April marked the end of an era in Ashland. Its standalone medical center, Ashland Community Hospital, agreed to take on a business partner after years of financial struggles.
Medford airport landing fees have been reduced to make the airport more competitive to attract new business.
A survey of Ashland business owners found concern for safety due to homeless loiterers downtown.
Medford-based PremierWest Bancorp will lay off an unspecified number of workers in a $4.4 million cost-cutting effort.
Seattle-based Washington Federal plans to buy Klamath Falls-based South Valley Bancorp.