Economy

08 June 2014

Gun sales booming

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Economy, Local

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 Economy, Local

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 ...

05 June 2014

Jackson County approves 2014-2015 fiscal year budget

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

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Commissioners unanimously approved $306 million for the 2014-2015 fiscal year on Wednesday. The budget is an increase of about $5 million over the previous one. O ...

05 June 2014

Klamath Falls seeks air service opinions

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Economy, Local

Klamath Falls, Ore. - The city of Klamath Falls wants your input on what it should do about providing air passenger service. The final United Express flights left the Crater Lake / Klamath Regional ...

04 June 2014

Is the American dream dead for young adults?

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Economy, U.S. & World News

Is the American dream dead for young adults? A new CNNMoney poll says 63% of 1,003 adults ages 18-34 believe the American dream is unattainable. 6-in-10 say their dreams are out of reach. "Oh yeah i ...

03 June 2014

Seattle has the highest minimum wage in the country

Posted in Economy, U.S. & World News

Seattle, Wash. -- Seattle now has the highest minimum wage in the country. The Seattle City Council passed an ordinance that bumps up the minimum wage to $15 an hour. It was drafted by an advisory g ...

02 June 2014

Loan deadline approaching for businesses hit hard by wildfires

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Economy, Local

Josephine County, Ore. --   A beautiful June day on the Rogue River meant back to business for the Galice lodge & rafting resort. "I would never want to go through what we went through last yea ...

31 May 2014

Annual best green workplaces in Oregon list revealed

Posted in Economy, Local, Regional

Medford, Ore. -- 2 southern Oregon businesses are on the top 10 list for the Best Green Workplaces in Oregon. The annual list put together by Oregon Business Magazine says the Rogue Creamery in Cen ...

27 May 2014

Rough and Ready mill gears up to reopen

Posted in Economy, Local

Rough and Ready Mill is set to reopen this July thanks to $5-million. $1-million is coming from the Business Oregon Loan and the rest from state and federal tax credits. About 30 people are alrea ...

26 May 2014

Valley View Winery going global

Posted in Economy, Local

Jacksonville, Ore. -- On Tuesday morning, nearly 4,943 miles away from Valley View Winery in the Applegate, residents in Japan will be able to get a taste of Southern Oregon. Mike Wisnovsky, co-own ...