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Fish, beer help keep water rates low
ALEX PAJUNAS — The Daily Astorian
Fish, beer help keep water rates low
Rising commercial water use in Astoria, an industrial lion’s share from fish processors and a growing amount from craft breweries, has held down overall rates for residences and businesses in recent years.

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Clatsop County Property Transactions: Nov. 20, 2014
Following are six of the most valuable property t ransactions from the past two weeks.
Get organized, digitally
On Dec. 2, Clatsop Economic Development Resources (CEDR) holds a workshop about keeping digitally organized.
Medical supply store moves, just barely
Medical supply store moves, just barely
Pacific Coast Medical Supply soon moves ... a block and a half down Marine Drive.
Swedish Gin has Oregon bite

For years, foresters and conservationists have been trying to create new markets for western juniper in Oregon. The species has overrun some parts of  the state, and is sucking scarce water from Oregon’s high desert. 

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Bison meat industry looks to grow
Bison meat industry looks to grow
Bison meat is more common as a high-end, healthy food choice in grocery stores, but the number of farmed animals and producers dropped in the 2012 USDA Ag Census from the one in 2007.
Making the Dollar: Sea Gypsy Gifts
Making the Dollar: Sea Gypsy Gifts
Naomi Peña runs Sea Gypsy Gifts at the corner of 10th and Commercial streets in downtown Astoria.
Vet finds Safe Harbor in a Pirate’s Cove
Vet finds Safe Harbor in a Pirate’s Cove
Melanie Haase has relocated Safe Harbor Animal Hospital to the former Pirate's Cove General Store.
Astoria dental practice changes ownership, name
Astoria dental practice changes ownership, name
Dr. Karby to ride the rails as new doc buys his practice.
Session looks at common wage, hour mistakes
LCHRMA meets Dec. 3, RSVP by Nov. 28
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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Fish, beer help keep water rates low
Rising commercial water use in Astoria, an industrial lion’s share from fish processors and a growing amount from craft breweries, has held...
Making the Dollar: Coastal Eye Care
Dr. Darren Thorsen and two other optometrists run Coastal Eye Care in Astoria, Seaside and Long Beach, Wash.
Girl Friday here to help at home, office
Medical supply store moves, just barely
Seaside Signal honored as ‘Business of the Year’

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