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Construction workers work on a home in Cedars Village, a new subdivision in southeast Battle Ground.

Employment in Clark County sees ‘average October’

Construction workers work on a home in Cedars Village, a new subdivision in southeast Battle Ground.

November 19, 2019, 4:49pm Business

It was a run-of-the-mill October for Clark County’s job market, which saw a gain of 2,900 jobs. And most of those — 1,700 jobs — were seasonal positions from the education sector with school back in session. Read story

Nautilus Shop in Vancouver in 2017.

Vancouver-based Nautilus sees sales drop 32.2% year-over-year

Nautilus Shop in Vancouver in 2017.

November 7, 2019, 5:17pm Business

Vancouver-based home exercise equipment company Nautilus released its third-quarter financial results Thursday, detailing year-over-year declines across the board as the company continues to grapple with flagging sales. Read story

Scott Montross, CEO of Northwest Pipe Company, pauses for a portrait at the company's Vancouver headquarters office on Sept. 27.

Vancouver’s Northwest Pipe sees strong third-quarter growth

Scott Montross, CEO of Northwest Pipe Company, pauses for a portrait at the company's Vancouver headquarters office on Sept. 27.

October 31, 2019, 6:19pm Business

Vancouver-based Northwest Pipe Company released its third-quarter financial results on Wednesday, detailing strong year-over-year growth in both net sales and gross profit. Read story

Emmett Schlenz with the Burgerville Workers Union leads the crowd in one of a series of "funeral hymns" outside the Burgerville corporate headquarters in Vancouver on Thursday night.  The event was described as a "vigil to mourn the death of Burgerville's conscience," hence the songs.

Burgerville workers picket company HQ in Vancouver

Emmett Schlenz with the Burgerville Workers Union leads the crowd in one of a series of "funeral hymns" outside the Burgerville corporate headquarters in Vancouver on Thursday night.  The event was described as a "vigil to mourn the death of Burgerville's conscience," hence the songs.

October 25, 2019, 12:46pm Business

Members of the Burgerville Workers Union gathered outside the company’s Vancouver headquarters for a strike event Thursday evening, the latest in a series of pickets and protests that the union has held this week. Read story

The construction and mining sector in Clark County gained 1,000 jobs in September over 2018, a 6.6 percent growth rate.

Education sector propels Clark County’s September job growth

The construction and mining sector in Clark County gained 1,000 jobs in September over 2018, a 6.6 percent growth rate.

October 23, 2019, 6:03am Business

The education sector led the charge for job gains in Clark County last month, adding about half of the roughly 1,600 jobs that the county picked up. That’s according to the latest labor market report from the state’s regional labor economist, Scott Bailey. Read story

More than 50 members of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals hold a rally and march through PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center to support the union's bargaining team on Wednesday. L.C. stands for "low census," which refers to staff members having short-notice shift cancellations. This situation can lead to staff members having to take PTO to fill the gaps in their hours for the week.

Union workers rally at PeaceHealth Southwest

More than 50 members of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals hold a rally and march through PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center to support the union's bargaining team on Wednesday. L.C. stands for "low census," which refers to staff members having short-notice shift cancellations. This situation can lead to staff members having to take PTO to fill the gaps in their hours for the week.

October 16, 2019, 4:38pm Business

Members of the Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals staged a rally on Wednesday afternoon at PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver. A procession of at least 60 members wearing pro-union red clothing marched through the hospital’s main lobby and across the campus. Read story

Kathy Bender of Vancouver, bottom left, walks her dog Henry, 4, along the Columbia River at The Waterfront Vancouver early this month.

Waterfront Vancouver celebrates first anniversary of grand opening

Kathy Bender of Vancouver, bottom left, walks her dog Henry, 4, along the Columbia River at The Waterfront Vancouver early this month.

September 29, 2019, 6:05am Business

One year ago today, an estimated 15,000 people gathered to celebrate the debut of Vancouver Waterfront Park and Grant Street Pier, the central features of The Waterfront Vancouver development. Read story

An exterior view of the copper face of the new Fred Meyer at Grand Central, Thursday April 10, 2008.

Workers urge Fred Meyer boycott

An exterior view of the copper face of the new Fred Meyer at Grand Central, Thursday April 10, 2008.

September 23, 2019, 4:45pm Business

Since the 2008 opening of the Grand Central Fred Meyer, 79-year-old shopper Patricia Weinkauf has developed relationships with the workers during her visits. Read story

Erick Chavez, left, details a wine tank made of polyethylene while working with colleague Steve Downing at the newly expanded SmaK Plastics in Vancouver. A recent expansion nearly tripled the working floor space.

SmaK Plastics in Vancouver nearly triples floor space, continues growth

Erick Chavez, left, details a wine tank made of polyethylene while working with colleague Steve Downing at the newly expanded SmaK Plastics in Vancouver. A recent expansion nearly tripled the working floor space.

September 22, 2019, 6:06am Business

When Jon Smalley founded SmaK Plastics in 2007, he wasn’t quite sure where the field of rotational molding would take his young company. Read story

The United Grain storage silo was nearly empty as of Friday, according to a United Grain spokesman.

Broken lock backing up United Grain at Vancouver port

The United Grain storage silo was nearly empty as of Friday, according to a United Grain spokesman.

September 20, 2019, 5:43pm Business

Amid emergency repairs of the Bonneville Lock that has halted commerce in the Columbia River for weeks, one of the biggest companies impacted, United Grain Corp., has resorted to moving grain through the Columbia River Gorge by train. Read story