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14 Oct 2005
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A learning experience. That is how both vineyard/winery owners and county officials seem to view the past few years, as they sought solutions that would encourage the development of wineries in the county while mitigating impacts to neighboring parcels. And, like many learning experiences, it was sometimes fraught with mistakes, misunderstandings and frustration. But Marty Snell, Clark County community development director, expects all of the county’s wineries (about 22 of them) to be completely...
Banner Bank, a Walla Walla-based financial institution with a branch in East Vancouver, is planning to open a new location in Salmon Creek.
Though a groundbreaking date has not been set, the new branch will be located at 500 NE 139th Street. It will be designed by Portland-based Myhre Group Architects.
Dianne Larsen, director of marketing and senior vice president for Banner Bank, said the decision to open a second branch in Southwest Washington was a strategic one.
A healthy ROI awaits the state of Washington if its leaders are willing to make investments in transportation – that’s according to a new study released by Washington Roundtable and the Boston Consulting Group on Tuesday.
The study finds that a $7 billion investment to preserve and maintain state road and bridge networks and improve key economic corridors would generate $42 billion in benefits and increase state general fund tax revenues by $2 billion over 30 years. Additionally, such an invest...
The owners of Grocery Cocktail and Social, a new cocktail bar/restaurant located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, expect to open their business to the public next week.
“At this point, we are in the final stages of finishes,” said Chris Reed, who co-owns the restaurant with his wife, Cindy. “My contractor has the team on last-minute trim work and closing up loose ends – things like speaker wire and drywall touch-up.”
Situated on the corner of 7th and Washington streets in the former Chicago...
25 years ago, Washington State University opened its Vancouver branch on the Clark College campus. From the very beginning, the university has been closely tied to Clark County’s business community, and those partnerships have grown even stronger over the last quarter-century.
WSU-Vancouver Chancellor Emile “Mel” Netzhammer joined the campus in July 2012, and has glowing praise for the relationsh...
A learning experience. That is how both vineyard/winery owners and county officials seem to view the past few years, as they sought solutions that would encourage the development of wineries in the county while mitigating impacts to neighboring parcels. And, like many learning experiences, it was sometimes fraught with mistakes, misunderstandings and frustration. But Marty Snell, Clark County comm...
The Southwest Washington/Portland Metro Area will receive nearly $8.5 million in grant funds to train 850 long-term unemployed individuals and 150 veterans for jobs in manufacturing and information technology.
Many restaurants and small businesses use a cash register and a separate terminal to handle sales, while another PC handles timecards and inventory management. But as the business grows, so does the need for a full-scale point of sale (POS) system. Such a system in a restaurant, for example, integrates everything from placing an order to a credit card swipe into one piece of equipment. But this ty...