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Forest products: Modern, sustainable and key for Clatsop County
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Forest products: Modern, sustainable and key for Clatsop County
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Lois Perdue, mill manager, Hampton Lumber Mill

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Resurgent economy evident in home furnishing industry
Resurgent economy evident in home furnishing industry
Home furnishing industry reveals signs of recovery from 2008 recession
A ‘blue collar’ beginning: 
Saturday market mainstay opens doors in downtown LB
A ‘blue collar’ beginning: Saturday market mainstay opens doors in downtown LB
Blue Collar Eats opens in downtown LB
Razor clam closure hurts small businesses
Razor clam closure hurts small businesses
The financial fallout from the on-going razor clam closure has racked restaurants, retailers and small businesses around the Peninsula.
Well Preserved: Charles and Elizabeth Johnson Residence
Well Preserved: Charles and Elizabeth Johnson Residence

ASTORIA — “We were young and adventurous when we started,” recalled Judy Atkinson. She and her husband, Ernie, were moving north from California. They had an 18-month old child in tow and another child on the way. They needed an...

Business Bookworm: Fascinating story of the Krocs and McDonald’s
Business Bookworm: Fascinating story of the Krocs and McDonald’s

“To go.” Whoever put those two delicious words together really knew what they were doing: order your food, ask for it “to go,” save yourself time, and eat wherever you want. You might not even have to get out of the car.

Meet the Merchant: 
Spencer Percey, owner, Spencer’s Instrument Repair
Meet the Merchant: Spencer Percey, owner, Spencer’s Instrument Repair
Meet the merchant
Spencer Percy, owner, Spencer’s Instrument Repair
Seaside New Business Licenses
Seaside Business Licenses
Clatsop County Property Transactions
Clatsop County December Sales
Astoria Building Permits
Astoria Building Permits 02/17
Pacific County Property Transactions
PC Property Sales Transactions
Ilwaco Business Licenses
Ilwaco Business Licenses
Clatsop County Building Permits

December 2016

Date Work Description Address Valuation Contractor or Owner

12/6/16 Dwelling 32307 Ruby Ln, Cannon Beach $337,303 Turk, R.J. Living Trust

12/6/16 Dwelling 88756 Teal Rd, Seaside $431,057 Scott,...

Opportunity knocks three times

The month of February is jam packed with all kinds of activities for the business community of our region! My monthly article will highlight three of the most significant: 1) Clatsop County Job & Career Fair which will be held on Wednesday, Feb.

Human Resources Q&A

This column is sponsored by the Lower Columbia Human Resource Management Association. LCHRMA represents a gathering of Human Resources professionals. Join us each month for a luncheon and training that covers many aspects of employment law and human...

Business Briefs for February 2017

LONG BEACH and ASTORIA — Pacific County posted its best mid-winter job numbers in December since 2006, according to the most recent report by the Washington State Employment Security Department.

The county’s December jobless rate...

Cannon Beach Building Permits
Cannon Beach Permits
Meet the Merchant: Gulley’s Butcher Shop
Meet the Merchant: Gulley’s Butcher Shop

Glenn: “We liked butcher shops and thought that it was something this town really needed, a place wHere you could talk to the butcher, get specialty cuts and order things. We order rabbit, duck, guinea hens — all sorts of things that...

Exceeding expectations: 
Sales soar for Port of Ilwaco pot store
Exceeding expectations: Sales soar for Port of Ilwaco pot store
Sales soar for Port of Ilwaco pot store
Designing a ‘so they can sleep at night’ financial strategy
Designing a ‘so they can sleep at night’ financial strategy
‘A high performing investment one year may not be a high performing investment the next year. If you don’t have diversity inside your portfolio, you are running a much more risky investment strategy than you need to or should be.’
Investing: It’s time in the market, not timing the market
Investing: It’s time in the market, not timing the market
‘Being able to sit down with someone to discuss your concerns who is going to know your story, is very important, especially when times get tough. … I’m not here to judge someone’s feelings, I’m here to put them into...
Oregon dispensary sales shrink as fewer products reach shelves
Oregon dispensary sales shrink as fewer products reach shelves
Oregon marijuana dispensaries have been reeling since October, when increased testing standards became required by at certified labs. The result has been an immense backlog of extracts and edibles being delayed in distribution and dispensaries around...
Steelers fans bring ‘Burgh to Warrenton
Steelers fans bring ‘Burgh to Warrenton

WARRENTON — Some come from Vancouver, others come from Portland, one routinely makes an hour drive from Seaside. Most make their way from a combination of places in between, but they all come for the same reason: to support and share their love...

Lawry | de Freitas acquires TMB Financial, LLC
Lawry | de Freitas acquires TMB Financial, LLC

ASTORIA — Lawry | de Freitas Wealth Management, LLC., located in Tigard, is expanding its footprint through the acquisition of Astoria/Hammond-based TMB Financial, LLC.

Co-founders Jon D. Lawry and W. Nick de Freitas founded their...

Well Preserved: 12th & Grand Avenue Rentals
Astoria, Oregon
Well Preserved: 12th & Grand Avenue Rentals Astoria, Oregon

ASTORIA — Kris Haefker visited Astoria as a child with his father, Uwe. A German immigrant and professional opera singer in Portland, Uwe was also a window dresser for Butch’s For Sir, a mens clothing store in downtown Astoria. During...

Feb. 22: Clatsop County Career & Job Fair

As the director of CEDR and Clatsop Community College Small Business Development Center, we work with hundreds of businesses in Clatsop County. Finding and retaining good employees is a constant issue all businesses face, from small businesses all the...

WA’s unemployment benefits website gets a facelift

OLYMPIA — The Washington State Employment Security Department (ESD) launched new online services for unemployment claimants and employers on Jan. 3.

The new “eservices” website is part of an upgrade to the agency’s...

Online course provides safety training for young Oregon workers

SALEM — Young workers across Oregon have a new tool to stay safe while on the job: online safety awareness training.

Created by the nonprofit Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition, the interactive training program — accessible by...

My investment advice: Do as I say, not as I do

A ninny at investments, my current money-management strategy is the modern equivalent of stuffing it in a mattress. Back in 1878, one great-great-grandfather lost his Gold Rush fortune in a national financial panic, and I’m still traumatized.

Human Resources Q&A: Learn about garnishment

This column is sponsored by the Lower Columbia Human Resource Management Association. LCHRMA represents a gathering of Human Resources professionals. Join us each month for a luncheon and training that covers many aspects of employment law and human...

Business Bookworm: ‘Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations’
Business Bookworm: ‘Payoff: The Hidden Logic That Shapes Our Motivations’

The house won’t write its own check.

Car payments don’t happen by magic, food won’t drive to your doorstep, and decent clothing isn’t free. In short, bills won’t pay themselves — but are they the sole...

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