Porters in downtown Medford closes its doors after 23 years

MEDFORD, Ore. – Porters in downtown Medford has closed it’s doors after 23 years.

Owners Tim Tolman and Rolar Yondorf told NBC5 News that it was time for them to retire.

Tolman said they plan to sell the business and make a more formal announcement to their loyal patrons in the coming days.

They said they’ve begun the process of cleaning out the historic train depot which was built in 1910.

The building, renovated after being abandoned in 1955, was designated as a national historic landmark in 1996.

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NBC5 News reporter Kade Stirling was born and raised in Idaho. Kade graduated from the College of Southern Idaho with a degree in Digital Media. He started his broadcast career as a Master Control Operator at KMVT in Twin Falls, ID. He's a bookworm, Lego fanatic and an animal lover. As an outdoor enthusiast, Kade loves Southern Oregon. He spends his free time hiking with his fiancé and dog.
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