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Derek Huegel walks toward two finished homes awaiting delivery on Thursday at the company's new 20,000-square-foot facility in Battle Ground. The company makes tiny, customizable homes that they build, deliver and install throughout the region.

Battle Ground-based builder of tiny homes goes big

Derek Huegel walks toward two finished homes awaiting delivery on Thursday at the company's new 20,000-square-foot facility in Battle Ground. The company makes tiny, customizable homes that they build, deliver and install throughout the region.

March 5, 2021, 6:03am Business

BATTLE GROUND — Wolf Industries has a new home, marking the Battle Ground-based housing company’s second major expansion since it began building tiny houses in 2016. Read story

The homepage of the Washington State Employment Security Department.

Clark County jobless claims high, but slowly falling last few weeks

The homepage of the Washington State Employment Security Department.

March 4, 2021, 6:31pm Clark County Business

Unemployment insurance claims in Clark County remain stubbornly high, but the number of claimants has been slowly dropping in the last few weeks, mostly due to food workers returning to work. Read story

New Seasons Market at Fisher's Landing will be joined by another location -- in downtown Vancouver at Main Street and West 15th Street, according to a company announcement Tuesday.

Downtown Vancouver residents ready to welcome New Seasons Market

New Seasons Market at Fisher's Landing will be joined by another location -- in downtown Vancouver at Main Street and West 15th Street, according to a company announcement Tuesday.

March 3, 2021, 6:31pm Business

Downtown Vancouver residents are mostly jubilant about Tuesday’s announcement that a new grocery store is coming to the neighborhood, fulfilling a civic wish of many years. Read story

Local first-graders will get a free "Green Eggs and Ham" kit for Read Across America week. The kits, provided by Beaches restaurant and Riverview Community Bank, include green food dye, Dr. Seuss hats, a kids book and instructions on how to make the meal.

Clark County students to have ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ at home

Local first-graders will get a free "Green Eggs and Ham" kit for Read Across America week. The kits, provided by Beaches restaurant and Riverview Community Bank, include green food dye, Dr. Seuss hats, a kids book and instructions on how to make the meal.

March 3, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Business

For 25 years, local first-graders have celebrated Read Across America week by reading Dr. Seuss’ “Green Eggs and Ham” paired with breakfast. Read story

An electric vehicle charging station outside the Clark Public Utilities administration building. The utility's commission approved a Transportation Electrification plan Tuesday that will include multiple programs offering rebates for vehicle charging infrastructure.

Clark Public Utilities charges up EV incentive program

An electric vehicle charging station outside the Clark Public Utilities administration building. The utility's commission approved a Transportation Electrification plan Tuesday that will include multiple programs offering rebates for vehicle charging infrastructure.

March 3, 2021, 6:03am Business

Clark Public Utilities is preparing to launch a series of incentive programs intended to supercharge local electric vehicle adoption rates. Read story

New Seasons Market at Fisher's Landing will be joined by another location -- in downtown Vancouver at Main Street and West 15th Street, according to a company announcement Tuesday.

New Seasons coming to downtown Vancouver

New Seasons Market at Fisher's Landing will be joined by another location -- in downtown Vancouver at Main Street and West 15th Street, according to a company announcement Tuesday.

March 2, 2021, 5:31pm Business

New Seasons Market announced it is opening a grocery store in downtown Vancouver at Main Street and West 15th Street, according to a company announcement Tuesday. The company plans to open the store in 2023. Read story

Service team member Selena, who declined to give her last name, serves a customer using the new curbside pickup app at Burgerville Heritage Plaza on Monday afternoon. The company added a tracking option last week through an app called FlyBuy that allows the restaurant to know exactly when customers pull in.

Burgerville, FlyBuy Pickup app partnership offers curbside pickup in Washington, Oregon

Service team member Selena, who declined to give her last name, serves a customer using the new curbside pickup app at Burgerville Heritage Plaza on Monday afternoon. The company added a tracking option last week through an app called FlyBuy that allows the restaurant to know exactly when customers pull in.

March 2, 2021, 6:04am Business

Imagine ordering food for curbside pickup and then having it ready and waiting precisely when you arrive. That’s how Vancouver-based fast food chain Burgerville is pitching its new partnership with the mobile app FlyBuy Pickup. The service debuted at Burgerville restaurants last week. Read story

Workers lend a hand to a house under construction on Jan. 27 in the Felida Overlook neighborhood.

Clark County strategy for growth, housing takes shape

Workers lend a hand to a house under construction on Jan. 27 in the Felida Overlook neighborhood.

March 1, 2021, 6:04am Business

The unincorporated urban neighborhoods just north of Vancouver will need more than 13,200 housing units in the next 15 years, according to early findings in an ongoing study by Clark County. Read story

Damian Thomas of Vancouver, left, looks over the selection at the new Craft Cannabis location in northeast Vancouver while assisted by budtender Anthony Taylor during the shop's soft opening on Friday.

Partners open new pot store in Walnut Grove area of Vancouver

Damian Thomas of Vancouver, left, looks over the selection at the new Craft Cannabis location in northeast Vancouver while assisted by budtender Anthony Taylor during the shop's soft opening on Friday.

February 27, 2021, 6:02am Business

The owners of two of Clark County’s biggest cannabis shops are teaming up to open a new store in the Walnut Grove area. The joint venture comes from James and Rachel Bean, co-owners of Craft Cannabis (formerly New Vansterdam), and Main Street Marijuana co-owner Adam Hamide. Read story

Jainai Jeffries, owner of fyd mi ink, right, works with a client Audra Bergstrom, left, at the tattoo boutique in Vancouver. Jeffries is also an illustrator, concept designer and comic artist. "It wasn't until seventh grade when I was playing Final Fantasy 7, when I looked in the back of the book and I saw the term 'character designer,'" Jeffries said. "I said 'That's what I want to do.' I didn't get really serious about it until I was in Japan for a year in an exchange program with my college.

Working in Clark County: Jainai Jeffries, tattoo artist at fÿd mí ink

Jainai Jeffries, owner of fyd mi ink, right, works with a client Audra Bergstrom, left, at the tattoo boutique in Vancouver. Jeffries is also an illustrator, concept designer and comic artist. "It wasn't until seventh grade when I was playing Final Fantasy 7, when I looked in the back of the book and I saw the term 'character designer,'" Jeffries said. "I said 'That's what I want to do.' I didn't get really serious about it until I was in Japan for a year in an exchange program with my college.

February 27, 2021, 5:29am Business

Jainai Jeffries’ social media pages for her business read loud and clear that she is a nonbinary female of color, and there’s a specific reason for that. Read story