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Vancouver’s 192nd corridor reimagined

April 11, 2021, 6:05am Business

Commercial buildings and subdivisions line most of the length of 192nd Avenue today, but as recently as 30 years ago, none of that bustling corridor existed — not even the… Read story

Bankruptcies low in Clark County during pandemic

February 22, 2021, 6:01am Business

A series of government interventions in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic kept the nation’s bankruptcy levels to the lowest seen since before the Great Recession. Read story

Becky Milner, owner of Vintage Books, chats with a colleague while pausing behind a protective panel at the front counter. Vintage Books is preparing for the holiday season that will be much more geared toward e-commerce. But there are many unknowns with revenue for the busiest time of year.

Clark County merchants flip tactics to avoid holiday flop

Becky Milner, owner of Vintage Books, chats with a colleague while pausing behind a protective panel at the front counter. Vintage Books is preparing for the holiday season that will be much more geared toward e-commerce. But there are many unknowns with revenue for the busiest time of year.

November 22, 2020, 6:05am Business

Pam Edwards loves the hubbub of the holiday season, and a big part of that is strolling through stores decorated with the festive sights, sounds and smells of Christmas. Read story

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State launches data dashboard to track COVID-19’s impact on Washington economy

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September 22, 2020, 8:38am Business

The state has unveiled a new interactive data tool to examine the depth of COVID-19’s impact on our struggling economy, which has pushed Washingtonians to file unemployment claims at historically high levels for months, the state Department of Commerce announced Monday. Read story

A ship carrying wind turbine parts is unloaded at the Port of Vancouver in July. The coronavirus pandemic has hit seafarers hard, with up to a quarter of the worldwide work force marooned.

Coalition rallies support for cargo ship workers stranded at sea

A ship carrying wind turbine parts is unloaded at the Port of Vancouver in July. The coronavirus pandemic has hit seafarers hard, with up to a quarter of the worldwide work force marooned.

September 15, 2020, 8:14pm Clark County Business

Local labor leaders and activists joined a virtual press conference Tuesday evening hosted by the Pacific Coast Coalition for Seafarers, aimed at rallying support for cargo ship workers. Read story

Callie Christensen, left, and Kelly Oriard, co-founders and CEOs of Slumberkins, in their downtown Vancouver office in September.

Vancouver’s Slumberkins No. 270 on list of fastest-growing firms in U.S.

Callie Christensen, left, and Kelly Oriard, co-founders and CEOs of Slumberkins, in their downtown Vancouver office in September.

August 19, 2020, 3:13pm Business

Vancouver-based educational children’s brand Slumberkins has more than doubled its revenue every year since its founding, and if the past five months are any indication, the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t going to alter that trajectory. Read story

Washington likely to seek loan to keep jobless fund solvent

June 29, 2020, 4:35pm Business

OLYMPIA — Washington state could make a request for a federal loan as soon as August or September to secure funds by the end of the year in order to keep its unemployment trust fund solvent as it continues to pay out benefits to those affected by the coronavirus shutdowns,… Read story

HP submits application for 1.5 million-square-foot campus in east Vancouver

June 9, 2020, 10:17am Business

Printer and PC maker HP Inc. has submitted a preliminary application to the city of Vancouver detailing its plans for a new corporate campus at Section 30, the site of the former English Pit gravel mine. The site is directly north of the Columbia Tech Center, where HP’s current Vancouver… Read story

Phase 2 means the construction industry can finally start work on new projects and get back to work on previous projects that were still prohibited.

Phase 2 reopens construction projects in Clark County

Phase 2 means the construction industry can finally start work on new projects and get back to work on previous projects that were still prohibited.

June 9, 2020, 6:05am Business

The reopening of dine-in services and some in-person shopping are likely to be the most visible changes now that Clark County has moved into Phase 2 of the state’s Safe Start reopening plan. However, residents can also expect to see an uptick in the number of construction projects underway throughout… Read story

Workers lower a pipe into a trench as part of Oregon's Willamette Water Supply Program, which will add a new water filtration plant and more than 30 miles of pipeline to accommodate future population growth in the Hillsboro and Tualatin Valley Water District area.

Northwest Pipe feels little impact from pandemic

Workers lower a pipe into a trench as part of Oregon's Willamette Water Supply Program, which will add a new water filtration plant and more than 30 miles of pipeline to accommodate future population growth in the Hillsboro and Tualatin Valley Water District area.

May 8, 2020, 12:12pm Business

Vancouver-based Northwest Pipe Company released its first quarter earnings report Thursday, detailing a strong quarter with minimal impact from the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story