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Emerging Entrepreneur: 
Greg Dotson, Coastal Custom Computers and Electronics
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Emerging Entrepreneur: Greg Dotson, Coastal Custom Computers and Electronics
At only age 21, Greg Dotson has long been the student and the understudy, but now he’s the technician and owner of Coastal Custom Computers and Electronics, a repair and retail store in Seaside.

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Family tradition: 
Father takes over car washing business that started with his son
Family tradition: Father takes over car washing business that started with his son
When a family business is passed from generation to generation, generally it’s path from parent to child. Sometimes however, the script is flipped.
From concentrate to Craisins: 
Upgrades will allow local cranberries to become Craisins
From concentrate to Craisins: Upgrades will allow local cranberries to become Craisins
Recent upgrades at a local processing plant will soon allow customers to savor the coastal fruit in another form.
Well Preserved: Fort Stevens Historical Area
Well Preserved: Fort Stevens Historical Area

HAMMOND — Initially constructed during the Civil War, Fort Stevens remained active through World War II. In 1947, the fort was turned over to the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers to be used as their headquarters. Since 1975, Oregon State Parks has...

It’s spring: For the weather and for Columbia-Pacific business
It’s spring: For the weather and for Columbia-Pacific business

Our April issue, with its annual focus on the Clatsop Economic Development Resources awards, is always a popular and inspirational look at a few North Oregon Coast businesses at the forefront of their industries and communities.

After five...

Meet the Merchant
Jeff Dunn, owner, Brew 22
Meet the Merchant Jeff Dunn, owner, Brew 22
Jeff Dunn, 31, owner, Brew 22
Business Bookworm: ‘Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?’
Business Bookworm: ‘Who Thought This Was a Good Idea?’

Your boss is a VIP: a Very Important Person.

Nothing gets done without approval from the Executive Suite and nothing is unnoticed; there’s a finger on the pulse of your company at all times, which is probably how The Boss got to the top.

Clatsop County Building Permits-February 2017
Clatsop County Building permits
Cannon Beach Building Permits
Cannon Beach Permits 2/17
Pacific County Property Transactions
Pacific Cty Sales Transactions
Clatsop Property Transactions
Clatsop Property Transaction Feb 2017
Our mission: ‘Helping build Oregon’s best businesses’

At our Clatsop Community College Small Business Development Center, our core competency and priority is one on one business advising (and it’s always free and confidential).

We meet with hundreds of local businesses of all sizes, and one...

Seaside New Business Licenses – February March 2017
Seaside Biz Licenses
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...

A new approach:
Couple opens holistic healthcare business on Commercial Street
A new approach: Couple opens holistic healthcare business on Commercial Street
Acupuncture, Chinese herbs, massage therapy, lifestyle coaching, yoga and Pilates are all offered at Watershed Wellness.
Blessing and a curse: 
Rain sustains, threatens Rose Ranch
Blessing and a curse: Rain sustains, threatens Rose Ranch
At Rose Ranch in Bay Center, the rain is a blessing and a curse.
In case of Cascadia: 
Seaside hiking and apparel store owner creates custom preparedness packs
In case of Cascadia: Seaside hiking and apparel store owner creates custom preparedness packs
A keen sense of safety was drilled in as an inspector in Montana oil fields and his sense of wilderness preparedness was honed during big-game hunts in the Rocky Mountains. Upon moving to Clatsop County, Jason Johnson found a new focus and opened a new...
Regulatory climate, burrowing shrimp grip Willapa oyster industry
Regulatory climate, burrowing shrimp grip Willapa oyster industry
When Taylor Shellfish Farms purchased Ekone Oyster Company in February, it sent shockwaves through the Willapa Bay shellfish industry.
Clatsop County Career & Job Fair
Job seekers and industries unite
Clatsop County Career & Job Fair Job seekers and industries unite
More than 800 job seekers attended the third annual Clatsop County Career & Job Fair on Wednesday, Feb. 22.
Meet the Merchant: 
Lindsay Bones brings feminine perspective to taxidermy
Meet the Merchant: Lindsay Bones brings feminine perspective to taxidermy
Meet the Merchant, Lindsay Bones, taxidermist
Well Preserved: The Raymond Theater
Well Preserved: The Raymond Theater

RAYMOND, Wash. — During the 1920s, cities and small towns across the nation saw the construction of motion picture palaces. The fanciful structures seemingly transported their customers from an everyday existence to an exotic locale. Raymond...

Business Bookworm: Aim to be ‘organized enough’
Business Bookworm: Aim to be ‘organized enough’

You know exactly where Monday’s report is.

That, of course, doesn’t mean anybody else could find it. You put that report in a safe place in your office, which is organized to work for you. But is it really organized, or is it just...

Business news briefs for March 2017
Business news briefs for March 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. — With federal tax reform efforts seeking to lower the 35 percent tax rate on corporations, it’s also worth remembering that most states also impose taxes that can push business tax marginal rates above 40 percent. New...

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...

We all have a stake in the wellbeing of farmers

Agriculture and aquaculture — and a few of the challenges they face — are a theme of this month’s Coast River Business Journal.

Farming on land and water remains a significant part of the overall economic picture around the...

CEDR Annual Report: 2016 Results

I am very pleased to share the 2016 results with the business community of our region.

I’m asked often asked what the difference is between CEDR (Clatsop Economic Development Resources) and the CCC SBDC (Clatsop Community College Small...

Clatsop County Property Transactions
Clatsop Property Transactions
Pacific County Property Transactions
Pacific Cty Property Transactions
Astoria Building Permits
Astoria Building Permits
Clatsop County Building Permits
Clatsop County Building Permits
Cannon Beach Building Permits
Cannon Beach Building Permits

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