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Pacific County EDC plans public workshops
Pacific County EDC plans public workshops

TOKELAND — Pacific County Economic Development Council is inviting the public to voice their priorities for future directions in economic and tourism development in Pacific County. A series of community workshops will start Jan. 18 in Tokeland...

Nicolle Landwehr, CFP
Nicolle Landwehr, CFP
Nicolle Landwehr, certified financial planner
Steve Brown, tax consultant
Steve Brown, tax consultant
Steve Brown, tax consultant
Start the new year right with business planning

Nothing’s better than starting the new year right! As a business owner or executive, you strive to make every minute and resource count toward the success of your business. Now is the perfect time to review your strategy for 2018. Consider the...

Portland marijuana business owner opens coastal branch
Portland marijuana business owner opens coastal branch
Steady sales since September for Cannabeach Junction
Rising to the occasion: 
Furniture store owners embrace new opportunity in food industry
Rising to the occasion: Furniture store owners embrace new opportunity in food industry
Furniture storeowners embrace new opportunity in food industry
CEDR: Build joy and wealth in your business

We are excited to announce an essential business workshop for the regional business community on Tuesday, Jan. 16 — “Building Joy & Wealth In Your Business.” This workshop helps business owners understand the current value of...

Pacific perch stocks declared ‘rebuilt’
Pacific perch stocks declared ‘rebuilt’
Species that limited groundfish catch recovered 34 years ahead of schedule
Downtown Astoria: Success built upon renewal
Downtown Astoria: Success built upon renewal

ASTORIA — In the late 1980s, gutsy downtown property owners began renovating their buildings. There was no reason to do so, other than eternal optimism. Hundreds of Astorians lost their jobs earlier that decade when the Bumble Bee Cannery...

Top properties in the Columbia-Pacific Region
Top properties in the Columbia-Pacific Region

Pacific County Property Transactions

Date Sale Price Address Buyer Seller

11/02/17 $47,000 Not provided Michael and Makayla Landrum Robert Jungar

11/03/17 $14,000 25411 R Street, Ocean Park Jay and Elizabeth Eaton Arvid and Barbara Blix

11/03/17 $259,900 280 Airport...

Business Bookworm: 
‘Rossen to the Rescue’ by Jeff Rossen
c.2017, Flatiron Books   $24.99   256 pages
Business Bookworm: ‘Rossen to the Rescue’ by Jeff Rossen c.2017, Flatiron Books $24.99 256 pages

You know your rights.

You’re well aware of what you can and can’t do legally because you’ve armed yourself with knowledge. You have rights and, in the new book “Rossen to the Rescue” by Jeff Rossen, one of them...

Clatsop County Building Permits

Date Type Address Value Description Contractor

11/01/17 Dwelling 81016 Polo Ridge, Warrenton $316,411 Single family dwelling CT Johnson Inc

11/01/17 Dwelling 33337 Dorymen Lane, Warrenton $264,494 Single family dwelling CT Johnson...

Astoria Building Permits

City of Astoria Residential

Date Name Address Value Description Contractor

11/17/17 Kruparo and Nagamani Kancharla 3080 Grand Ave $500 Interior wall Not...

Clatsop County Property Transactions

Sale Date Sale Price Year Built Acres Address Buyer Seller

11/01/17 150,000 0.17 Luther Eric Danai Wolfgram Vickie

11/01/17 292,450 1928 0.38 3204 Grand Ave Astoria Purdy Harry M Beary 580 LLC

11/01/17 350,000 1973 0.00 Sand...

Wauna partnering with Hypur to serve marijuana businesses

CLATSKANIE — Wauna Credit Union (Wauna CU) has entered into a partnership agreement with Hypur, a financial technology company based in Scottsdale, Ariz., that will enable it to offer compliant, transparent banking services to cannabis-related...

Pacific Art & Office Supply: 
Keeping up with trends, online competition
Pacific Art & Office Supply: Keeping up with trends, online competition
Susan Murfin, Pacific Art & Office Supply
Business Briefs for December 2017

ASTORIA — SmartAsset, a financial technology company, has released its third annual study on property taxes, which looks at local school ratings and crime rates as clues to whether residents are getting a good return on their property taxes.

Clatsop County Building Permits

Date Type Address Value Description Contractor

10/3/17 Building 33883 Hwy 26, Seaside $2,000 Kitchen remodel Amy Ekstrom

10/5/17 Building 43032 Valley Creek Lane, Astoria $0.00 Demo motor...

Astoria Building Permits

Residential

Date Name Address Value Description Contractor

10/16/17 David and Vicki Gasser 249 W Exchange Street $1,000 Remove garage door/add window and man...

Pacific County Building Permits

Residential Building Permits and Manufactured Home Permits

Issued or Finalized August through October 2017

B1700321 36X30 Pole Bldg , 17314 Mill...

Ilwaco and Long Beach Building Permits

Date Description Applicant Applicant Type Address Status

10/12/17 Mechanical Columbia Housewarmers Not provided 603 First Avenue North Issued

10/16/17 Accessory Structure Erik Fagerland &...

Long Beach Business Licenses

Date Name Address Description

10/03/17 Studio B Designs 226 25th Street NW, Long Beach Handcrafted greetings

10/03/17 Shelley’s Vacation Rental Cleaning 1201 292nd Lane, Room O, Ocean Park Cleaning

10/12/17 Integrity...

Pacific County Property Transactions

Date Sale Price Address Buyer Seller

10/02/17 $5,000 1704 320th Place, Ocean Park Dawna Phillips Brad and Tammy Wilson

10/03/17 $143,500 3049 State Route 105, Grayland John and Patricia...

Seaside Business Licenses

Oct-Nov 2017

Business Name Business Address Business Service

Phillips Refrigeration 1832 NE 121st Avenue, Portland Refrigeration contractor

Fastvia Computers Inc 300 S Roosevelt #1, Seaside Computers and cell phones

Beachside...

Clatsop County Property Transactions

Sale Date Sale Price Year Built Acres Address Buyer Seller

10/02/17 $278,000 1910 0.11 1109 Broadway St, Seaside Curtis Rohrich Big Chief LLC

10/02/17 $190,000 NA 0.18 Not provided Gavin...

Pacific County economy enjoys a record spring

LONG BEACH — Led by strong growth in e-commerce and mail order, Pacific County’s retail sector recorded its best sales totals ever this spring, according to Washington State Department of Revenue statistics released Nov. 17.

In...

Cultivate your ‘company culture’ for sustainability

Building a strong culture may not guarantee business success, but ignoring it inhibits a business’s chance for long-term sustainability. Company culture is defined as the shared values, beliefs and practices of company employees including...

Human Resources Q & A

Q. I employ people to be on-call during certain periods of the workweek. Do I have to compensate them for this time?

A. Yes and No. Yes, if you require them to wait on your premises to be called to duty. An example would be a fireman waiting to...

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

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