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 just built a summer home on the coast in Seaview.
As the new year begins and COVID-19 vaccines are starting to become available locally, restaurant owners on the Long Beach Peninsula reflect on the changes they've made to keep their businesse…
LONG BEACH — The Long Beach community is rallying to help save a community movie theater following the recent COVID-related restrictions that threatened to shutter the business.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced artists on the Long Beach Peninsula to make major changes to how they do business.
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.
- Family renovates historic Seaview Manor
- Meet the Merchant: Kurt Englund, Englund Marine & Industrial Supply
- Long Beach Peninsula restaurants look toward life after vaccine
- Yes, Astoria, there is a seamstress
- Local bookstores struggle to get inventory
- Le Petit Astoria Spa opens with strict protocols during pandemic
- Six goals your small business can set in 2021
- Boat of the Month: Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast
- Clatsop home supply ends year at historic low
- Craft3 receives $10 million donation
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.
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El Mar Mexican Restaurant
Clatsop home listings down 38%, prices up 19%
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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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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LONG BEACH — A Long Beach business is on the brink of closing following a statewide ban on flavored vaping products.
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OCEAN PARK — The refrain of customers leaving MyCovio’s Wednesday night made it clear how they felt about the place:
New TLC branch will feature NW coffee house
PACIFIC COUNTY — Eight marijuana growers have shuttered their doors over the past two years in Pacific County, nearly half the licensed businesses.
PACIFIC COUNTY — Despite the struggles of some marijuana growers, the retail side is recording record sales.
ILWACO — As the fall days grow shorter and cooler, it’s an endless summer under an electronic sky at Coastal Growers, one of two licensed marijuana growers in Ilwaco.
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LONG BEACH — After helping launch several successful restaurants across Southwest Washington, Casey Barella now has a kitchen to call his own.
There was applause from co-workers and customers, plus treats and cake last week, when longtime career banker Lorna Batt retired from the Bank of the Pacific in Long Beach. Batt had been with …
PACIFIC NORTHWEST— Summer is often a time of slim firearms sales, before the fall hunting boom. This year was a big exception.
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SURFSIDE — Jack McClellan first learned to sharpen knives during summers spent in Canada as a youth.
North Pacific County newspapers merge
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OCEAN PARK — Willapa Wild LLC, which describes itself as “a company focused on the disruption of the shellfish and seafood industries,” recently announced raising more than $1 million for the …
Ilwaco Bakery & Cafe
Buttermilk biscuits as seen at Ilwaco Bakery & Cafe.
ILWACO — Marcene Miller stood in high heels and a knee-length red dress as she greeted guests at the door.
Don Nisbett talked about his career and approach as an artist at his gallery, located at 167 Howerton Ave. at the Port of Ilwaco.
LONG BEACH — Love, seasoning and patience. That’s Dave Allen’s recipe for success with his second restaurant, Beach Fire BBQ, where he churns out authentic Texas-style brisket, Kansas City rac…
LONG BEACH — For more than 15 years Erin Hill helped manage her family antique store. In late May, she officially opened Red Line Antiques with co-owner Raymond Wolken.
LONG BEACH — A healthy alternative to fast food is being served up one smoothie at a time in Long Beach.
ASTORIA — A collective sigh of relief washed over Astoria in March with the arrival of spring, signaling a change of the season and the start of more lucrative months for local merchants. Loca…
LONG BEACH — The Peninsula has long been known for its shipwrecked past, and soon there will be a brewpub that embodies it.