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People’s Bank Prepares For Transition In Executive Leadership

August 2, 2020

After more than 20 years, People’s Bank executive management undergoes a transition in leadership due to the recent retirement of the former Chief Financial Officer Russ Milburn and to prepare for the future retirement of its current Chief Executive Officer Ken Trautman, Chief Operating Officer Jeri Reno and Chief Credit Officer John Boyd. All are…

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Meet Julia Beattie – The New President of People’s Bank

August 2, 2020

Banking is in her Bloodline. Banking is a significant part of her family’s history. Her grandfather started Muenster State Bank in Texas in 1923. He was president of the bank for 28 years, her uncle Henry later served as president for several years with his son, her cousin, stepping into the role in 1997. Her…

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People’s Bank Promotes Lindsey Trautman To Chief Financial Officer

August 2, 2020

People’s Bank of Commerce is proud to announce the promotion of Lindsey Trautman as its chief financial officer at its corporate branch located at 1528 Biddle Road in Medford. A Rogue Valley native, Trautman took over the position on May 2, 2020, following the retirement of the bank’s former CFO, Russ Milburn, who served since…

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Choosing your Replacement

August 2, 2020

I reached out to Ken Trautman, Co-Founder, CEO and Original President to ask him a couple of questions about the process, what challenges he thinks she will face and what he will be able to focus on now.  JET What brought you to this decision?  It was important to me that we selected an individual…

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People’s Bank year-to-date Earnings per Share Increase 24%

August 2, 2020

People’s Bank of Commerce (OTCBB: PBCO) announced on 7/22/2020  its financial results for the second quarter and year-to-date 2020.  The bank reported net income of $1,385,000 or $0.39 per basic and diluted share for the second quarter of 2020, compared to net income of $933,000 or $0.30 per share in the same quarter of 2019. …

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Minimum Wage Rises on July 1, Reaching $12.00 per Hour in the Rogue Valley

August 2, 2020

by Guy TauerRegional EconomistCoos, Curry, Jackson, and Josephine counties In the third quarter of 2019, the Oregon Employment Department estimates there were about 9,144 payroll jobs that paid minimum wage in the Rogue Valley, at the time $11.25 per hour. As of July 1, 2020, that minimum hourly rate in the Rogue Valley rises to $12.00…

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Oregon Shakespeare Festival Delays Reopening of 2020 Season Until September and Lays Off Majority of Staff

April 7, 2020

Announcement 3/27/20: Nation’s flagship repertory theatre will offer a Fall programming schedule and focus on funding The Oregon Shakespeare Festival announced today it will further delay its 85th season until September 8, due to the impact of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The effect on the organization’s finances has forced OSF to lay off approximately 80%…

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Ashland Independent Film Festival Relaunches as a Three-Week Virtual Festival of 75+ Films to Stream Statewide and Beyond Starting May 22

April 7, 2020

CONTACT:Molly Kreuzman, Communications Coordinator, molly@ashlandfilm.org ASHLAND, OREGON – The Ashland Independent Film Festival announces that its 19th annual edition, originally slated for April 16-20, will be a virtual film festival rescheduled for May 22 – June 14.  AIFF2020 will be hosted online by Film Festival Flix, an innovative digital platform for virtual festivals. It can be accessed on the FilmFestivalFlix.com website or on Film Festival Flix TV…

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Jackson County Leads The State Of Oregon In Covid-19 Testing Per Capita

April 7, 2020

Local public health officials confirmed on Monday that Jackson County has become a leader in coronavirus testing within the state of Oregon. Jackson County has done more testing for COVID-19 per capita than any other county in the state of Oregon, county officials confirmed on Monday. More than 2,200 tests had been completed in Jackson…

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Experienced Trust Officer Adrian Snyder Joins D.A. Davidson Trust Company in Medford

March 25, 2020

GREAT FALLS, Mont. – March 25, 2020 – D.A. Davidson Trust Company has hired Adrian Snyder, a highly experienced professional, as Vice President, Trust Officer. He will work from the company’s Medford office, serving as a resource for clients across the Pacific Northwest and northern California. Snyder is responsible for assisting clients with the development and implementation of…

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Ashland Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Updates

March 19, 2020

Greetings from the Ashland Chamber and Travel Ashland, Information about COVID-19 and resources has been moving rapidly. Here is today’s latest update: Today, Jackson and Josephine Counties have been named in the eligible disaster areas for SBA Disaster Loan Assistance. Though the Governor has yet to designate Oregon an official disaster area, our counties have been included in the California…

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New Medford Publishing Company Releases Resource Guides That Answer Business & Community Service Needs

March 11, 2020

(Medford, OR) — Collaborative Publishing Solutions (CPS), owned by Charlotte Hodel, is a new business which opened in November 2019 whose mission is to serve Southern Oregon through its upcoming multimedia platform publications and promotional campaigns. These publications fulfill perceived voids and needs in the local business and community service sectors. CPS also works with local…

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