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Average long-term U.S. mortgage rose again this week to highest level since mid-December

February 22, 2024, 10:15am Business

The average long-term U.S. mortgage rate rose this week for the third time in as many weeks, driving up home loan borrowing costs in just as the spring homebuying season ramps up. Read story

Home sales rose in January as easing mortgage rates, more homes for sale enticed homebuyers

February 22, 2024, 9:42am Business

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes rose in January as homebuyers were encouraged by easing mortgage rates and a modest pickup in properties on the market. Read story

In Aug. 11, 2019,  a man uses a cellphone in New Orleans.

Americans reporting nationwide cellular outages from AT&T, Cricket Wireless and other providers

In Aug. 11, 2019,  a man uses a cellphone in New Orleans.

February 22, 2024, 9:21am Business

A number of Americans are dealing with cellular outages on AT&T, Cricket Wireless, Verizon, T-Mobile and other service providers, according to data from Downdetector. Read story

Fourth Plain Forward program manager Will Fuentes, from left, social media coordinator Almendra Velazquez and community development manager Sheila Davis during the &ldquo;Building Bridges&rdquo; marketing session workshop Tuesday at Fourth Plain Community Commons in Vancouver.

Fourth Plain Forward’s ‘Building Bridges’ series: Community members of color get help growing businesses

Fourth Plain Forward program manager Will Fuentes, from left, social media coordinator Almendra Velazquez and community development manager Sheila Davis during the &ldquo;Building Bridges&rdquo; marketing session workshop Tuesday at Fourth Plain Community Commons in Vancouver.

February 22, 2024, 6:06am Business

Vancouver nonprofit Fourth Plain Forward hosted its second marketing session of the year Tuesday afternoon aimed at helping community members of color hone their digital skills. Read story

A pedestrian strolls past the American Empress as it is docked along the Columbia River at the Vancouver waterfront on May 1, 2023.

American Queen Voyages suspends services

A pedestrian strolls past the American Empress as it is docked along the Columbia River at the Vancouver waterfront on May 1, 2023.

February 21, 2024, 7:47pm Business

American Queen Voyages, the paddle-wheeler cruise company sailing ships up and down the Columbia River, has suspended service and canceled its cruises. Read story

Stock market today: Wall Street ends mostly higher after a late wave of buying

February 21, 2024, 2:10pm Business

Stocks mostly fell on Wall Street Wednesday after a listless day of trading with big technology stocks again acting as a heavy weight on the market. Read story

BowFlex Inc. reported a continued net loss and drop in sales in its latest financial report.

Vancouver fitness equipment company BowFlex said in a filing the company has serious doubts it can remain afloat

BowFlex Inc. reported a continued net loss and drop in sales in its latest financial report.

February 21, 2024, 2:09pm Business

Vancouver fitness equipment company BowFlex has notified investors and regulators that it has substantial doubt it can remain in business through the next year. Read story

Spokane County resident tests positive for measles

February 21, 2024, 9:59am Business

A Spokane County resident has tested positive for measles, spurring health officials to warn residents of possible sites of exposure to the highly contagious virus. Read story