Articles tagged with: economy

24 June 2014

Two local retirement communities bought-out

Posted in Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- Two Medford retirement communities now have new owners. Mcminnville-based "Springs Living" bought Veranda Park and Anna Maria Creekside for $51.1-million. Fee Stubblefield, the owne ...

23 June 2014

Study: Progress made for working women, but more needs to be done

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local

Medford, Ore. -- A new study out of the White House shows that women appear to be making progress in today's working world. Findings from the report titled Nine facts about American families and wor ...

12 June 2014

Dispensary generates money for Gold Hill

Written by Christine Pitawanich, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy, Health

Gold Hill, Ore. -- After only four days of business, Breeze Botanicals the medical marijuana dispensary in Gold Hill has already generated hundreds of dollars for the city. The managing owner, Brie ...

12 June 2014

Medford wages lower than national average

Posted in Local, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- New numbers released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics found people who live in Medford make an average 11% less than the rest of the country While the numbers were releas ...

08 June 2014

Gun sales booming

Written by Kassi Nelson, Posted in Local, Economy

Grants Pass, Ore. -- Guns are a hot commodity right now with two of America's largest firearm makers reporting a boost in sales. David Miller owns Oak Grove Guns in Eugene. He travels all over the s ...

05 June 2014

Jackson County approves 2014-2015 fiscal year budget

Written by Kyle Aevermann, Posted in Local, Politics, Economy

Medford, Ore. -- The Jackson County Commissioners unanimously approved $306 million for the 2014-2015 fiscal year on Wednesday. The budget is an increase of about $5 million over the previous one. O ...

04 June 2014

Is the American dream dead for young adults?

Written by Travis Koch, Posted in U.S. & World News, Economy

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 U.S. & World News, Economy

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 Local, Economy

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 ...

26 May 2014

Valley View Winery going global

Posted in Local, Economy

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 ...