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Stories behind the numbers

It’s real people that fuel our economy. Here are some of their stories.


The Search for The Bewildered Pig

Janelle Weaver and her life and business partner, Daniel Townsend, spent six years travelling in their 1978 VW Westfalia camper searching for the right place to open their restaurant, The Bewildered Pig.

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Happy Paddling with Billy Arana

Billy is the owner of North Pacific Adventure, which is an adventure tour operator that offers sea cave kayaking, kayak fishing, whale watching, and surfing tours for locals and tourists alike. As Billy says, “We have a passion for taking people out on the ocean to explore our beautiful coastline.”

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Peace and Plenty in the Time of Pandemic

There may be a global pandemic. . . the economy may be in free fall. . . and wildfire season is upon us, but down on the farm, life goes…

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Clients Up Close: Canova Records

The SBDC is an invaluable resource. I wish I’d known about them when I was opening the business as I think it would have been a lot easier with their help. They are professionals and know what they’re doing.

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