Happy Valley shop caters to snowboarders, skateboarders and surfers

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Monday, December 10, 2012

The owners of Ashland's Aedion Aesthetic opened a new snow, skate and surfboarding shop in Happy Valley called Akkolade.

Schmidt and Sobella grew up in Boring, McNally in Gresham. All are either avid snowboarders, skateboarders or surfers. McNally laments that Happy Valley -- a popular gateway to Mt. Hood -- didn't have a store like Akkolade when he was growing up.

That's one reason why the three opened Akkolade in an 1,800-square-foot space in the Happy Valley Town Center. The owners signed a four-year lease and hired Bird Dog Creative to design the store's airy, relaxed interior.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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