Economy

15 April 2014

Where does your federal income tax go?

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Phoenix, Ore. -- Where does your Federal Income Tax really go? It's the last day to file and peace activists are protesting government waste. Activists positioned at several Rogue Valley post office ...

11 April 2014

Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy

Posted in Local, National & World News, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- Women's clothing retailer Coldwater Creek has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Coldwater Creek stores, including the Rogue Valley Mall location, were still open for busi ...

10 April 2014

Rogue Valley Manor to undergo facelift

Posted in Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- One of Medford's most iconic buildings will soon get a whole new look! The Rogue Valley Manor's original building is receiving an $8-million face-lift. Besides a new ventilation s ...

08 April 2014

President Obama takes action on equal pay

Posted in National & World News, Economy

Wash. D.C. --- President Obama will take executive action regarding equal pay for female Federal workers; the President will sign two executive orders at a White House event.The first bars Federal c ...

07 April 2014

Timber payments breakdown: who's getting what

Written by RaeAnn Christensen, Posted in Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- Last October, the President signed a one year extension of county timber payments, providing a lifeline to Oregon's forested counties. Now months later, the first payment of nearly ...

07 April 2014

Jackson County to receive $6 million in federal timber funds

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- Jackson County will receive $6 million in federal timber payments within the next few weeks. The amount is something County Commissioner Doug Breidenthal called pennies compared to ...

01 April 2014

Study: Growing gap between income and rent

Posted in Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- A new report out of the National Low Income Housing Coalition called Out of Reach, found that Oregonians would have to make more than $16 an hour to be able to afford a two-bedroom ...

31 March 2014

Marijuana goes mainstream

Posted in Local, Politics, Regional, Economy, Health

Eugene, Ore. -- (The Register-Guard) There was an unmistakable feeling of excitement among the approximately 400 attendees of the Oregon Medical Marijuana Business Conference Sunday at the Hilton Eu ...

28 March 2014

Dispensary plans to open in Klamath Falls

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy, Health

Klamath Falls, Ore. -- Klamath Falls first medical marijuana dispensary is scheduled to open shortly...the owner offered a first look behind the scenes to KOBI. Ed Medina, Jr. hopes to open his medi ...

27 March 2014

Bank of America to pay billions in fines for faulty mortgage bonds

Posted in National & World News, Economy

Bank of America has agreed to pay $9.5-billion in fines to settle claims it sold faulty mortgage bonds. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which bought the securities in ...