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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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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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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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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…

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It’s been a strange year for the publishing and bookselling industry, according to Karla Nelson, owner of Time Enough Books in Ilwaco.

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PORTLAND — The Pacific Northwest's primary wholesale electricity provider plans little change in what it charges public utility districts and private utilities between Oct. 1, 2021 for rates t…

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This holiday season is unlike any in recent history, and local small businesses need the support of their communities in order to stay open. To help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, merc…

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The financial services company WalletHub reported last month that the average American credit score is 680, but found Oregon and Washington residents are doing substantially better.

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Crabbers and other Pacific Northwest commercial fishermen are being asked to participate in an online survey being conducted to help the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration underst…

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A landmark genetic study has concluded that spring-run and fall-run Chinook salmon are “fundamentally the same animal,” a conclusion with important implications for salmon recovery efforts and…

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ILWACO — It has been a better-than-expected year for salmon in the Columbia River, with Chinook, coho and steelhead returns all well above preseason forecasts. This is great news for recreatio…

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As a multimedia journalist, I look forward to creating more videos to bring you closer to the stories of local businesses in an engaging way. For this edition of the business journal, you can …