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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2008 file photo traffic on I-95 passes oil storage tanks owned by the Colonial Pipeline Company in Linden, N.J. A major pipeline that transports fuels along the East Coast says it had to stop operations because it was the victim of a cyberattack.

Major U.S. pipeline halts operations after ransomware attack

FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2008 file photo traffic on I-95 passes oil storage tanks owned by the Colonial Pipeline Company in Linden, N.J. A major pipeline that transports fuels along the East Coast says it had to stop operations because it was the victim of a cyberattack.

May 8, 2021, 12:18pm Business

WASHINGTON — The operator of a major pipeline system that transports fuel across the East Coast said Saturday that it had been victimized by a ransomware attack and that it had halted all pipeline operations to deal with the threat. The attack is unlikely to affect gasoline supply and prices… Read story

Weston: 8 ½ birthdays that can affect your finances

May 8, 2021, 6:00am Business

You hit a lot of milestone birthdays when you’re young. There’s your first birthday, of course, and also the one where you turn 10 (finally, double digits!). At 13, you’re a teenager. At 16, you’re probably thinking about driving. At 18, you can vote; at 21, you can get into… Read story

Sophie Dilly-Mason, 18, graduated from River HomeLink High School and completed 750 hours of training at the Aveda Institute.

Working in Clark County: Sophie Dilly-Mason, esthetician at Beauty by Sophie

Sophie Dilly-Mason, 18, graduated from River HomeLink High School and completed 750 hours of training at the Aveda Institute.

May 8, 2021, 5:00am Business

Skincare is booming, and 18-year-old Sophie Dilly-Mason didn’t hesitate to jump on the bandwagon. Read story

The corporate offices of Northwest Pipe Company are at 201 NE Park Plaza Drive, No. 100, in Vancouver.

Northwest Pipe records $72.3 million in sales in first quarter

The corporate offices of Northwest Pipe Company are at 201 NE Park Plaza Drive, No. 100, in Vancouver.

May 8, 2021, 3:05am Clark County Business

Vancouver-based Northwest Pipe Co. released its first quarter earnings results Tuesday, outlining a modest increase in net sales during a period that CEO Scott Montross described as challenging due to bidding delays, extreme weather events and steel market supply and delivery disruptions. Read story

This undated photo provided by Vans shows one of the co-founding brothers Paul Van Doren shown with one of his quotations that was posted online announcing his passing away on Friday, May 7, 2021. Doren, who co-founded the Vans company that created sneaker brand that shod the feet of skateboarders around the world and grew into a global powerhouse offering sports apparel and sponsoring sports teams and rock festivals, has died.

Vans co-founder Paul Van Doren dies at 90

This undated photo provided by Vans shows one of the co-founding brothers Paul Van Doren shown with one of his quotations that was posted online announcing his passing away on Friday, May 7, 2021. Doren, who co-founded the Vans company that created sneaker brand that shod the feet of skateboarders around the world and grew into a global powerhouse offering sports apparel and sponsoring sports teams and rock festivals, has died.

May 7, 2021, 6:44pm Business

LOS ANGELES — Paul Van Doren, co-founder of the Vans company whose iconic Southern California sneakers were beloved by skateboarders and became an international success, has died. He was 90. Read story

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 file photo, A man walks out of a Marc's Store in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. With viral cases declining, consumers spending again and more businesses easing restrictions, America's employers likely delivered another month of robust hiring in April, reinforcing the economy's steady rebound from the pandemic recession.

U.S. job growth slows sharply as hiring lags

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 file photo, A man walks out of a Marc's Store in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. With viral cases declining, consumers spending again and more businesses easing restrictions, America's employers likely delivered another month of robust hiring in April, reinforcing the economy's steady rebound from the pandemic recession.

May 7, 2021, 6:37pm Business

WASHINGTON — The recovery of America’s job market hit a pause last month as many businesses — from restaurants and hotels to factories and construction companies — struggled to find enough workers to catch up with a rapidly strengthening economic rebound. Read story

A photo from nLIGHT shows the company's new facility in Camas.

nLIGHT Q1 revenue climbs 42% year over year

A photo from nLIGHT shows the company's new facility in Camas.

May 7, 2021, 3:39pm Business

Vancouver-based industrial laser manufacturer nLIGHT released its first-quarter financial results Thursday, detailing a strong quarter with annual growth across all of its major sales markets. Read story

In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, traders Gregory Rowe, center, and Robert Charmak, right, confer on the trading floor, Friday, May 7, 2021. Stocks are rallying to records on Wall Street Friday despite a stunningly disappointing report on the nation's job market, as investors see it helping to keep interest rates low.

Stocks rally to records after grim jobs data undercuts rates

In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, traders Gregory Rowe, center, and Robert Charmak, right, confer on the trading floor, Friday, May 7, 2021. Stocks are rallying to records on Wall Street Friday despite a stunningly disappointing report on the nation's job market, as investors see it helping to keep interest rates low.

May 7, 2021, 1:45pm Business

Stocks rallied to more records on Wall Street Friday as a stunningly disappointing report on the nation's job market signaled to investors that interest rates will likely stay low. Read story

President Joe Biden speaks about the April jobs report in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 7, 2021, in Washington.

Weak jobs report could spur, slow Biden’s huge money package

President Joe Biden speaks about the April jobs report in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 7, 2021, in Washington.

May 7, 2021, 11:54am Business

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden's promised economic comeback hit a speed bump Friday with the April jobs report, which found modest job gains of 266,000 that complicated his $4 trillion push on infrastructure, education and children. Read story

Wilsonville battery maker ESS will go public in deal that values the business at $1.1 billion

May 7, 2021, 11:52am Business

A small Wilsonville battery maker, ESS Tech, is taking a big leap. Read story