Rogue River Goodwill closing

Rogue River, Ore. — Friday was the last day of business at Goodwill in Rogue River. The store has been at that location for over a decade.

Three employees are working at the store now, they’ve all been offered positions at other Goodwill stores in the area. NBC5 spoke to shoppers Friday, who say they’re sad to see Goodwill close. They also say it was a popular store for a lot of retirees in the area.

NBC5 also spoke with a store employee, who says they’re unsure of why Goodwill corporate decided to close down their store in particular.

NBC5 News reporter, weather forecaster, anchor Nikki Torres graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Strategic Communication from The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.

She also received a minor in Business Administration from the Washington State University Carson College of Business. Prior to coming to NBC5, Nikki was an intern at KHQ Local News, the NBC affiliate in Spokane.

She comes to Southern Oregon from the state of Washington, where she grew up just south of Seattle. She loves running, exploring the Pacific Northwest, watching a good football game and spending time with her dog, Gisele. True to her roots, Nikki is a proud WSU Cougar fan and loyal Seahawks fan.

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