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 ...

CANYONVILLE, Ore. — Local non-profits received money from the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation to help local families and businesses Wednesday afternoon. 73 non-profits from seven Oregon counties received close to half a million dollars. Those counties are Coos, Deschutes, ...

Medford, Ore.- Police are investigating after a burglar stole $260,000 worth of merchandise from a local business. “I think he was watching our place because when he did enter the building he entered the building backward,” Peter Schulzke, Southern Oregon ...

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 ...

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 ...

Salem, Ore.- Oregon taxpayers will receive kicker checks next year. State economists announced Wednesday Oregon will send more than $460 million back to taxpayers. The estimated median rebate under the Oregon’s unique “kicker” law will be $89 for individual taxpayers. ...

Washington, D.C.- The Food and Drug Administration approved new competition for the EpiPen emergency allergy shots. The Symjepi shot should go on sale later this year. Symjepi is a syringe prefilled with epinephrine, which can stop life-threatening allergic reactions from ...

Grants Pass, Ore., — Blind George’s in Grants Pass is officially staying in its location on “G” Street after an anoymous buyer stepped in to buy the building. But now there’s almost 4-thousand dollars in a Go Fund Me account ...

Medford, Ore., — The Southern Oregon Music Festival is asking for community support tonight. The festival has been around for 28 years, but it’s in danger of coming to an end. The non-profit recently lost several major sponsors, now it ...

Central Point, Ore. — A Central Point man lost more than $700 at a local grocery store. After posting on Facebook about the money and getting no responses back, he thought it was gone forever. But to his surprise, it ...