Oregon #1 Move Destination

MEDFORD, Ore. — In 2014, more people were moving into Oregon than out. That’s also a 5% increase from the year before. Most people are coming to Oregon for a new job and for retirement. The medical professions here draw a lot of new employees. Experts said there is a long-term trend of movement towards … Continue reading »

Grants Pass Police Adminstration Changes

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety is going through changes with its administration as Chief Joe Henner’s retirement approaches. Former Deputy Chief Bill Landis will now be the interim Chief of Police beginning January 1st. Landis has 23 years of law enforcement experience. Lieutenant Jim Hamilton will fill in Landis’ … Continue reading »

More Retirees Facing Mounting Bills

Retirement used to be a time of relaxation and fewer bills. But more and more people over the age of 65 are struggling with mounting debt levels. According to Federal Reserve Economic Data crunched by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, the average debt held by senior citizens ballooned to 50-thousand dollars in 2010. That’s up … Continue reading »

Ranking Has Oregon Worst Place to Retire

MEDFORD, Ore. — Residents at the Royal Oak Retirement Community said they moved from out of state to come to the Rogue Valley and couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. A new ranking, however, suggests Tennessee is the top spot to retire, while Oregon is the worst. Jerry and Shirley Pelpier retired and moved from Ontario, … Continue reading »

Update: Manor Executive Director Fired

MEDFORD, Ore. – The changes at the Rogue Valley Manor are official. Pacific Retirement Services or PRS held a meeting Friday evening and terminated seven members of the Rogue Valley Manor Board and Executive Director Kevin McGlaughlin. Earlier this month, PRS placed McGlaughlin on paid leave this after he and the other board members tried … Continue reading »