Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant Application Opens April 30

Restaurant kitchen

Registration for the Small Business Administration’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant will begin on Friday, April 30. The application will be open until funds are exhausted. Eligible businesses: Entities that own a place of business where the public or patrons assemble for the primary purpose of being…

Hotel Performance April 18-24, 2021

COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. We have been seeing decreases directly tied to the decrease in business and leisure travel due to COVID-19 and related travel restrictions and recommendations. Now, more than a year after the…

Hotel Performance April 11-17, 2021

hotel lobby

COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. We have been seeing decreases directly tied to the decrease in business and leisure travel due to COVID-19 and related travel restrictions and recommendations. Now, more than a year after the…

Washington County back to ‘high risk’ for COVID-19

Washington County, Oregon is moving back into the high risk for COVID-19 category on Friday, April 23. Governor Kate Brown made the announcement on Tuesday. This move from the “moderate risk” category is due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in the county….

Hotel Performance April 4-10, 2021

Oregon lodging

COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. We have been seeing decreases directly tied to the decrease in business and leisure travel due to COVID-19 and related travel restrictions and recommendations. Now, more than a year after…

Hotel Performance March 28-April 3, 2021

man with suitcase in hotel lobby

COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. We have been seeing decreases directly tied to the decrease in business and leisure travel due to COVID-19 and related travel restrictions and recommendations. Now, more than a year after the…

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Opens April 8

Broadway Rose Theater

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s grant program for shuttered arts and culture venues allows for a grant of up to $10 million for eligible businesses, including live venue operators, promoters, theatrical producers, live performing arts organizations, museums, zoos, aquariums and theaters. The Shuttered Venue…

Hotel Performance March 21-27, 2021

hotel lobby

COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. We have been seeing decreases directly tied to the decrease in business and leisure travel due to COVID-19 and related travel restrictions and recommendations. Now, more than a year…

Vancouver Canadians will Play at Ron Tonkin Field

Baseball player hitting ball Vancouver Canadians baseball team

The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club will start its 2021 season in Hillsboro, Oregon, at Ron Tonkin Field. The team decided to start the season in Oregon due to the COVID-19 induced closure of the border between the United States and Canada. The Canadians will…

Hotel Performance March 14-20, 2021

COVID-19 has directly affected the hotel industry throughout the United States, and Washington County is no exception. We have been seeing decreases directly tied to the decrease in business and leisure travel due to COVID-19 and related travel restrictions and recommendations. Now, more than a year…