The coronavirus pandemic has forced artists on the Long Beach Peninsula to make major changes to how they do business.
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.
While the COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions have been tough on businesses like restaurants and movie theaters, some local business owners have found success through creativity.
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…
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…
- A family tradition: Bogh Farm harvests cranberries in Gearhart
- Local businesses find creative ways to navigate COVID-19
- Vessel deconstruction facility will bust old boats in new year
- All Chinook salmon 'fundamentally the same'
- Clatsop home prices up 23%
- Mortgage lender sees another record year
- Oregon and Washington commercial Dungeness crab fishermen cap strong season
- Meet the Merchant: Candy Yiu of Near the Pier Guesthouse
- Boat of the Month: Motor Lifeboat 36391, Point Adams
- Artists adapt to lack of bazaars, fairs
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…
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 …
LONG BEACH — The median price for houses and condos throughout Pacific County shot up more than 39% in September compared to a year earlier, according to Northwest Multiple Listing Service.
Long Beach, WA. – The Best Western Long Beach Inn won the 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Award for Southwest Washington, based on the reviews guests wrote after their stay…
WAUNA — When virus-related restrictions were introduced earlier this year and people began hunkering down at home, the Georgia-Pacific, Wauna Mill in Clatskanie got even busier.
As COVID-19 restrictions have led many people to work remotely, real estate agencies in the North Coast and Long Beach Peninsula are seeing a large influx of potential buyers.
At a time when traffic to the North Coast normally begins to slow down after Labor Day, hotels were suddenly at full capacity and stores were rushing to meet an increased demand.
With this issue of Coast River Business Journal we welcome Emily Lindblom as editor, working in collaboration with the Astorian, Chinook Observer and Seaside Signal newsrooms. Read about her o…
OLYMPIA — Washington is the best state for workers, according to a ranking released Sept. 2 by Oxfam America. The organization based its findings on wages, worker protections and workers’ righ…
SEAVIEW — Mount St. Helens had erupted just a few months earlier. Incumbent U.S President Jimmy Carter was gearing up for a November showdown versus Ronald Reagan while an ongoing nationwide f…
OCEAN PARK — For the first time since it was built in 1941, 1702 Bay Ave. has received a total facelift. A new pitched roof has been constructed, new siding applied and new windows installed. …
ILWACO — The Columbia River Compact agencies of Oregon and Washington canceled a mainstem commercial gillnet fishery that was set for overnight Aug. 31-Sept. 1.
LONG BEACH — Pacific County’s residential housing market has been heating up as summer slides toward autumn but is constrained by lack of supply, real estate agents say. This translates into s…
ASTORIA — When the coronavirus pandemic hit pause on the economy this spring, that included the funding for the new boutique Bowline Hotel on the Columbia River waterfront in Astoria next to B…
Oregon state parks in Clatsop and Tillamook counties are seeing record-level visitation this summer, as if every day were the Fourth of July, according to Justin Parker, Oregon Parks and Recre…
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Emily Lindblom landed a job in March as a page designer with EO Media, owner of The Astorian, and relocated from Portland. Within a few weeks, she had lost her job to the coronavirus pandemic …
Yellowtail Rockfish, Sebastes flavidus
Columbia Bank in Oregon establishes Pass It On Project
Fishpeople of Ilwaco
El Mar Mexican Restaurant
About three-quarters of U.S. workers, or 108 million people, are in jobs that cannot be done from home during a pandemic, putting these workers at increased risk of exposure to disease. This m…
Clatsop home listings down 38%, prices up 19%
Vessel: Silver Cloud
Peninsula Microgreens Farm
Realty One Group Pacifica
REAL Oregon recruiting for fall class
Vessel: Coho King
ASTORIA — The outbreak of the covid-19 respiratory virus has rippled through seafood markets beginning starting with the Dungeness crab season in January and continues with the commercial salm…
ILWACO — Tim Teall concocts his special cold brew for 42 days; and his mixture gives plants a lift, not people.
The Planter Box
PACIFIC COUNTY — Personal care and personal protection equipment have become hot commodities across the U.S., but many are pursuing a decidedly more herbal approach locally.
Clatsop home prices up, listings down
LONG BEACH — Wearing protective glasses and black rubber gloves distiller Jacob Moore carefully poured the container of clear liquid into a steel vat and began filling dozens of four-ounce bot…
Vessel: F/V PACIFIC VENTURE
Businesses must evaluate risk everyday as a normal part of operations. As physical and social environments change, a business owner must evaluate those changes and respond appropriately. Furth…
PACIFIC COUNTY — In 2019, a full-time minimum wage earner in Pacific County working a 40-hour week earned $24,960 annually before taxes. In 2020, that same worker will earn $28,080, a 12% incr…
PACIFIC NORTHWEST — Rough weather, tough tariffs and an ongoing respiratory outbreak in China have stunted the commercial Dungeness crab season in Oregon and Washington so far this season.
Pacific’s home supply dwindles, prices more than double in seven years
This month Coast River Business Journal revisits some start-up enterprises featured in the past year to see how they’re doing.
LONG BEACH — On a winter afternoon Martha Herrejon flipped tortillas, ladled beans and rolled burritos.
LONG BEACH — The tables were full and the beer was flowing.
OLYMPIA — Washington state businesses need to be aware of a variety of new laws that will affect operations in 2020.
Daliah and Daniel Lundquist opened their dental office in Ilwaco in 2008, after leaving a practice in Vancouver. "Ilwaco offered a more relaxed lifestyle," Daliah said.