construction

Lumber prices skyrocket

(NBC) – Lumber prices have more than doubled over the past year. Experts say the nationwide COVID lockdown forced commercial sawmills, furniture manufacturers and homebuilders to temporarily shut down. That’s caused a shortage of cut and finished lumber across the country. Also …

Oregon Coast Aquarium receives $500k grant

NEWPORT, Ore. — The Oregon Coast Aquarium has received a $500,000 challenge grant from the Marcia H. Randall Foundation. The aquarium says the grant money will be used to build an admissions annex, as well as remodel the aquarium’s entry, great hall …

Changes coming to Medford airport

MEDFORD, Ore. — Big changes are coming to Rogue Valley International Medford Airport, which could mean more non-stop routes from far away places. Construction crews are hard at work on a new passenger loading bridge; it will be the second one at …