Thursday, February 24, 2011

This week's business openings and closings

We have several interesting new business announcements from Around the State this week:

Bull Run Distilling Co. opened in northwest Portland. The 7,000-square-foot distillery is primarily a production facility, but also has tours, a tasting room, and a retail shop. Neighborhood Notes, 2/1/2011

Investors hope to break ground on Tillamook County's second anaerobic digester this spring. The facility, a $4-million project of FarmPower Northwest, is expected to create energy to power between 650 and 700 homes per year. Headlight-Herald, 2/9/2011

American Tractor Co. opened in Medford. It buys, sells, and consigns construction, utility, and forestry equipment. Mail Tribune, 2/8/2011

Habitat for Humanity will open a 25,000-square-foot ReStore store in Beaverton. Portland Business Journal, 2/18/2011

Le Puy Inn, an eco-friendly 8-room bed and breakfast, will open in Newberg. The Newberg Graphic, 2/9/2011

Regrettably, there are also have several organizations scaling back or closing:

Lucky Thai restaurant, Home Town Bakery & Café, and Iron Kettle Grocery in Estacada closed. Estacada News, 2/16/2011

MayDay, a Baker City nonprofit that serves victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse, has cut staff and reduced the hours of remaining workers because of a funding shortfall. Baker City Herald, 2/11/2011

After 57 years in business, Craig's Cleaners -- La Grande's one remaining dry cleaning service -- will close at the end of the month. The Observer, 2/16/2011

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