New Port of Garibaldi tenant, Tillamook Bay Seafoods, to sell fresh, canned and frozen local fish and shellfish

tillamook seafoodsLast summer, the Port of Garibaldi oversaw improvements to Commercial Avenue where it connects to a new pier, including undergrounding utilities and prepping the area for sidewalks, in hopes of making the area attractive to future tenants. This summer, Tillamook Bay Seafoods is one of the first to sign a lease to operate a business on the commercial wharf. “We’re hoping to have at least part of the building finished by Jan. 1,” said Jeremy Coon, who co-owns Tillamook Bay Seafoods as well as a commercial crab boat, with his brother Jesse Coon. The business will occupy a 100-foot-by-140-foot lot on the northeast corner of the new pier. “We should have a crab-holding facility and a roof on it by then.” However, this summer, Coon will settle for a new fish hoist. And thanks to a grant from Rural Development Initiatives, he’ll get one soon. Read the story here 15:03

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