Economy

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 ...

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 ...