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Small Business: What challenges face your business? (1)

August 18, 2014 — 

Starting a business is an achievement, but maintaining one can be the larger challenge. There are many day-to-day tests that face every business owner whether the business is large or …

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On Biz: Groomer finds a new home in Sutherlin (2)

August 16, 2014 — 

After grooming dogs and cats from the West Coast to the East Coast and in between, Drew McKinney is hoping he has found a place to settle for the long …

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Chamber Corner: New businesses, activities enhance the Sutherlin community (3)

August 16, 2014 — 

I was once told that the surprising thing about deserts is not the absence of life but rather the abundance of it. No less can be said about small towns …

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Business leaders seeing slow improvement in Douglas County (4)

August 16, 2014 — 

Cautiously optimistic. That was the common response when several community leaders were surveyed last week about the current state of affairs for Douglas County business. While other areas around the …

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On Biz: Roseburg therapist solves dilemma, opens own office (5)

August 12, 2014 — 

Nancy Armand, a licensed marriage and family therapist and counselor, took care of her own issues by opening her own office. Armand worked for Douglas County Mental Health for the …

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Chamber Corner: Winston eager to welcome new businesses (6)

August 10, 2014 — 

Greetings to you all. The next months and years are going to be very exciting here in Winston. We are thrilled to be getting a Grocery Outlet here in our …

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Legally Speaking: Not all misrepresentation is created equal (7)

August 10, 2014 — 

What happens if one party to a transaction gives the other party information that’s believed to be accurate, but that has not been verified, and the information turns out to …

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Small Business: Board of advisers can be beneficial to small business (8)

August 10, 2014 — 

Some people are great at starting a business and know what to do to put it together from the ground up. The trick to keeping a business going is not …

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On Biz: Winston welcomes new businesses (9)

August 3, 2014 — 

Winston’s disappointment with last month’s closing of the Shop Smart grocery store should soon disappear. That’s because Grocery Outlet has signed a contract to open a store at 151 W. …

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Partners bring urban winery to life in Roseburg (10)

August 3, 2014 — 

Slowly, the vision that Dyson DeMara and Scott Kelley have for Paul O’Brien Winery is coming into focus. The friends and business partners are developing an urban winery at 609 …

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Energy Spotlight: Independent Motor Rebuilders rev up efficiency (11)

August 3, 2014 — 

“Start your engines!” On the other hand, Ron Hein might holler: “Start your rebuilt engines!” For Ron Hein, Independent Motor Rebuilders, 211 N.E. Lake St., Roseburg, enjoys both — racing …

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Chamber Corner: Here’s what’s happening in Drain (12)

August 3, 2014 — 

The North Douglas County Fair & Parade and the fireworks and rodeo have come and gone, but our community remains active and well with new adventures, activities and opportunities. If …

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Small Business: Crowdfunding can help you with your project (13)

August 3, 2014 — 

Do you have a project that you are having trouble funding? Why not try crowdfunding? I’m using crowdfunding for my first project and so can you. Crowdfunding is the practice …

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Small Business: Discipline is a business asset (14)

July 27, 2014 — 

Discipline is an essential part of business. It is one of the greatest assets of a business, but it can’t be measured on a balance sheet. Discipline can’t be bought …

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Chamber Corner: Forest fires devastating, but there is value in burnt trees (15)

July 26, 2014 — 

It’s raining as I write this. That’s unusual for late July and, as a rule, not welcomed during the height of visitor season in the Land of Umpqua. But, welcome …

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On Biz: Restaurant in a trailer makes Mexican cuisine available in Elkton (16)

July 26, 2014 — 

When Gerardo Aguirre visited the Elkton area in the past, it was all about fishing on the Umpqua River. Now he’s all business, having opened El Guerrero Azteca Mexican Food …

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Century Ranch: Turkey Crick Ranch traces history to Tennessee cousins (17)

July 26, 2014 — 

With a Tennessee twist, cousins Henry Bacon and George Winniford named their newly acquired property along the Umpqua River the Turkey Crick Ranch. The eastern pronunciation and spelling of “crick” …

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On Biz: Hair stylist opens salon in Rice Hill (18)

July 20, 2014 — 

After several years of working as an independent contractor for a hair salon in Yoncalla, Chelsea Wahlstrom decided to fulfill a dream and strike out on her own. In early …

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Homegrown in Douglas County: Jack Mathis Construction celebrating 60 years (19)

July 20, 2014 — 

Editor’s Note: The following is the 21st 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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Chamber Corner: Wine walk and park music livens up Myrtle Creek (20)

July 20, 2014 — 

Downtown Myrtle Creek was certainly a fine place to have been July 10, and even though the temperature was a bit on the high side, hundreds of people came out …

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