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Data breach at regional surgery center affects 2,393 patients

Nov 13, 2018

The Southwest Washington Regional Surgery Center in Vancouver has been hit by a data breach, which may have revealed personal information from 2,393 patients including…

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EU prepares list of U.S. products to hit with tariffs

November 14, 2018, 7:13 PM

WASHINGTON — The European Union is preparing a target list of American products it will hit with punitive tariffs if the Trump administration goes through with its threat to impose tariffs on European auto imports, the bloc’s trade chief said Wednesday.

Trump pulling back on threats to impose trade restraints

November 14, 2018, 5:28 PM

After several months of tough talk and even tougher tariffs, President Donald Trump may be pulling some punches in his “America First” global trade offensive.

Inaugural Woodland Days Career Fair rated a success

November 14, 2018, 4:59 PM

WOODLAND — More than 700 students learned about career opportunities from more than 40 local businesses Monday at the Woodland Days Career Fair. The inaugural event was a partnership between Woodland Public Schools and the Port of Woodland to offer a career fair for students considering living-wage careers after high school not necessarily requiring additional education.

Holiday window decorations contest set for downtown Vancouver

November 14, 2018, 4:56 PM

Vancouver's Downtown Association is sponsoring a holiday window decorating contest.

PG&E outlook ominous in California wildfire

November 14, 2018, 4:47 PM

Northern California utility Pacific Gas and Electric said Wednesday that if it is deemed responsible for the fire that destroyed much of Paradise, the liability would exceed its insurance coverage.

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Briefs

Inaugural Woodland Days Career Fair rated a success

November 14, 2018, 4:59 PM

WOODLAND — More than 700 students learned about career opportunities from more than 40 local businesses Monday at the Woodland Days Career Fair. The inaugural event was a partnership between Woodland Public Schools and the Port of Woodland to offer a career fair for students considering living-wage careers after high school not necessarily requiring additional education.

Holiday window decorations contest set for downtown Vancouver

November 14, 2018, 4:56 PM

Vancouver's Downtown Association is sponsoring a holiday window decorating contest.

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Real Estate

Lennar Homes homes, like this one in the Kennedy Farm subdivision in Ridgefield, come with built-in

Lennar’s homes in Ridgefield boast a high IQ

November 6, 2018, 6:03 AM

Lennar’s Kennedy Farm community is one of several developments in Clark County from the national homebuilding company. And as one of the newest developments, it serves as a “smart homes” showcase — displaying a suite of devices that can be remotely controlled using Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant.

New town houses are pictured at Fisher’s View in east Vancouver on Thursday afternoon. Attached home

Attached-home option attractive to some homebuyers

November 5, 2018, 6:00 AM

Katie Barrett said the potential homebuyers who have toured her model home in the Village at Fisher’s Landing neighborhood are typically looking for a starter home.

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Columnists

Singletary: One grandparent-owned 529 account affects need-based financial aid

November 14, 2018, 5:44 AM

The cost of college has risen so high that many families are relying on two generations to help cover expenses.

Brunell: Employee costs key in competition

November 13, 2018, 6:05 AM

While both sides argue over the merits of Seattle’s escalating minimum wage, there are other issues, such as the total cost per worker, which enter into hiring equations.

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