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Port of Vancouver’s Grattix boxes provided gratis

January 30, 2023, 6:05am Business

What began as a project to filter stormwater at the Port of Vancouver has evolved into an innovation now being spread to businesses up and down the Columbia River. Read story

Port of Vancouver cleans up former brownfield site, readies waterfront for more business

January 14, 2023, 6:01am Business

The Port of Vancouver has rehabilitated an old brownfield site and is now making improvements to its associated maritime dock. The rehabilitation of the berth is a big investment —… Read story

Potential neighbors of Prologis Park, a planned warehouse and distribution facility in Fruit Valley, are concerned about the development, which is slated to occupy 35 acres of land. Those living in nearby residential areas assert that their health and safety may be at risk as they anticipate the jump in traffic flows that Prologis Park would bring.

Plan for Vancouver warehouse has Fruit Valley residents worried about impacts

Potential neighbors of Prologis Park, a planned warehouse and distribution facility in Fruit Valley, are concerned about the development, which is slated to occupy 35 acres of land. Those living in nearby residential areas assert that their health and safety may be at risk as they anticipate the jump in traffic flows that Prologis Park would bring.

January 7, 2023, 6:05am Business

Vancouver could become one of many areas nationwide witnessing an emergence of mega warehouses, as more than 35 acres at its westernmost point are being considered for such a development. Read story

Port of Vancouver fund supports ‘amazing projects’ by giving $10,000 to groups

December 28, 2022, 6:46pm Business

The Port of Vancouver has begun taking applications for its 2023 community fund. Read story

A vessel named the Agios Nikolas receives a load of red wheat as it stops at United Grain Corporation on the Port of Vancouver campus on its way to Vietnam in 2021.(Amanda Cowan/The Columbian files)

Port of Vancouver officials confident as they OK $77.9M budget for 2023

A vessel named the Agios Nikolas receives a load of red wheat as it stops at United Grain Corporation on the Port of Vancouver campus on its way to Vietnam in 2021.(Amanda Cowan/The Columbian files)

December 3, 2022, 6:00am Business

Port of Vancouver officials expressed confidence for the future in the face of uncertain economic times as they approved a $77.9 million budget for 2023. Read story

The Clark County Newcomers Club recently donated 246 coffee mugs to the Seafarer's Center at the Port of Vancouver.

Clark County Newcomers Club donates to Seafarer’s Center at the Port of Vancouver

The Clark County Newcomers Club recently donated 246 coffee mugs to the Seafarer's Center at the Port of Vancouver.

December 3, 2022, 5:57am Community

Clark County Newcomers Club recently donated 246 coffee mugs, which had been collected through their members, to the Seafarer’s Center at the Port of Vancouver. These seafarers come to the center after many months at sea and are offered a comfortable place to rest, getting away from the confines of… Read story

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Vancouver fire battles two-alarm blaze in grain elevator at Port of Vancouver

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October 13, 2022, 7:28am Business

The Vancouver Fire Department battled a two-alarm fire Thursday morning in a grain elevator at the Port of Vancouver. Read story

Crews unload a nacelle, the piece where the blades and turbine of a wind turbine meet, from a ship at the Port of Vancouver in March 2019. The port has sought to position itself as a major wind energy import destination in recent years.

U.S. awards $4.1 million to Vancouver shipping company Tidewater for electric cranes

Crews unload a nacelle, the piece where the blades and turbine of a wind turbine meet, from a ship at the Port of Vancouver in March 2019. The port has sought to position itself as a major wind energy import destination in recent years.

October 11, 2022, 5:20pm Business

A shipping company at the Port of Vancouver is expected to receive millions in federal funding for new equipment to improve its operations for containerized cargo while simultaneously cutting emissions. Read story

Two members of Vancouver's Hazardous Materials Team, right, get supplies before entering Northwest Packing Co. at the Port of Vancouver to respond to a toxic chemical mixture Tuesday morning. Twelve employees were evaluated by medical personnel after possibly inhaling the mixture.

Hazmat team called to Port of Vancouver cannery after hazardous chemical mixture reported

Two members of Vancouver's Hazardous Materials Team, right, get supplies before entering Northwest Packing Co. at the Port of Vancouver to respond to a toxic chemical mixture Tuesday morning. Twelve employees were evaluated by medical personnel after possibly inhaling the mixture.

October 4, 2022, 6:25pm Clark County News

Medical personnel evaluated 12 employees who potentially inhaled a hazardous chemical mixture Tuesday morning at Northwest Packing Co. at the Port of Vancouver. Read story

Imported wind turbine blades are stored at the Port of Vancouver and later shipped out by truck to wind farms in Eastern Washington and Oregon or even western Canada. Wind energy imports helped the port achieve record-breaking revenue in 2020 despite facing pandemic-induced setbacks for several other commodities.

Port of Vancouver board OKs $27M bond

Imported wind turbine blades are stored at the Port of Vancouver and later shipped out by truck to wind farms in Eastern Washington and Oregon or even western Canada. Wind energy imports helped the port achieve record-breaking revenue in 2020 despite facing pandemic-induced setbacks for several other commodities.

August 24, 2022, 7:01pm Business

The Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a roughly $27 million limited tax general obligation bond Tuesday. Read story