February 25, 2024

Cooling Shelter to Open in Medford August 13 – 15

Due to high temperatures forecasted, Medford City Manager Brian Sjothun has issued a severe weather event declaration effective for Sunday, August 13 – Tuesday, August 15. The City of Medford is partnering with ACCESS to open and operate a cooling shelter. The cooling shelter will be open Sunday, August 13 – Tuesday, August 15 from […]

JPR: USPS considers consolidating services from Medford and Eugene to Portland

SPS says consolidating services would modernize the postal network and increase on-time deliveries. But the changes mean an estimated 18 employees in Medford and 36 employees in Eugene would lose their jobs, according to USPS.The U.S. Postal Service is reviewing how to make operations more efficient in Medford and Eugene, a process called a mail […]

Variety:Writers Strike: AMPTP, WGA Set Meeting to Discuss Resuming Long-Stalled Contract Talks

By Gene Maddaus, Cynthia Littleton Carol Lombardini, president of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers, reached out to her counterpart at the Writers Guild of America in an effort to restart negotiations, sources told Variety on Tuesday. That is the first communication between the two sides since May 1, when talks collapsed and […]

DEADLINE: Hollywood Stars Donate $1 Million Each To SAG-AFTRA Foundation To Aid Fellow Performers During Dual Strikes

Hollywood’s superstars are answering the call from the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, donating $1 million or more each to help their fellow performers during the ongoing actors and writers strikes. The foundation said Wednesday that over the past three weeks it has raised more than $15 million from a growing list of $1 million donors to the […]

Amazon warehouse coming to Central Point; construction to start Aug. 7

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — An Amazon warehouse is coming to Central Point, with construction to begin August 7.  “It’s happening,” Central Point Mayor Hank Williams told NewsWatch 12. “There’s going to be one, it’s going to be in the area over by Costco, and I understand that local contractors have done things like the groundwork.”  […]

AP: Yellow is shutting down and headed for bankruptcy, the Teamsters Union says. Here’s what to know

BY WYATTE GRANTHAM-PHILIPSUpdated 11:06 AM PDT, August 1, 2023ShareNEW YORK (AP) — Trucking company Yellow Corp. has shut down operations and is headed for a bankruptcy filing, according to the Teamsters Union and multiple media reports. After years of financial struggles, reports of Yellow preparing for bankruptcy emerged last week — as the Nashville, Tennessee-based […]