Beef Prices On the Rise

EUGENE, Ore. — A spike in beef prices is a concern all over the nation right now. According to the US Department of Agriculture, retail prices for fresh beef has been more than $5 per pound since January. A year ago, it was about $4.90. Local meat markets and restaurants say they haven’t felt the … Continue reading »

Govt. Shutdown Impacts Oregon

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. – Wednesday was the second day of the government shutdown and it’s impacting quite a few people in our area. The Bureau of Land Management and Oregon Department of Agriculture offices were closed Wednesday; but, it’s not just people who work directly for the federal government who are impacted by the government shutdown. “I … Continue reading »