Big Y Fly Company provides hand-tied fishing flies to fisherman around the world. The business started as a side job for the owner but it grew into something bigger.
Randy McMaster knew that area businesses required help moving goods in and out of the Columbia Gorge and that is when he started his own freight business -- CRG Freight.
It is an exciting time when someone decides to start their own business. This time can be an accumulation of months, sometimes years, of thinking and planning of what you want in your new business. Now, the thinking phase is over and the implementation or startup phase begins. The future business owner often contacts the Small Business Development Center for advice during this implementation phase.
Cheramy Rovianek was ready for a new challenge that would keep her connected to the community and allow her to work with young people. That challenge: Opening Hood River's Pita Pit.
As the year comes to an end, business owners are looking at how they performed. It is a time to celebrate those successes but it is also a time to set new goals.
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- Distillery Hiring!
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- CLERICAL ADMIN. ASSISTANT I
- POLICE OFFICER (Lateral or
- MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN Public Works
- SKAMANIA COUNTY IS SEEKING
- SKAMANIA COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTH
- Hiring School Nurses (RN and LPN) for Stevenson-Carson School District
- VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR Senior Services
This year our dine and drink business locations throughout the Gorge have suffered with closures. You can help support your favorites by purchasing take out and gift cards. Many of these business will offer curb-side delivery and some will deliver to your home. Let’s keep the Gorge going strong!
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