Paul Weber

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East Columbias growth guidelines

East Columbia Area Plan

Peckham's river power project gains momentum

When Nick Peckham talks about his plan to generate power from the world’s rivers, he sounds more like a philosopher and anthropologist than the owner of an architectural firm.
Peckham, originally trained at the US Merchant Marine Academy and a licensed engineer, is in the early phases of developing a hydroelectric device he patented and named RioGen, essentially a floating paddle wheel meant to harness the steady power of a river to generate electricity.

Local movie rental shop outlasting big boys

*Movie Rental Market*While the box stores izzle out, local shop Ninth Street Video continues to thrive.

From Ground Up: Landscaper expands vertically

*Business Proile*Rost Landscaping expands vertically, adds new garden center location to its integrated landscape contracting business

Small but sustainable, organic farm fills niche market

*Chert Hollow Farms*Eric and Joanna Reuter sow more than 200 varieties of organic produce on their 1 ½ acre farm.