Community Rallies for Laid-Off Employee

CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. — A rally was held at a ShopSmart store in Southern Oregon on Friday for an employee who was laid-off after decades of service. The assistant manager says he was told, without much of a reason, that he was no longer an employee at the store. Bob Stafford believes he’s being laid … Continue reading »

Phoenix Ray’s Not Closing

PHOENIX, Ore. — According to store management, the Ray’s in Phoenix will not be closing its doors. Shortly after C&K Markets declared bankruptcy, it seems some of the Ray’s Supermarkets are being spared. On Monday, store management confirmed rumors that had been flying around all weekend. NewsWatch12 is still waiting on an official response from … Continue reading »

C&K Markets Closing Statewide

PHOENIX, Ore. — The region’s largest independent grocery chain is filing for bankruptcy. Brookings-based C&K Markets owns grocery stores across Oregon and northern California. Those stores include Ray’s Food Place, Lo Bucks, and Shop Smart. Nearly a third of those stores will be closing as a result of the bankruptcy filing, including the Ray’s Store … Continue reading »