Oregon Sees Best Job Growth in Decades

SALEM, Ore. – The State of Oregon added 9,900 jobs in October, marking the largest monthly increase in nearly 20 years. According to the Employment Department, the last time Oregon’s economy added this many jobs was in August 1995 when 10,400 were added. Manufacturing, health care, and professional and business services are allĀ identified asĀ strengthening markets. … Continue reading »

Hackers Target U.S. Power Grid

CNN – A new report finds the United States’ energy grid is a popular target for hackers. A division of the Department of Homeland Security investigated 79 hacking attempts in fiscal year 2014. There were 145 incidents the year before. Energy companies have cybersecurity teams that work to keep hackers out. So far, hackers have … Continue reading »

2014 Emmy Nominees

(CNN) — “Game of Thrones” is the most nominated TV show of the 2014 prime-time Emmy awards. The HBO series snapped up 19 nods Thursday morning. AMC’s “Breaking Bad” was also nominated for outstanding drama, along with star Bryan Cranston for lead actor, as the series came to an end. Newcomers include: “True Detective”, “Orange … Continue reading »

Fireworks Restrictions

MEDFORD, Ore. — Legal firework sales will continue through July 6th, but where and when you can set them off depends on where you live. No fireworks can be set off in Ashland at all. The lone exception is the display that will take place on the Southern Oregon University athletic field. In Grants Pass, … Continue reading »