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Clark County’s cannabis industry starts growing like a weed

June 4, 2020, 6:05am Business

Vancouver cannabis retail chain The Herbery is almost ready to debut its new Hazel Dell location and become the second cannabis shop to open in unincorporated Clark County following the Jan. 1 end of the county’s retail cannabis moratorium. Read story

Billy Blues creates fund to aid musicians hit by loss of gigs

June 4, 2020, 6:02am Business

Bill Gianukakis is worried about a special group of friends who proved solid as rock while he built his business: rock and blues musicians. Read story

Vancouver’s Street Eats Program aims to help resurrect restaurants

June 3, 2020, 6:05am Clark County Business

The first “parklet” sprang up in downtown Vancouver early this week under a new program temporarily allowing restaurants to harness street parking spaces for serving guests after reopening. Read story

Dutch Bros., other businesses implement safety protocols amid pandemic

June 2, 2020, 6:05am Business

Drive-thru chain Dutch Bros. Coffee announced over the weekend that it had confirmed a case of COVID-19 among the staff at its Hazel Dell coffee stand. The stand at 9913 N.E. Hazel Dell Ave. was closed Saturday for a deep cleaning. Read story

Dutch Bros confirms COVID-19 case at Hazel Dell shop

June 1, 2020, 9:14am Business

Dutch Bros, the popular coffee drive-thru chain, said over the weekend that a case of novel coronavirus was confirmed among the employees at its Hazel Dell coffee stand.  Read story

Working in Clark County: Garrett Wellman, foreman landscaper, Woody’s Custom Landscaping

May 30, 2020, 5:04am Business

What started out as a summer gig when he was 16 has turned into a full-time career for Garrett Wellman, now 21. Read story

C-Tran’s Mill Plain Vine project secures federal funding

May 29, 2020, 6:05pm Business

C-Tran’s Mill Plain Vine project reached a significant milestone Friday when the Federal Transit Administration announced that it has allocated $24.9 million for the planned bus rapid transit line. The federal funding will cover approximately half of the project’s $50 million cost. Read story

Cold brew for later? In Clark County, cafes can (and bottle)

May 29, 2020, 6:00am Business

As the calendar shifts toward June, many of the temporarily closed coffee shops in Vancouver are slowly reopening. Business owners weren’t idly sitting around during their spring closures. They spent the time imagining new ways to make online ordering and takeout transactions quicker, easier and safer. Everyone seemed to reach the same solution: lattes and cold-brew coffee in bottles and cans. Read story

‘Dramatic decline’ in initial jobless claims in Clark County, Washington

May 28, 2020, 6:59pm Business

Clark County’s initial unemployment insurance claims show the largest week-over-week drop since the pandemic began, down 63.3 percent. Read story

Crowds line up for ilani casino’s reopening

May 28, 2020, 10:33am Business

COWLITZ INDIAN RESERVATION — ilani reopened its doors Thursday following a 70-day closure due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Read story