Business

Washougal business earns top honors at marketing event

Every year, Lori Reed looks forward to traveling to New Orleans to attend the Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s annual “Carnivale du Vin” fundraiser, for which she’s created marketing campaigns since 2005.

Substance abuse treatment and recovery center proposed for Camas

The founders of a Washington coast substance abuse treatment center are hoping to bring their holistic treatment model to Camas.

Smead’s Pub owner ‘shocked, disgusted’ by tent restrictions

Kimber Eckman looked forward to a fun, festive New Year’s Eve at her establishment, Smead’s Pub in Washougal. Instead, the night turned into one of the most difficult personal and professional experiences of her life.

Washougal man carving out new career

Greg Lewis’ woodworking journey began more than 20 years ago in Grants Pass, Oregon, where he and his wife Marchand bought their first home, which could colloquially be described as a “fixer-upper.”

Lush Esthetics opens in Washougal

When LeAnn Toristoja was a student at Aesthetics Institute in Portland, she didn’t have much interest in eventually operating her own spa.

A wiggly business

Brandon Higgins, of Washougal, spent almost 15 years as a production worker for steel and plastic companies, but after undergoing two back surgeries in 2019, he began to seriously ponder a career change.

‘Nail Polish & Power Tools’

Several years ago, Jackie Gollbach discovered a series of videos on YouTube produced by Texas residents Whitney Gainer and Ashley Turner, two self-taught carpenters who created the successful “Shanty2Chic” do-it-yourself furniture brand.

Outlaw Country Radio branches out

The founders of the Camas-based Outlaw Country Radio have been searching for a couple years to find a way to help the nonprofit, low-power frequency modulation station solidify its presence in East Clark County.

Washougal man opens Gorge Family Therapeutics

During the past three years, Sam Rickenbach worked for several Portland-area companies as a cannabidiol (CBD) extraction laboratory director. He generally enjoyed his work, but over time came to believe that most of the businesses in his industry — including his own — were severely overcharging for their products.

Camas restaurants, bars cope with new round of COVID-19 restrictions

Three days after Gov. Jay Inslee announced he was extending a three-week ban on indoor dining to help get explosive COVID-19 case rates under control, the owners of Salud! Wine Bar in downtown Camas found themselves rushing to prepare takeout orders for their drive-up “Santa Delivery” event.