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On Biz: New Roseburg business wired up for electronics (1)

December 14, 2014 — 

Brian Hunnicutt has slowly carried out his business plan and now has a storefront for All Wired Up, his electronics sales and service business. The Roseburg native has taken several …

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Small Business: Is a family business the right choice? (2)

December 14, 2014 — 

Family businesses are an American tradition. It gives spouses, parents, children and other family members a chance to share a dream that can grow and prosper generation after generation. But …

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Legally Speaking: When to update your estate plan (3)

December 14, 2014 — 

Under Oregon law, certain major life events make it imperative that a person review and update estate planning documents. For example, divorce by a person revokes all provisions of the …

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Chamber Corner: Volunteers brighten up Riddle for holiday season (4)

December 14, 2014 — 

Once again the holidays are upon us, and the year is quickly coming to a close. The Riddle Area Chamber of Commerce would like to take this opportunity to thank …

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Festive spirit slowly returning to the business world (5)

December 7, 2014 — 

When the recession invaded the economy several years ago, some Douglas County companies still managed to continue the tradition of hosting a holiday/Christmas party. For others, however, the Grinch made …

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On Biz: Alison Eggers transitions from retail manager to insurance agent (6)

December 7, 2014 — 

The possibility of a job change for Alison Eggers was raised about eight years ago in a conversation with Kelley Janzen. Eggers was the store manager at Macy’s at the …

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Small Business: Trending now ... looking ahead to possible highlights in 2015 (7)

December 7, 2014 — 

It’s that time of year. What are the hot business trends for 2015? People want to know. I scoured the Internet for reliable sources and here are a few tidbits: …

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Everyday Entrepreneur: Knowing what your business is not is as important as knowing what your business is (8)

December 7, 2014 — 

Growing up I was a pretty darn good kid. The good grades. Not too much trouble. Pretty much did what my parents and others expected of me. I thought I …

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Century Ranch: Nichols Ranch has long history in Winston area (9)

December 1, 2014 — 

WINSTON – Dick Nichols remembers his first ranch job back when he was 8 to 10 years old. He had to quietly sit on the roost racks in the turkey …

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Small Business: Know the business idea inside and out (10)

December 1, 2014 — 

What makes a business idea turn into a successful business? The idea may seem like a great one and creates so much excitement that the next step is to jump …

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Chamber Corner: Oakland set to celebrate holiday season, looks to 2015 activities (11)

December 1, 2014 — 

Oakland was proud to host its annual Antique and Wine Walk last Sunday and was happy to report a record 199 passports sold on the beautiful autumn day. The Oakland …

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On Biz: Roseburg building has duo purpose (12)

December 1, 2014 — 

After having his excess inventory in three different locations in the past couple of years, Joe DeMeyer was tired of moving it. He took care of the problem by buying …

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On Biz: Long-time Roseburg restaurant closing its menu (13)

November 23, 2014 — 

John and Debi Waldron’s long food service careers in Roseburg will come to a close this evening when their Tom Tom Restaurant closes. The restaurant at 1370 N.W. Garden Valley …

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Roseburg retailers optimistic about holiday shopping season (14)

November 23, 2014 — 

Four Roseburg area retailers described 2014 as a good year for sales and are optimistic the upcoming holiday shopping season will put a cap on a positive year. “I do …

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Chamber Corner: Canyonville and its volunteers prep for holiday activities (15)

November 23, 2014 — 

Holiday greetings from the Canyonville Area Chamber of Commerce. As we go into the close of the year the holidays and the holiday spirit is upon us. There are so …

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Small Business: In choosing the right financing, know the rules first (16)

November 23, 2014 — 

One of the biggest issues facing most small business start-ups is financing. Too little money will likely doom your dream, or at least make it difficult to fully serve your …

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Grocery shopping returns to Winston (17)

November 21, 2014 — 

WINSTON — It wasn’t Black Friday yet, but it felt that way at the new Grocery Outlet Bargain Market store Thursday morning. Store officials said people started to line up …

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Small Business: Doing business beyond our borders (18)

November 16, 2014 — 

Did you know that 70 percent of the world’s purchasing is done outside the United States? Did you know that the United States is known throughout the world for higher …

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Riddle company developing new structural wood product (19)

November 16, 2014 — 

RIDDLE — DR Johnson Lumber Co. is getting in on the development of a new structural grade wood product in the United States. The family-owned, Riddle-based company is in the …

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On Biz: Douglas Electric Cooperative looks ahead to leadership change (20)

November 16, 2014 — 

Well in advance, Douglas Electric Cooperative has announced a future change in its leadership. Dave Sabala, the co-op’s general manager since 1989, announced several weeks ago his intention to retire …

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