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Sheryl Olson studied the map under her feet, taking in the trade routes between Japan and the Pacific Northwest as if preparing for a test. She took in each nearby display at the Columbia Rive…

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Two thousand runners and walkers raced across the Astoria Bridge on Oct. 10, marking the last surge of the summer tourism season on the North Coast.

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LONG BEACH — A blazing September sun loomed overhead as two men installed the final solar panel atop Marsh’s Free Museum.

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ASTORIA — The Columbia-Pacific region has witnessed a shift in the demographics of its lawyers, according to Josh Stellmon, an attorney with Haglund Kelley who relocated to Astoria in 2018 fro…

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One of the most dynamic and valuable programs offered for existing businesses is the Clatsop Community College Small Business Development Center Small Business Management Program (SBM).

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Selling is the art of closing the deal and the livelihood of your business. As a business owner, you are always selling. To sell, you must believe in your product or service, and believe in yourself.

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It is with a heavy heart that I start my monthly article by taking a moment to honor the recent passing of a treasured member of our small-business community, Diane Berry, owner of Bloomin Cra…

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Pacific County’s population grew by 11.7% — to 23,365 people — from 2010 to 2020, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau in August. It’s the fastest the county has grown in a sin…

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Note from Emily Lindblom, editor: It’s been an honor to write, take photos and videos, edit stories and design pages for Coast River Business Journal over the past year. After this issue, howe…

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SEAVIEW — The Board of Directors of the Washington Tourism Alliance (WTA) elected Andi Day as chair of its board of directors for a one-year term, which began July 1. Day has been a member of …

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LONG BEACH — Scenic seascapes and intimate wildlife portraits line the walls of one of Long Beach’s newest businesses.

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SEAVIEW — In the early 90s a peculiar garden craze took root and raced across the U.S. It was a popular trend that graced covers of prominent lifestyle publications while appearing in Hollywoo…

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PACIFIC COUNTY — On a Tuesday afternoon in April, a line of customers stretched from the door of one Ilwaco business down the sidewalk toward Howerton Avenue.

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Vendors and market managers are gearing up for this year’s farmers market season with the hope that it will bring the community back together, while retaining measures meant to stem the spread…

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Coast River Business Journal is looking forward to hosting several events in the coming months in the spirit of chronicling the joy of business in the Columbia-Pacific region. While we’re in t…

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With visitors filling hotels, restaurants and parking lots to capacity, spring break 2021 looked very different from spring break a year ago, when cities were discouraging out-of-towners from …

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Several businesses in the Columbia-Pacific region make and sell sustainably-sourced, natural bath and beauty products so customers can practice self care while also caring for the environment …

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Since launching two months ago, the food delivery app Slurpalicious has reached more than 20 participating eateries in Astoria and Warrenton and has made 1,600 trips. Global giant DoorDash has…

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OCEAN PARK — An all-inclusive dog grooming, boarding and obedience-training facility has opened in Ocean Park.

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SEAVIEW — Theodore Roosevelt was in the middle of his second term as president and the first Ford Model-T was nearing production in Detroit. Meanwhile, a successful Portland businessman had ju…