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Meet the Merchant: Blue Anderson
Meet the Merchant: Blue Anderson
Blue Anderson, manager of visitor services, Columbia River Maritime Museum
Thank farmers for this season of delicious food
Thank farmers for this season of delicious food

Most Americans once lived on farms. President Thomas Jefferson considered it the ideal way of life, requiring self-sufficiency and intelligent interactions with the land, water, climate, crops and animals.

“Agriculture … is our...

Pot prices plummet
Pot prices plummet
Oregon marijuana market still saturated with fall harvest looming
Farm builds support for locally grown Asian vegetables
Farm builds support for locally grown Asian vegetables
Spring Up Farm, Kelly Huckestein Q&A
Tariffs, trucking regs throw a curve at Clatsop wreath business
Tariffs, trucking regs throw a curve at Clatsop wreath business
Fernhill Holly Farm, Conrad Timmerman Q&A
Keeping the oysters in Oysterville Sea Farms
Keeping the oysters in Oysterville Sea Farms
Willapa business rebuilds after long regulatory battle
Human Resources Q & A: 
Explore why an employee is excessive absent or tardy
Human Resources Q & A: Explore why an employee is excessive absent or tardy

This column is sponsored by the Lower Columbia Human Resource Management Association. LCHRMA represents a gathering of Human Resources professionals. Join us each month for a luncheon and training that covers many aspects of employment law and human...

Competition puts pressure on small organic farms
Competition puts pressure on small organic farms
Glory B Farm, Tom Zimmerman
Well Preserved: The Norman Yeon Property
Well Preserved: The Norman Yeon Property

WARRENTON — Norman Yeon looked to the Oregon Coast — a place of inspiration where he spent summers in his childhood — and saw that it was shrinking. The wild landscapes, shown to him by his father on road trips, were threatened by...

Top properties in the Columbia-Pacific Region
Top properties in the Columbia-Pacific Region

Top properties in the Columbia-Pacific Region
Top properties in the Columbia-Pacific Region

Pacific County Property Transactions

DATE SALE PRICE ADDRESS BUYER SELLER

7/23 $135,000 210 26th St NW 106A, Long Beach John Johnson Nancy and Scott Bogue Trustee

7/23 $160,000 406 Washington Ave N, Long Beach Bradley Lisink and Jan...

Clatsop County Property Transactions

Sale Date Sale Price Year Built Acres Address Buyer Seller

06/27/18 519,000 2005 4.60 42058 Logger Ln, Astoria Peck Karen Laport Robin, M

06/27/18 399,000 1988 0.00 123 S Hemlock St #204, Cannon...

Clatsop County Building Permits

Residential

7/16/18, Single Family Dwelling, 36328 Arvid Carlson Ln, Astoria, $376,390, Normand Mechanical

7/2/18, Single Family Dwelling, 80434 Polo Ridge Rd, Warrenton, $310,000, North Shore Homes LLC

7/12/18,...

Pacific County Building Permits

Date Description Property Owner Price Address

5/8 48x44 NSFR David and Cindee Horsch $150,000 809 341st, Oysterville

5/18 NSFR/Septic Michael and Judy Stillman $150,000 1700 321st Pl, Oysterville

5/22 NSFR Roger and...

Astoria Building Permits

Date Owner Address Value Work Description Contractor

7/30 Michael and Mary Davies Trustees 17 W Marine Dr $7,100 Replace gas package unit P & L Johnson Mechanical Inc

7/31 Olga Gederevich 2957 Irving...

Coffee break:
Ownership changes at Long Beach coffee spots
Coffee break: Ownership changes at Long Beach coffee spots
Tamara Angel has returned to her caffeinated roots.
China Beach: Time for creativity, reflection on shore of Baker Bay
China Beach: Time for creativity, reflection on shore of Baker Bay
At 70, David Campiche isn’t slowing down very much
WELL PRESERVED: Gilbaugh Apartments
WELL PRESERVED: Gilbaugh Apartments

ASTORIA — Bob and Cindy Magie, two fish research biologists, worked in eastern Washington on the Columbia River Gorge. They moved to Astoria, remained in their chosen field, but eventually sought change. “We were too busy,”...

Chamber sponsoring Clam Bucks in October
Chamber sponsoring Clam Bucks in October

ASTORIA — Clam Bucks, a promotion by the Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce, are a great way to entice runners/walkers to visit your business around the Great Columbia Crossing 10k.

This year’s event will be held on Sunday,...

Apply for our Small Business Management Program

Let’s start with a sobering statistic: 50 percent of small businesses fail after five years in business. I am sure this got your attention! I don’t like to start my monthly article with a negative, but the good news is there is so much a...

Pacific County Property Transactions

EDITOR’S NOTE: Clatsop County property sales were not available in time for this month’s CRBJ print deadline. We’ll catch up with them in the September edition.

DATE SALE...

Clatsop County Building Permits

Date Address Valuation Contractor Work description

Residential

4/24/2018 33287 Neacoxie Ln, Warrenton $500,000 Jason Kraushaar Contracting Single-family dwelling

4/9/2018 90206 HWY 202,...

Pacific County Building Permits

MAY BUILDING PERMITS

Description Property Owner Price Address

30x36 pole bldg Jay S and Ruth E Varley $26,470 31450 Sandridge Rd, Oysterville

28’6”x32 NSFR Jay S and Ruth E Varley $120,766 31450 Sandridge Rd,...

Pacific County Building Permits

MAY BUILDING PERMITS

Description Property Owner Price Address

30x36 pole bldg Jay S and Ruth E Varley $26,470 31450 Sandridge Rd, Oysterville

28’6”x32 NSFR Jay S and Ruth E Varley $120,766 31450 Sandridge Rd,...

Clatsop County Building Permits

Date Address Valuation Contractor Work description

Residential

4/24/2018 33287 Neacoxie Ln, Warrenton $500,000 Jason Kraushaar Contracting Single-family dwelling

4/9/2018 90206 HWY 202, Astoria $424,456 SF and RG LLC Single Family...

Cannon Beach Building Permits

DATE, NAME, ADDRESS, VALUE, DESPCRIPTION, CONTRACTOR

7/02, Gene and Harriet Cope, 224 N Hemlock, Cannon Beach, $5,000, Commercial repair, Owner

7/03, Carmen Swigart, 415 Fir Street, Cannon Beach, $243,200, New single family residence,...

Seaside Business Licenses

BUSINESS NAME BUSINESS ADDRESS BUSINESS SERVICE

A2Z Painting PO Box 712, Warrenton Painting

Curly Tail Pet Massage PO Box 908, Seaside Contractor

Summit Properties & Development Inc 6445 Citation Dr, Clarkston,...

Clatsop County Food Inspections

DATE BUSINESS NAME DESCRIPTION OF VIOLATION RESULTS

5/29 Portway Employees not using designated area 94

Ready-to-eat food is not properly date-marked

5/29 Tokyo Teriyaki No violations 100

5/30 Trina and Ron’s Place No...

Seaside Business Licenses

BUSINESS NAME BUSINESS ADDRESS BUSINESS SERVICE

A2Z Painting PO Box 712, Warrenton Painting

Curly Tail Pet Massage PO Box 908, Seaside Contractor

Summit Properties & Development Inc 6445 Citation Dr, Clarkston,...