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Astoria brewery expands downtown

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Articles - September 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010

0910_ATS01Fort George Brewery is set to fire up its recently installed 30-barrel brewing system by the end of September, an expansion in the blighted area of downtown that is paving the way for new jobs.

 

David Snodgrass grows Dennis' 7 Dees

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Articles - September 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010

0910_Tactics01There is only one plant in the CEO’s office at Dennis’ 7 Dees, a nondescript tree shrub with large green leaves. But outside David Snodgrass’ window is a well-tended and landscaped garden with native bushes, shrubs and other flora designed by his business, Oregon’s largest landscaping and garden store business. The soft-spoken 56-year-old likes to say landscaping and gardening is in his blood.

 

Reader Input: candidates should cut and spend

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Friday, August 20, 2010
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As the campaigns for local and state offices heat up, we asked readers to tell candidates what was important to them.

 

From the Editor: Miami football vice

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Articles - September 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010

robin-BLOGSummer is cooked.  Put away the shorts, grab your sweatshirts and get ready for fall. And we know what that means. College ball is finally back.

 
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