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2012-11-28 12:22:04

SEATTLE, Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- While supporters and critics of the proposed Columbia River Crossing transit project continue to debate how residents will pay for travel between Portland and Vancouver, a recent poll from Northwest-based PEMCO Insurance reveals that one in three drivers in that area aren't planning to change their route or mode of transportation despite potential tolls that will help partially finance the project. According to the poll, as many as 33 percent of all...

2012-06-04 23:00:05

In the face of rapid growth, the Vancouver-based teeth whitening manufacturer makes a move. Vancouver, Washington (PRWEB) June 04, 2012 Beaming White, a leading U.S. teeth whitening manufacturer, has moved its global headquarters to a new location in Vancouver, Washington. The company has experienced rapid growth over the last year and a change in venue was necessary for the company to have the space needed for new equipment and future employees. Sales of Beaming White's teeth whitening...

2012-06-01 10:22:51

PORTLAND, Ore., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, will honor the 2012 Oregon and Southwest Washington recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Ceremony at the World Trade Center in Portland on Saturday, June 2 starting at 10:30 a.m. Comcast provided 65 students from Oregon and Southwest Washington with $73,000 in college scholarships through the...

2012-01-28 08:00:00

Vancouver based custom home development company makes it easy to build your dream home. Vancouver, B.C. (PRWEB) January 28, 2012 Bright Coast Homes, a leading residential builder and specialist in Laneway construction in the Greater Vancouver area has redeveloped their corporate website ( http://www.brightcoasthomes.com ) in an effort to inform and educate the public. According to a recently released report from TD Economics, the construction industry was the second fastest growing industry...

2010-08-30 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- West Coast Bank is sponsoring Dancing with the Local Stars, Fort Vancouver's National Trust Hangar Dance & Fundraiser, in a most unique way: Senior Vice President-Credit Service Manager Lisa Dow is one of the stars! Lisa's success depends upon the donations made in her name at www.fortvan.org. Event proceeds and donations will benefit the educational programs of Celebrate Freedom, the Pearson Air Museum and the Fort Vancouver National Site....

2010-06-14 12:03:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- West Coast Bank is the presenting sponsor of the Greater Vancouver Golf Tournament for the eighth consecutive year. The Chamber of Commerce event will be held at the Camas Meadows Golf Club on June 17, 2010, 7:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. Linda Reid, West Coast Bank Assistant Relationship Manager, said, "The golf tournament is a great opportunity to support our Chamber. It's one of the best events for networking with new and existing clients."...

2010-05-18 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Now you can see the nutritional value of the meal you just ordered at Burgerville through a new program the iconic restaurant chain is rolling out to all of its 39 locations in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Burgerville is the first burger restaurant chain to introduce the Nutricate program, a nutritional education and enhanced marketing solution from SmartReceipt, Inc. This program, first piloted at Burgerville's restaurant on Northeast Martin...

2009-05-01 07:35:00

OLYMPIA, Wash., May 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 25th, the Washington State Legislature passed its 2009-11 Transportation Budget which included $1 million in funding to begin to rehabilitate a portion of Clark County / Chelatchie Prairie Rail Line. According to Eric Temple, the President of the Portland Vancouver Junction Railroad (PVJR), the tremendous cooperation between Clark County, its Railroad Coordinator, the Clark County Railroad Advisory Board, and the PVJR was a critical element in...

2009-04-08 12:22:57

A spokesman for the Oregon Travel Information Council says his group misidentified the Western United States' oldest apple tree. The unidentified spokesman said while a recent council news release identified the Dosch Yellow Bellflower Apple tree in Portland, Ore., as the region's oldest apple tree, that honor actually belongs elsewhere, The Oregonian newspaper in Portland reported. The oldest apple tree in the Pacific Northwest actually is in the Old Apple Tree Park in Vancouver, Wash. The...

2009-01-08 07:25:00

VANCOUVER, Wash., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A groundswell of support is occurring for Economic Stimulus Funding to be allocated to rehabilitate the Clark County, Washington Rail Line. The "Clark County Rail Line Rehabilitation Project" is a critical infrastructure project which would result in immediate positive impacts to economic development, job creation and freight mobility in SW Washington State. The Clark County Rail Line runs for 33 miles beginning from the BNSF mainline near Vancouver...