Economy

11 August 2014

Free school supplies for low-income families

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Economy

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 Local, Economy

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 Local, Politics, Economy

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 Local, Regional, Economy

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 Local, Politics, Economy, 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 Local, Economy

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 ...

09 June 2014

Report: Property tax losses continue to grow

Posted in Politics, Regional, Economy

Portland, Ore. -- (Portland Tribune/Pamplin Media Group) Local governments will be unable to collect $212 million this year in property taxes, including almost $100 million specifically approved by ...

08 June 2014

Gun sales booming

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Economy

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Guns are a hot commodity right now with two of America's largest firearm makers reporting a boost in sales. David Miller owns Oak Grove Guns in Eugene. He travels all over the s ...

07 June 2014

Medford Saturday Market introduces reward program for EBT card holder

Posted in Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- The Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market introduced their "Fresh Rewards" program on Saturday at the Commons.. The new program will match the first four dollars a customer with ...