal grant program intended to help them stay afloat.

April 23, 2021, 4:04pm Business

The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced that the application portal for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program will go back online Monday morning. Read story