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Log, lumber prices lagging, but there’s optimism (1)

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 (2)

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 (3)

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 (4)

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 (5)

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 (6)

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 (7)

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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Small Business: Prioritizing decisions and tasks key to productivity (8)

February 22, 2015 — 

To achieve success in business means learning to get the important things accomplished and avoiding the unimportant time wasting tasks. Each day as a small business owner, there are many …

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Roseburg residents receive Logger of the Year awards (9)

February 15, 2015 — 

For many years Becky Schlatter and Don Whitaker have attended the annual Associated Oregon Loggers Convention, using the time to stay up to date on different aspects of the timber …

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On Biz: Family opens hearth and stove business to fulfill a dream (10)

February 15, 2015 — 

The dream of Dutch Van Hattem has become reality.Van Hattem isn’t here to enjoy it, but his family is carrying on in his name, having opened Dutch’s Hearth and Stove …

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Small Business: Owning and operating a small business has many benefits (11)

February 15, 2015 — 

A number of people have said the best way to generate and preserve wealth is not investing in the stock market, but starting your own business. Others say, owning and …

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Everyday Entrepreneur: You can’t be afraid to make big moves in 2015 (12)

February 15, 2015 — 

Trevor MauchEveryday Entrepreneur …

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Chamber Corner: (13)

February 15, 2015 — 

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On Biz: Nick Yraguen, Roseburg logger, appreciated, respected, remembered (14)

February 8, 2015 — 

Log and dump trucks were lined up parallel to the sidewalk. While normally on the job and full of logs and rocks, on this day they sat empty.Nearby, about 900 …

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Small Business: A business idea must be developed before being protected (15)

February 8, 2015 — 

There has been a lot of discussion around the Umpqua Business Center and the Small Business Development Center lately about protecting ideas, specifically patenting. Can my idea be patented? How …

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Chamber Corner: Reedsport/Winchester Bay anticipate an eventful year (16)

February 8, 2015 — 

The Reedsport/Winchester Bay Chamber of Commerce is starting out 2015 with an exciting year ahead. Our new website is up and running along with our Facebook pages. We have a …

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Small Business: Training employees through coaching a key to successful growth (17)

February 1, 2015 — 

Many small businesses are started with the owner performing everything that is needed to keep the business functioning. As the business grows, there comes a time in building a small …

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Reader Recognized (18)

February 1, 2015 — 

Positive vibes circulated throughout the room Thursday evening at the Roseburg Country Club. About 100 business owners and managers attended the second annual News-Review’s Readers Choice Celebration dinner. Their businesses …

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Roseburg businesses look to grow (19)

February 1, 2015 — 

Two Roseburg businesses have spread their wings in order to gain access to more knowledge, experience and technology in their respective industries. Prudential Real Estate Professionals has partnered with Berkshire …

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Chamber Corner: Sutherlin Chamber works to enhance, improve local economy (20)

February 1, 2015 — 

Is it just me, or is this year already moving way too quickly. February is upon us ... whew! 2015 is certainly starting off on a good note. Lower fuel …

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