industry

Restaurant industry continues to feel pandemic burdens

JOSEPHINE COUNTY, Ore—COVID-19 may have hit the restaurant industry, harder than any area. A National Restaurant Association survey, says over $100,000 food and drink establishments have closed across the nation, during the pandemic. The Grants Pass and Josephine County Chamber of Commerce, …

Need for nurses in southern Oregon

Medford, Ore. — There’s a big need for nurses in the valley. According to the Oregon Employment Department the health care industry is not only the largest industry in the area, but it’s the fastest growing. And experts say it shows no signs of …

Erickson laying off staff

Portland, Ore. — Erickson Incorporated is laying off some staff in the Rogue Valley. A representative with the Portland-based helicopter and fixed wing aircraft company told NBC5 the cuts are less than 2% of their staff, but they are across the board. …