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Meet the Merchant: Gulley’s Butcher Shop
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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...

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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...

Diner and a dream: 
New owners embracing opportunity at Loose Kaboose Diner
Diner and a dream: New owners embracing opportunity at Loose Kaboose Diner

SEAVIEW — Dana Laresen was a little girl when she learned that a good meal could amend a bad day.

“I noticed that whenever I fed people, they would be really happy. Food was a magical sort of thing that could turn the worst day...

BOP declares 23 cent stock dividend

ABERDEEN — Pacific Financial Corp., holding company for Bank of the Pacific, on Dec. 21 announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.23 per share to holders of common stock. The dividend is payable on Jan. 9, 2017, to...

Ilwaco Business Licenses
Ilwaco Business Licenses
Clatsop County Property Transactions
Clatsop County Prop Transactions 1/6/17
Cannon Beach Building Permits
Cannon Beach Building Permits
Seaside New Business Licenses
Seaside New Business Oct/Nov
Pacific County Property Transactions
Pacific Property Transactions November 2016
A Coastal Christmas: Shop here for creative gifts with strong local connections
A Coastal Christmas: Shop here for creative gifts with strong local connections

Attract and keep an amazing population of creative minds, and what do you get? A fascinating place to live and nearly limitless possibilities for unusual Christmas gift options.

Our uniquely bounteous dozens of miles of the Pacific Northwest...

Well Preserved: Bear Creek Dam and Bear Creek watershed
Well Preserved: Bear Creek Dam and Bear Creek watershed

BEAR CREEK WATERSHED — Maintaining Astoria’s multi-dimensional infrastructure is challenging: tens of miles of water and sewer lines, paved streets and wood piers wrapped on a dense, landslide-prone peninsula, beaten by heavy wind and...

Meet the Merchant: 
Clark Von Essen, Long Beach Adventures
Meet the Merchant: Clark Von Essen, Long Beach Adventures
Clark Von Essen, Long Beach Adventures
Guided surf perch and clamming trips
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Business Bookworm: ‘Elegy’ explores lives and lessons of poverty
Business Bookworm: ‘Elegy’ explores lives and lessons of poverty

Home is where the heart is.

It’s where folks take you in because they love you, and put up with your nonsense for the same reason. It’s where you go when there’s nowhere else, a haven both for body and soul. Home is where...

Season of giving: 
Jewelry sales surge during holiday season
Season of giving: Jewelry sales surge during holiday season
Jewelry sales surge during holiday season
Finding the right fit
Finding the right fit
Peninsula gym staying strong in third season
Ocean Park woman creates fine furniture with meticulous detail
Ocean Park woman creates fine furniture with meticulous detail

OCEAN PARK — Ali Harrington says that working with wood gives her a sense of “purpose and usefulness in the world.” No matter what her project, she envisions it first “clear as day” in her head before she ever draws...

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...

The art of buying perfect gifts in a place loaded with talent

When I glance around at all the objects in my home, the few that I’d actually regret losing are special not because they are intrinsically valuable, but because of some element of creativity, memory or love that they symbolize. With the...

Loyal customers: The key to business success. Listen to them, and grow.

We meet with many businesses during our advising sessions for our Clatsop Community College Small Business Development Center, and host many training workshops throughout the year. One of the major topics that is discussed is how to bring more...

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