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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

Shoppers browse the shelves at the grand opening of the downtown Vancouver New Seasons. Clark County employers added 1,200 jobs in October, with the latest labor report showing year-over-year growth in virtually every sector of the economy.

Clark County employers add 1,200 jobs in October

Shoppers browse the shelves at the grand opening of the downtown Vancouver New Seasons. Clark County employers added 1,200 jobs in October, with the latest labor report showing year-over-year growth in virtually every sector of the economy.

November 24, 2023, 6:05am Business

Clark County employers added 1,200 jobs in October, with the latest labor report showing year-over-year growth in virtually every sector of the economy. Read story

People shop for frozen turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner at a grocery store in 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y.

Thanksgiving meal staples’ costs a mixed bag in Clark County

People shop for frozen turkeys for Thanksgiving dinner at a grocery store in 2021. (AP Photo/Nam Y.

November 21, 2023, 6:07am Clark County News

Shoppers around the country are expected to spend less on their Thanksgiving meals this year than last year. But in Clark County, food prices are a mixed bag. Read story

ZoomInfo, formerly DiscoverOrg, is based in Vancouver.

Clark County industries continue to add jobs

ZoomInfo, formerly DiscoverOrg, is based in Vancouver.

October 24, 2023, 5:17pm Business

Over the past 12 months, most Clark County industries have added jobs, according to the latest report for September. But not all. Corporate offices have seen a decline in numbers in the past year. Read story

Three Clark County industries — construction, health care and accommodations & food services — each added about 200 jobs in August.

Clark County labor market adds 600 jobs in August, remains in ‘good shape’

Three Clark County industries — construction, health care and accommodations & food services — each added about 200 jobs in August.

September 20, 2023, 6:02am Business

Clark County added 600 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in August as the county’s labor market continued to grow. Read story

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Tri-Cities lawmaker proposes sending families a gas tax refund check. ‘It’s your money’

(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

September 19, 2023, 7:23am Latest News

A Tri-Cities legislator is proposing relief for Washington drivers paying high prices for gas. Read story

Nick Crawford, co-owner of Hi-School Hardware, walks the aisle with shop dog, Boo Boo, while working in Uptown Village.

Clark County’s five most dominant sectors increase footprints as county grows by nearly 50 percent

Nick Crawford, co-owner of Hi-School Hardware, walks the aisle with shop dog, Boo Boo, while working in Uptown Village.

September 9, 2023, 6:05am Business

Region’s five most dominant sectors increase footprints as county grows by nearly 50 percent Read story

An illustration shows a mixed-use complex with 46 apartments on the upper floors and retail on the ground floor being proposed for downtown Washougal at 1625 Main St. Rental and leasing in Clark County has seen strong growth. The sector has added more than 300 jobs since July 2022, according to the Washington Employment Security Department.

Labor report finds job growth in Clark County in rental, leasing; it’s up 9% since July ’22

An illustration shows a mixed-use complex with 46 apartments on the upper floors and retail on the ground floor being proposed for downtown Washougal at 1625 Main St. Rental and leasing in Clark County has seen strong growth. The sector has added more than 300 jobs since July 2022, according to the Washington Employment Security Department.

August 30, 2023, 6:07am Business

As job growth continued upward in July, some industries have seen especially high growth in the past year. Read story