Black Friday

Pandemic pushes holiday shopping online

(NBC News)  Most shoppers who traditionally rush to Black Friday sales will instead be crowding online checkouts this year. Retailers and shoppers are still facing uncertainty about the holidays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Weeks before Halloween, retailers are already attempting to …

An abundance of swaps as gifts for others

ASHLAND, Ore.–  Hundreds of people looking for that special gift for holidays took part in a unique experience on Sunday. It was the 18th annual Abundance Swap. Held at the Historic Ashland Armory, the idea was created as a counter to the Black …

Shoppers join in on Black Friday frenzy

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s the day sale seekers wait for all year — Black Friday. After finishing their plates and giving thanks Thursday, some bargain hunters hit the sales right away. “Eat dinner and then it’s shopping, so it’s part of my …

Black Friday shopping kicks off early

MEDFORD, Ore— People are digesting their turkey while delving into deep discounts. Black Friday has turned into a multi-day event, with stores opening while many are still carving the turkey. Some are calling it, Brown Thursday. The shopping craze has turned into …

Fees waived at state parks tomorrow

MEDFORD, Ore. — The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department wants you to put down the shopping bags and pick up your hiking boots this Black Friday. It’s waiving day-use parking fees in 25 state parks for Black Friday only. They’re calling it …

Free fishing after Thanksgiving

SALEM, Ore. — After you’ve gotten your fill of football, digested the turkey, pie and mashed potatoes you can head outside for a free fishing weekend. Oregon Fish and Wildlife is hosting a free fishing event on Friday, November 29th, and Saturday, …