California transplant Lori Reed arrived in Washougal in 2011 assuming she would market her graphic design skills across the river. But not only has Southwest…
February 8, 2016, 6:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is taking new steps to protect students amid increased scrutiny of for-profit colleges and other schools.
February 8, 2016, 5:06 PM
Apollo Education Group, the publicly traded owner of the University of Phoenix, has agreed to be taken private by a group of investors in a $1.1. billion deal.
February 8, 2016, 4:49 PM
Carol Shields answered phone calls Monday morning with the same sad news for each caller: "We're going out of business."
February 8, 2016, 4:38 PM
PORTLAND — Portland real estate owners have revealed a plan to bring $1.5 billion in investment to transform one of the city's oldest neighborhoods.
February 7, 2016, 3:30 PM
PORTLAND — Oregon-based SeaPort Airlines has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, but the company says daily operations will not be interrupted.
February 7, 2016, 3:01 PM
NEW YORK — Richard Anderson, who oversaw Delta Air Lines' transformation into one of the world's most profitable airlines, will retire this May. His right-hand man, airline president Ed Bastian, will take over as CEO.
February 7, 2016, 3:00 PM
SEATTLE — Weyerhaeuser's fourth-quarter earnings from continuing operations fell 17 percent from the same quarter last year, the company reported Friday.
January 24, 2016, 6:07 AM
Sarah Palin is back, and so is another discussion of a Columbia River bridge. Both evoke strong emotions that are sometimes detached from reality.
January 10, 2016, 6:01 AM
As the newest voice in The Columbian's business section, I thought I'd use part of my first Strictly Business column for a little icebreaker.
January 3, 2016, 6:01 AM
Ah, it's a new year. True to form, many of us will make a new list of resolutions and remember that hope springs eternal.
December 6, 2015, 6:03 AM
With The Columbian's 2016 Economic Forecast Breakfast just around the year-end corner, I decided to look at forecasts from past years to see how much times have changed in our local business world. My review of essays written by participants from years past became a walk down the memory lane of hard times.
February 8, 2016, 6:00 AM
So, it turns out sitcoms can erase bigotry.
February 7, 2016, 6:00 AM
It's the most thorough history lesson I have had in quite some time.
February 3, 2016, 7:31 PM
You've heard it before and you'll hear it again: Rental vacancy rates are extremely low in Vancouver.
January 31, 2016, 6:06 AM
Gray light floods every corner and bounces between bricks and beams on the wide-open third floor of the unfinished Hudson Building. Visible from the wide windows are other unfinished projects — the revitalization of downtown, the development of the waterfront — that the Hudson will stand watch over for years to come.
January 28, 2016, 5:58 AM
A house is starting to look like a home. The new Fisher House is nearing completion on Vancouver's Veterans Affairs campus, with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting set for Wednesday, March 23.
January 27, 2016, 4:05 PM
WASHINGTON — Americans rushed to buy new homes in December at the strongest pace in 10 months, with 2015 marking the strongest year for this segment of the housing market since 2007.