Economy

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 ...

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 ...