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% increase, a result of the recent raise in the standard minimum wage from $12 to $13.50, which started Ja…
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.
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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:
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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.
ILWACO — A small house stands behind Ilwaco’s Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum. The museum’s board recently purchased the house and property for $25,000. They did so with the express purpose o…
ILWACO — At any one time, several sailboats, yachts and miscellaneous fishing vessels of all sizes and functions line the Ilwaco Boatyard. Most arrive for annual maintenance and repairs that o…
LONG BEACH — It was a time of buzz cuts, flat tops and Ivy League haircuts. The worst of the Vietnam War was still ahead and The Beatles had yet to appear on the Ed Sullivan Show.
LONG BEACH — It’s fresh fades and hot lather, free drinks and minute massages. And yes, there’s even an Xbox for kids to play Fortnite.
LONG BEACH — It all started with baby blankets.
PACIFIC COUNTY — Licensed marijuana producers and processors across Pacific County are cultivating rare cannabis strains while broadening production of concentrates and infused products.
They come looking for Ruger rifles, Glock handguns and standard shotguns.
Vancouver Weed Co. owner Gary Green has been cultivating strains that are high in tetrahydrocannabivarin (THCV) and cannabigerol (CBG). "They're finding that they have a large medicinal value,…
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OLYMPIA — The creation of a Statewide Broadband Office and an initial investment of $25 million into getting broadband into “every nook and cranny” was announced by Governor Jay Inslee on Jan. 16.
Lori Eller has been a seamstress more than 60 years, but only decided to make it into a business a few months ago.
It’s been a year of perpetual improvement for one iconic business leading into downtown Long Beach.
Martha Herrejon and Jazmin Zamorano have been serving up authentic Mexican cuisine on the corner since March, when Taqueria El Jalapeno officially opened at 107 3rd Street Unit A in Long Beach.
Microblading and laser teeth whitening are two of the latest services offered at a new boutique spa in Long Beach.
Amy Francoeur was a little girl when she first toured a big factory in England and became fascinated with how body shop products were produced.
Roughly seven months after quiet opening on Memorial Day weekend, a small restaurant next to Marsh’s Free Museum has expanded their menu and developed a devout following for their signature dish.