Candidate for governor says she wants to get the state back on course

Medford business owner Jessica Gomez said she is optimistic about her chances in race for Oregon governor. (The Enterprise/ABBY McDONALD).

VALE – Challenges are nothing new to Medford resident Jessica Gomez.

In fact, overcoming obstacles is sort of the microchip company chief executive officer’s forte, and that’s why she said she is optimistic about her campaign to be the state’s next governor.

Gomez was in Vale earlier this month as part of an eastern Oregon campaign tour and said the state has veered off . . .