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Tiny homes: Q&A: Derek Huegel, owner of Wolf Industries
Q&A Derek Huegel, owner of Wolf Industries

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Answering the call
Funeral director lives to serve others after death
Answering the call Funeral director lives to serve others after death
Funeral director lives to serve others after death
Seattle couple has big plans for Tokeland Hotel
Seattle couple has big plans for Tokeland Hotel

TOKELAND — Four years ago, Heather Earnhardt, Zac Young and their combined family spent a weekend at the Tokeland Hotel and were smitten.

“It was February. It was really dark and rainy, and we just fell in love with it,”...

Astoria taxi owner returns to culinary roots
Astoria taxi owner returns to culinary roots
Taxi owner returns to culinary roots, opens cafe
HR Questions and Answers
HR Questions and Answers

“People are very open-minded about new things, as long as they’re exactly like the old ones.”

— Charles F. Kettering — inventor, engineer, businessman, and the holder of 186 patents; he was a founder of Delco...

Well Preserved: Utzinger Duplex
Well Preserved: Utzinger Duplex

ASTORIA — Twenty-eight years ago, David Fitch lived in Altoona, Washington. He was looking for a way to diversify his income. Vickie Rutherford, of Sunburst Reality, showed him the Utzinger Duplex in Astoria. At the time, Fitch had no real...

Clatsop County Property Transactions

Sale Date Sale Price Year Built Acres Address Buyer Seller

05/30/18 322,000 1973 0.12 940 Klaskanine Ave, Astoria Provident Trust Group Llc Klaskanine 8 Llc

05/30/18 280,000 1954 0.31 3522 Grand...

Pacific County Property Transactions

DATE SALE PRICE ADDRESS BUYER SELLER

5/21/18 $225,000 1120 State RT 101, Naselle David and Danene Lethin Trustees Dennis Sturgell

5/21/18 $165,170 805 313th St, Oysterville Zebadiah Lown and Sylvia...

NWCA honors employee Jo-Ann Perry

WARRENTON — Northwest Community Alliance has initiated a “Merit Award” to recognize outstanding performance by an employee.

“We are thrilled to announce that employee Jo-Ann Perry is the first recipient of Northwest...

Understanding financial projections requested by your lender

Doing financial projections for a business is the same process as creating a household budget. It’s a chance to consider what future sales (revenue) and expenses (costs) will be for your business.

Typically, a lender will want monthly...

Business Briefs for July 2018

Geoduck tariffs prompt refunds

OLYMPIA — In an unusual example of how a budding “trade war” can affect local economies, the Washington State Department of Natural Resources said it will offer financial relief to geoduck...

New Kids at the Beach: Pandora’s Box
New Kids at the Beach: Pandora’s Box
Pandora’s Box opens coastal branch
Well Preserved: Astoria’s Franklin Apartments
Well Preserved: Astoria’s Franklin Apartments

ASTORIA — In 2003, Sean Fitzpatrick and his wife, Anne Carpenter, were visiting Astoria. From their window in the Hotel Elliott, they could see the Franklin Apartments. The solid, elegant building caught their eye. But, the venerable structure...

Astoria Building Permits

Date, Owner, Address, Valuation, Work Description, Contractor

5/1, Barbara Beck, 1661 Grand Ave, $3,927, Replace existing 90% gas furnace with new, P & L Johnson Mechanical Inc

5/4, Julia Hesse,...

Long Beach/Ilwaco Building Permits

Date Description Applicant Address Status

4/16 Accessory Structure Bob and Barb Robinson 6908 Rochelle Way, Ilwaco Issued

4/17 Renovation/Addition Karen Olson 110 NE 7th St, Long...

Cannon Beach Building Permits

DATE NAME ADDRESS VALUE DESPCRIPTION CONTRACTOR

5/3 Oyala & Campbell 194-198 N Hemlock St n/a Sign n/a

5/8 Fred & Carolyn Pain 234 W Noatak n/a Review Cottage Keepers

5/8 Eric &...

Pacific County Building Permits

Date Description Property Owner Price Address

3/26 24’x30’ garage M F Holdings LLC $17,647 826 State Rt 101, Chinook

3/26 Add garage David Firestone $20,0000 1508 170th Pl, Long...

Pacific County Property Transactions

DATE SALE PRICE ADDRESS BUYER SELLER

4/17/18 $28,000 1715 256th Pl, Ocean Park Josh Bryant Pacific County Treasurer Renee Goodin

4/17/18 $21,000 1704 200th Ln, Ocean Park Tom Rogers Pacific County...

Clatsop County Property Transactions

Sale Date Sale Price Year Built Acres Address Buyer Seller

04/27/18 307,000 1962 9.09 33836 Hwy 101 Business, Astoria Layman Randall Jester & Lethin Properties...

Going big for microgreens:
Long Beach resident launches basement business
Going big for microgreens: Long Beach resident launches basement business
Long Beach resident launches basement business
Top properties in the Columbia-Pacific Region
Top properties in the Columbia-Pacific Region

New kids at the beach: Westport Winery
New kids at the beach: Westport Winery
Westport Winery anchors budding businesses in Broadway building
New Kids at the Beach: The Whet Spot
New Kids at the Beach: The Whet Spot
Tap room and bottle shop ready for summer rush
Family tradition: 
Grandma’s Corner Restaurant now open in Gearhart
Family tradition: Grandma’s Corner Restaurant now open in Gearhart
Grandma’s Corner Restaurant now open in Gearhart
Box retail and Internet competition: How to win!

I am often asked for my thoughts on the economic impact of our small business community with the opening of the new Walmart in our region, other “Big Box” competition, the amount of business that Amazon and others are taking from...

Meet the Merchant: 
Rick Holt, Thiel’s Music Center
Meet the Merchant: Rick Holt, Thiel’s Music Center
Rick Holt, 50, began working for Thiel's Music Center in 1993

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