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Business Scene for the week of 2/14/18

Dr. Ryan Nielsen has started Your Guy Friday. With his 32 years of computer experience with both Macs and PCs and his 24 years as an educator and trainer, he offers computer skill classes, software training, web designs, data recovery and the ability to convert outdated VHS and Hi-8 videotapes to DVDs all from his mobile computer lab at your home or office. Dr. Nielsen is also a professional magician, performing as The Great Ryanaldi with magic shows for all ages. For more information see Photo by Kay Moss


Leave it to Quincy Hot Spot owners DeeDee and Don Driscol to come up with new and innovative ways to make their customers smile and their paychecks go further. Check this latest promotion out:  Starting Saturday, Feb. 17 and continuing through the following Saturday, Feb. 24, they will be having “flash sales” offering deeply discounted specials of up to 50 percent off on all their gift and home décor inventory. But make sure you visit the store each day during that week since they’ll have new and different items marked down each day. But hey, like so many of the treasure trove of special stores we have throughout the county that are as well stocked as the Hot Spot is one could easily browse the store everyday only to find something new each and every time!


Goodwin’s General Store has completed another phase of its extended remodeling plans with the opening of the coffee shop at the location that was for decades home to the historic Wiggins Trading Post in Chilcoot. Store manager Matt Goodwin said the coffee shop is open daily from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. featuring as assortment of items on their menu that includes Belgium waffles and house-made pastries, fresh baked bread for their sandwiches complemented by a selection of delightful fruit and vegetable smoothies. The gourmet organic coffee they serve can also be purchased in bulk. And for those with a sweet tooth, they have reintroduced the delectable fudge that helped make Wiggins famous.


Although he was able to take an extended vacation, Graeagle based attorney David Heaslett hasn’t fully retired after all. He is still working with clients finalizing some of the probate and trust administration work that’s been in progress. That coupled with the other calls he has been getting from clients, David now expects to work for yet another year. He has been practicing law for 43 years and has been in Graeagle since 1995. David’s areas of expertise in estate planning include wills, trusts, durable power of attorney and health care directives.


Patrons at the High Sierra Car Wash at the Relay Station on Highway 70 at Fairgrounds Road should be pleased to know that in addition to the self-serve car wash bays, they now have staff available to further assist you with detailing your vehicle both inside and out. This added service is available daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and for your convenience, appointments can be made.


The Indian Valley Thrift Shop in downtown Greenville, is now open six days a week, 9 to 3 p.m., closed on Sundays. In addition to making shopping more accessible for its customers, they wanted to make it that much more convenient for those wanting to drop off the always welcome donations. 


Unfortunately, these don’t always appear in the actual month of the anniversary but we think they are still worth noting:

Liz Durham is celebrating her 10th year in business with Meadow Valley Grooming. Liz’s specialty is dog grooming.

Levi and Patty Pence note their third year as owners of Hi-Tech Frame and Finish. The two were both longtime Hi-Tech employees prior to buying the auto body repair business on Industrial Way in Quincy. They pride themselves on providing quality work and exceptional customer service.