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Job seekers search for right match (1)

March 22, 2015 — 

A sign on the Express Employment Professionals’ table listed 18 job opportunities. Across the aisle, three job descriptions were displayed on the North River Boats’ table.All up and down the …

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On Biz: Sutherlin soap, lotion business bubbling along (2)

March 22, 2015 — 

Renee Lillie was faced with a decision after five years of splitting her work time between health care and her home soap- and lotion-making business.The demand for her homemade products …

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Small Business: Is your small business bankable? (3)

March 22, 2015 — 

This is one of the most important questions a start-up or existing business might need to consider. Basically a business is bankable if it can obtain all, or a majority, …

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Chamber Corner: Elkton community offers variety of events and services (4)

March 22, 2015 — 

With longer days and warmer weather come opportunities for many special events. Elkton businesses can make yours easy and memorable with varied venues and great food. Elkton Community Education Center …

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Chamber Corner: Yoncalla anticipates a busy lineup of spring activities (5)

March 15, 2015 — 

Spring has come early to North Douglas County and like the weather, activities in Yoncalla are starting to heat up.On April 11, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Yoncalla …

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Small Business: Increasing job performance by giving praise (6)

March 15, 2015 — 

In business, there are ways to motivate and encourage employees to do a better job, increase production and build relationships. Giving praise is not always used, but can be effective …

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On Biz: (7)

March 10, 2015 — 

Dollar General has opened the doors to a new store in Winston.The store’s grand opening was held Saturday.The national company also celebrated a new store in Brookings and new stores …

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Homegrown in Douglas County (8)

March 8, 2015 — 

Editor’s Note: The following is the 23rd in a series — Homegrown in Douglas County — that appears on The News-Review Business page. Profiles of companies with roots deep in …

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Roseburg Honda parks at a new, bigger location (9)

March 8, 2015 — 

After several months of excavation and construction, and then just three days of moving, Roseburg Honda has parked itself in a new location.The car dealership opened the doors Monday to …

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Small Business: Small business resources available to aid veterans (10)

March 8, 2015 — 

Being that I am a veteran of the Army (1957) and am also an escort volunteer at the Roseburg VA, I thought about how I can help my fellow veterans …

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Everyday Entrepreneur: The No. 1 key to Oprah’s success: Staying in your own lane (11)

March 8, 2015 — 

I was in a major rut about four years back as an entrepreneur. And the thing that got me out of the rut is the same key that Oprah said …

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Legally Speaking: Stay tuned for Medicaid law developments (12)

March 8, 2015 — 

A case has been decided in the Oregon Court of Appeals which could lead to major changes in the field of Medicaid planning and elder law.First, some background: Medicaid is …

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Chamber Corner: Riddle looking ahead to spring full of activities (13)

March 8, 2015 — 

Riddle is looking exceptionally beautiful with all the spring flowers blooming in the downtown planters and in many yards through out town.We are gearing up for our annual Spring Cleanup …

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Log, lumber prices lagging, but there’s optimism (14)

March 1, 2015 — 

With the deep freeze that has inundated the eastern half of the United States contributing to the drop, prices for logs and lumber processed on the West Coast have dipped …

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On Biz: First-time business owner opens Winston closet (15)

March 1, 2015 — 

When her boss retired last year, Mindy Hanson decided it was time to follow through on the idea of opening and operating her own business.She and her sister discussed the …

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Small Business: Ask yourself about your business strengths and weaknesses (16)

March 1, 2015 — 

One key to survival and success — in the business world or just the ‘real’ world — is to know your SWOT. This means having as much information as possible, …

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Chamber Corner: City of Glendale anticipates spring activities and changes (17)

March 1, 2015 — 

The Glendale Town Cleanup is scheduled for May 29-31. Elsewhere around town, the Glendale Library has received grant funding for a new book depository. This will be replacing the current …

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Roseburg real estate agent records 1,000th closing (18)

February 22, 2015 — 

After 37 years of buying and selling for his clients, real estate agent Wayne Spicer finally hit his goal — closing on 1,000 properties.The milestone was reached last month with …

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On Biz: Data center in Roseburg pursues rural market (19)

February 22, 2015 — 

Cascade Divide Data Centers increased its presence in Roseburg last October with the hiring of Trinity Barney.Barney was named the Southern Oregon manager for the company that operates world class …

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Chamber Corner: Off to a good start in Oakland (20)

February 22, 2015 — 

Oakland Economic Development has experienced a measure of renewed energy, and things will be happening soon in the effort to market our friendly little town. A special sub-committee of OED …

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