Economy

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 ...

05 May 2014

Road construction slows local business

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in Economy, Local

Central Point, Ore. -- Several businesses along Table Rock Road say they've noticed fewer people walking through the door and they blame the road work outside. One woman says her business has take a ...

29 April 2014

Homeownership slips to 18 year low

Written by Jennifer Elliott, Posted in Economy, Local

Phoenix, Ore. -- It's part of the American dream: owning a home, but a new report from the Census Bureau says home-ownership is at an eighteen year low. "We wiped out all of our savings trying to sa ...

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 ...