Digging Out

The wildfires that destroyed communities and businesses in September pose a threat to the economy if nothing is done to prevent their spread.

Going Rogue

Sheer determination drove Jessica Gomez to bootstrap an electronics manufacturer that is on the cutting edge of internet-of-things technology.

Help Wanted

Southern Oregon manufacturers, like the rest of the nation, struggle to fill key positions.

Medford cool still elusive

A dearth of city leadership and the demise of a downtown association stymie Medford revitalization efforts.

Not in My Backyard: Klamath County Association Opposes Cannabis Measure

On April 8, the Klamath County Economic Development Association formally opposed Ballot Measure 18-105 — which would grant licenses to cannabis-related businesses in the area. Greg O’Sullivan, executive director, estimates the association represents 2,000 employees, nearly 10% of jobs in Klamath County. The group claims a local marijuana industry would “harm education and graduation rates,” … Read more