Will Campbell, The Columbian

Will Campbell

The Columbian

Eugene, OR, United States

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Recent articles by Will:

Vancouver Police seeks DNA machine amid surging crime

The Vancouver Police Department is looking to buy a new $500,000 machine to rapidly analyze DNA to provide evidence for property crime investigations. → Read More

Pasta eatery coming to Vancouver waterfront

A popular Portland pasta restaurant called Grassa is coming to The Waterfront Vancouver’s RiverWest building. → Read More

I-5 Bridge Replacement Program strives for Coast Guard approval of 116-foot clearance

Leaders of the Interstate Bridge Replacement Program expect to hear from the Coast Guard that their plans for a 116-foot bridge clearance won’t be high enough for marine traffic, but they’re planning on working toward a common goal. → Read More

ZoomInfo joins global sustainability program

ZoomInfo announced Monday it signed the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, the United Nations Global Compact. → Read More

New apartments planned for downtown Vancouver

A new apartment building in downtown Vancouver will soon rise from a parcel that formerly housed the Boomerang Therapy works in downtown Vancouver, just south of the Smokin’ Oak. → Read More

Clark County’s expected jobs fell short in April

April was not the best month for Clark County’s job market. Due to seasonal trends, 700 net new jobs were expected, but only 200 jobs were tallied. → Read More

Hawthorne Gardening announces 42 layoffs at Vancouver facility

Hawthorne Gardening Co. announced a 42-person layoff at its Vancouver facility to outsource its carbon filter manufacturing. → Read More

110-foot-long car wash to be built on Fourth Plain Boulevard

A new “Cyber Car Wash” with a 110-foot-long car wash tunnel is going to be built at 14309 N.E. Fourth Plain Blvd., according to plans submitted to the City of Vancouver. → Read More

Clark County restaurants left out after Senate votes down pandemic aid

Don and Rachel Allen, owners of Allen’s Crosley Lanes, were approved for more than $1 million from Congress to help their business recover from the effects of the pandemic last year. → Read More

Vancouver Wellness Studio spa coming to waterfront hotel

A new Vancouver Wellness Studio spa is coming to the AC Hotel Vancouver Waterfront, offering massage therapy, acupuncture, facials, platelet-rich plasma injections, infrared saunas and IV therapy. → Read More

DiscoverOrg co-founder’s Vancouver home hits market for $17M

Likely the second most expensive home to ever hit Clark County’s market was posted for $17 million, owned by the DiscoveryOrg co-founder Kirk Brown. → Read More

Vice Beer brewery aims to open this summer

A local brewer and a marketing business owner are starting a new brewery in Vancouver called Vice Beer, occupying the former Barlow’s Brewery near Mountain View High School. → Read More

Pet turtle rescued from house fire

Vancouver firefighters rescued a pet turtle from a house fire on the 17400 block of Southeast 32nd Street on Saturday night. → Read More

Vancouver-based Pacific Power Group wins $8M Coast Guard job

The Department of Homeland Security U.S. Coast Guard paid Vancouver-based Pacific Power Group $8 million to overhaul diesel engines on 154-foot Coast Guard cutters, according to a Thursday news release. → Read More

I-5 Bridge lanes to close for inspections

One lane will remain open at all times while Interstate 5 Bridge inspections halt the flow of traffic at night next week, according to the Oregon Department of Transportation. The closures include two northbound lanes closing at 10 p.m. Monday, and again at 10 p.m. Tuesday. All lanes will reopen by 5 a.m. the following morning. Another set of closures will shut down two southbound lanes that… → Read More

Vancouver-based ZoomInfo acquires two California companies

Vancouver’s ZoomInfo acquired two companies, Comparably and Dogpatch Advisors, for $145 million last month, according to the company’s SEC filing. → Read More

Pottery charm: Kilnfolk Ceramic Studio only business of its kind in downtown Vancouver

After traveling the world and living in Canada, New Zealand, Argentina, Thailand and other places, Faith Odman settled in Vancouver and opened a pottery studio. → Read More

Recycling program to expand to Ridgefield, Camas, Yacolt

Waste Connections is expanding its Recycling Done Right Clean Cart Program into Ridgefield, Camas and Yacolt in May. → Read More

Vancouver’s Riverview Bankcorp posts net income of $4.1 million

Vancouver-based Riverview Bankcorp earned a net income of $4.1 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, in its most recent fiscal quarter that ended March 31, according to a news release. → Read More

Port of Vancouver rejects demolition bids for Terminal 5 job

The Port of Vancouver is having to delay the demolition of a crane and gallery at Terminal 5 because of strains on the supply chain and labor shortages. → Read More