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From backstage to main street: Heather Ramsay lifts curtain on creative career
Photo by LUKE WHITAKKER
From backstage to main street: Heather Ramsay lifts curtain on creative career
Heather Ramsey, NiVA Green

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Business Briefs for November 2017
Business Briefs for November 2017

SEASIDE — Seaside Lodging LLC started a $500,000 renovation of the Inn at Seaside this week in mid-October. The Inn at Seaside was the first property acquired by Seaside Lodging in 2009.

The renovation includes: a fully remodeled lobby,...

Riding out the recession: Saara Matthews became a business owner during a turbulent time
Riding out the recession: Saara Matthews became a business owner during a turbulent time
Saara Matthews, Finn Ware
Cranberry challenge: Starvation Alley overcomes obstacles of growing cranberries organically
Cranberry challenge: Starvation Alley overcomes obstacles of growing cranberries organically
Jessika Tantisook, Starvation Alley
Branching out: Vicki McAfee’s Herbal-based business continues to grow
Branching out: Vicki McAfee’s Herbal-based business continues to grow
Vicki McAfee, A Gypsy’s Whimsy Herbal Apothecary
Finest in the field: Pacific County businesses praised for community impact and ingenuity
Finest in the field: Pacific County businesses praised for community impact and ingenuity
Pacific County businesses praised for community impact and ingenuity during annual awards ceremony
CEDR’s 2018 membership campaign underway — please join us

CEDR (Clatsop Economic Development Resources) is the only organization in Clatsop County whose sole focus is to create, grow and retain businesses. We have launched our 2018 membership campaign, and are reaching out to new and existing members to join...

Business Bookworm: ‘Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old?’
Business Bookworm: ‘Who Will Take Care of Me When I’m Old?’

“I do it myself!”

Those are words you’ve been saying practically since you were able to speak. You can get your own drink, button your shirt, pull on your britches, walk yourself downtown, drive yourself around, and figure...

Well Preserved: 
New life for the Van Dusen Building
Well Preserved: New life for the Van Dusen Building

ASTORIA — Glen Herman and his team found what they thought was the perfect building at Miles Crossing, just south of Astoria. Then, they realized if they were going to involve large groups of people, they would need to move.

Their...

Pacific County Food Inspections

Date Business Name Description of Violation Points Assessed

9/11/17 Cottage Bakery Hand washing sink inadequate or inaccessible 10 Red

Cold holding (more than 5 degrees) 10 Red

9/11/17 Long Beach Subway Food handler cards...

City of Long Beach Business Licenses

Date Applicant Applicant Type Address Description Status

9/12/17 Lodestone Quarry Whlse and Retail 355 Bay Center Dyke Road, Bay Center Quarry Open

9/14/17 Whealdon Property Management LLC Rentals 1700 CA Apt 1, Long Beach Landlord...

Seaside Business Licenses

September 2017

Business Name Business Address Business Service

North Coast Handyman and Wood Working LLC PO Box 1433, Astoria Contractor

Creekscape Design 4305 SW 185th, Beaverton Landscape construction

North West Electric...

Astoria Building Permits

Residential

Date Name Address Value Description Contractor

9/28/17 Staci and Carma Jenkins 165 Hull Avenue $40,986 Family room addition Beach Construction LLC

9/28/17 Kathryn Staecker 4000 Irving Avenue $13,978 Heat pump...

Clatsop County Building Permits

September 2017

Date Type Address Value Description Contractor

9/06/17 Dwelling 80610 Highway 101, Arch Cape $1,100,000 Single family dwelling Jessie Daniel Construction Inc

9/06/17 Dwelling 80506 Carnahan Road, Arch...

Pacific County Property Transactions

Date Sale Price Address Buyer Seller

9/01/17 $120,000 29202 I Lane, Ocean Park Maureen McCaslin Robert and Karen Boardman

9/12/17 $47,000 26109 R Street, Ocean Park Howard and Kathy Rayborn Roy Farrant

9/12/17 $4,000 25313 U Street,...

