Forest River Hiring

HARRISBURG, Ore. — The Forest River Facility is looking to hire dozens of new employees over the next few months. The company moved into the old Monaco Plant on Diamond Hill Drive in August and they’re not wasting any time getting the factory back up and running. Former Monaco management and a few other staff … Continue reading »

Harrisburg RV Plant Bought & Reopened

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Nearly five months after a major employer shut its doors in Harrisburg, there is word that a new business is stepping in to reopen the facility. Forest River Incorporated confirmed with KEZI 9 News, that it has purchased the former Monaco plant in Harrisburg, and has plans to rehire as much of … Continue reading »

So Delicious Dairy Free Holds Job Fair

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A job fair brought hope to hundreds of people looking for work. So Delicious Dairy Free held a job fair Monday in response to layoffs last week at the Monaco plant in Harrisburg. Norman Harper says the job fair made a huge difference for him and his family. Harper worked the last … Continue reading »

So Delicious Dairy Free to Host Job Fair

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local company is holding a job fair Monday, hoping to help some of the employees who just found out they’re losing their jobs at Monaco. So Delicious Dairy Free in Springfield has up to 30 positions open, from hand packers to drivers. The company makes dairy-free products, including coconut milk and … Continue reading »

Town Reacts to Monaco Layoffs

HARRISBURG, Ore. — It’s only been a few days since a Harrisburg company announced it was closing, and community members are already wondering how it’s going to impact the town. Monaco, a towable RV business, is shutting its doors, leaving more than 100 people jobless. One resident KEZI 9 News spoke to worries the small … Continue reading »

128 Layoffs at Monaco Plant

HARRISBURG, Ore. — Dozens of employees at a towable RV business were laid off Monday morning. Nearly 130 workers showed up to work at Monaco, and were told to go home. An employee we spoke with says it came as a shock. We’re told a total of 71 permanent and 57 temporary employees no longer have jobs … Continue reading »

Layoffs at Allied Specialty Vehicles

UPDATE: KEZI 9 News confirmed with an employee at the company that 71 permanent and 57 temporary employees were laid off. HARRISBURG, Ore. — About 75 people received layoff notices at Allied Specialty Vehicles, the former Monaco plant. This is information given to us by a person whose spouse works there. We’re told employees were … Continue reading »

Coburg to Discuss Tax Exemptions

COBURG, Ore. — A proposal to bring a very large investment to the City of Coburg is about to take on a big hurdle. On Tuesday night, the city will meet with county leaders at city hall to talk about a tax exemption request for a company that wants to move into part of the … Continue reading »