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Nutter Corp. to install utilities at Vancouver waterfront

Nutter Corp. to install utilities at Vancouver waterfront

Nutter Corporation has been authorized by the Port of Vancouver to make stormwat...

Northwest Grain Handlers, ILWU reach tentative agreement

Northwest Grain Handlers, ILWU reach tentative agreement

A two-year long dispute and eventual work stoppage over workplace rules between ...

Banfield CEO details move to Vancouver

Banfield CEO details move to Vancouver

Tony Ueber, president and CEO of Banfield Pet Hospital, a subsidiary of Mars, In...

CenturyLink strengthens commitment to Clark County with gigabit service

CenturyLink strengthens commitment to Clark County with gigabit service

CenturyLink announced this week that broadband speeds up to 1 gigabit per second...

Marketing & the human element

Marketing & the human element

The world of marketing is abuzz with talk of metrics. A typical campaign might i...

Fort Vancouver National Trust announces “Dancing with the Local Stars” participants

Fort Vancouver National Trust announces “Dancing with the Local Stars” participants

The Fort Vancouver National Trust has unveiled the nine local community leaders ...

Design & Construction

Tracking Vancouver’s new waterfront park

Tracking Vancouver’s new waterfront park

The redevelopment of the old Boise-Cascade Mill site in downtown Vancouver has long been a top priority for city leaders. And while the mixed-use project has the potential to be a game-changer for the city, the key to its success may very well lie at the water’s edge.

The 32-acre project will include one million square feet of office space and 250,000 square feet of retail space, including propos...

Health Care & Hospitals

Care providers ‘all in’ on infrastructure improvements

Care providers ‘all in’ on infrastructure improvements

Across Southwest Washington, healthcare providers are making significant capital investments in infrastructure, in response to an increased number of patients (due the Affordable Care Act) and growing pressure for interoperability and integration among healthcare providers.

According to Ryan Ball, Peacehealth’s chief information officer, Peacehealth is in the midst of the second-largest capital i...

News Briefs

Group of nonprofits receives $1.1 million YouthBuild Grant

A group of nonprofit organizations has banded together and received a $1.1 million YouthBuild Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. The grant will be used to support up to 60 at-risk Clark County youth with academic and construction skills training.

Spotlight

Spoiled Spa & Salon: ‘Sharing’ in success

Spoiled Spa & Salon: ‘Sharing’ in success

“Life can be stressful enough as a 25-year-old mother of a 17-month-old and expecting a second child – imagine starting a new business at the same time. That’s exactly what April did almost three-and-a-half years ago when she opened the doors to Spoiled Spa and Salon,” says Diane McWithey, executive director of Share, a Vancouver-based nonprofit.

April Truong is indeed a success story. Armed with...

I&T Briefs

WSUV grant brings computer games to classrooms

The National Science Foundation has awarded nearly $150,000 to Scott Wallace, assistant professor of computer science at Washington State University Vancouver, and Andrew Nierman, assistant professor of computer science at the University of Puget Sound, to develop computer game-based curricula for undergraduate computer science courses.

The grant is for two years, and will also involve several undergraduate student assistants.

 

S1 IT Solutions joins VMware’s VIP Partner Program

S1 IT Solutions has joined VMware’s VIP Partner Program as an Enterprise level partner. Partnering with VMware will highlight S1’s capability to execute complete server virtualization and consolidation implementations. S1 IT Solutions is headquartered in Boise, with a regional office in Vancouver.

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Healthcare changes increase appeal of company wellness

Healthcare changes increase appeal of company wellness

Whether they are referred to as “Wellness Programs,” “Lifestyle Management Programs” or “Health Coverage Premium Incenti...

Hearing loss and its impact on income and quality of life

Hearing loss and its impact on income and quality of life

Hearing – one of our most important senses for communication and interaction with other human beings (recall the Helen K...

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