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On Biz: Retiree opens antique business in Oakland (1)

September 28, 2014 — 

After years of being a log scaler and rancher, Glen Good turned his attention to an entirely different profession. He and his wife Lisa Good opened Oakland Flour Mill Antiques …

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Chamber Corner: Yoncalla spruces up its community, preps for craft fair (2)

September 28, 2014 — 

Moving into fall is a good time to reflect on the summer accomplishments and to take a brief look at upcoming events. The Yoncalla Fourth of July Festival was a …

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Small Business: Diversifying for survival (3)

September 28, 2014 — 

Toni Clough Small Business …

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Century Ranch: Family stays true to ranching tradition (4)

September 28, 2014 — 

YONCALLA — Don Kingery Jr. feels some pressure as he works and manages the Kingery Ranch. The same pressure felt by his father Don Kingery Sr. and possibly the family’s …

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Chamber Corner: Riddle schedule filled with fall and winter activity (5)

September 21, 2014 — 

Fall came quickly upon us; even though the weather says “Summer,” the calendar is saying “Fall!” With school starting, it seems a good time to remind everyone of the importance …

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Basics of Business: Use the web for your small business start-up (6)

September 21, 2014 — 

The Internet has become the world’s biggest shopping center, a 24/7 marketplace where people can shop for any product or service from anywhere. It’s also the perfect place for entrepreneurs …

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Chamber Corner: Coast a busy place from Dunefest to fishing (7)

September 14, 2014 — 

It’s been a wonderful summer in Reedsport/Winchester Bay. The weather has been close to perfect for weeks, with warm days in the low 80s and very little rain. None of …

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On Biz: RAIN provides boost for new businesses (8)

September 14, 2014 — 

It’ll soon be raining money and benefits for a couple of new businesses or business ideas. If you’re interested in giving your business or idea a boost, then submit an …

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Matching job market with workforce a challenge in Douglas County (9)

September 14, 2014 — 

The front page of the classified section of The News-Review has been full of job openings. The list includes welders, fabricators and mechanics, truck drivers and therapists, caregivers and case …

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Legally Speaking: Wills and trusts lose potency when on the shelf too long (10)

September 14, 2014 — 

The following is based on a case that occurred in Lane County. In the 1990s, Opal executed and funded a trust. Opal had no children. At the time the trust …

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Chamber Corner: South County communities offer activities and opportunities (11)

September 14, 2014 — 

The Glendale and Azalea communities have several activities and opportunities available for its residents and visitors this fall. The Cow Creek Historical Society is hosting a Country BBQ & Car …

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Small Business: Strategic alliances provide powerful opportunities (12)

September 14, 2014 — 

No man is an island. You may be bravely striding down the road of managing your business, but there may come a time when a strategic alliance will give your …

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News-Review ad production staff earns six awards (13)

September 8, 2014 — 

The advertising production staff of The News-Review picked up six awards in the 2014 Best Ideas Ad Contest sponsored by the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association. The awards were announced in …

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Everyday Entrepreneur: Positivity and optimism are perhaps our greatest traits (14)

September 7, 2014 — 

If you’ve read any of my columns this year, you’ve noticed (hopefully) that I’ve been gone lately. In fact, my last column was in May. I’ll explain to you next …

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Small Business: Four basics to help start a business (15)

September 7, 2014 — 

Starting a business began for me as a desire to have my own business. The idea that I could start a business came from watching my brother-in-law and his brother …

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On Biz: Roseburg broker goes for broke on sales (16)

September 7, 2014 — 

Patti Archambault celebrated her 20th year in the real estate profession with a million-dollar accomplishment. The Roseburg RE/MAX Professional Realty broker was recognized as a new member of the company’s …

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Cruise Control: Challenging the stereotypes of a car salesman (17)

September 7, 2014 — 

Editor’s Note: The new Cruise Control column on the automobile industry will appear occasionally. For most people, interactions with sales associates occur on a daily basis. Nearly every consumable product …

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Meet Your Merchant: Roseburg business sells, installs good vibes and sounds (18)

September 7, 2014 — 

Editor’s Note: Stories in the Meet Your Merchant series will occasionally appear in the News-Review business section. In the eyes of John Hooper, Christmas comes more than once a year …

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Energy Spotlight: Proper testing cuts down on duct bills (19)

September 7, 2014 — 

As an energy efficiency specialist with Pacific Power for 18 years, Steve Campbell had seen the challenge of ever-rising costs of home heating and cooling. In 2003, Campbell founded Home …

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Century Ranch: Swingley returns to her ranching roots (20)

August 31, 2014 — 

DAYS CREEK — Diane Swingley just laughs when asked about her childhood on her family’s ranch. “We were so isolated,” she said of the ranch that lies on the west …

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