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Developing talent pipelines in rural communities

Public and private entities partner to launch State of Washington’s Upskill Backfill workforce initiative With the lumber industry’s collapse and the 2001 closure of an...

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The Grocery Cocktail & Social

Grocery Cocktail & Social celebrates community

Salty Reed had always had a dream to own his own restaurant. After living in downtown Vancouver for a while, he realized it was...
Main Street Vintage Home

Main Street Vintage Home brings flair to downtown

When Kathy Fiscus met Karen Grosman and her business partner Chris Lutz two years ago at a weekend vintage show in Woodland, they hit...
La Botega

La Bottega brings Italian deli-style vibe to Main Street

With nearly 30 years of restaurant expertise under their belts, Lisa and Peter Dougherty set out on a business adventure to own and operate...
The Smokin' Oak

Smokin’ Oak heats things up in downtown Vancouver

Texas meets Vancouver at Smokin’ Oak, and the result is a culinary combustion that can’t be beat. The downtown Vancouver barbecue restaurant opened in November...

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