Clatsop County Property Transactions

Sale Date Sale Price Year Built Acres Address Buyer Seller

9/01/17 $815,000 1993 0.17 159 W Nebesna St, Cannon Beach Martin Giguiere John Drumheller

9/01/17 $272,500 1976 0.18 90319 Hawkins Rd,Warrenton Stephanie Stahmer Mary...

Legends of lure
Demand soars for Andy Betnar’s Astoria-made Fatal Flash Lures
Legends of lure Demand soars for Andy Betnar’s Astoria-made Fatal Flash Lures
Demand soars for Andy Betnar’s Astoria-made Fatal Flash spinners
Meet the Merchant: 
Floyd Holcom of Astoria Scuba and Kayak
Meet the Merchant: Floyd Holcom of Astoria Scuba and Kayak
Meet the Merchant, Floyd Holcom, Astoria Scuba and Kayak
‘Black guns’ face backlash: 
Firearm prices fall to a fraction of what they were in the Obama years
‘Black guns’ face backlash: Firearm prices fall to a fraction of what they were in the Obama years
Firearm prices fall to fraction
Plans to expand
The Farmacy seeks to harvest 15 pounds of marijuana monthly after expansion
Plans to expand The Farmacy seeks to harvest 15 pounds of marijuana monthly after expansion
The Farmacy seeks to harvest 15 pounds of marijuana monthly after expansion
Improving Pacific County’s first impression
New owners renovate, rename RV Park
Improving Pacific County’s first impression New owners renovate, rename RV Park
New owners renovate, rename RV Park
Canning conundrum
Slow tuna season cuts cannery production
Canning conundrum Slow tuna season cuts cannery production
Slow tuna season cuts cannery production
Peninsula Physical Therapy offers ‘Aloha’ and active care
Peninsula Physical Therapy offers ‘Aloha’ and active care

ILWACO — When a patient arrives at Peninsula Physical Therapy located at Ocean Beach Hospital and Medical Clinics (OBHMC), they are greeted with “Aloha” — when means love, peace and compassion. They could just as easily be...

Oct. 5 brought 2017 gillnet season to a close

ASTORIA — The fall gillnet fishing season was expected to end for the year on Oct. 5 following decisions Sept. 27 by the two-state Columbia River Compact, according to Columbia Basin Bulletin.

Lower river commercial gillnettersn Select...

Well Preserved: Francis Apartments
Well Preserved: Francis Apartments

ASTORIA — Jack and Bonnie Ross are no strangers to restoration of Astoria structures. Several years ago, they restored a fisherman’s vernacular bungalow in Uppertown. A year ago, they purchased — and began reviving the interior of...

Human Resources Q & A

Q. Is my employer required to pay me time and one-half for working on a legal holiday?

A. Overtime is generally required to be paid only after an employee works more than 40 hours in one week, regardless of whether or not a holiday occurs in...

Business Bookworm: ‘Big Chicken’
Business Bookworm: ‘Big Chicken’

The drummies are your favorites.

Oh, sure, there’s something to be said about a pile of wings with a good buffalo sauce, and few can resist a meaty breast cut, but there’s something about a drumstick that feels like comfort food.

Alaina Giguiere ranks among ‘America’s Best’

CANNON BEACH — Alaina Giguiere with RE/MAX Coastal Advantage was included among the 2,506 RE/MAX agents and teams featured in the 2017 REAL Trends “America’s Best Real Estate Agents” survey. The agents included in the...

Pacific County Building Permits

July 2017

Permit Type Description address

Residential Mechanical Install Pellet Insert 2516 227Th Pl

Residential Mechanical Install Wood Stove 30906 N Pl

Residential Mechanical Ductless Heat Pump 1141 Lindgren...

Pacific County Food Service Inspections

Date Business Name Description of Violation Points Assessed

8/3/17 My Suzies Cold holding (more than 5 degrees) 10 Red

8/7/17 The Crab Pot Food handler cards invalid/expired/not available 5 Red

8/8/17 Shelburne Restaurant Bare hand...

City of Cannon Beach Building Permits

Residential

Date Name Address Value Description Contractor

8/2/17 Todd Merkle 685 Oak $14,000 Residential repair Concrete Lifting Solution

8/7/17 Francis Tozer 132 Nazina Avenue $271,077 New single family...

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