Economy

16 March 2014

Callahan's Lodge feeling the hit

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Economy, Local, Weather

Ashland, Ore.-- A busy Sunday morning at Callahan's Lodge is something the owner's said they want to see more of. "It's been a reckoning that we would have never projected," said owner, Donna Bergqu ...

14 March 2014

Mt. Ashland calls it a season before opening lifts

Posted in Economy, Local, Weather

Ashland, Ore. -- With less than a foot of snow on the mountain and no snow in the spring forecast managers at Mt. Ashland have made the difficult decision to call it a season. Rick Saul, Mt. Ashland ...

14 March 2014

Southern Oregon University releases final retrenchment plan

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Economy, Local

Ashland, Ore. -- Southern Oregon University released their final retrenchment plan Friday, in an effort to make up university debt. In the 29 page report, the university explains the reasoning beh ...

14 March 2014

Curtain closing on Alger Theater

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Economy, Local, Entertainment, Technology

Lakeview, Ore. -- A shift to digital projection is taking a toll on small town movie theaters...including a classic theater in Lakeview that's facing closure. Susan and Kevin Samples have owned Lake ...

14 March 2014

Mt. Ashland will not open this season

Posted in Economy, Local, Weather

Ashland, Ore. --  Mt. Ashland will not open for the 2013-14 ski season due to low snow levels.  “At some point we had to face the fact that the weather was not going to cooperate,” explained ...

13 March 2014

Quartz Mountain gold

Written by Lyle Ahrens, Posted in Economy, Local

Fremont National Forest, Ore. -- Quartz Mountain could soon provide a golden opportunity for Lake County. Linda Thorstad of Alamos Gold claims there's plenty of gold to be found on Quartz Mountain.. ...

12 March 2014

Rough and Ready Lumber Company to reopen this summer

Posted in Economy, Local

Cave Junction, Ore. -- After sitting idle for almost a year Rough and Ready Lumber Company is getting the support to start back up this summer. Oregon's Governor John Kitzhaber announced Friday that ...

12 March 2014

Many young adults not signing up for Cover Oregon health insurance

Posted in Economy, Local, Politics, Health

Medford, Ore. -- Oregon gets a failing grade for getting young adults signed up for health insurance as part of the Affordable Care Act. That's according to a new report released by the Department o ...

10 March 2014

Statistics show extensive work load for OSP in Josephine County

Posted in Economy, Local, Politics

Grants Pass, Ore. -- New statistics show just how much work Oregon State Troopers are doing in Josephine County. Budeget cuts in 2012 left Sheriff Gil Gilbertson with just two deputies. And to make ...

08 March 2014

10th annual Chocolate Festival

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Economy, Local

Ashland, Ore.-- It's a sweet affair for Ashland this weekend as they celebrate 10 years of chocolate goodness. Hundreds gathered at the Ashland Springs Hotel Saturday for the 10th annual Chocolate F ...