Cheryl Bledsoe, organizer of the 140 Characters Conference Northwest (#140confnw)

Vancouver hosts social media cast of hundreds with 140 Characters Conference

Part of the social media universe centers on Vancouver, Washington this week. The one-day 140 Characters Conference Northwest is being held at the Vancouver Hilton on Thursday and it is the dream realized of Clark County resident Cheryl Bledsoe. Bledsoe’s day job is with the Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency (CRESA), the folks that run everything from the county’s 9-1-1… Read more →

Nelson Holmberg, Port of Woodland

Economic development efforts in Southwest Washington evolve to regional level

Neighbors to the north and south are not the rivals of Vancouver and Clark County when it comes to economic development, according to several leaders in area. In fact, Vancouver works cooperatively with Portland and other partners in Southwest Washington to ensure that all boats can float higher. The consensus of three economic development leaders along the I-5 corridor in… Read more →