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Clark County’s taxable retail sales rose 1.69% in Q3 outpacing state’s other metro areas

May 20, 2024, 6:05am Business

Statewide retail sales slumped slightly in the third quarter of 2023, compared with the previous year, according to a recent report from the Washington Department of Revenue. But that’s not… Read story

Why are these WA industry leaders heading to Japan to play games?

April 11, 2024, 7:45am Business

Secretary of State Steve Hobbs is rolling the dice that an upcoming trade mission to Japan will pay off for Washington’s tabletop gaming and aerospace industries. Read story

New construction makes up almost half of active residential listings in Clark County, broker Terry Wollam said.

Inventory of homes for sale climbs in Clark County, but demand still outpaces supply, pros say

New construction makes up almost half of active residential listings in Clark County, broker Terry Wollam said.

March 30, 2024, 6:02am Business

The number of homes for sale is up in Clark County after a major dip in 2022 and 2021, but supply remains far short of meeting demand, real estate agents say. Read story

A big commercial, retail and residential development is underway at the Port of Camas-Washougal. The port is conducting a search to replace CEO David Ripp, who will retire at the end of the year.

Port of Camas-Washougal commissioners search for next CEO

A big commercial, retail and residential development is underway at the Port of Camas-Washougal. The port is conducting a search to replace CEO David Ripp, who will retire at the end of the year.

March 30, 2024, 6:02am Clark County News

The Port of Camas-Washougal has launched a search for its next chief executive officer — and will soon move to the interview process. Read story

People walk down the sidewalk and sit outside Tuesday at the Waterfront Vancouver. The development along the Columbia River has been a major economic boost for Vancouver over the past few years.

Key economic figures mixed, but expert calls indicators for Clark County’s economy positive

People walk down the sidewalk and sit outside Tuesday at the Waterfront Vancouver. The development along the Columbia River has been a major economic boost for Vancouver over the past few years.

March 28, 2024, 6:06am Business

Rising energy bills, grocery prices and interest rates have led to Clark County residents’ dinner-table speculation about the state of the local economy. Building, labor, spending and inflation figures are mixed, although an expert says these key indicators seem generally positive. Here is a look at some of the local… Read story

The former BowFlex Inc. in east Vancouver.

Bowflex stock now trading over counter after being delisted on New York Stock Exchange

The former BowFlex Inc. in east Vancouver.

March 18, 2024, 12:25pm Business

After being delisted March 5 by the New York Stock Exchange, Vancouver fitness-equipment manufacturer BowFlex is trading its stock on the over-the-counter market. Read story

The Port of Camas-Washougal wants to bring Grove Field airport, along Northeast 267th Avenue north of Camas, into the city limits.

Port of Camas-Washougal wants Grove Field airport to be annexed into city

The Port of Camas-Washougal wants to bring Grove Field airport, along Northeast 267th Avenue north of Camas, into the city limits.

March 16, 2024, 6:08am Business

The Port of Camas-Washougal wants Clark County to annex Grove Field into the county’s urban growth boundary, a necessary first step in the port’s quest to bring the airport into Camas’ city limits. Read story

Patrons dine at the Carts by the Park food cart pod Feb. 29 in Ridgefield.

Ridgefield’s food cart pod could be a permanent fixture, with help from the city council

Patrons dine at the Carts by the Park food cart pod Feb. 29 in Ridgefield.

March 11, 2024, 2:28pm Business

Carts by the Park, Ridgefield’s popular food cart pod on Pioneer Street, is getting closer to making its location a permanent one. Read story

Northwest Pipe&#039;s spiral-welded steel pipe pieces are typically 50 feet in length and have a cement mortar lining and a polyurethane coating. The pipes pictured here are from the company&#039;s plant in Saginaw, Texas, which is supplying pipe for the Bois d&#039;Arc Lake water project.

Northwest Pipe took a hit in 2023, compared to 2022’s record earnings

Northwest Pipe&#039;s spiral-welded steel pipe pieces are typically 50 feet in length and have a cement mortar lining and a polyurethane coating. The pipes pictured here are from the company&#039;s plant in Saginaw, Texas, which is supplying pipe for the Bois d&#039;Arc Lake water project.

March 6, 2024, 1:59pm Business

After a record year in 2022, Northwest Pipe Company reported falling earnings in 2023, the Vancouver-based company said in its latest financial report. Read story

Scott Bailey recently retired after 33 years working for the Washington Employment Security Department. He has watched the region transition from an industrial economy to a service-oriented one.

Southwest Washington’s regional economist Scott Bailey signs off after 33 years

Scott Bailey recently retired after 33 years working for the Washington Employment Security Department. He has watched the region transition from an industrial economy to a service-oriented one.

November 25, 2023, 6:08am Business

Scott Bailey’s title may have been “regional economist,” but he didn’t mind being called “Dr. Doom.” Read story