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Intel suspends stock buybacks due to coronavirus

March 25, 2020, 6:01am Business

Intel took its first public steps to reposition its business for the coronavirus outbreak Tuesday, suspending stock buybacks indefinitely. Read story

Woodland business still cranks out toilet paper amid outbreak

March 25, 2020, 6:00am Business

Before the schools and restaurants closed, Lydia Work saw signs that her business would skyrocket during the COVID-19 outbreak. Read story

Intel expansion contractor tests positive for coronavirus

March 24, 2020, 3:53pm Business

Intel said Tuesday that a contractor working on its major Hillsboro expansion has tested positive for the coronavirus. Read story

State’s jobs deemed essential in ‘stay’ order

March 24, 2020, 2:31pm Business

Gov. Jay Inslee’s emergency stay-at-home order closes many businesses but allows those deemed essential to fighting the COVID-19 outbreak and supporting communities around the state to remain open. Read story

Dow has best day since 1933 as Congress nears deal on aid

March 24, 2020, 12:55pm Business

NEW YORK — The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to its best day since 1933 as Congress and the White House neared a deal on Tuesday to inject nearly $2 trillion of aid into an economy ravaged by the coronavirus. Read story

Burgerville furloughs 68 percent of workforce

March 24, 2020, 12:30pm Business

Vancouver-based fast-food chain Burgerville announced Monday that it will partially or fully furlough more 1,000 workers, or approximately 68 percent of its total workforce, in response to the changing operating conditions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. Read story

Europe eyes smartphone location data to stem virus spread

March 24, 2020, 9:22am Business

Several European nations are evaluating powerful but potentially intrusive tools for fighting the coronavirus pandemic, a move that could put public health at odds with individual privacy. Read story

Port of Vancouver is weathering pandemic so far

March 24, 2020, 6:05am Business

The Port of Vancouver closed its administrative offices but continues to operate amid COVID-19 pandemic. Most its 60 staffers are working remotely, and all of the port’s terminals are operational. Read story

Brunell: While they were gone, it all changed

March 24, 2020, 6:04am Business

In America today with our around-the-clock news and instant texting, can you imagine anyone not hearing about our coronavirus pandemic for nearly a month? Read story

Airlines cut routes, lay off workers in travel downturn

March 24, 2020, 6:03am Business

Airlines can't seem to cut capacity as fast as air travel is fading as businesses and vacationers pull back on plans. Read story