Economy

01 November 2014

Larson's closes up shop this weekend

Posted in Economy, Local

Medford, Ore. -- After 69 years, Larson's Home Furnishings, a family run business through three generations, will close it's doors on Sunday. Al and Scottie Larson first opened up the store as an ap ...

02 September 2014

Jacksonville FD receives high rating for service to community

Posted in Economy, Local

Jacksonville, Ore. -- Homeowners in Jacksonville could be paying a little less for their homeowners insurance thanks to the work of their fire department. Tuesday the Jacksonville Fire Department a ...

01 September 2014

Napa's winery woes

Posted in Economy, Regional, Weather

Napa, Cali. -- (NBC News) While dozens of wineries in Napa, California's famed wine region are still cleaning up and tallying damage after last weekend's earthquake, their focus is changing. Winema ...

11 August 2014

Free school supplies for low-income families

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Economy, Local

Medford, Ore. -- With the school year just around the corner, now is the time families are beginning to stock up on school supplies. But for low income or needy families, those school supplies can ...

04 July 2014

4th of July food costs

Posted in Economy

Washington D.C. -- The cost for a 4th of July picnic is up... a survey from the American Farm Bureau Federation found that the average cost for a picnic for 10 this Independence Day is $58.72. that' ...

24 June 2014

Two local retirement communities bought-out

Posted in Economy, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Two Medford retirement communities now have new owners. Mcminnville-based "Springs Living" bought Veranda Park and Anna Maria Creekside for $51.1-million. Fee Stubblefield, the owne ...

23 June 2014

Local beekeepers react to Obama's bee task force

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Economy, Local, Politics

Ashland, Ore. -- Southern Oregon beekeepers are celebrating a new plan by president Obama. The White House is putting together a task force to look into the drastic decline of honey bees and other ...

15 June 2014

Lithia Motors acquires DCH Auto Group

Posted in Economy, Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- Lithia Motors announced Sunday they have purchased DCH Auto group based in New Jersey. The merger means that Lithia will acquire 100% percent of the outstanding shares of DCH, esti ...

12 June 2014

Dispensary generates money for Gold Hill

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Economy, Local, Politics, Health

Gold Hill, Ore. -- After only four days of business, Breeze Botanicals the medical marijuana dispensary in Gold Hill has already generated hundreds of dollars for the city. The managing owner, Brie ...

12 June 2014

Medford wages lower than national average

Posted in Economy, Local

Medford, Ore. -- New numbers released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics found people who live in Medford make an average 11% less than the rest of the country While the numbers were releas ...