Economy

10 January 2014

Medford School District issues new contract proposal

Posted in Economy, Local, Politics

After a day of negotiations the Medford School District Friday night wrote up a new proposal for teachers. The district spent nine hours Friday discussing the financial circumstances of the distric ...

10 January 2014

New mortgage rules arrive

Posted in Economy, U.S. & World News

(NBC News) Starting Friday home buyers can expect new protections against the risky loans that contributed to the housing crisis. The new rules are intended to protect home buyers from losing their ...

06 January 2014

White House Pressing on Long Term Unemployment Benefits

Posted in Economy, Politics

The Obama administration is putting the thumbscrews to Congressional Republicans over long term unemployment extensions. More than 1.3 million Americans who’ve been out of work more than six month ...

03 January 2014

Rogue Air Trampoline Park

Written by Roma Villavicencio, Posted in Economy, Local

A new recreational park is coming to Medford and it's all about the jump. It'll be the first of kind in between Portland and San Francisco. NBC 5's Roma Villavicencio has more on the Rogue Air Tramp ...

03 January 2014

Oz Fitness Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Posted in Economy, Local

Oz Fitness files for chapter 11 bankruptcy. So what does this mean for the clubs members and its employees? NBC 5 talked with the CEO of Oz Fitness, Ian Riley, Friday. He did confirm the bankruptcy ...

16 December 2013

Commercial Crab Season In Oregon Is Underway

Posted in Economy

Commercial crab fisherman have set off from the Oregon Coast. This morning, dungeness crab season has officially begun. The season was delayed 15 days from the normal December first opening because ...

20 November 2013

Holiday Gas Prices Lowest In Three Years

Posted in Economy

With the holidays fast approaching there's good news for local drivers. New reports find Thanksgiving gas prices will be the lowest since 2010. Average prices are down in 20 states, including here i ...

08 November 2013

Medford City Council Approves Additional Fees

Posted in Economy

After raising utility fees to fund the 32 million dollar police and fire project the city council says...it needs more money The council approved raising rental car fees to pay for a six million dol ...

23 October 2013

Oregon Gas Prices Going Down

Posted in Economy

AAA is forecasting a holiday gift to drivers. They say prices at the pump will likely go down and stay there. Officials with AAA say Oregon's average is down to $3.50 and it's expected to dip even ...

02 October 2013

Port Of Portland To Export Fords To China

Posted in Economy, Regional

The Port of Portland has received approval from the Chinese government to export about 30,000 Fords a year. The extra work is expected to create about 50 jobs at Terminal 6. China is preparing to op ...