Economy

19 April 2014

Umpqua Bank now largest community bank on west coast

Posted in Economy, Regional

Portland, Ore.-- Umpqua Bank is now the largest community bank on the west coast, since the merger with Sterling Bank is complete. The deal was made official Friday and the company nearly doubled t ...

19 April 2014

Rally against L.N.G. pipeline

Posted in Economy, Local, Politics

Shady Cove, Ore. -- Nearly 80 residents who oppose a proposed pipeline protested Saturday morning in Shady Cove. It's known as the Jordan Cove Pacific Connector Liquefied Natural Gas Pipeline or ...

17 April 2014

Oz Fitness to close at end of April

Posted in Economy, Local

Medford, Ore. -- A popular Medford gym will be closing their doors at the end of the Arpil. Oz Fitness made the announcement Thursday with posters on each entrance. The company filed for chapter 1 ...

17 April 2014

Red Rock Lounge closing it's doors

Posted in Economy, Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- The Red Rock Lounge in Grants Pass surrendered their liquor license and closed their doors. The news following March's fatal stabbing. According to the Oregon Liquor Control C ...

16 April 2014

Popular Ashland restaurant on the market

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Economy, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Morning Glory's owner and head, chef Patty Groth, has put her popular Ashland breakfast spot on the market after 17 years of successful operations. We reached out to Groth to see wh ...

15 April 2014

Where does your federal income tax go?

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

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 Economy, Local, National & World News

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 Economy, Local

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 Economy, National & World News

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 Economy, Local

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 ...