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Sales could make pot Oregon’s top crop
Sales could make pot Oregon’s top crop
Backers have always maintained marijuana is Oregon's most valuable agricultural crop. Sales and tax figures collected this year may settle that question once and for all.

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Pacific County Food Inspections
PC Food Inspections
Small retailers face big challenges, study finds

LONG BEACH — A new National Retail Federation survey shows that small businesses need relief from government regulations that threaten their futures, according to the Washington Retail Association. The report is available at...

Well Preserved: Ocean View Abbey Mausoleum, Warrenton
Well Preserved: Ocean View Abbey Mausoleum, Warrenton

WARRENTON — At first glance, the formidable structure appears indestructible. For years, however, the Ocean View Abbey Mausoleum has been vulnerable to the elements. And, closer examination reveals beautiful, if not delicate, stained glass...

People News
People News

ASTORIA — The public is invited to an open house at Astoria Integrative Family Medicine on Saturday, June 18, from 4 to 8 p.m. The clinic is located at 1490 Commercial St., upstairs in Suite 200.

Dr. Carolyn Nygaard, Dr. Mary Bess Gloria...

Coastie offers emergency-preparedness products and service
Coastie offers emergency-preparedness products and service
Blake Hudson launches emergency preparedness business
Family, tradition and tzatziki sauce
Family, tradition and tzatziki sauce
Feature on Behnooh Ghorbani and her business, Kabob Cottage
Prepare now for the ocean and climate that lie dead ahead

Adapting to changing conditions has always been a human strength. It even may define us as a species. We are the animals who adapt to everything. This trait is going to tested to its limits as the 21st century advances.

One of the main reasons I...

Ilwaco fishermen dream up new lingcod traps
Ilwaco fishermen dream up new lingcod traps

Ilwaco fishermen came up with an idea to use a different method to catch lingcod without bothering other fish. Now, their proposal is under study by scientists from the University of Washington and The Nature Conservancy, with tests planned for the...

Clatsop rents relatively affordable for Oregon NW corner

ASTORIA — Compared to Oregon as a whole, rental property in Clatsop County remains somewhat affordable, according to a new analysis by the National Low Income Housing Coalition.

Oregon is now the 18th most expensive state for renters, up...

Seaside’s Carousel Mall for sale
Seaside’s Carousel Mall for sale

The Seaside Carousel Mall is for sale with an asking price of $4.1 million.

An entire city block, bordered by Broadway, and Edgewood, Oceanway and Downing streets, is included in the sale, said Thomas McDowell, senior commercial real estate...

Public service to emergency preparedness
Blake Hudson lauches emergency preparedness business
Pacific County Property Transactions
Pac Cty Property Transactions
Judge hobbles cranberry antitrust lawsuit
Judge hobbles cranberry antitrust lawsuit

A federal judge has dealt a serious setback to anonymous cranberry farmers who filed a lawsuit accusing the Ocean Spray cooperative of manipulating prices.

The request to certify the lawsuit as a class action, which would allow numerous other...

CEDR: How to manage stress in running your business

Stress is inevitable in operating any business. Customers complain, cash flow isn’t enough to cover the expenses, high impact decisions must be made, employees don’t show up for work, workload requires more than 60 hours a week, family...

Exporting crab to China comes with challenges
Exporting crab to China comes with challenges
Crab must be in tip-top condition for trans-Pacific export to China, where demand has recently softened
El Niño stunts record-setting shrimping resurgence
El Niño stunts record-setting shrimping resurgence
Landings for tiny shrimp have been record-breaking in Oregon and Washington over the past few years, a trend some feel may soon end.
Business Briefs

SEATTLE — Craft3, a Community Development Financial Institution based in Astoria and Ilwaco, has been awarded a Wells Fargo $250,000 grant to support Craft3’s small business lending efforts and inaugural summer internship program.

Warmer ocean rips and ripples through coast economic sectors
Warmer ocean rips and ripples through coast economic sectors

LONG BEACH — Changes in the North Pacific’s climate and ocean are having unmistakable impacts on economically valuable species and the overall environment, a top scientist told attendees at the 2016 Pacific County Marine Science...

Commercial fishing update: Despite delay, Dungeness maintain strong economic grip
Commercial fishing update: Despite delay, Dungeness maintain strong economic grip
Commercial crabbers turn their attention toward the live market following a record-setting winter haul. The impact of the domoic delay is detailed along with new market pressures facing the industry.
Pacific County home prices up 9.33%, sales up 4.7%

LONG BEACH — While Pacific County houses continued to be a bargain compared everywhere else in Western Washington in the first three months of 2015, county home prices were 9.33 percent more than at the same time in 2015.

Pacific County...

Meet the Merchant: Main Street Market
Meet the Merchant: Main Street Market

TOMMY: That was, gosh, a long time ago. We didn’t like each other.

JEANNE: At all.

(laughter)

TOMMY: We said we would never date each other. We told each other that. Well, we did. Here we are. Married for 26...

Astoria Business Licenses – January –April 2016
Astoria Business Licenses
Astoria Business Licenses – January–April 2016
Astoria Building Licenses
Astoria Building Permits
Astoria Building Permits
Clatsop County Property Transactions
Clatsop Property Transaction