Author: Katherine Cook (KGW) VANCOUVER, Wash. (KGW) — On Saturday, both Oregon and Washington lifted their indoor mask mandates. Private businesses are now free to make their own mask-wearing rules. At Beaches Restaurant & Bar in Vancouver Saturday, customers waited ...

The article below has been updated to reflect an official word from US Foods on the issue ASHLAND, Ore — An Ashland restaurant is among many across the Pacific Northwest, facing a shortage on food supplies amid the surge in ...

MEDFORD, Ore — The City of Medford will discuss plans to allow restaurants to make parklet seating permanent. Parklets were first introduced last year as a way for restaurants to expand outdoor seating through pandemic restrictions. Establishments can block off ...

JACKSON COUNTY, Ore — Many restaurants across the Rogue Valley are struggling to stay afloat, with some closing or scaling back hours due to nationwide staffing shortages. BricktownE Brewing Company in downtown Medford, permanently closed its doors last Friday. In ...

MEDFORD, Ore — Several employees at Misoya Bistro in downtown Medford will be receiving thousands in lost wages, after their tips were withheld for nearly two years. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division said it recovered $280,124 ...

MEDFORD, Ore. — Restaurants in the Rogue Valley are preparing to switch to only outdoor seating as the county switches to ‘extreme risk’ this Friday. The Service Manager at Kaleidoscope Pizza in Medford, Joey Ross, says closing indoor dining once ...

MEDFORD, Ore. —After experiencing shutdowns, months of take-out, and curbside orders only, restaurants say they are ecstatic with the possibility of continuing to operate within the high-risk category.  While the restaurant industry isn’t out of the dark just yet, a ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Taprock Northwest Grill opened back in 2009. It’s known for its seafood and salad entrées. After nearly 4 months of only doing takeout, the restaurant in Grants Pass opened its doors for indoor dining Friday, in ...

PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) – Oregon restaurants and bars have been able to sell to-go cocktails for more than two months now after Governor Kate Brown issued an executive order as a lifeline to businesses. But is it enough to keep ...

MEDFORD, Ore.- Tomorrow indoor dining can resume as Jackson County moves from extreme to high risk level and both customers and restaurant owners say they’re excited, but they only just found out Tuesday, so now businesses are rushing to prepare ...

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