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The Washington Capitol Building in Olympia.

Southwest Washington senators, representatives, business leaders discuss outlook for 2023 session

The Washington Capitol Building in Olympia.

December 12, 2022, 5:59pm Business

Southwest Washington’s newest Republican state lawmakers — 18th District Reps. Stephanie McClintock and Greg Cheney — joined hundreds of business leaders, business owners and local officials for the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce’s annual legislative outlook Friday morning. Read story

Visitors browse at the Vancouver Farmers Market on March 26.

Vancouver Farmers Market bounces back, delights locals, tourists

Visitors browse at the Vancouver Farmers Market on March 26.

December 12, 2022, 4:50pm Business

The Vancouver Farmers Market came roaring back this year, welcoming more vendors than even before the pandemic and welcoming hundreds of thousands of shoppers. Read story

Chris Baldwin started his loose-leaf tea business, Valhalla Tea Co., after serving in the U.S. Army. He donates part of the business' proceeds to veterans' assistance groups.

Working in Clark County: Chris Baldwin, Valhalla Tea Co.

Chris Baldwin started his loose-leaf tea business, Valhalla Tea Co., after serving in the U.S. Army. He donates part of the business' proceeds to veterans' assistance groups.

December 12, 2022, 6:05am Business

Helping military veterans is Chris Baldwin’s cup of tea. Baldwin, an Army veteran, is the co-founder of Valhalla Tea Co., 14602 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd. Read story

Danny Percich of Full Plate Farm, left, harvests beets with Mason Hodnefield. The farm is one of only a small number locally offering cold-season CSA shares.

Ridgefield CSA Full Plate Farm one of few to offer cold-weather vegetables

Danny Percich of Full Plate Farm, left, harvests beets with Mason Hodnefield. The farm is one of only a small number locally offering cold-season CSA shares.

December 10, 2022, 6:03am Business

As he kneeled in the mud, Danny Percich plucked a beet out of the earth, snapped off its leaves and placed it in a bin. Read story

Cars and trucks travel north on the Interstate 5 Bridge on Oct. 5, seen from the top of one of the northbound bridge lift towers.

New I-5 Bridge cost: Likely $6 Billion

Cars and trucks travel north on the Interstate 5 Bridge on Oct. 5, seen from the top of one of the northbound bridge lift towers.

December 9, 2022, 1:30pm Business

The Interstate 5 Bridge replacement is expected to cost $5.5 billion to $7.5 billion, with $6 billion being the likeliest outcome, according to Greg Johnson, Interstate Bridge Replacement Program administrator. Read story

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Cardai Hill Rock Quarry seeks zoning overlay for 46 acres

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December 7, 2022, 7:12pm Business

Cardai Hill Rock Quarry is back before the Clark County Planning Commission with a request to add a surface mining overlay to roughly 76 acres of land currently zoned for rural residential and forest resource use. Read story

Clark Public Utilities.

Clark Public Utilities’ 2023 budget approved; rates to hold steady

Clark Public Utilities.

December 7, 2022, 6:04am Business

Despite inflation all around, rates for electricity and water from Clark Public Utilities are expected to remain steady next year. Read story

Construction cranes tower over buildings at various stages of completion as work continues at The Waterfront Vancouver this month. Around half a dozen buildings are currently or are soon to be under construction there.

Construction work continues at The Waterfront Vancouver

Construction cranes tower over buildings at various stages of completion as work continues at The Waterfront Vancouver this month. Around half a dozen buildings are currently or are soon to be under construction there.

December 6, 2022, 6:04am Business

Cranes along the river at The Waterfront Vancouver are in no short supply this December, with about half a dozen buildings currently or soon to be under construction and more development coming. Read story

As business services go, so goes the economy in Clark County

December 4, 2022, 6:00am Business

We’ve all heard the line about a canary in a coal mine, but have you heard the one about business services employment in the economy? Read story

Clark County’s sales tax leakage, the tax revenue lost when locals head to tax-free Oregon for shopping at stores such as the Jantzen Beach Target, has been on the decline for the last few years according to County Finance Director Mark Gassaway.

Clark County’s ‘sales tax leakage’ decreases

Clark County’s sales tax leakage, the tax revenue lost when locals head to tax-free Oregon for shopping at stores such as the Jantzen Beach Target, has been on the decline for the last few years according to County Finance Director Mark Gassaway.

December 4, 2022, 6:00am Business

Clark County’s sales tax leakage, the government revenue lost when locals head to tax-free Oregon for their shopping, has been on the decline for the last few years, according to County Finance Director Mark Gassaway. Read story