CANYONVILLE — David and Autumn Stevens think that Walmart’s loss was Canyonville’s gain. Back in 2000, pharmacist David Stevens, who had worked for eight years in Payless and Walmart pharmacies in Coos Bay, interviewed for a Walmart district manager position on the Southern Oregon coast. He was not selected for the job. So the couple’s next move was to travel to Canyonville to check out Gordon’s Pharmacy & Gifts, a longtime small town business that was for sale. The Stevenses visited during the annual Pioneer Days celebration. “How could you not fall in love with the area with the festival …
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