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Building Futures Foundation plans gala to fund scholarships

February 21, 2024, 5:55am Business

Building Futures Foundation, a workforce development arm of the Building Industry Association of Clark County, is hosting its first Green Tie Gala to raise money for scholarships, tool grants and career and technical education programs. Read story

Co-founders Ty Frackiewicz, left, and Ryan Fink give a demonstration for the media at their downtown business, Digs. Digs is a web-based collaboration software for homebuilders and homeowners.

Downtown Vancouver AI firm Digs raises its roof

Co-founders Ty Frackiewicz, left, and Ryan Fink give a demonstration for the media at their downtown business, Digs. Digs is a web-based collaboration software for homebuilders and homeowners.

February 19, 2024, 6:05am Business

Clark County natives Ryan Fink and Ty Frackiewicz are serial entrepreneurs. Their latest tech startup, Digs, combines their collective passions for artificial intelligence and homebuilding. The company’s web-based software creates digital blueprints and helps homebuilders manage collaboration. Read story

Cheri Rhodes, gray beanie, joins Mike Moises, white glasses, and other members of their street family as a small fire provides a little warmth in the pouring rain at their downtown Vancouver encampment on a recent afternoon.

Street family gains support network, safety: ‘We all look out for each other’

Cheri Rhodes, gray beanie, joins Mike Moises, white glasses, and other members of their street family as a small fire provides a little warmth in the pouring rain at their downtown Vancouver encampment on a recent afternoon.

February 17, 2024, 6:04am Clark County News

Mike Moises sat around a fire with his family. They sank forks into a round, white cake. Read story

The ZoomInfo logo adorns a wall at the company's downtown Vancouver offices.

Vancouver-based ZoomInfo sees $5M net loss in fourth quarter of 2023

The ZoomInfo logo adorns a wall at the company's downtown Vancouver offices.

February 13, 2024, 4:28pm Business

After a year of growth, Vancouver-based ZoomInfo reported a $5 million net loss in its fourth financial quarter of 2023. Read story

Erica Erland, director of communications and corporate citizenship for Clark Public Utilities, explains how different kinds of utilities are regulated.

Clark Public Utilities holding series of informational workshops designed to explain rate hike, complexity of its mission

Erica Erland, director of communications and corporate citizenship for Clark Public Utilities, explains how different kinds of utilities are regulated.

February 13, 2024, 6:06am Business

Clark Public Utilities took heat from local lawmakers for raising rates 14.5 percent in January. On Monday, the utility offered a workshop to educate leaders, touching on forces that led to the first rate hike in 12 years, including extreme weather and regulatory efforts to combat climate change. Read story

Heather James, pictured here in September 2020, has been fighting aggressive breast cancer for four years.

I’ll fight as long as I can, says Felida cancer patient Heather James

Heather James, pictured here in September 2020, has been fighting aggressive breast cancer for four years.

February 9, 2024, 6:06am Breast Cancer

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Felida resident Heather James’ journey with breast cancer has been an uphill battle. Read story

Rob Moravec, from left, maintenance manager for United Grain Corp., takes in a view of the Port of Vancouver with U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, United Grain Corp. President and CEO Augusto Bassanini and U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Xochitl Torres Small during a tour Thursday afternoon. They visited to highlight the Biden administration&rsquo;s stated commitment to increasing access to trade and creating new economic opportunities for producers and businesses in Washington and around the country.

Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, U.S. Agriculture deputy secretary tour United Grain Export Terminal

Rob Moravec, from left, maintenance manager for United Grain Corp., takes in a view of the Port of Vancouver with U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez, United Grain Corp. President and CEO Augusto Bassanini and U.S. Agriculture Deputy Secretary Xochitl Torres Small during a tour Thursday afternoon. They visited to highlight the Biden administration&rsquo;s stated commitment to increasing access to trade and creating new economic opportunities for producers and businesses in Washington and around the country.

February 8, 2024, 7:07pm Business

U.S. Rep. Marie Gluesenkamp Perez stood on top of the largest grain elevator on the West Coast, which is also the tallest structure in Vancouver, to survey the district she serves Thursday afternoon. The Interstate 5 Bridge, soon to be replaced, loomed over the water. Skyscrapers and condos, some new… Read story

Nearly 1,500 runners, walkers and bicyclists signed up for Clark Public Utilities&rsquo; annual Race for Warmth fundraiser on Jan. 28. The event raised more than $70,000, which will go to help hundreds of local residents.

Clark Public Utilities’ Jan. 28 Race for Warmth collected over $70,000

Nearly 1,500 runners, walkers and bicyclists signed up for Clark Public Utilities&rsquo; annual Race for Warmth fundraiser on Jan. 28. The event raised more than $70,000, which will go to help hundreds of local residents.

February 8, 2024, 6:51pm Business

Clark Public Utilities’ annual Race for Warmth, a 5K and 10K walk and run, raised more than $70,000 to go to the utility’s Operation Warm Heart fund, a donor-funded program that provides aid to low-income customers. Read story

Ted Schatz of Vancouver cruises on a race style stand-up paddleboard at Vancouver Lake on Wednesday morning. The Clark County Council on Tuesday approved a new contract for Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership&rsquo;s education programs at the popular recreation area.

Clark County Council OKs Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership’s education program at Vancouver Lake

Ted Schatz of Vancouver cruises on a race style stand-up paddleboard at Vancouver Lake on Wednesday morning. The Clark County Council on Tuesday approved a new contract for Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership&rsquo;s education programs at the popular recreation area.

February 8, 2024, 6:06am Clark County News

Clark County students and residents will continue to have access to Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership’s education program for Vancouver Lake now that the county council has approved a 2½-year agreement. The council approved the contract, valued at $175,000, during its regular meeting Tuesday. Read story

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Rhapsody in new: Pianist and the Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra celebrate the centennial of Gershwin’s classicvideo icon

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February 8, 2024, 6:02am Clark County Life

‘Rhapsody in Blue,” George Gershwin’s groundbreaking blend of jazz sounds and classical-music structure, was subtitled “An Experiment in Modern Music” when it debuted in New York City on Feb. 12, 1924. Read story