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On Biz: Melrose Grange has new look, new name (1)

January 25, 2015 — 

The Melrose Grange has a new look and a new name. After 100 years or so of being the community’s grange, the renovated building at 3811 Melrose Road is now …

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Savings Game: An indispensible guide for your financial future (2)

January 25, 2015 — 

Jonathan Clements has been a financial columnist for The Wall Street Journal for many years. His new book, “Jonathan Clements Money Guide 2015,” is a comprehensive financial guide to the …

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Small Business: Financial statements key to managing the numbers (3)

January 25, 2015 — 

The three financial statements most often used in analyzing the operation of a business are the cash flow, income statement and the balance sheet. A fourth, the sources of funds, …

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Low fuel prices good for local economy (4)

January 18, 2015 — 

Unlike several months ago when three or four $20 bills were needed to fill the family vehicle, now it takes only a couple of those bills or even less for …

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Small Business: Manage busyness into good business (5)

January 18, 2015 — 

I am a list person and as we move into the latter end of January I realize that I have had an extremely busy month. Yet, not many priorities have …

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On Biz: Traveling fitness trainer settles in Roseburg (6)

January 18, 2015 — 

Getting to know Douglas County while working two summers at Roseburg Forest Products and meeting his future wife here were enough to attract Nick Brown to move to Roseburg permanently. …

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Roseburg residents look ahead with cautious optimism (7)

January 11, 2015 — 

Another new year is here. With it comes expectations and hope for better times ahead. News-Review business reporter Craig Reed ventured out onto the street and into a couple businesses …

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Small Business: Decision making for business owners (8)

January 11, 2015 — 

Business owners come across decision making opportunities every day. Many of the decisions are based on expected situations, or on unexpected ones. By definition, decision making is the process in …

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Everyday Entrepreneur: What’s your theme for 2015? (9)

January 11, 2015 — 

It’s a new year. Lots of people start to make New Year’s resolutions about now, hoping that just the changing of our calendars finally gets them to commit to stuff …

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Legally Speaking: Things to bring when meeting with an estate planner (10)

January 11, 2015 — 

A previous article dealt with reasons to update your estate plan. After you have made an appointment with your attorney to get your estate plan in order, what should you …

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On Biz: Outdoors business sets up camp in Winston (11)

January 11, 2015 — 

Neal Ronk isn’t going to quit his business travels, but now when he hits the road, his business will continue to have a presence back home. For the past couple …

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Small Business: Thinking of starting a business? Answer these questions first (12)

January 4, 2015 — 

It is that time of the year when many people think about starting a business. What they don’t know or don’t understand is this: To be successful every potential entrepreneur …

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On Biz: Roseburg home bakery business goes mobile (13)

January 4, 2015 — 

After three years of selling her baked goodies out of her home, Jill Fay has added mobility to her business. Jill’s Sugar Buzz Bakery of Roseburg will make appearances at …

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Chamber Corner: Reviewing a busy 2014 in South County (14)

January 4, 2015 — 

Happy New Year 2015! Since it’s my turn again to report for Chamber Corner, I decided to do a “year in review.” The information that follows comes from my review …

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Century Ranch: Passion for ranching draws Fergusons back (15)

December 28, 2014 — 

DIXONVILLE – Gordon Ferguson grew up in a ranching family, went off to college for a year and then returned home to the ranching profession. A generation later, Brian Ferguson …

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Small Business: Back to basics — it’s that time of year (16)

December 28, 2014 — 

“I don’t have time” is an often-heard refrain when the topic of organization or business planning rears its ugly head. But procrastination can be damaging. Basic planning and organization are …

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Chamber Corner: Growing Elkton offers plenty of business opportunities (17)

December 28, 2014 — 

It’s time to get serious about those New Year’s resolutions. If yours is to start your own business, think Elkton. Elkton’s population has grown steadily, despite the past years of …

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On Biz: No horsin’ around at expanded Roseburg business (18)

December 21, 2014 — 

Bobbie Harper hasn’t quite traded all her horses and riding time in for business reasons, but she admits her expanded business is cutting into her recreation. She’s trying to find …

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Small Business: Why do customers patronize a retail store? (19)

December 21, 2014 — 

It is the holiday season and retail businesses are buzzing with sales and hopes of recouping the cost of being in business and making a profit. According to the U.S. …

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Chamber Corner: Yoncalla celebrates the holidays, its first citizen and upcoming events (20)

December 21, 2014 — 

Happy Holidays from Yoncalla! Every December, the Yoncalla Chamber hosts our Community Christmas Party where we are entertained by preschoolers and kindergarteners, announce winners of our lighting contest and get …

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