Trexler partners with golf course for events

January 2019 Posted in Business, Community, Nature, Other, People | Comments Off on Trexler partners with golf course for events

Mary Owen Trexler Farm is growing again! Trexler Farm is now the in-house caterer for event groups at the Santiam Golf Club. “The relationship I have had with SGC over the years has been so great for all of our customers,” said Sharlene ...

Thinking into The Box: Business space offers small business owners affordable base of operations

January 2019 Posted in Business, Community | Comments Off on Thinking into The Box: Business space offers small business owners affordable base of operations

[caption id="attachment_3569" align="alignleft" width="300"] Business owners have a shared-space office option in Stayton. Charlene Vogel Photography[/caption] By Mary Owen Looking for affordable office space with all the amenities? The Box, a new co-working office space on the top level of the historic ...

Time to reflect: GROW lays out tips for new year for entrepreneurs

January 2019 Posted in Business, Community | Comments Off on Time to reflect: GROW lays out tips for new year for entrepreneurs

By Mary Owen It’s a new year and another chance to grow your business. “I was reminded a few years ago that January is named after the god, Janus, which is represented by a face looking in two directions,” said Allison McKenzie, ...

Putting it all together: The Grove prepares for shopping season

November 2018 Posted in Business, Community | Comments Off on Putting it all together: The Grove prepares for shopping season

[caption id="attachment_3525" align="alignright" width="300"] Tammi Burns and Teri Mesa of Marketplace at The Grove. File Photo[/caption] By Mary Owen Happy anniversary, Marketplace at The Grove! “Moxieberry Cafe was growing, and I was looking to move my flower shop into this building we acquired, ...

AC Foods, Freres honored

October 2018 Posted in Business, Community | Comments Off on AC Foods, Freres honored

Two local companies and Marion County were among the five honorees at the September SEDCOR awards luncheon. The lead economic development agency for Marion, Polk and Yamhill counties, SEDCOR annually celebrates the achievements of businesses and community leaders. AC Foods / ...

Vertical spaces: Stayton adopts plan to encourage downtown residential

July 2018 Posted in Business, Community | Comments Off on Vertical spaces: Stayton adopts plan to encourage downtown residential

By Peggy Savage Downtown revitalization has become a focal point for Stayton’s city government. With that in mind, the city council passed an ordinance June 5, establishing a Vertical Housing Development Zone (VHDZ). In January, the council first heard a report from ...

Recall decision: Aumsville Safety Fee sparks opposition

July 2018 Posted in Business, Community, News, Other | Comments Off on Recall decision: Aumsville Safety Fee sparks opposition

By Mary Owen A Safety Fee to give Aumsville 24 /7 police coverage has become the catalyst for a July 3 recall vote on three Aumsville city councilors. Voters will decide whether or not to recall councilors Trina Lee, Kevin Crawford and ...

Adaptation: Siegmund adds new CFO, equipment

May 2018 Posted in Business, Community, News, Other, People | Comments Off on Adaptation: Siegmund adds new CFO, equipment

[caption id="attachment_3397" align="alignleft" width="278"] Siegmund Excavation & Construction’s new chief financial officer, Ryan Parker. Submitted Photo[/caption] By Mary Owen A Stayton business trio is making a number of strategic moves to better serve customers, improve efficiencies, and address changing market conditions. “We entered ...

Employment expo: Job Fair returns, WorkSource Oregon offers workshop

April 2018 Posted in Business, Community | Comments Off on Employment expo: Job Fair returns, WorkSource Oregon offers workshop

By Mary Owen Heads up, job seekers! The second annual Employment Expo and Job Fair is back with a few changes. Sponsored by the Stayton Sublimity Chamber of Commerce, the event is slated for 1:30 to 3 p.m. for students only followed ...

Holly days: Busy, busy time for couple juggling three businesses

December 2017 Posted in Business, Community | Comments Off on Holly days: Busy, busy time for couple juggling three businesses

By Nancy Jennings If you are picking up your mail or shipping a package at Silverton’s Postal Connections, there’s a good chance you will be greeted by Don Harteloo. Ask how he is doing on any given day and he will ...