11th Annual SOREDI Conference

MEDFORD, Ore. — Business leaders and community members are looking at how business is doing in Southern Oregon. Southern Oregon business associates and community leaders gathered for the 11th annual SOREDI conference Thursday. Organizers say it is a unique opportunity to gain insight and network with more than 200 local businesses and leaders. Local economists … Continue reading »

LoopRope Ships Largest Order

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local inventor just shipped the largest order to date to a major chain overseas. The Medford LoopRope is growing and to facilitate that growth the local office will go away. This closure will create a more streamlined process with operations in long beach California, where the manufacturer is located. Local inventor … Continue reading »

SOREDI Concept Grant Finalists

MEDFORD, Ore. — We now know who the finalists are and who will be heading into the Southern Oregon Angel Conference. Nearly 100 people were in attendance last night at the Bigham Knoll Event Center to help select finalists among concept stage companies. During a live text-to-vote procedure, the audience selected Cargonav, Institute For Sustainable … Continue reading »

Medford REI Opening In October

By Yessenia Anderson MEDFORD, Ore. — The Northgate Center in Medford will begin to slowly open its doors to business this fall but one retailer has announced its opening date. Walls are being painted, lights are being installed everything is coming together to make sure this store is ready for its October opening. Thursday, NewsWatch12 … Continue reading »

CEOs Slam Oregon, Oregon Ranks 42nd In Business

By Bryan Navarro MEDFORD, Ore. — Local companies call Oregon paradise, but CEO’s across the country rank Oregon as one of the worst states to do business in. Oregon dropped 9 spots in one year, falling to 42nd overall. A survey of 650 CEO’s across the country found the state undesirable. For Jeff Dahl at … Continue reading »