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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

Clark County’s unemployment rate jumps to 13.8 percent

May 26, 2020, 1:19pm Business

Clark County lost about 24,300 jobs in April as the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic hit home, pushing the unemployment rate to 13.8 percent. Read story

With Firestone cases, Clark County COVID-19 total jumps to 510

May 26, 2020, 1:18pm Business

The total number of COVID-19 cases confirmed in Clark County jumped to 510 on Tuesday.  Read story

American Eagle Mortgage process continues

May 25, 2020, 4:21pm Clark County Business

The American Eagle Mortgage receivership process has quietly marched forward during the COVID-19 pandemic, with receiver Hamstreet and Associates selling more property from the defunct mortgage pools and settling two lawsuits brought against parties that had received loans from the pools. Read story

65 Vancouver food processor workers have COVID-19

May 25, 2020, 3:44pm Business

The number of positive COVID-19 cases at Firestone Pacific Foods increased to 65 workers, almost doubling the amount reported Friday, according to a news release sent by the west Vancouver fruit processor on Monday. Read story

Clark County industries prepare to reopen once approved

May 24, 2020, 6:05am Business

After more than two months of shuttered storefronts, empty restaurants and deserted offices, Clark County is poised to take a very cautious initial step toward reopening its economy. Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that the county would soon be eligible to apply to move to “Phase 2” — a limited rollback of the state’s stay-at-home order. Read story

Clark County business briefing

May 24, 2020, 5:55am Business

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Working in Clark County: Traci Cole, coach at Burntown Fitness

May 23, 2020, 6:01am Business

Traci Cole was leading a class at Burntown Fitness when everything crashed to a halt because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Morning Press: ilani to reopen; County applies for Phase 2; Car cruise; New Columbian publisher; Woody’s Tacos

May 23, 2020, 6:00am Business

Here are some of The Columbian's top stories this week that you might have missed. Read story

Nearly 40 employees at Vancouver food processor test positive for COVID-19

May 22, 2020, 6:56pm Business

A food processing company in Vancouver’s Fruit Valley neighborhood has become the center of one of the Portland metro area’s largest cluster of COVID-19 cases to date. Read story