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Updated Mar 13, 2015 at 3:23 PM

WHITE CITY — Rogue Disposal & Recycling's migration to compressed natural gas-fueled refuse trucks began several years ago.Until now, Rogue Disposal trucks have fueled up at Rogue Valley Transportation District's CNG site off of Crater Lake Highway. If all goes as planned, Rogue Disposal and other entities will begin fueling at a new station on Antelope Road in mid-2016.Air quality advocates will gather to kick off the project...

Updated Mar 11, 2015 at 5:42 PM

The Medford airport extended its streak of record months to six in February, as 47,473 passengers passed through its gates.Even with two fewer daily departures than a year ago, commercial travel jumped 18 percent over last Feburary's...

Updated Mar 3, 2015 at 5:20 PM

Udo Rieder, who has led Erickson from a heavy-lift helicopter firm to a far broader aviation enterprise, will leave the company March 31.Jeff Roberts will assume the role of president and CEO April 1.Rieder joined what was then...

Updated Feb 24, 2015 at 5:08 PM

Thanks to lower fuel prices and mild weather, the region's lodging industry saw solid gains in January — possibly foreshadowing the beginning of a profitable year for Southern Oregon tourism.While snow sport-related operations took...

Updated Feb 12, 2015 at 11:46 AM

It was a January like no other at the Medford airport.Following a record-breaking year capped by the biggest December ever, the Jackson County-owned airport saw 50,765 travelers pass through its gates last month, smashing the previous...

Updated Jan 22, 2015 at 6:14 PM

TALENT — The skin and bones of Brammo's Enertia and Empulse electric motorcycles have exchanged hands. The brains and guts remain in the Rogue Valley along with the future of the company Craig Bramscher founded a decade...

Updated Jan 19, 2015 at 5:42 PM

New rules implemented by the state have opened the door to Oregonians investing directly in privately held companies.An individual can put as much as $2,500 into each company or start-up that has registered with the state and paid a $200...

Updated Jan 7, 2015 at 6:11 PM

Dave Scottow knows the Medford airport terminal as well as anyone who doesn't work there.For the better part of 10 years, Scottow hopped a Sunday flight en route to Texas and returned Thursday, repeating the routine two out of every three...

Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Falling oil prices are certainly putting more money in consumers' pockets. But it may be awhile before airfares come down the way gas pump prices have.Economists say consumers are feeling richer and their retail and travel spending...

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