Economy

Stock market drops

NEW YORK CITY – For a second day this week, stocks on Wall Street dropped substantially. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 550 points as investors worried about weak jobs numbers and trade tensions between the U.S. and China. Experts …

Ceasefire declared in U.S.-China trade dispute

BEIJING, China (APTN/NBC) – A U.S.-Chinese ceasefire on tariffs gives jittery companies and investors a respite but is no sign the two sides have changed stances in a war over Beijing’s technology ambitions that threatens to chill global economic growth. Asian stock …

Climate change could impact winter recreation

ASHLAND, Ore. — The latest report on climate change shows major impacts to our way of life in the Pacific Northwest. Hotter temperatures contributing to drought and rising sea levels, threatening our forests and coastlines, experts warn the impacts could take a …

Ashland City Council struggles with winter shelter

ASHLAND, Ore. — Ashland City Council met on Monday to discuss problems they’re facing in finding shelters for the homeless. Kelly Madding, city administrator, says she’s run into problems finding places that actually allow people to sleep in them. One shelter they …

Smoke season not over yet

MEDFORD, Ore. — Fire season is starting to wind down but that doesn’t mean we won’t see more smoke in some areas. As we transition into fall with cooler temperatures and high humidity levels, officials say it’s the time to start prescribed …