Dari Mart Opens in Pleasant Hill

PLEASANT HILL, Ore. — A year after Pleasant Hill’s only grocery store closed, the community is finally getting some relief. Dari Mart opened Friday. It’s not just any Dari Mart. It’s an expanded version, with fresh produce, prepared deli items, meats, frozen foods and 22 doors of various drinks. Dari Mart says a lot of … Continue reading »

Residents Boycott Veneta Grocery Store

VENETA, Ore. — A group of residents in the Fern Ridge area are boycotting one of their local grocery stores. Outside the entryway at the Ray’s Food Place in Veneta around a dozen people held sings urging other shoppers to boycott the grocer. This comes after protesters said a long time manager, named Wilbur, was … Continue reading »

C&K Market to Sell or Close 16 Stores

CRESWELL, Ore. — An Oregon company that owns several grocery stores in western Oregon has declared bankruptcy. Now several communities are wondering if they will have a grocery store anymore. C & K Market, which includes Ray’s Food Place, is selling or closing 16 of its businesses. Four of those stores are in the local … Continue reading »