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Cranberry bog blues
Cranberry bog blues
Washington and Oregon cranberry growers enjoy a good harvest, but Wisconsin farmers will dictate market conditions.

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Sara Wirkkala opens private mental health counseling service
Sara Wirkkala opens private mental health counseling service
Sara Wirkkala sets up shop in Astoria.
Astoria dental practice changes ownership, name
Astoria dental practice changes ownership, name
Dr. Karby to ride the rails as new doc buys his practice.
Life In The Slow LaneBuilding plans progress as calmer heads prevail over minor meltdown
Life In The Slow Lane
Boat of the Month
Boat of the Month
M/V Triumph II
New owners take Long Beach hotel down to the shell
New owners take Long Beach hotel down to the shell
The project takes the 18-year-old hotel down the shell and replaces pretty much everything.
News in Brief
News in Brief
Meet the Merchant
Finn Ware, Astoria
Well Preserved
Well Preserved

CHINOOK — In the early 1970s, the Ocean Beach school district made a difficult decision to close the Chinook grade school. A historic school and its gym, once the pride of the community, were shuttered.

More than a quarter century...

Peninsula entrepreneurs buy Chinook Restaurant & Lounge
Peninsula entrepreneurs buy Chinook Restaurant & Lounge
Russell Maize and Chris Summerer begin to upgrade and re-brand the U.S. 101 roadhouse.
Survey finds small business owners pressing for more customers, better access to capital
Main Street Alliance of Oregon report also finds an objection to corporate political spending.