money

Minimum wage workers in Oregon get a raise

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Oregon increased its minimum wage by $0.50 Monday. Employees making minimum wage in Jackson and Josephine counties now make $11.25.  Non-urban counties like Klamath, Lake, Curry, Coos, and Douglas counties will see wages reach $11 an hour. The $0.50 increase …

Civil Forfeiture: Part One

Medford, Ore. — Police agencies across Southern Oregon have many tools to use to combat crime, but asset forfeiture is one that most people aren’t familiar with. The law allows police to seize cash or property that officers believe could be tied …

Oregon Powerball winners win big

Salem, Ore.- While an Oregon lottery player didn’t win the $758 million Powerball jackpot, several Oregonians still won big. Oregon had more than 100,000 winning tickets amounting to about $913,000 in prizes Wednesday. “In Oregon, we had six $50,000 Powerball winners.” said …