Adam Hanks has lived in Southern Oregon for almost thirty years. His wife, Cindy, was born in Ashland, along with the couple’s twin boys. (All three also graduated from Ashland High School—the boys in 2019, and Cindy a bit earlier than that). Adam has been working for the City of Ashland for twenty-seven years, and […]Read More
Local commercial design and construction firm, Ausland Group, has been selected by The National Park Service to deliver an extensive historic restoration to the Château at Oregon Caves National Monument, one of the National Parks Great Lodges and a National Historic Landmark. Awarded on Friday, March 13th, prework and planning for the project are underway. […]Read More
The number of initial Unemployment Insurance claims filed in Oregon rose from approximately 800 on Sunday, March 15 to a total of 18,500 on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Although we know the COVID-19 coronavirus is causing a reduction in economic activity both nationally and in Oregon, it’s too early for unemployment rate or payroll jobs numbers to show the impact of theseRead More
I feel overwhelmed. How about you? No need to articulate the what and the why – we are all clearly aware. Like me, you may not be able to absorb yet another correspondence about COVID19. Thus, I have been resistant to adding yet another email to your inbox. We are all in good health and […]Read More
Oregon’s unemployment rate was 3.3 percent in both January and February, the lowest on comparable records dating back to 1976. The U.S. unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in February.
“It’s too early to have data showing the employment impact, but the response to COVID-19 is causing a reduction in economic activity both nationally and in Oregon. It will be weeks before we can accurately quantifyRead More
March 11, 2020 It’s that season for me when outdoor adventure is on my mind and nearly every weekend books up with a local hike. My short term objective is to clear my mind and appreciate the amazing Southern Oregon landscapes; but my longer term purpose is to prepare for a few backpack trips that […]Read More
New Medford Publishing Company Releases Resource Guides That Answer Business & Community Service Needs (Medford, OR) — Collaborative Publishing Solutions (CPS), owned by Charlotte Hodel, is a new business which opened in November 2019 whose mission is to serve Southern Oregon through its upcoming multimedia platform publications and promotional campaigns. These publications fulfill perceived […]Read More