Economy

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 ...

15 May 2014

Callahan's Lodge selling for over $5,000,000

Posted in Economy, Local

Ashland, Ore.-- For nearly two decades, Callahan's Restaurant and Lodge sat at the base of Mt.Ashland. But just as time brings new chapters for people, it also brings new chapters for business.  "I ...

14 May 2014

Mystery retailer headed to Klamath Falls

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Economy, Local

Klamath falls, Ore. -- Construction crews are preparing the old 'Gottschalks' store in Klamath Falls for a new tenant. The Gottschalks building will soon be home to a new store. But until papers are ...

13 May 2014

Hunger on the rise: Pt. 2

Posted in Economy, Local, Regional

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Across America, it's estimated that one in every six people is suffering from hunger. That's put incredible pressure on food banks, who are having a hard time keeping up with th ...

11 May 2014

Art In Bloom brings in thousands

Posted in Economy, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Downtown Medford was full of arts, crafts, and live music Saturday for the 14th annual Art in Bloom Festival. Hundreds of vendors piled onto Main street to showcase their products. ...

09 May 2014

Grants Pass call center hiring dozens of employees

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Economy, Local

Grants Pass, Ore. -- First Call Resolution in Grants Pass is looking to hire 50-60 employees by the end of June. The call center opened in 2009. It currently employs 225 people and provides customer ...

07 May 2014

Outlook on the jobs front

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Economy, Local

Medford, Ore. -- Goodwill hosted a job fair in Medford today. Nine different businesses that are hiring took resumes.  Attendees shared their feelings about the jobs front, as consumer confidence ...