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Water Damage at Pacific Northwest Shop

by KevinFreitas
on 2/8/2010 @ 1:45pm
Former city councilmember Bill Evans' infamous Proctor Pacific Northwest Shop is closed due to water damage. A note on the door states as such but doesn't have any other info about when they might re-open. If anyone knows more please keep everyone posted! These kinds of things are never fun but here's to hoping it's a minor problem!

by Erik on 2/8/2010 @ 3:05pm
Sad. Its pretty serious.

From my understanding, they have around $100,000 worth of damage and will be closed for a month.

The lost their counters and a lot of inventory, part of their ceiling and much much more.

Let's support them when they re-open.

by KevinFreitas on 2/8/2010 @ 3:42pm
Wow, that's terrible. Do you know if it was rain or plumbing problem?

Best wishes to Bill and family and to a speedy fix-up!

by BellCaptain on 2/8/2010 @ 8:28pm
Bill and Mrs.Bill of many years, shall not let a water problem prevent them both from rising UP above ALL to get the doors open
This landmark with origins to Old City Hall a few days ago (years !) will re-open with a bang and we, shall ALL be there !

Dale Rush/ala Bell Capt.............

by KevinFreitas on 2/9/2010 @ 8:18pm
Here's a set of pictures of the clean-up going on at the Pacific Northwest Shop. Looks like they're clearing things out and drying things out the best they can at this point.

by boearc on 2/10/2010 @ 7:31am
So what is 'infamous' about the Pacific Northwest Shop? I do not think of it as having a 'very bad reputation; notorious or scandalous.' I find it to actually be quite the opposite.

by KevinFreitas on 2/10/2010 @ 8:51am
@boearc: Haha! Thanks for the definition! Didn't really give it much thought when tossing out a quick topic. Though any place that sells canned slugs could turn some off I suppose! ;) Plus,  was "infamous" but certainly a loveable villian nonetheless.

by Non Sequitur on 2/10/2010 @ 10:54pm
If you had used something better than a fly-by-night plumber, this would not have happened.

by KevinFreitas on 2/11/2010 @ 6:56am
NS: Do you happen to know what plumber was used so we can make sure to avoid them as well in the future?

by fredo on 2/17/2010 @ 8:29am
"was it rain or was it a plumbling problem?"

Plumbing problem. A resident in an upstairs apartment slipped or passed out in his bathroom and smashed the toilet tank. This allowed the water to run out onto the floor for a few hours.

Or so I was informed.

by Altered Chords on 2/17/2010 @ 11:01am

Fredo is there something you are not telling us?

by KevinFreitas on 4/11/2010 @ 9:21pm
A great big, bold sign on the Pacific Northwest Shop reads as follows:


The neon is on and it looks like the shop re-opened sometime this weekend. Cheers to Bill Evans and here's to many happy returns for this local retail icon!

by Erik on 4/11/2010 @ 11:46pm
Yes, the Pacific Northwest Shop, an icon of Proctor, has re-opened. Check them out.